Members of the Farnborough District Motor Club, based in the southern English county of Hampshire, will compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2016 to honour the memory of a club stalwart. Lifelong motor sport enthusiast Maurice May died last year before fulfilling his own dream of celebrating his 70th birthday by competing in the Caribbean’s biggest

 

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HONOURING FORMER BARBADOS TURF CLUB EMPLOYEES RACEDAY

Featuring

THE LOUIS CORBIN MEMORIAL TROPHY (HANDICAP)

Final Program for Day 7 - Saturday, March 19

Former British Superbike Champion Tommy Hill and multiple British Supersport Champion Stuart Easton are the first British bike racers confirmed for the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed at Bushy Park on May 8. They will join three-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton in making a spectacular high-speed contribution to the 50th

RELEASE
BFA President, Randy Harris retained his presidency for another four (4) years. This was confirmed after the votes had been tabulated at the BFA’s Annual General Meeting, held today at the BWU Auditorium at Solidarity House. President Harris had been opposed by Fabian Wharton – President of Mackeson Brittons Hill and former

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is renewing its partnership with the Circuit of Ireland, one of the world’s oldest rallies, which marks its 85th Anniversary this year. In association with the island’s Tourism Development Corporation (TDC), the BRC is again offering two Irish motor sport volunteers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enjoy the

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

HONOURING FORMER BARBADOS TURF CLUB EMPLOYEES RACEDAY

Featuring

THE LOUIS CORBIN MEMORIAL TROPHY (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 7 - Saturday, March 19, 2016

Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal made an excellent start to their title defence when the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships got under way with the March Safari last Sunday (March 6). They won both routes in the south-east corner of the island in the Simpson Motors/Shell Spirax/Shell Rimula/

Chefette Restaurants has been confirmed as title sponsor of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships for the fourth year, continuing its enthusiastic backing for the series, which began with the awarding of Novice trophies in 2010. Competitors are now making preparations for the new season, which kicks

 

 

Sean Maloney and Trinidad & Tobago’s Ryan Peyrau were crowned Champions of the SR3 Cup and Swift Cup respectively when the inaugural Suzuki Challenge Series came to an action-packed conclusion at Bushy Park Barbados on Saturday (February 27). Maloney won both the SR3 Summer Series and Winter Cup, while Peyrau

Britain’s Nigel Worswick is stretching the legs of his Ford Escort WRC on the Live Rally Stage at this weekend’s Race Retro (February 26-28) as a final test in preparation for shipping it across the Atlantic Ocean to compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2016. Europe’s leading show for historic motor sport enthusiasts is staged annually at Stoneleigh

 

Garrison Savannah                                  www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP RACEDAY

Featuring

·         THE XXXV SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP (GR. 1. - INT.-BAR)

·         THE XIV TANGLEWOOD STAKES AND

British driver Andrew Costin-Hurley’s entry for Sol Rally Barbados 2016 marks his 13th visit to the island for an event he describes as “a big and colourful part of our lives”. This year, he is reunited with co-driver Rob Brook, with whom he achieved a personal best in Sol RB14 – 21st overall, plus his third class win – and also returns after

Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton will make a unique high-speed contribution to the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the island’s Independence at the wheel of his Formula 1 car during the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed at Bushy Park on the weekend of May 7/8.
  Hamilton’s second appearance in front of island fans

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

REMEMBERING FORMER GOLD CUP CHAMPIONS RACEDAY

Featuring

THE BENTOM (HANDICAP)

 Entries for Day 05 - Saturday, February 20, 2016

 

Former British Ladies Rally Champion Shelly Taunt has unfinished business in the Caribbean, after she and co-driver Julie Murphy retired on day one of Sol Rally Barbados last year. The team’s determination to repeat what Taunt describes as “an amazing experience” looked set to be thwarted by a clash of dates, but a perfect solution has been

Nearly 50 events to be organised by the seven sporting Member Clubs of the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) are listed on the BMF’s Approved 2016 Calendar, published today (February 11). The first two have already been run, with the remaining dates stretching until the last weekend of November.
  A broad cross-section of motor sport

Four British friends who last rallied together on one of the world’s toughest events almost a decade ago will be reunited in competition for the first time since then on Sol Rally Barbados 2016. They are among more than 50 overseas entries so far posted on the official web site – www.rallybarbados.net

Sir Gary on the Green, a fabulous impressionist work painted and donated to the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust by upcoming talented artist Jeena Chatrani, now proudly hangs on the wall at the Legends Museum in Fontabelle, Barbados.

