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Foster’s Fairplay | Racers Grand Prix Gets Thumbs Up!

The inaugural staging of the Racers Grand Prix has come and gone. The event was conceived among shouts of "can the country afford it" and "we already have a world-class meet? This column viewed all that as fair comment....
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Three The Hard Way – Bolt, Powell, Blake Set To Clash At Racers Grand...

External Article Previously Published: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/sports/20160522/three-hard-way-bolt-powell-blake-set-clash-racers-grand-prix One is the greatest athlete in history, another is a young champion, who is looking to find his way again, the other inspired them both - a timeless giant, perhaps, the nation's favourite son. Sprint's triumvirate will...

Digicel on the mark with Racers Grand Prix

With Racers Track Club known as the “Capital of Excellence” and Digicel being a telecommunications giant, it is only fitting that these two major organisations join forces to achieve a mutual objective. The telecommunications firm yesterday duly obliged by handing...

Pegasus offers red carpet to galaxy of track stars

The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston has an enviable reputation as the Caribbean’s premier business and leisure hotel, and it was no surprise when it was chosen by the organisers of the inaugural Racers Grand Prix to be the...

KFC sweetens pot with ‘big deal’ injection in Racers Grand Prix

Local franchise holder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), Restaurants of Jamaica, has spiced up the inaugural staging of the Jamaica National (JN) Racers Grand Prix with a US$25,000 ($3.1-million) contribution. The meet, scheduled for June 11 at the National Stadium,...

Bright future – Bolt says Racers Grand Prix in good hands despite his absence

Having pulled a galaxy of stars and thousands of fans to the JN Racers Grand Prix over the last two years, track legend Usain Bolt believes his absence won't affect the pulling power of the event. Bolt, considered the greatest...

JN leads off with $30m injection in Racers Grand Prix

Corporate Jamaica has spoken. A combined contribution of over $100 million worth of cash and kind has made the June 11 Racers Grand Prix a reality, with Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) pumping in a whopping $30 million as...

Kirani James and rising star Brianna Williams added to Racers Grand Prix

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The London 2012 Olympic 400m champion Kirani James of Grenada and rising Jamaican star Brianna Williams have been added to the stars for the JN Racers Grand Prix scheduled for Saturday, June 9. The 25 year-old James,...

Gov’t ploughs $18m into Racers Grand Prix

The Jamaican Government, through the State-run Sports Development Fund (SDF), has committed US$150,000 ($18.8m) to the inaugural Racers Grand Prix set for June 11. Olivia “Babsy” Grange, the minister of sports, made the announcement at her office on Trafalgar Road...

Seiko donates athletic equipment to Jamaica’s Racers Track Club

External Article Previously Published: http://www.seiko.co.jp/en/news/holdings/2015/201503251539.html To assist its development of the next generation of athletes, Seiko Holdings Corporation has donated some athletic equipment to the famous Jamaican club, the Racers Track Club. RTC was founded in 1986 in Kingston, Jamaica. It aims...
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Bolt, Mills satisfied with 9.88s clocking at JN Racers Grand Prix

Despite what sprint superstar Usain Bolt described as “a horrible start”, the triple world record holder ran a season’s best 9.88 seconds (1.0m/s) to...

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