Bridgetown, Barbados (28 January, 2015): Following the success of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series that concluded last week, the dates of next year’s event have been confirmed for 16-24 January 2016.
With overseas competitors from 11 nations representing a large part of the 47-strong fleet overall at the 2015 event,



When the first of three matches against The Villages team from Florida launches the Barbados Polo Club’s 2015 season next Tuesday (January 27), it will mark the start of an exciting new phase in the life of this historic organization. A series of action-packed games will thrill the crowds at Holders Polo Field, while the

Motor sport winners at National Sports Council Awards
The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is determined to make Sol Rally Barbados 2015 an occasion worthy of the 25th Anniversary of the Club’s first International All-Stage Rally. Changes to the structure of the event, enhancements to the social programme and the return of the Sunday Cup all

Bridgetown, Barbados (21 January, 2015): Despite generally light airs with winds reaching no more that 15kts, three teams have won their skipper’s weight in rum for breaking records in the 79th Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race.
The Double Handed Monohull record for the 60-nautical mile course went to Dave Staples on Hallucine



Bridgetown, Barbados (20 January, 2015): After three days of intense Coastal racing in the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, many sailing teams were keen to make the most of today’s lay day activities.

A visit to the Mount Gay Rum Distillery in the morning, and an afternoon soaking up the colonial-style


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Bridgetown, Barbados (18 January, 2015): After two days of racing in the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Coastal Series, leading contenders for the overall honours are beginning to emerge.
Racing for most classes began with a circuit of Carlisle Bay before heading on an eight-mile leg up the west coast and then out

Bridgetown, Barbados (17 January, 2015): Competitors were treated stunning conditions on the opening day of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2015 with winds up to 20kts generally from the east-north east, and big rolling waves.
This regatta, which runs until 24 January is organised by Barbados Cruising Club in


Last minute dash for tomorrow’s start

Bridgetown, Barbados (16 January, 2015): With teams continuing to arrive all day in time for the start of Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series tomorrow, the Bajan party scene kicked off early this evening with a steel band and Mount Gay rum in full flow at the exotic beach

This week’s official launch of Easykart Barbados marks the completion of phase one of a rolling programme to establish a ladder of opportunity that its creators hope will one day result in a Barbadian winning a motor racing World Championship, following in the wheel-tracks of karting graduates such as Lewis Hamilton and Sebastien Vettel.

Following its hugely-successful first visit as part of last May’s Top Gear Festival, Red Bull Global Rallycross will return to Bushy Park Barbados on October 3/4, 2015 . . . and island fans will enjoy an even bigger helping of 600 horsepower thrills, hosting one of three double-headers in the 12-race calendar, confirmed today (January 13).


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Former BTRDA Champion from the UK, Warren Philliskirk, will make his Sol Rally Barbados debut in May, when the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) marks the 25th Anniversary of its premier event. His historic-spec Ford Escort MkII is currently nearing the end of a bare-shell rebuild, specifically for its forthcoming trip to the Caribbean.

Bridgetown, Barbados (8 January, 2015): With just over a week until the start of 2015 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January), the party atmosphere on the beautiful Caribbean island of Barbados is beginning to heat up.
Organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc and Mount Gay, this

Local Champions in line for 25th Anniversary event
Britain’s Kevin Procter will mark his 10th appearance in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event in five months’ time, when he lines up for Sol Rally Barbados 2015 at the wheel of his Subaru Impreza WRC S7. His entry is confirmed

Bridgetown, Barbados (21 December, 2014): The arrival of the first overseas yachts into Bridgetown, including British VO70 Monster Project marks the start of the countdown of the 2015 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, which is taking place from 16-24 January.
This event, which kick starts the Caribbean race season, is proving to be


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-       Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time


-       Coulthard prevails after a Grand Final win over young Mercedes F1 reserve driver Pascal Wehrlein


-       Six-time V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup and this

On a landmark weekend for regional motor sport, in which some of the Caribbean’s best drivers are enjoying a chance to mix with champions from around the world, the home team of Rhett Watson and Dane Skeete won the inaugural ROC Caribbean at Bushy Park Barbados today (Saturday), just hours after fighting their way to a place in the semi-


Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up


-       The spectacular Volkswagen Polo RX will be among the cars in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions in Barbados


-       Fresh from competing in the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship, the cars have now arrived on the Caribbean island


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Entries for Day 24 - Saturday, December 13, 2014




ROC-14-23: December 6, 2014
With less than a week to go to Race Of Champions Barbados (December 13/14), hundreds of workers are putting the finishing touches to the second massive facelift that Bushy Park Barbados has enjoyed in the past 14 months. Already redeveloped between August last year and May to host Top Gear Festival Barbados,

Bushy Park Barbados and the organisers of next weekend’s annual Race Of Champions (December 13/14) have joined forces with world record stunt driver, England’s Terry Grant, who arrived in the island on Tuesday, to reach out to a new generation of motor sport fans . . . and to give something back to the community in the process.




