Jamaica Vacationer Board Helps Rallycross Champion Fraser McConnell

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Vacationer Board (JTB) has as soon as once more sponsored Fraser McConnell for Nitrocross racing for the third yr in a row. As a part of the partnership, JTB’s official branding seems on the race automotive and the uniform of star driver Fraser McConnell. At 25 years outdated, he made historical past in 2017 as Jamaica’s first-ever Rallycross champion.

Jamaica Tourist Board Sponsors Jamaica’s Rallycross Champion Fraser Mcconnell
Fraser McConnell’s race automotive, that includes Jamaica Vacationer Board branding

Rounds 4 and 5 of The Nitrocross Championship Collection can be November 10-11, 2023, happening at Wild Horse Move in Phoenix, Arizona. The tour will proceed the next month with Rounds Six and Seven happening on December 9-10 at Glen Helen in Los Angeles, California.

“Fraser is a world-class driver who has been an exquisite ambassador for Jamaica all through his rise to the highest of his occupation,” mentioned Jamaica’s Director of Tourism Donovan White. “This partnership is a pure match for the Jamaica Vacationer Board as a result of Fraser is a dynamic, younger competitor, who will assist improve publicity for model Jamaica amongst racing followers from the U.S. and world wide as Nitrocross continues to develop in recognition as a sport. Fraser’s efficiency the final three years has demonstrated his excellent prowess on this sport. We’re proud to companion with Fraser and Crew Frazzz once more this yr.”

McConnell, a local of Lavatory Stroll, within the parish of St Catherine, developed a love of talent and pace as a younger man racing ATVs round Jamaica’s countryside with fellow islander and sprinting legend Usain Bolt. From there, he has gone on to make historical past in one other racing sport, flying across the monitor and thru the air (actually!) in his absolutely electrical racecar. His early success earned him “Jamaican Driver of the Yr” accolade twice.

After discovering rallycross in 2017 on YouTube, Fraser debuted in Supercars within the 2020 RallyX Nordic Championship. Quick ahead to 2021, McConnell secured his first supercar victory defeating four-time FIA World Champion, Johan Kristofferson on the RallyX Nordic in Nysum, Denmark. He additionally acquired the Folks’s Selection Award and the Athlete of the Yr for Motorsports. He was the 2022 NRX European Supercar Champion and powered to a 1st place victory on the Nitro Rally X 2023 season opener in Oklahoma.

Jamaica Tourist Board Sponsors Jamaica’s Rallycross Champion Fraser Mcconnell
Fraser McConnell

“I’m so happy to once more companion with the Jamaica Vacationer Board and grateful for his or her continued assist for my upcoming races,” mentioned McConnell. “Certainly one of my favourite issues about competing with JTB’s assist is searching to the gang and seeing my followers wave the Jamaican Flag. It makes me really feel a lot pleasure that our nation is represented all around the world.”

“Actually, there’s no means I may very well be right here immediately with out each certainly one of my sponsors,” he says. “They supported me via an thrilling season final yr and I’m thrilled that they proceed to assist me this yr – each win and each loss.”

All the time smiling, this Jamaican prodigy skyrocketed to fame and is probably the most competitively profitable Jamaican driver in historical past.