Minister Evelyn Pledges Support To Drag Racers

By Curtis Morton

The Nevis Drag Racing Unit, hosted another in the exciting Drag Races, on Sunday 18th March, at the St. James’ Raceway.

Among the scores of race fans attending the event, was the Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Sports, who enthusiastically declared later, that he thoroughly enjoyed the event.

He also pledged his commitment in assisting the drag racers in anyway possible, in the development of the sport on the island.

‘I am committing the assistance of myself and my Ministry in the development of all forms of sporting activities on the island,’ he said.

The winners were:

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Annalise Leibrandt-Nevis-winner; Nicholas Liddie-St. Kitts-second place

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Jodean James-SK-winner; Anthony Maloney-SK- second place

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Andy Maloney-SK-winner; Wentworth Smithen –Nev-second place

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Valentine Brookes-Anguilla-winner; Melbert Pemberton-SK-second place

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Clifford parry-Nev-winner; Raynaldo Chiverton –Nev-second place


The next race meet is scheduled for May 19-20th, 2018 “Winfes 2k18,” when the best and fastest from  Montserrat, are expected to participate.


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