Supreme Hamilton wins Spanish GP, extends championship lead

Monday, May, 14 2018    

Barcelona, Spain (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the world championship to 17 points yesterday when he roared to an imperious victory, as Mercedes scored a one-two triumph at the Spanish Grand Prix. Read More

Subdued Hamilton tops charts in windswept Barcelona

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

BARCELONA, Spain (AFP) — A satisfied, if subdued, Lewis Hamilton topped the times for resurgent Mercedes in yesterday afternoon's second free practice for this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, the world championship leader heading the Red Bull pairing after a closely contested... Read More

Hamilton sounds the alarm

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, May, 11 2018    

LYNVALLE Hamiliton, president of Jamaica Used-Car Dealers' Association (JUCDA), says he will be seeking dialogue with Minister of Commerce Audley Shaw to discuss the deleterious effects the Government's four-month-old pre-shipment inspection policy is having on the sector and... Read More

More power to Toyota Hilux

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 11 2018    

THE previous seventh-generation Toyota Hilux ran unchallenged at the top of the compact pickup segment for 11 years. The introduction of the eighth and current generation in 2016 came as other manufacturers tried to unseat the Hilux. Two years on, Toyota isn't willing to relinquish its... Read More

Nine vie for Toyota art final

Friday, May, 11 2018    

Artwork by nine students representing The Queen's Prep, St Andrew Prep, Glow Academy, Belair Prep, Hampton High School, William Knibb and Campion College (Kingston) have been selected to be submitted as Jamaica's entries in the global semi-finals of the 12th Toyota... Read More

MINI gets the picture

Friday, May, 11 2018    

MINI held its second Art House event at its state-of-the-art home at ATL Autobahn on Lady Musgrave Road in St Andrew, recently. However, on this occasion the focus was on local photography and independent cinematography. Read More

Racers head west

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 11 2018    

JAMAICA'S big three — current circuit racing champion Kyle Gregg, David Summerbell Jr and Doug “Hollywood” Gore — will be present at this weekend's Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at Jamwest Speedway in Little London,... Read More

Central Jamaica students excel in Toyota-sponsored art contest

Monday, May, 7 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Benjamin Barrett of Belair Prep was recently announced as the first-place winner in the 8-11 -year-old category of the Jamaican edition for the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. Read More

BMW M240i gets surprise reveal

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 4 2018    

specially invited BMW aficionados were on hand for the surprise unveiling of the 2019 BMW M240i at ATL Autobahn's state-of-the-art showroom on Lady Musgrave Road in St Andrew last Friday. The vehicle is one of two on the island. Read More

Asphault Assault on tomorrow

Friday, May, 4 2018    

Dexterity series Asphalt Assault returns to its spiritual home at Palisadoes International Raceway in St Andrew tomorrow. The event is slated for a 4:00 pm start. Read More

Cruz control at Hot Rides: Link Up

Friday, May, 4 2018    

Anthony Cruz was in the winners' circle at car show Hot Rides: Link Up held on Dunrobin Road in St Andrew last Saturday. Read More

Bridging the gap

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, May, 4 2018    

WORK along Three Miles in the vicinity of Portia Simpson Miller Square in the Corporate Area is progressing as scheduled, according to the state-run National Works Agency. Read More

Decline and fall?

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton seemed to be the man least concerned by his own decline yesterday, after another unexceptional performance saw him finish fifth in practice for this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Read More

Road Traffic Act likely passed today

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Friday, April, 27 2018    

The long-awaited Road Traffic Act (RTA) takes another step to implementation today when the Senate meets to debate the Bill. This should be the final step for the Bill which is to repeal and replace the existing 1938 Act. Read More

A match made in racing heaven

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, April, 27 2018    

THE weekend of May 12 and 13 will see the Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC) combining its efforts with the operators of Jamwest Speedway in Negril for the staging of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at the venue. Read More


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