The organiser of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) has confirmed that it is to expand its regional championship in 2022 and include the ‘entry level’ SR1, to complement the SR3, which has been the sole chassis raced in the category since it was established in 2015; there will be two separate championships going forward, with a Champion crowned in

The Pan American Beach Wrestling Championship is a 2-DAY Event being held from November 6 -7th 2021, between 10AM and 4PM on Browne's Beach. It’s intended to bring the Americas’ best to Barbados.

The aim is to put Barbados on the map as a competitive Combat Sports destination. Beach wrestling is an enjoyable approach to the

With just over 290,000 inhabitants, Barbados punches well above its weight in the world. As a people, Bajans (Barbadians) are friendly, laidback and have an opinion on most things, especially cricket! Education is big in Barbados with much of it free, including textbooks and uniforms. Bajans place a high emphasis on learning, and although some

Steeped in history, and barely a mile from top to end, the Garrison Area certainly ticks all the boxes for the inquisitive Historian. After all, inside and the outside the racing course lies a plethora of historic buildings, tunnels, museum, fort, and memories of sporting glory. Housed in that beautiful little field called the Garrison Savannah

Covid-19 has brought various requirements to golf, but Rockley is complying and still continues to buzz on and off the fairways.
 
The Snowbirds are still returning, albeit not as many as in the past, but the influx of new members has stimulated Rockley Golf in 2021. Tournaments have been

More than 50 events planned by the Barbados Motoring Federation’s (BMF) seven sporting Member Clubs are listed on the provisional 2021 calendar published today (December 14). After a year in which many events were cancelled or postponed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the motor sport community – in common with the memberships of island

Sunday’s (December 6) Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Winter Rally will bring one of the Club’s most challenging seasons to a close, as the Driver’s and Class Championships are settled. The running order, published at last night’s (Thursday) Briefing Meeting at the Barbados Clay Target Shooting Association (BCTSA) Clubhouse, Searles, Christ Church,

It is customary to Knight in the Barbados Honours List every year, and many distinguished statesmen and women, business people and sportspeople have been honoured. Many cricketers have been graced with the Award, and in recent times a Statue of Sir Wesley Hall has been added to Sir Garfield Sobers at the Kensington Oval. It highlights the

Barbados hockey has often been accused of lagging in the background compared to other sports. However, the President of the Barbados Hockey Federation Mark St. Hill is determined to develop and expand with news they intend to build a Pavilion at the AstroTurf, Wildey. 
 
In a Press Release Mark highlighted their plans…
 

There was a huge boost for Barbados Racing recently when it was announced that floodlights will be in operation at the Garrison Savannah. Night racing will start on 30 November.

The news was a personal achievement by Barbados Turf Club President Sir David Seale, who had been the driving force for Night Racing for many years. He

With a new 3.20-kilometre stage and the customary enhanced points structure for the final round, there’s all to play in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships when competitors gather for the BRC Winter Rally on Sunday, December 6. The Champion Driver, 4wd and 2wd titles are yet to be resolved, while the leading margins

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) saw an incredible 67% increase in Television, Streaming and Digital viewership in 2020, reaching 523.5million viewers and passing half a billion for the first time in the tournament’s history. The research was independently compiled by YouGov Sport, a division of SMGInsight, one of the world’s largest and

Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew started their 2020 motor sport campaign in fine style yesterday (Sunday) with victory in Flow King of the Hill, beating Jamaica’s Jeff Panton by just four-hundredths of a second, the smallest winning margin in the 13-year history of the event. Having led after the first of four timed runs, Britain’s Rob Swann

Britain’s Rob Swann, the leading European contender of recent years, arrives in the island next Monday determined to win Sol Rally Barbados 2020. He posted his on-line entry two days before the closing date after constant juggling with Covid testing, travel and quarantine arrangements for himself and his Welsh co-driver and friend Darren Garrod

October 7, 2020, Bulgaria – The Bulgarian high school student Maxim Ivanov and his father Stefan Ivanov, a Bulgarian financier and entrepreneur, set a world record and several first-time achievements after 

Double British Rally Champion Matt Edwards will return to the Caribbean next month to compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2020 and continue his mentoring role as co-driver to Turks & Caicos Rally Team member Paul Horton in his Ford Fiesta R5. Confirmation today (September 28) of Trinidad & Tobago’s David Coelho’s entry in his Fiesta brings

The organisers of Sol Rally Barbados have today (September 24) confirmed Ken Block’s participation in this year’s event, postponed from June until October 31/November 1 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. With around six million followers on each of Facebook and Instagram, Block is one of the most-recognised names in global motor sport,

Bajan driver Kyffin Simpson will join the highly competitive HMD Motorsports at the Sebring International Raceway on the 25th-27th September to mark the beginning of his transition to Formula Regional Americas, aided by renowned IndyCar engineer Tim Neff and the driver development focused Kokoro Performance.

