Issa, Sirgany impress in Florida

Making his debut in the Rotax Junior Class, Issa turned in a classy performance when he qualified on pole, won the pre-final, then returned later to take the chequered flag in the finals. “I think it was an outstanding performance by the young karter. He was competing in that class for the first time and won the pre-final and finals. This is his best performance on the Florida circuit,” commented Peter Rae, Issa’s driving coach. Read more

Nine-y-o Sirgany shines at Florida go-karting event

NINE-year-old Justin Sirgany said he felt no nerves at all as he held on for first place in the Homestead Karting Sprint Championship and second place overall in the ROTAX Micromax Karting Fall Championships in Florida recently. The St Andrew Prep School student returned from the United States on Monday carting his first-place plaque and runner-up trophy. Nine-year-old Justin Sirgany poses with his trophies won at the Homestead Karting Sprint Championship in Florida on his return to the island from the United States on Monday. Read more

2011 US Rotax Max Grand Nationals

The Micro Max category kicked off the qualifying session with Neil Verhagen (Haase) as the provisional pole driver, using a couple partners to draft with around the track. His second circuit was quickest at 1:06.695. Eleven-minutes into the 15-minute session, the Birel drivers of Justin Sirgany and David Malukas worked together to better Verhagen’s time. Sirgany posted a lap of 1:06.616 to take over the pole position with Malukas just 0.047-seconds off. Read more

Sirgany Does Well

Eight-year-old Justin Sirgany sprung a major surprise last weekend when he secured Jamaica’s only podium finish at the United States’ Rotax Grand National Championship held at the Newcastle Speedway, Indianapolis. The small-framed karter finished third in the highly-competitive Micro Max Class. His cousin, Joshua, one of the favourites to take the chequered flag, missed out on the opportunity. Read more

US Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals 2010

Anthony Gangi (CRG) was able to knife his way forward with Joshua Sirgany (CRG), Nicholas Bruechner (CRG), Justin Sirgany (Birel) and Juan David Buitrago (Tony Kart) making up the top five. Ryan Lewis (Birel) was spun around on the exit of the opening corner, losing his fourth spot and falling to the tail of the field. Four karts were able to break away with Justin Sirgany Read more

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