-       This year’s GP2 Champion Jolyon Palmer will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions in Barbados later this month


-       The Englishman dominated the leading Formula 1 feeder series in 2014 with four wins and 12 podiums en route to the title


-       Palmer joins a ROC


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 It was the visiting Great Britain and Ireland jockeys who carried off the honours for the first time in their annual showdown with the Barbados jockeys on Wednesday afternoon. A large crowd was in attendance at the Garrison for the re-arranged meet after the original date was washed out last Saturday. The conditions were soft and the going

ROC14-18 - For Immediate Release: November 24, 2014

At a function hosted by Suzuki, motor sport champions from race track and rally stage gathered at the Yacht Club at Port St Charles last week to reflect on the Suzuki ROC Barbados Challenge, which selected the two drivers who will represent Team Barbados in the Race Of Champions at

BRC partners with Simpson Motors and Automotive Art to support marshals
Nearly 80 members of the island’s motor sport fraternity were honoured at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Annual Prizegiving on Saturday evening (November 22); more than 100 awards were presented, with successful competitors

The Barbados Turf Club wishes to advise that due to the inclement weather affecting the island the Raceday Stewards have postponed the Barbados Winter Jockeys’ Challenge Raceday, which was scheduled to be held on Saturday 22 November, 2014.
The matter was referred to the Board of Directors and they have rescheduled the race day to


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 Entries for Day 22 - Saturday, November 22, 2014




Former Champions Chris Armstrong and Wayne Clarke returned to winner’s row for the first time since June last year when they saw off some top-class opposition in the Nassco November Safari (Sunday, November 9). . . and they did it in, appropriately, in the event sponsor’s brand, a Toyota Hilux.
  As the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC)

For the third time this year, Barbados made motor sport history at the Brazilian Grand Prix last weekend (November 9). After staging the first Top Gear Festival in the Americas in May and Bushy Park’s successful bid to become the first permanent circuit to host the Race Of Champions next month, Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) President

Britain’s Rob Swann, who finished second in Sol Rally Barbados 2014, is already well advanced in his preparations for next year’s 25th Anniversary running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. Sol RB15, for which on-line entries are open on the official web site – -

Better weather could not have been asked for when the sun rose on Sunday October 26th. A tropical wave was affecting the island, and blessed Barbados with heavy downpours throughout the day, making for very muddy conditions at the Sol October Mudfest, held at Three Houses, St Philip. With 16 entries for the event, 12 in the Small Tyre Class

The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2014 Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships are heading for a dramatic conclusion. Competitors are making ready for the last of the season’s five events, the November Safari (Sunday, November 9), sponsored by Toyota dealer Nassco for the seventh straight year.
  In the overall standings



-       Newly-crowned World Touring Car Champion José Maria ‘Pechito’ López will compete at this year’s Race Of Champions in Barbados


-       López has had a stunning year in the WTCC, beating his Citroën team-mates Yvan Muller and Sébastien Loeb to the title


-       The Argentine joins

Team Barbados has its sights set firmly on winning the coveted Country Championship title as it confirms an 11-strong team for the final round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC), to be staged at the South Dakota Circuit in Guyana next month (November 15/16).
  Only 12 points cover the leading three

As preparation work for the Race Of Champions moves into high gear, Bushy Park Circuit Inc (BPCI) has rolled out a new logo, which reflects not only the identity of the facility, but also of its Caribbean island location. ROC Barbados (December 13/14) is the second world-famous event to be staged at the St Philip venue this year, bringing with

Football Legends Brian Robson, John Barnes and Ossie Ardiles graced Studio One at the Soccerex Forum to bring down the curtain on an eventful two days of football discussions.

Soccerex Americas Forum opened at the Sir Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre yesterday. Football administrators and celebrities were welcomed in the opening Ceremony by The Hon Richard Sealy, Minister of Tourism and International Transport and the Hon Stephen Lashley, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth. Jeffrey Webb, President of CONCACAF in

For immediate release: October 21, 2014
More than 80 competitors from across the motor sport disciplines entertained island fans at the Beacon Insurance BMF Club Meet at Bushy Park Circuit last weekend (October 18/19). With bikes, dragsters, karts, race and rally cars all sharing centre stage, there was something to suit every taste

For Immediate Release: October 20, 2014
Rhett Watson is the runaway leader of the Suzuki ROC Barbados Challenge – Suzuki Rocks! – after yesterday’s (Sunday) first two Driver Challenges at Bushy Park Circuit. With a score of 63 points, he has a 21-point advantage over Roger Mayers and Josh Read, who ended the day tied in second place.

Sporting Barbados 2015 has been printed in Belfast and will soon be making it's way to the World Travel Market, Excel, London. The bulk shipment is leaving Southampton next week, due to arrive in Barbados in November and will be distributed to Hotels, Villas, Sporting events and various outlets islandwide. The on line version will be available

Canadian Special Olympics Golfers Arrive to
Play the Beautiful Golf Courses of Barbados
In its continuing support of sports tourism, Special Olympics Barbados announces the arrival of the second Canadian delegation to visit our nation in the month of October. After successfully hosting a 19-member group from Special

To quote one of the visiting athletes, “Every day gets better and better!” As Special Olympics Barbados hosted a 19-member delegation from Special Olympics Brampton, Ontario, our nation extended a very warm welcome and made some new and lasting friends. The group, which consisted of 10 athletes, 5 coaches and 4 parents, spent an action-filled

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton won the final two rounds of the 2014 Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships yesterday (Sunday) at the double-header Winter Tarmac Sprint in St Lucy. Champion Driver contenders Rhett Watson and Stuart White maintained their 100 per cent records for the year with two more class wins, while Daryl

While motor sport fans will be delighted to learn that Jamaican Jeff Panton is returning to do battle with island ace Roger Skeete in Sunday’s (October 12) Winter Tarmac Sprint, they will be just as pleased to hear that more than 30 drivers have entered for the final rounds of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2014 Driver’s and Class

When you think of sports tourism in Barbados, Special Olympics probably does not immediately come to mind.  But just as our lovely country is attractive to cricketers, footballers, golfers and surfers worldwide, it is also becoming a place where athletes with disabilities feel very comfortable in our warm hospitality. During the month