Brijpal aiming for 14-second glory at Caribbean Invasion

first_imgWITH just over two weeks to go before the Caribbean Invasion Drag race meet at the South Dakota Circuit, competitors are already throwing out challenges.One such competitor is Rayon Brijpal and his Toyota Runx both of which are aiming for dominance in the 14-second class of the event.“This meet is the big one, the one we have been waiting for all year and I think we are ready for it. My car is almost always read to run,” he told Chronicle Sport.He continued, “My car is street-modified and all I do on drag racing day is change my wheels and take my seats out to go a bit lighter. I also do a full service with my mechanic Les Thomas before and after the meet to keep the car in shape.”For him, drag-racing represents something that shows not only how well prepared a person’s car is but how well he can drive it.“At the end of the day, it’s about who can bring the full potential of their car out on the drag-strip.”He threw out a strong challenge to those attempting to take the 14-second class trophy, come race day.“I am willing to race any 1500cc machine in my class whether a manual or automatic transmission because I have confidence in my car and myself.”The October first Caribbean Invasion will feature a host of local competitors according to the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) who will host the event.Additionally, competition from Suriname is also expected while there are plans to include other Caribbean Islands.Admission for children is $500 and for adults $1000.last_img

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