  The Painting, bought at the recent Sandy Lane Charitable Trust event by Sir Martyn and Lady Sally Arbib,

With three months to go before their cars are due to be shipped from Portsmouth, rally teams across the United Kingdom are making preparations for their annual trip to the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International, Sol Rally Barbados 2016. Among more than 30 repeat visitors already entered, drivers Kenny Hall, Joe McQuillan and

The Barbados Polo Club (BPC) will officially kick off their 2016 International Polo season with the staging of the highly popular Diamonds International Battle of the Sexes four-day tournament which begins this Sunday January 31 at the Holders grounds in St James beginning at 3-15 p.m. This much anticipated tournament will once again be co-

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE COOLMORE “HOME OF CHAMPIONS” RACEDAY

Featuring

THE COOLMORE “HOME OF CHAMPIONS” STAKES & TROPHY (GR.1.–BAR)

Final Program for Day 3 - Saturday,

Bridgetown, Barbados (27 January, 2016): Following the success of the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Series, which concluded last weekend, plans are already in place for the 2017 event with the dates confirmed for 16-23 January.

This popular regatta, organised Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism

Bridgetown, Barbados (19 January, 2016): The final day of the Coastal Series at the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Regatta, organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, concluded in fine style today with sunshine, wind up to 28kts, and a relatively flat sea. The ultra fast

Bridgetown, Barbados (18 January, 2016): Day 2 of the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, served up the sort of conditions that the island of Barbados is known for – good winds and just enough of swell to keep the racing

Bridgetown, Barbados (17 January, 2016): The opening day of the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, Organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, got off to a spectacular start today with an unusual mixed bag of conditions. Sun, rain, unpredictable shifts and 25+kt

Bridgetown, Barbados (16 January, 2016): With less than 24 hours before the start, a last minute rush has seen a significant boost in entries for the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series. A packed room for the skippers’ briefing headed by Howard Palmer (Chairman of the Race Committee) this evening also endorsed the notion

British couple Marcel Freling and Karen Robinson are seeking to revive the “fun factor” in their rallying by competing in Sol Rally Barbados 2016. The multiple award-winners in the hotly-contested British Trial & Rally Drivers Association (BTRDA) Championship over the past 12 years are among more than 10 first-time overseas crews who have

Arsenal and Ireland football Legend Liam Brady was spotted at Rockely Golf club Saturday with friends Paul Hanby and Clarence Hiles. He was later joined by BCA president Joel 'Big Bird' Garner. Liam and Big Bird had many stories about their time in Ireland. They were both given a big Rockley Welcome!

Britain’s Kevin Procter will make his 11th appearance in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event this year, when he lines up for Sol Rally Barbados 2016 at the wheel of his familiar Subaru Impreza WRC S7. Procter confirmed his entry yesterday (Thursday) during a brief family holiday in the island to see in the New Year.
  Sol RB16

 

Islanders prepare for epic anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Series 
Excitement builds in Barbados with 10 days to go to the start
Bridgetown, Barbados (7 January, 2016): With just over a week to the start of the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January 2016), the festival island spirit is

TRIATHLON PRESS RELEASE – JAN.2016

 

The sport of Triathlon is set for an exciting 2016 in Barbados. All eyes will be on Elite triathlete, Jason Wilson, as he attempts to maintain his place on the Olympics start list. Currently occupying the 45th slot, in a limited field of 55, Jason must maintain his ranking until the cut-off

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE BTC 11OTH ANNIVERSARY RACEDAY

Featuring

THE RONALD AND RICHARD STOUTE STAKES & TROPHY (CONDITION RACE)

