Aug 26, 2012 Sports
– final round set for today
Defending Caribbean champions Trinidad and Tobago took the lead over Guyana in Bi-Annual Scalextric Racing Championship which begun yesterday between the two countries, at Rahaman’s Residence, Rahaman Park.
On the opening day in a shortened version of the engagement, T&T’s Lorne Marshall, who faced Guyana’s Kian Jabour in the three categories defeated him to give his team a 1-0 advantage going into the final day today.
In the Raleigh category, Marshall with the maximum 80 points
beat Jabour 71.1 points and then racked up the full 80 points to his opponent’s 74.8 points in the Endurance division to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the rubber.
After a spirited fight back by Jabour in the Formula 1 category, Marshall wrapped up the contest, beating former 78.5 to 73.5 to claim the series by a 3-0 margin.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Jabour, who spoke on behalf of the Guyana team informed that the venue has now been designated a permanent one for Scalextric Racing and he envisages that the sport will now have a better opportunity to grow.
This is the third time that Guyana will be hosting the championship and the main sponsors are Rent-a-Tent, Nestle through its Kit-Kat product and JR Burgers.
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