You have likely heard of the island of Antigua. It is a popular tourist resort destination but you likely do not know that it is a hotbed of drag racing as well. In fact the entire Caribbean is a hot bed for the sport with most of the tiny islands having their own drag strip. In the case of Antigua the strip was a public road that was used for some time with the approval of the government.
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What happened over the weekend in Antigua? Well the Trinidad and Tobago contingent had a taste of International competition after a lapse of some two years. The crowd response to this alternative form of entertainment was impressive. The host Nation showed their true competitiveness in several arenas, from the support of their favorite local racers, to their professionally prepared drag racing machines. The hometown advantage was obvious as our Trinbago team found the difference in track conditions and competition rules a sincere challenge.
I do hope everyone is in good health and strength for the new year. As most are aware, we are still only allowed to host testing sessions without spectators at this time. In the past we have been trying our very best to host sessions with a quota needed to offset operating cost. This at times has been a challenge; however, we have been trying to find innovative