Drag Racing

Sports Page — Kareem Walters smoked his way to victory and in the process forced Gavin Clarke’s “King of Calle” into second place in the Outlaw class, as the Nevis Drag Racing Unit hosted its annual Independence race meet.

The meet was held on Sunday 21st September at the St.James’ Raceway.

A sizeable crowd showed up for the event and the race fans were enthralled by the number of grudge matches for the day’s event.

The lone female, Annelise Leibbrandt of Nevis was in super form as she copped the first place in the 13 seconds category.

Raynaldo Chiverton of Nevis edged out Mark De Silva of Antigua to capture first place honours in the Open Class.

However, all eyes focused on the matchup between Gavin Clarke and Kareem Walters in the Outlaw class.

In the end, it was Kareem Walters who took first place honours.

CJ Bartlette of the Nevis Drag Racing Unit deemed the event a huge success, despite several hurdles that had to be overcome leading up to race day.

The summarized results are as follows:

First and second place winners for independence drag races as follows:

14 seconds:
1st place: Samuel Matthew (Nevis)
2nd place: Jodean James (Saint Kitts)

13 seconds:
1st place: Annelise Leibbrandt (Nevis)
2nd place: Andy Maloney (Saint Kitts)

12 seconds:
1st place: Livingston manners (Nevis)
2nd place: Felix Smithen (Nevis)

11 seconds:
1st place: Shanga David (Nevis)
2nd place: Alexander James (Saint Kitts )

10 seconds:
1st place: Calbert Williams (Saint Kitts)
2nd place: Mohan Harriar (Nevis)

Open Class
1st place: Raynaldo Chiverton (Nevis)
2nd place: Mark De Silva (Antigua)

Outlaw class:
1st place: Kareem Walters (Nevis)
2nd place: Gavin Clarke (Nevis)

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