Daley Jr, Tenpow, Persaud, Baksh impress

…at GT Grand Prix Final Showdown

Jamaican ace driver, Collin Daley Jr. brought his talents to the 592 and ‘carted’ off some of the spoils of the featured Shifter Pro Cup and 125cc Senior categories when the Georgetown Grand Prix Final Showdown was staged on Saturday night.

In ideal conditions for racing at the GT Motorsports facility, the exciting daredevil Daley Jr, widely known as the Region’s premier karter, ended the night with a first and a second in the 125cc Senior and a first in the Shifter Pro Cup. Jeffrey had one third in the Shifter Pro Cup, and a second and two thirds in the 125cc Senior.

Stefan Jeffrey and Canadian, Darryl Timmers, (who was later named champion driver), won the other two Shifter races, while Jonathon Law snared the champion driver accolade in the 125cc Senior by virtue of winning two races.

Earlier in the evening, Jeremy Tenpow won two of the Sun Burst Kids Cup 60cc races, but Nathan Rahaman was crowned champion driver with a win and two second place finishes.

In the younger division, Rayden Persaud, recorded two wins and a third, in the 125cc Junior, with Tommi Gore take pole in the other race. For the first year karters, Raymond Baksh made a clean sweep of the Easy Cup Rookie class, while Raymond Seebarran won two of the Easy Cup Light races.

Dharmendra Dharmo, who was impressive on the night, won the other Easy Cup Light race and also got a third place finish. Dharmo also finished in second to go with two third place finishes in the Easy Cup Rookie.

Ralph Persaud also shone under the bright lights of the floodlit venue, recording a third and two second place finishes in the Easy Cup Rookie, and two second places in the Easy Cup Light.

The event capped the season of Grand Prix races for the 2017 season.

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