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

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton slid to victory – twice – in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) double-header Winter Sprint on Sunday (October 8) to maintain his 100 per cent record in the 2017 BRC Driver’s and Class Championships, with one round to go. As drivers dealt with slippery stage conditions, a monumental battle for two-wheel-drive honours was the

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton, who currently leads the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase, tops the 31-car entry for Sunday’s (October 8) Winter Sprint in the northern parish of St Lucy. With no dropped-score rule in the 2017 BRC Driver’s and Class Championships, every point counts, as competitors prepare for a double-header,

Sobers welcomes matches at Kensington Oval and Three Ws Oval
Essex to break new ground for floodlit Champion County fixture
Collingwood, Franks and Ramprakash appointed as coaches for North-South Series
Barbados will host a festival of English cricket next spring, with both the North-South

Former World F1 Champion Jenson Button will have his work cut out at next weekend’s (Saturday, October 14) Barbados Festival of Speed. Among a number of challenges accepted by Button and current Sahara Force India driver Esteban Ocon is for the 2009 Champion to race against one of the Silence SA1100 aircraft which will be starring in the

Former Caterham and Manor Marussia Formula 1 driver Will Stevens is the latest International name to be confirmed for the Barbados Festival of Speed on Saturday, October 14. The 26-year-old Briton won the LMGTE Am class at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, sharing a brand-new JMW Motorsport Ferrari 488 GTE with fellow-countryman Rob Smith and

Bridgetown – The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) has announced the details of the upcoming inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Relay Championships at a press conference today at BOA Headquarters in Wildey, St. Michael.
The event, a first of its kind in Barbados, will be held at the

The countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2018 officially gets under way at midnight on Saturday (September 30) - 5.00am UK time - when on-line entries open on the event web site, www.rallybarbados.net. While many a competitor’s finger will be ready to click ‘send’ seconds after, that was just too long a

Former Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Safari Champions Ryan Corbin and Dustin Edwards returned to Winners’ Row last Sunday (September 17), when they won the MudDogs September Safari in the Mahogany Ridge/Corbin's Catering Services Toyota Hilux. The 2010 Champions had lagged behind the opposition in the morning, but fought back in the afternoon

BPB17-20: September 15, 2017
Andre Walcott (Courts iFinance/M-Grafix/Courts Optical Suzuki Swift) is Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) new Champion Driver. At the fourth and final round of the Club’s 2017 Championship season during the Williams Industries International Race Meet at the St Philip facility on September 2/3, he added



From 9-10 December, Barbados will proudly play host to the annual Rugby World 7s Tournament. This year, over 20 overseas teams are expected to make the journey to Barbados for two action-packed days of world-class rugby, set amongst the picturesque and sun kissed west coast of the island.


The Rugby

Bajan sportspersons continue to put the island on the international stage as Matthew Wright won the Elite Grand Prix Triathlon (Esprit de Montreal) contested on Saturday September 9, 2017. Matthew won in a time of 57mins 25.2 secs over Canadian Francis Lefebvre who was 12 secs behind.

Matthew was off to a great start in 2017 where he

Records tumbled at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend as the island played host to the third round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at the Williams Industries International Race Meet (September 2/3). Team Barbados was the top points-scorer of the weekend, moving from third to second in the Country standings,

Dates set for Caribbean season opener
Bridgetown, Barbados (24 August, 2017): As the European summer regatta circuit begins to draw to a close, the Caribbean vibe in Barbados is beginning to rumble with plans already in place for the annual Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series – 16-24 January 2018.
The 82nd



President of the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Jean Todt heaped praise on the island’s motor sport fraternity shortly before he left Barbados last Tuesday (August 8) after a one-day visit in his capacity as the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety. Speaking to the media at Bushy

The urgent need to reduce fatalities and life-changing injuries on the roads of Barbados was the focus of discussions at the highest level on Tuesday (August 8), during a visit by the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, Jean Todt. After meeting key stakeholders, including the Prime Minister, the Hon Freundel

BPB17-15: August 2, 2017

Reigning Group Champions Mark Maloney and Mark Thompson claimed two race wins each for Team Barbados in round two of the 2017 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago at the weekend (July 29/30). Changeable

Reigning Group Champions Mark Maloney and Mark Thompson will see action at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago next weekend (July 29/30). They will contest round two of the 2017 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC), which then heads to Bushy Park Barbados for its third round on

An unprecedented level of interest from both competitors and spectators has encouraged the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) to move earlier than ever before to announce the dates for the next edition of its premier event: Sol Rally Barbados 2018 will run from June 1 to 3, with Flow King of the Hill the previous Sunday (May 27), while on-line entries


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 Entries for Day 16 - Saturday, July 15, 2017


Andre Walcott (Courts iFinance/M-Grafix/Courts Optical Suzuki Swift) has become the third different leader this year in the chase for Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) Champion Driver title, following round three of the 2017 Championship last Saturday (July 1). He moves ahead of Adrian Bailey, who had taken the lead in May, ousting Devan

Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal re-wrote the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) record books at the weekend (June 24/25) with victory in the Sol 60th Anniversary June Safari, despite a scare on the final route which made them “pleasantly surprised to have pulled it off”. Alleyne’s eighth win moves him two ahead of fellow ‘June’ veteran Wayne Clarke,

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is not forgetting its past as it prepares to mark the end of its sixth decade. The Sol 60th Anniversary June Safari later this month (June 24/25) will carry the Club right back to its roots, following a circuitous route between Applewhaites and Vaucluse, both in the parish of St Thomas and the same start and

Sir Charles Williams Barbadian entreprenuer and avid Polo player, recently received the Hurlingham Polo Association Lifetime Achievement Award in London.  The highest award achieveable.  Sir Charles surrounded by family and friends received the award from the Chairman of the HPA Mr. Stephen Hutchinson. 
The award was part of the “Oscars


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Final Program for Day 13 - Saturday, June 10, 2017

First podium for Duckworth, Procter and Swann equal best results
Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr survived a late-afternoon scare on the final day of Sol Rally Barbados 2017 (June 2-4) to claim a hat-trick of victories in their Ford Focus WRC06, leading home only the fourth podium lock-out by overseas competitors in the


Published on May 31, 2017

The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) and the Barbados Dive Operators Association, in partnership with the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) this month launched the island’s first ever Dive Fest Barbados.

The festival runs from

Key to nationalities (competitor from Barbados unless shown): CDN – Canada; ENG – England; FRA – France; GUY – Guyana; IRL – Republic of Ireland; JAM – Jamaica; JER – Jersey; MTQ – Martinique; NED – The Netherlands; NIR – Northern Ireland; NZL – New Zealand; SCO – Scotland; T&T – Trinidad & Tobago; TCI – Turks & Caicos; WAL – Wales

The International Cricket Council (ICC) celebrated the start of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 by unveiling its most ambitious programme of digital innovation to date. Including predictor app Fanscore, Fantasy gaming, Twitter emojis, personalized Twitter DMs, Facebook Live and a mobile app that has had close to 10 million overall