first_imgESSO Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, ExxonMobil, has returned to the side of the Pure Racing family ahead of this weekend’s season-opening GT Motorsports Grand Prix.The company yesterday handed over sponsorship to the team at its New Market Street, Georgetown office.ExxonMobil’s Nicholas Yearwood, who handed over the sponsorship, told the media that the company is more than willing to support the youths in sport.“Last year was a lot of fun; a lot of wins and a lot of excitement and we are committed to the development of sports locally. We want to continue working with activities to develop youths.”“We just want to wish them the best in the upcoming race meet and we want them to have fun and be safe.”Pure Racing’s Annalisa Phang stated that sponsors like Exxon have allowed the younger generation of drivers to hone their skills.“Thank you, Exxon, thank you, Nick, for again sponsoring our young drivers. I know they are appreciative of your support and of Exxon’s support. Their skills have certainly surpassed our expectations.”The team includes Ben Phang in the Baby Cup, Justin Ten-Pow in the Sunburst 60cc Kids Cup, Jeremy Ten-Pow and Paige Mendonca in the 125cc X30 Juniors and John Phang in the 125cc X30 Seniors.This weekend’s GT Motorsports Georgetown Grand Prix is billed for tomorrow and is expected to include drivers from Trinidad and Tobago as well as Jamaica.Trinidad’s Kristian Boodoosingh and Zachary Boodram are expected to feature in the 125cc X30 senior class, along with Jamaica’s Collin Daley. Daley’s countryman Tommi Gore is expected in the 125cc X30 junior class.last_img

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