Final Program for Day 1 - Saturday,

Festival spirit builds in Bridgetown with the arrival of first overseas competitors

Bridgetown, Barbados (22 December, 2015): As preparations to mark the 80th anniversary of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January 2016), and to commemorate 50 years of independence for Barbados continue, islanders have welcomed the first

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL/CROWN OF LIGHT BOXING DAY AT THE RACES

Featuring

·         THE DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL/CROWN OF LIGHT BOXING DAY STAKES & TROPHY (GR.1

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE CHRISTMAS SEASON RACEDAY

Featuring

·         THE SEASONS GREETINGS (HANDICAP)

 Final Program for Day 21 - Saturday, December 12, 2015

Rhett Watson was honoured for his second consecutive clean sweep of titles at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Annual Prizegiving at Colleton, St John, on Saturday evening (December 5). The Champion Driver also carried away the SuperModified 12 and 2wd trophies (with co-driver James Hutchinson), as nearly 80 members of the island’s motor sport

Fresh from completing a hat-trick of wins in the only major forest rally in the south of England two weeks ago, Sol Rally Barbados regular Rob Swann has confirmed his entry for Sol RB16. With five months to go before the closing date, entries posted on-line at www.rallybarbados.net have soared past 50

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE ANSA McAL RACING FESTIVAL / BTBA BREEDERS CLASSIC & JUVENILE

/ WINTER JOCKEYS’ CHALLENGE RACEDAY

Featuring

·         THE ANSA McAL BARBADOS

Damien and Brandon Johnson (Western Union Suzuki Samurai) won the fifth and final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships on Sunday (November 8). As the Reigning Novice Champions claimed their first overall victory in the Nassco November Safari, third place was sufficient to clinch

The 2016 edition of the annual glossy Tourism Publication Sporting Barbados was launched at World Travel Market this week.

  This year the magazine focuses on all there is to do in Barbados on a day - and that's ALOT!

  In addition to the printed copy this year, a new digital version was launched for promotional use overseas.

 
 
 
Barbados will have its first opportunity this Friday to see in action the young footballers who recently brought pride to the nation by capturing a silver medal in the 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games. The athletes, from various special units, who combined to defeat Hong Kong and St.Vincent and the

David Summerbell Jnr and Sean Maloney are Champions of the Swift Cup and SR3 Cup respectively.
Each left the best until last, having sat in third place going into the final double-header at Bushy Park
Barbados on Saturday (October 17), as the Summer Season of the inaugural Suzuki Challenge Series
came to a dramatic

 

 

Saturday 21st November will see a major, new and exciting day on the annual racing calendar as ANSA McAL (Barbados) and its group of companies, (Bryden Stokes, MQI, Trimart, Standard, Brydens Insurance, Consolidated Finance and Brydens Retail and Express) in association with The Barbados Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association

Engineers and mechanics in race shops across the island are making last-minute preparations for tomorrow’s (Saturday) Floodlit Finale to Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s 2015 Championship. The 23-race programme at the St Philip facility will also include a demanding six-race double-header bringing the inaugural Summer Season of the Suzuki

The six-round Summer Season of the inaugural Suzuki Challenge Series will climax in a Floodlit Finale
at Bushy Park Barbados next Saturday (October 17). With a demanding double-header of six races –
three under floodlights – and changes to the regular race meeting format, title contenders in both the
Swift Cup and the SR3

 

- Run Barbados Marathon Weekend (RBMW) participants can now use race times to qualify on global marathon circuit following AIMS-IAAF certification -

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados. October 12, 2015 -- The Run Barbados marathon route has been certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), a partner

Rhett Watson yesterday (Sunday) became the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title for the second year in a row, with two final class wins in the double-header Winter Sprint in St Lucy. The first driver to win back-to-back titles for more than 20 years - Derek Roach was the last, in 1991-‘92 - he maintained his perfect record of

Following Tuesday’s announcement that Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) 2015 Championship will climax in a Floodlit Finale at Bushy Park Barbados next Saturday (October 17), an even more comprehensive shake-up of the traditional race meet format has now been confirmed, offering fans 10 hours of almost non-stop action.
  Between the

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