Cayman’s fastest to bring it this weekend

Cayman’s fastest drivers are urged to race at the track this weekend.

Breakers Speedway will be hosting a competition for the island’s fastest automobiles. The event will be held 1-2 March.

Participants will be broken down into two main sections: cars and motorbikes.

The fastest cars, irrespective of class or performance upgrades, will compete to be among the ‘Quick 16’. This will give sixteen drivers a chance to race for the first place prize of CI$1000 cash.

Meanwhile the fastest motorbikes will battle to be among the ‘Quick 8’. These eight riders will vie for the CI$500 cash prize.

Other prizes will also be given out to racers including one for fastest reaction time.

Saturday 1 March will see qualifiers for the two divisions from 6pm-11pm. Times will be posted on the track scoreboard.

On Sunday 2 March will see racing start in earnest from 3pm to 6pm.

The weekend will see other events in addition to the car and motorbike races. Kids’ go-kart runs will take place on Saturday from 4pm-5pm and on Sunday 2-3pm.

The runs are part of Breakers Speedway’s kids’ go-kart reward programme. Basically, participation in the runs is based on grades. Only good grades will allow children to take part.

Sunday will also see other festivities such as a burnout competition along with a truck pull.

Florida-based American car tuner Errol Campbell is set to make an appearance at the meet. He will supposedly bring with him many toys including a Yamaha Banshee ATV. The quad is noted for its amazing acceleration and an alleged 0-60 time under two seconds.

This weekend’s competition is one of the many activities Breakers Speedway has on the weekends.

One of their more notable endeavours is a drivers’ educational program. Taking place every Saturday from 9am-12noon, a group of some thirty students are taught how to drive.

Organized in part by the Cayman Islands Road Safety Advisory Council, MattSafe and the Cayman Islands Insurance Association, the sessions feature 16-17 year old male and female drivers.

Owner of Breakers Speedway Robert Campbell says he feels the weekend’s event will continue to help the public and the youth.

‘Each month we try to do something exciting. I want to continue to make Breakers Speedway a place where anyone, especially kids, can go to get out their need for speed.’

For more information, contact Robert Campbell at 916-2222.

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