Encouraging upturn in island competitor numbers
Local drivers chasing points in the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) 2019 Driver’s and Class Championships are heading in to the most important two weekends of the year. As Flow King of the Hill (May 26) and Sol Rally Barbados (May 31 - June 2) draw ever nearer, on-line ‘countdowns’ are fraying

Record-equalling 22 female participants from seven countries
Four newcomers to rallying in the Caribbean are among the record-equalling 22 female participants in Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. While England’s Cheryl Spencer is this year’s only driver, the list of co-drivers

30 April 2019, St Andrews, Scotland and Liberty Corner, NJ, USA: Golf’s new World Handicap System (WHS), which is designed to bring the game of golf under a single set of Rules for handicapping and provide a more consistent measure of players’ ability between different regions of the world, remains on track for implementation

At a glance
New for 2019
• Sol RB19 is the first edition of the BRC’s premier event to run with the RallySafe event management system, which the Club rolled out for the first time at its Shakedown Stages in April. Developed in Australia and deployed on all rounds of the World Rally Championship (WRC), RallySafe provides a

Panton heads near-record 100-strong entry
The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is targetting the 30th running of its premier event very firmly at the island’s huge spectator base, a key component in the sport’s growth in recent years. As the provisional entry list of 100 crews – the most since Sol RB12 – was confirmed at today’s (Wednesday)

For the first time ever, the Concours de Dressage International (CDI) was hosted in Barbado on 27th and 28th April 2019, which allowed Roberta Foster to qualify for the 2019 Pan American Games to be held in Peru
Foster brought in a personal equestrian trainer, Dutch Grand Prix rider, Jan Brons, to help her train for this event and her

Oldest crew pushes 4wd entry up to 25 cars
Two British newcomers, whose rally cars were among more than 30 loaded on to the Geest Line freighter Baltic Klipper today (Saturday), bring the total number of overseas entries confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2019 to more than 40 for the fifth straight year. George Morrison and Chris Surman

On Sunday, April 28 th , the Polo community of Barbados experienced a special evening of camaraderie at Holders Polo Field. “Different Strokes. The Polo Edition”, organized by the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados Inc. under the patronage of Her Excellency, Dame Sandra Mason, included two exhibition matches, live DJ music, and

Despite a “very disappointing end” to their first outing together in Sunday’s closed-road Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring & Clacton in the UK, Rob Swann and Steve McNulty have confirmed today (April 29) that they are teaming up for Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. They were forced to

Double Jamaican Modified Production 2 Champion William Myers and fellow-countryman Horatio Brown will join the grid when the second season of the Radical Caribbean SR3 Cup gets under way at Bushy Park Barbados on Heroes Day Bank Holiday Monday, April 29. They bring to 36 the number of regional and international drivers who have competed in the

Barbadian squash sensation 16-year-old Meagan Best, the reigning Caribbean and National senior women’s champion is a recipient of the 2018-2019 US Squash All-American award. Best is currently enrolled at Choate Rosemary Hall high school in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA.
Junior squash athletes who play on high school scholastic squash

Flanagan’s ‘Irish-Italian’ Job for Mini Cooper S
Popular Scottish driver Kenny Hall will return the Caribbean this year, eager not to miss Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. One of the Club’s most loyal overseas supporters, Hall will compete for the 16th time – a record he shares

Winner “encouraged to see new faces”
Leslie Alleyne and Chris O'Neal (Simpson Motors/Shell Spirax/Shell Rimula/Maxxis Isuzu D-Max) won Saturday’s (April 13) Chefette April Safari, the opening round of Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 MudDogs Safari Championship. In doing so, they claimed the Audley Croney Memorial Trophy for the second

Five-time winner Jeffrey Panton confirmed for Sol RB19
Autosport, Britain’s leading motor sport magazine, has partnered with the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) and the island’s Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) to offer a trip for two to Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the

Skeete beats Swann to Shakedown Stages title
First-timers Darryl Morris and Steve Gully will spearhead a full-on Ford Escort attack on Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. Class-winners on the annual Jersey Rally for the last four years, second overall in 2017 and again last year,

More events to run from day into night
The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 MudDogs Safari Championship kicks off with Saturday’s (April 13) April Safari, both the opening round and the series once again sponsored by local restaurant chain Chefette Restaurants. The season’s first event

Successful debut for RallySafe event management system
A thrilling high-speed battle between rising star Dane Skeete and Britain’s Rob Swann in a pair of Subaru Impreza WRC S12Bs launched the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s & Class Championships in fine style yesterday (Sunday). Hundreds of spectators lined three special stage

Debut of RallySafe event management system
Britain’s Rob Swann and Darren Garrod are seeded at number one for the opening round of the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s & Class Championships on Sunday (April 7). Forty crews were confirmed on the running order for the BRC Shakedown Stages at last night’s Briefing Meeting at the

The Turks & Caicos Motoring Club will field its biggest team yet in Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. The pioneer member of the group, Paul Horton, first competed in 2010, followed by Stan Hartling two years later, then Pierre Beswick in 2017; after Hartling’s younger son Ben took

Race against time for Tsalta Motorsport
Roger Skeete, the most successful driver in the history of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, is switching roles with son Dane for Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the event’s 30th running. With 13 victories under his belt, ‘The Sheriff’ is stepping down to facilitate “an all-Barbadian crew

·       Limited CWC19 tickets are available for all teams and at every venue
·       The tickets will go on general sale on a first-come, first-served basis from 10am GMT on Thursday 21 March via the Official Ticketing Website
·       The Official Resale Platform will re-open at a later date for fans

Challenging new venue for Shakedown Stages
Trinidad & Tobago’s David Coelho is the first regional entry for Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, while confirmation of American George Sherman’s participation brings to 10 the number of overseas entries so far shown in the on-line

John Sealy thanked for Club service over 57 years
The introduction of a new world-class rally management system and a renewed focus on support for Human Resources within island motor sport were among the headline items at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) recent Annual General Meeting. Addressing the membership on February 28 at the

More than 7500 athletes from 190 countries are gathering in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, and four Barbados athletes are among them. The Barbados delegation to the world’s largest humanitarian event departed Grantley Adams International Airport on March 6 for a brief stop at London’s