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Motor Racing Ace David Reid Passes on

David Reid on #12 with Elson Ten-Pow on #61

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of my brother-in-law David Macgregor Reid who lost the race with cancer early this morning. David will be remembered as one of the early members of GMRC. In those days leather “lumber-jacks” and dungarees were the "protective clothing on South Dakota Circuit.

Pabst Racing Announces Calvin Ming (Guyanese) for The 2017 Usf2000 Championship

Calvin Stanley Ming

Pabst Racing of Wisconsin USA announced today that 21-year-old Calvin Ming has signed to drive in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda for 2017.  Ming will drive the #22 Pabst Racing entry during the fourteen-round season.

Colin Croft inducted into the “Cricket Hall of Fame”

Colin Croft Guyanese and West Indian Cricketer

Colin E. H. Croft, Guyanese and West Indies Cricketer was inducted into the “Cricket Hall of Fame” on October 4, 2014 during ceremonies held at the Hilton Hotel, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

Please support Colin Croft for induction into the Cricket Hall of Fame

West Indian fast bowlers Andy Roberts, Michael Holding, Colin Croft and Joel Garner - February 1981

4 Hartland Street
Hartford, CT06112
March 31, 2014

Dear fellow Guyanese,

There were four fast bowlers who helped keep the West Indies cricket team at the pinnacle of international cricket for well over a decade. Three of these four have been inducted into the world's first and only international cricket hall of fame.

Elton Dharry bantamweight boxer from Guyana fights out of Brooklyn, New York, USA

Elton Dharry with his championship belt at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall

Elton Felix Dharry was born on December 1, 1985 on the Essequibo island of Leguan, Guyana. He moved to Brooklyn, NY, and has a record of 21 fights with 15 wins, 9 by knockouts, 5 losses (decisions) and 1 draw.

Raymond Hall wins Mens (40-44) 4x100 relay in the World Masters Athletic Championship held in Porto Allegre, Brazil

Raymond Hall at the World Masters Athletic Championship in Porto Allegre, Brazil

Raymond Hall, businessman and entrepreneur who was born in Georgetown Guyana and now residing in Atlanta, Georgia won a Gold medal representing the USA running the first leg in the Mens' (age 40-44) 4x100 relay in the World Masters Athletic Championship held in Porto Allegre, Brazil.

Reon King - Guyanese and West Indian Test Cricketer

Reon Dane King  Guyanese and West Indian Test Cricketer

Reon Dane King was born on October 06, 1975 in Goed Fortuin, West Coast Demerara, Guyana. He has played 19 Tests and 50 One Day Internationals for the West Indies.

A steadily rising star on the American tennis scene, Sachia Vickery of Guyanese Parentage

Paula Liverpool had the guts and motivation to work as a bartender in a notoriously dangerous Miami strip club, but she could not muster the nerves to watch her daughter, Sachia Vickery, play two sets of tennis Monday.

Roger Harper: one of the greatest fielders of all time

Roger Harper took only 46 wickets from 25 Tests, as a result of the fact that he was used to give the speedsters a rest

Roger Harper, arguably the best fielder of his era, was born on March 17, 1963. Abhishek Mukherjee looks back at a fine all-rounder who would have had a longer career, had his career not coincided with the West Indies at their peak.

The run out

Colin Croft: The meanest of the West Indian fast bowling terrors

From 27 Tests, Colin Croft took 125 wickets at 23.30 and a strike-rate of 49.3 © Getty Images

There was Andy Roberts, shrewd, aggressive and vicious. There was Michael Holding, lithe, lethal and express. There was Joel Garner, accurate, miserly and destructive. And above everyone, there was Malcolm Marshall, the complete package, and arguably the greatest fast bowler of all time. But the meanest of the pack? That had to be Colin Croft.

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