Key to nationalities (competitor from Barbados unless shown): ENG – England; JAM – Jamaica; NZL – New Zealand; SCO – Scotland; T&T – Trinidad & Tobago; TCI – Turks & Caicos; USA – United States of America; WAL – Wales
1st Jeffrey Panton – JAM/Michael Fennell Jnr – JAM (WRC-1 Rubis/Sandals Barbados/KIG Ford

Former winners Bird, Panton & Skeete ready for classic showdown
Ninety crews – one shy of the record entry in 2012 - will contest Sunday’s (May 27) Flow King of the Hill, the final shakedown ahead of Sol Rally Barbados 2018 (June 1-3). Last year’s winner, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton, Britain’s Paul Bird and island legend Roger Skeete,

Local drivers chasing points in the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) 2018 Driver’s and Class Championships are preparing for the two most important weekends of the year, with Flow King of the Hill (May 27) and Sol Rally Barbados (June 1-3) just over the horizon. And they will need to be on top of their game if they want to keep the year-end trophies

Podium finish for Procter as UK rallying makes history
With the United Kingdom facing another cold snap - sub-zero temperatures are forecast again in the coming days - rally crews across the country are turning their thoughts to warmer climes, and to Sol Rally Barbados 2018. As next week’s deadline approaches for cars to be delivered










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On the final day of a week of ICC meetings in Kolkata, the ICC Board today gave the green light to all T20 matches between Members being awarded international status along with plans to introduce global rankings in the format.
The move across both men’s and women’s cricket, is part of the wider strategic aim of using

Watson is top 2wd but Clarke surprises them all
Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell Jnr won the Carter’s Pit-Stop Stages on Sunday (April 22) in their Rubis/Sandals Barbados/KIG Ford Focus WRC06, an ideal start to the reigning Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Champion Driver’s title defence. The final test before Flow King of the Hill and

Trevor ‘Micey’ Manning is back . . . as Car Zero!
Reigning Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Champion Driver, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton, launches his title defence on Sunday (April 22), seeded at number one for the Carter’s Pit-Stop Stages. The 40-car running order confirmed at last night’s (Thursday) Briefing Meeting at the Barbados Clay Target

Narrowest margin of victory for five years
Ryan Corbin and Dustin Edwards won Saturday’s (April 14) Chefette April Safari in the Corbins Catering Services/Mahogany Ridge Toyota Hilux, beating the similar pick-up of Chris Armstrong and Wayne Clarke by just four penalty points, the narrowest margin of victory in the Barbados Rally Club’s

Carter’s Pit-Stop Stages opens 2018 BRC season
Former Rallycross Champion Andy Scott confirmed today (April 18) that he will drive a newly-acquired Ford Fiesta R5 in Sol Rally Barbados 2018, having had such “a great experience” on his debut last year in a rented Ford Escort MkII. An excited Scott landed in the island yesterday (Tuesday

A legend of island motor sport will be remembered by racegoers on Sunday, May 6, when Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) stages the John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet at the St Philip facility. The race programme will feature the second of four rounds of BPMSI’s 2018 Championship, which is currently being led by former bike racer Devan

Four-time winner of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) blue riband event, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton today (April 12) confirmed his participation in Sol Rally Barbados 2018, after a successful return to island competition last weekend. The Club’s 2017 Champion Driver is looking forward to “another amazing Rally Barbados” and taking on whatever the

Have you ever seen the game bocce being played? Have you ever had occasion to learn the game and play it? This Sunday, Barbados will have the opportunity to see, learn and play the game at the Special Olympics Barbados Bocce Tournament at the University of the West Indies Usain Bolt Complex.
Bocce is a bowling game of

Faulkner and Foy to miss celebration outing
Following a successful shakedown on home ground last weekend, Scotland’s Robin Hamilton announced today (March 30) that he will contest Sol Rally Barbados 2018 in his Gleaner Fuels MG Metro 6R4, the first appearance in the island’s premier event of one of the iconic 1980s Group B cars for

Devan McCartney was the big winner as Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) launched its 2018 Championship season last Sunday (March 25). Although entries were lower than anticipated, the races produced some quality action, with track conditions changing throughout the afternoon. Driving his familiar orange Zephirins Bakery/C & A Autobody

The total of overseas entries confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2018 has moved into the twenties, with the announcement today (March 26) of three crews from the Turks & Caicos Motoring Club and the return of an American father and son duo, who made their Caribbean debut last year. Momentum is building for the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC)

Carter’s Pit Stop Stages to open BRC Championship
As the Barbados Rally Cub (BRC), which celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2017, heads in to a new decade, measures are in place which the management believes will support the Club’s sustained growth. This was the message from Chairman Mark Hamilton as he addressed last night’s (Thursday