Kyffin, residing in Grand

For the second time in as many events, new names have been added to the winners’ roster in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship after Willie Hinds and Wayne Manning won last Sunday’s (September 20) Chefette Summer Safari. There was more good news for Chris King, too: having claimed his first victory in July’s

Barbados Rally Club (BRC) stalwart Biddy Barber returns to competition after a long break this weekend, when she lines up for the Chefette Summer Safari. Having competed many a time in navigational events with son Brett, Sunday (September 20) will see her first outing in the Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship with her 12-year-old grandson

World Sailing is pleased to announce Mount Gay, the world's oldest running rum distillery, as its Official eSailing Partner.

Over the next two years, Mount Gay and World Sailing will work in partnership to raise the profile and awareness of eSailing globally. In addition, Mount Gay

The Barbados Golf Club invites you to participate in the Better Ball Championship 2020 on September 26, 2020. Click on image to view more detais

Three decades on from claiming the first overseas result in the Barbados Rally Club’s International All-Stage Rally – he finished ninth in 1991 in a Volkswagen Golf GTI – Britain’s Howard Paterson is pulling out all the stops to make sure he can compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2020. Against the background of uncertainties created by Covid-19, the

Closed-road motor sport’s return delivered all it promised, as the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) and Motoring Club of Barbados Inc (MCBI) joined forces to organise Sunday’s (August 23) HammerTime 20. Swapping times back and forth, Jamaican Jeff Panton and Britain’s Rob Swann shared the overall honours, Josh Read and Barry Mayers claimed a 2wd win

The CPL 2020 will begin on 18th Aug and finals of the season will be played on September 10th. The organizers have finally got the nod from the T&T government to host the entire season of CPL in Trinidad itself
The season will see a total of 33 games being played. The Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba will host 23 games, including

Captains Jason Holder of the West Indies and Ben Stokes of England head into the opening match of their three-Test series as the top two all-rounders in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings, as well as the top-ranked batsmen from their respective sides.

  • They are the top two all-rounders in the

The Covid-19 safety protocols for this month’s restart of motor sport in the island have been reinforced by a shipment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Following Track Days at Bushy Park Barbados over the past two Sundays, competition proper starts again

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations, which include the ban on the use of saliva to shine the ball and allowing home umpires in international series.
The ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) ratified recommendations from the Anil Kumble-led Cricket Committee, aimed at

Although the coronavirus pandemic has caused the postponement of Flow King of the Hill and Sol Rally Barbados, scheduled for the coming two weekends (May 24 & May 29-31), there will be something new for competitors and spectators to savour. The on-line rally group, Carib Rally Club,

 
The 1991 Masters Champion and World number one golfer for 50 straight weeks in 91-92 is totally committed to Barbados. Ian Woosnam lives most of the time in Jersey but like the snowbirds, when the cold starts to bite, he can’t resist his lovely home at Royal Westmoreland in St James.
            This amazing golfer, the only

 
For a small island, Barbados has a high per capita ratio of equines and there are estimated to be over 1200 horses currently on the island. The majority of these horses are thoroughbreds involved in the horse racing industry and another large segment participate in polo, but there are several competition horses of varying levels that

Around the world, kart racing is a vital training ground. So, too, in the island, where many race and rally Champions cut their teeth with the Barbados Karting Association (BKA) and current competitors continue to hone their skills. Established in 1987, the BKA initially ran race meetings on makeshift circuits in various Plantation yards around

November 19, 1972: the Player’s No 6 International was the first of six race meetings to attract drivers from outside the region in Bushy Park’s early days. With airline support key to the plan, BOAC (the British Overseas Airways Corporation) Team Speedbird comprised three drivers from Britain, the late Gabriel Konig (Chevrolet Camaro), Gordon

A month since confirming the postponement of Sol Rally Barbados 2020 and its associated events, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) remains committed to its premier event. In a statement issued today (April 21) the Club has updated its membership and overseas competitors with its current plans for the future, all of which still remain subject to the

A sporting legend has died  with the passing of the the great Barbados jockey Venice “Pappy” Richards in Trinidad. 

