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Racers Grand Prix set for Saturday, June 8

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The 2019 edition of the Racers Grand Prix takes place on Saturday, June 8 at Jamaica's National Stadium. The meet which is in its fourth year was scheduled to be held at a later date, however, following...
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Mills Excited by Mouthwatering Match-ups at Racers Grand Prix

Chairman and Meet Director of the Racers Adidas Grand Prix, Glen Mills is super excited about the event that will serve as important preparation for Jamaica's Senior Championship and by extension, the IAAF World Championship set for September. The fourth...

Danielle Williams aims to soar at Racers spectacle

After a less than pleasing start to her 2016 campaign, World Championships 100m hurdles champion Danielle Williams is eyeing an improved performance on the circuit at the inaugural staging of the Jamaica National (JN) Racers Grand Prix. Williams last graced...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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....

Adidas is new title sponsor of Racers Grand Prix

Sportswear giant Adidas has taken over from Jamaica National (JN) Group as title sponsor of the Racers Grand Prix, which is set for Saturday, June 8 inside National Stadium. JN had been title sponsor since the inception in 2016 but has...
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