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan will lead an ICC World XI in a T20I against the Windies at Lord’s on 31 May 2018. The game will raise funds for two stadia in the Caribbean that were damaged following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year.
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Entries for Day 07 - Monday, April 02, 2018

“When the flag drops, the talking stops”, a motor sport adage crews competing in Sol Rally Barbados 2018 will be reminded of on Friday, June 1, when they will leave the Ceremonial Start at the Vaucluse Raceway (VRW) and drive straight in to the opening stage on the RallySprint track. It marks the first time that the St Thomas venue – a regular

The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2018 MudDogs Safari Championship kicks off with Sunday’s (March 11) March Safari, with title sponsorship from Chefette Restaurants for the fifth year. A new class structure, devised in an effort to broaden participation in the branch of the sport – navigational rallying – on which the BRC was founded in 1957,

“Pinch yourself – it’s Saturday and we’re rallying in Barbados!”
Sol Rally Barbados is on target for a record turn-out of female competitors when the 29th edition of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) blue riband event is staged later this year. Former British Ladies Rally Champion Shelly Taunt and co-driver Julie Murphy will lead the

  Garrison Savannah                                                  THE SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP RACEDAY Featuring ·        THE XXXVII SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP (GR.1.-INT.-BAR) ·        THE XVI TANGLEWOOD STAKES & TROPHY (GR.1R.-BAR) ·        THE XV

Former UK National Rally Champion Paul Bird confirmed today that he will enter Sol Rally Barbados 2018, hot on the heels of scoring maximum points in last Saturday’s (February 17) Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally in the forests of North Wales to take an early lead in the BTRDA Rally Championship. This first big result for ‘Birdy’ and his new ‘wing



Bridgetown, on Sunday February 18, Jason Wilson Elite Triathlete got the 2018 season off to a strong start at the ITU Bridgetown CAMTRI Sprint Cup with a string of podium performances.  Wilson captured 2nd overall in the American Cup and 1st in the Central American and Caribbean Championship (CAC).  The 8th edition of the

Following a successful shakedown at the Snetterton Stage Rally in the east of England on Sunday (February 18), Stuart Austin has confirmed that he will compete in Sol Rally Barbados for the third consecutive year. With some performance upgrades to his Accra Beach Hotel and Spa/Austin Powell Ltd/Cancer Research Subaru Impreza and a new co-

Bridgetown, Barbados – BFIT opens the 2018 season hosting the CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup and Central American and Caribbean Championships on February 18th at Brandon’s Beach, Spring Garden Highway. 


Spring Garden Highway will be closed from 6:00am to 11:30am, to facilitate the event, with the age group mixed relay

Fresh from a class win on Saturday’s (February 10) Jack Neal Memorial Rally at Blyton Park in the UK, former regional Stage Rally Champion Brandon Smith has confirmed he will return this year to compete in Sol Rally Barbados, an event he describes as “magical”. With co-driver Dylan Thomas, he will campaign his BCS Auto Repairs Darrian T9GTR+

Jim ‘Jimbob’ Mark is heading to the 2018 United States Grand Prix for a once-in-a-lifetime trip as the first Bushy Park Barbados Karting Experience Champion. He won last Saturday’s (February 3) Top Ten Race-Off, in a competition he described as “genius”; Cody Foster finished second and Chris McFarlane third, out of approaching 100 hopefuls who

Six decades of motor sport were celebrated on Saturday evening (February 3) when the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) combined its Annual Prizegiving at Mahogany Ridge, St Thomas, with a celebration of its 60th Anniversary, reached in 2017. The outstanding contributions of four long-standing members were rewarded with Lifetime Achievement Awards,

Members of Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) gathered in the Cafeteria at Bushy Park Barbados after the Radical Carnival on Sunday (January 28) to celebrate the Club’s 2017 Champions. Andre Walcott and Terrance Ollivierre, Champion Driver and Champion Rider respectively, emerged victorious from the 60 competitors on two and four wheels who

Bridgetown, Barbados (23 January, 2018): Barbados Sailing Week incorporating the Coastal Racing Series and the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race concluded last night at a sumptuous rum-themed prizegiving dinner and party at the glitzy Beach House location at Holetown. The final 300-mile Ocean Passage Race to Antigua to tie up with

As the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) prepares for this weekend’s start of the 2018 motor sport season, it does so without long-standing Vice-President John Sealy, who has retired. In a heartfelt tribute to the former VP, BMF President Andrew Mallalieu acknowledged that “replacing John with just one person is impossible”, so there will be