He will always be remembered for his rivalry with another legend Challenor “Chally” Jones competing at the highest level. Venice won 4 Barbados Gold Cups, 4 Barbados Derby wins and 5 Barbados Guineas. He had a close

Andre Walcott added a third Champion Driver crown to his cv last year. He repeated his 2017 title-winning success in Bushy Park Motorsports Inc’s Championship (BPMSI), to bracket his Barbados Association of Dragsters & Drifters (BADD) title of 2018. Along with the Club’s other winners, he received his spoils from Michelle King of Motorsport

With race day sponsorship from UpBeat, the Barbados Karting Association’s 2020 Sectus Technologies Championship got under way on March 8 with more than 20 entries across the Cadets, Juniors, Lights and Masters classes. With practice, qualifying and then four races per group – the Cadets ran on their own, the other classes from combined grids –

Zane Maloney is the early leader of the 2020 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC), following a hat-trick of race wins in the March 15 opening round at Bushy Park Barbados. On his way to building up a 26-point lead over 2018 regional Champion Stuart Maloney in the five-round series, he also set new Qualifying and Race Records.

In a 10-minute

As the coronavirus pandemic has taken hold across the world, motor sport in the island has been suspended for the foreseeable future. Bushy Park Motorsports Inc’s (BPMSI) March 15 race meet, featuring the opening round of the Radical Caribbean Cup, was the last event to be held at the facility before the first cases were confirmed in Barbados

Sol Rally Barbados 2020 and Flow King of the Hill, scheduled for the last two weekends in May, have been postponed. Following confirmation of the first two cases of Covid-19 in the island on Tuesday (March 17) and the escalation of the coronavirus crisis in the UK, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has reacted quickly to confirm the news.
 

Zane Maloney of Barbados is the early leader of the 2020 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC), following a hat-trick of race wins in yesterday’s (March 15) opening round at Bushy Park Barbados. On his way to building up a 26-point lead over 2018 regional Champion Stuart Maloney in the five-round series, he also set new Qualifying and Race Records,

With the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) innovative new ‘Test Stage’ just two weeks away (March 28), preparations are in high gear for the domestic rally and speed event season. As island drivers bring their competition cars to full readiness, so the local entries for Sol Rally Barbados have been flowing in, with last year’s winners Dane Skeete and

Three former Champions will line up at Bushy Park Barbados on Sunday (March 15) on the largest grid yet assembled for an opening round of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC). All signs point towards an action-packed start to the regional championship’s third season, as newcomers Zachary Boodram, Tobias Lutke and Raymond Seebarran bring to 41 the

Sol RB20 and Flow KotH join Cossie World Tour 2020

Sol Rally Barbados has today (March 5) been confirmed as a stop on the 2020 edition of American motor sport star Ken Block’s Cossie World Tour, which kicks off with Rally Mexico in 10 days’ time. With around six million followers on each of Facebook and Instagram, Block has become one

American extreme sports star Ken Block will include Sol Rally Barbados in the 2020 edition of the Cossie World Tour. Block’s plans to compete in his reimagined 1990s Group A Ford Escort Cosworth with co-driver Alex Gelsomino were confirmed today. Barbados Rally Club Chairman Mark Hamilton said: “This is fantastic news and will bring

The Sir Garry Sobers Golf Championship continues to be a premier golfing event in the Caribbean, attracting amateur and professional golf players from all over the world. Spanning several days, the tournament is played over four world-class golf courses in Barbados - Sandy Lane, Royal Westmoreland, and the Barbados Golf Club. Entry form can be

With the 2020 motor sport season about to get under way this weekend, the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) has continued its programme of investment in training its senior officials. Owen Proverbs and Warren Gollop have each recently returned from overseas trips intended to further enhance their experience and skill sets as the BMF works to

You won’t get bored in Barbados. Many destinations have sun, sea and sand and that’s about it, but here there are many other attractions. Are you into culture and history? Visit our Unesco Heritage Site at the Garrison Savannah steeped in history alongside the Racing Track. Military buildings, St Ann’s Fort, the Drill Hall with famous Copola

A big part of a Bajan’s life is eating. Bajans LOVE food. The amount of restaurants on the island to suit all pockets is mind blowing. You can get anything from Sushi to red snapper, pasta to pudding and souse, Flying fish to fish cakes. Head to Oistins for local delicacies or to Champers Restaurant

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