Bridgetown, Barbados (20 January, 2018): While final preparations are underway for the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race tomorrow, the J/24 fleet crowned its winner in the closely contested final showdown in the J/24 Coastal Racing Series at Barbados Sailing Week, writes Sue Pelling.
J/24 racing in Barbados never

Fans hope weather holds off for UK weekend fixtures
Three of the island’s most accomplished drivers, Roger Hill, Andrew Jones and Neil Corbin, head the list of early local entries confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2018. Each will be seeking to add to his previous tally of class wins, while Hill is also homing in on his 20th top 10

Updated FAQ document posted to official web site
Britain’s Kevin Procter will “come back stronger” when he competes in Sol Rally Barbados for the 13th time this year, having equalled his best-ever result of fourth in Sol RB17. The flamboyant Yorkshireman confirmed his participation shortly after finishing second in last Saturday’s (

Following the conclusion of the competition season last month, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has today (December 8) confirmed its list of Champions for 2017, along with the leading points-scorers across all disciplines. For the second year in a row, their achievements will be celebrated at a gathering in the New Year, which will this time also

Bridgetown – Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) will this weekend welcome some of the best men’s and women’s club teams from across the globe for the highly anticipated 2017 Rugby Barbados World 7s Tournament. Set to take place from 9th to 10th December at Frederick Smith Secondary School, Trents, St James, the Tournament is the longest

With a top 10 finish on his debut in Sol Rally Barbados 2017 under his belt, British lawyer Graham Coffey has confirmed that he will return next year for what he describes as a “full-on, amazing, great rally”. His Impreza WRC S12B is one of three Subarus confirmed today (December 4) for the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport international

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton has become the first overseas driver to win the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) coveted Champion Driver title, following victory on the weekend’s BRC Winter Rally (November 24/25). Only half the field was on the overall finishers’ list, after competitors and organisers alike battled with the challenges presented by

Bushy Park Circuit Inc (BPCI) has been appointed an official dealer for Radical Sportscars; in an arrangement agreed earlier this month, a new entity, Radical Caribbean, will now represent the British race and road car manufacturer throughout all regional territories. The St Philip facility’s first race meeting of 2018 will be the third

Hat-trick Sol Rally Barbados winners Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr (Ford Focus WRC06) are seeded at number one for this weekend’s final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2017 Driver’s and Class Championships. The Jamaican crew tops a 40-car entry for the BRC Winter Rally, which incorporates the second weekend of the Barbados

As the final countdown begins, all the pieces are falling in to place to make next weekend’s final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2017 Driver’s and Class Championships an event to remember. At more than 70 kilometres over 14 stages - the longest event outside Sol Rally Barbados in recent years – and with night-time tests and a

Jean-Marc Cozier and Andrew Croney crowned an impressive first full season together in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship with victory in Sunday’s (November 12) final round . . . although it nearly went awry during the Country View Mud and Hill Challenge, just before the finish, when their Honda Pioneer tipped

Last month’s penultimate round of the 2017 World Rally Championship, Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, resonated with echoes of Sol Rally Barbados, as the two first-time winners each had Caribbean connections. M-Sport driver Elfyn Evans, who finished third in Sol RB16, won his first WRC event, while Tom Preston claimed his first-ever outright victory

Former F1 World Champion Jenson Button raced against cars, karts and a plane at Bushy Park Barbados on Saturday (October 14) when he headed a cast of international visitors in the island’s second Festival of Speed. During an action-packed eight-hour programme, which ran from day into night, there was something for everyone, including a half-



Bridgetown, Barbados – BFIT completed their 27th Annual Barbados National Triathlon Championship at Spring Garden Highway on Sunday October 15th. The event hosted 150 total competitors from Barbados, Trinidad, Grenada, UK, Canada, Jamaica, Antigua, Martinique, Colombia and Chile across 3 events; sprint triathlon, Olympic




The 2017 Suzuki Challenge Series Champions will be crowned at Bushy Park Barbados on Saturday (October 14) . . . but not until the final chequered flag has fallen. Drivers in both the SR3 Cup and Swift Cup will earn double points in the season’s last encounter, meaning no-one can achieve an unassailable lead in



Bridgetown, Barbados – The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted the first ever Triathlon CARIFTA championships locally over the weekend of October 7 & 8. The swim took place at the Aquatic Center and provided the promised open water feel in the pool thanks to a big start group and crowed turns. The

The Twister Aerobatics Team, one of the star turns packing the eight-hour schedule for Saturday’s (October 14) Barbados Festival of Speed, will give the island a preview of the action tomorrow (Wednesday), with two spectacular air displays in their 180mph Silence SA1100 aircraft. In their first-ever display in the Americas, they will fly from