The Geest Line freighter Benguela Stream set sail from Portsmouth on the English south coast late on Tuesday (April 26) after two nights in port exchanging fruit and other produce from around the Caribbean for a record shipment of 32 rally cars bound for the region’s biggest annual motor sport International, Sol Rally Barbados . . . and local

 Lewis plans “a brilliant day out” at Barbados Festival of Speed
Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton is looking forward to “a brilliant day out” at the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed at Bushy Park on Sunday, May 8. He will be a busy man as he takes on challenges from former British Superbike Champion Tommy Hill,

 Variety the Children’s Charity of Barbados presents the Annual Row for Charity & Fun Fitness Challenge on Sunday, June 26th at Harbour Lights from 8:00am to 3:00pm. Featured events include a Fun Fitness Challenge organized by Coach Cary of CrossFit Bassa Bassa along with the usual Motor Maniacs and Wind Warriors kayak relay races!

Sol Rally Barbados 2016 will return to Bushy Park in St Philip and repeat last year’s hugely-successful Friday evening start, with two special stages on the unique Race Of Champions parallel track. With only two of seven stage venues being used exactly as they were last year and the finish returning to the Vaucluse Raceway in St Thomas,

Two families from the British Midlands have a special reason to look forward to Sol Rally Barbados this year. Legendary BMW driver, Worksop & District Motor Club President Martin Stockdale, and fellow Club member Hugh Peat will both joined by offspring who have been travelling and working on the other side of the world to enjoy a family

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE 66TH BARBADOS GUINEAS RRACEDAY

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THE 66TH BARBADOS GUINEAS (GR.1R. - BAR)

Entries for Day 10 - Thursday, April 28, 2016

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From Australasia to North America, rally teams have been making final preparations for Sol Rally Barbados 2016, as shipping dates draw near. New Zealand rallying legend Mike Marshall bade farewell to his Peugeot 106 S16 on Wednesday (April 13), as it left the Port of Auckland on the first leg of its 20,000-mile round trip to the Caribbean.

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton, winner of Sol Rally Barbados 2015, and local rallying legend Roger Skeete, who has won 13 times in the event’s 26-year history, were both confirmed today (April 8) for this year’s edition of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International, which will run from Friday to Sunday, June 3-5.
  They join

 

Garrison Savannah                                  www.barbadosturfclub.org

PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE HERITAGE OF THE GARRISON HISTORIC AREA RACEDAY

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THE GARRISON SAVANNAH (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 9 - Saturday, April 16, 2016

Sunoco Race Fuels is the new sponsor of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) forthcoming Shakedown Stages (Sunday, April 24), as local distributor Automotive Art introduces its newest brand to the market and reinforces its more than 25-year commitment to the Club and to island motor sport.
  The 10-stage event in the northern parishes is

Competing in Sol Rally Barbados has been on English electrician and clubman rally driver Stuart Austin’s bucket list for years . . . and he will finally make the trip in 2016. A member of the UK’s Southern Car Club (SCC), he had learned of the event through the promotions organised by the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) at Rallye Sunseeker,

Drivers and bikers claimed race-winning hat-tricks over the Easter weekend as Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) kicked off its 2016 Championship at the Glassesco Valvoline John 'Tiny' Harrison Memorial Race Meet (March 26 & 28) at Bushy Park. Maurita Forde made history as the first female biker to race at the redeveloped facility, a

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE GRANDSTAND POSSE RACEDAY

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THE JOE TUDOR MEMORIAL & GRANDSTAND POSSE FILLIES TRIAL (GR.1RF. - BAR)

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THE GRANDSTAND

Jason Parkinson and newcomer Arron Parris joined the Suzuki Challenge Series Swift Cup roll of honour at Bushy Park Barbados over the Easter weekend, but Ryan Wood was the star of the show, with two pole positions, three race wins and three fastest laps. Stuart Maloney dominated the SR3 Cup, with a hat-trick of victories.

  The second

 

- BTMI announces new title sponsor for the Run Barbados Marathon Weekend and other major changes for the Dec. 2 - 4 series -

 

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS. March 24, 2016 – The Run Barbados Marathon Weekend has been endorsed by one of Barbados’ most recognizable companies.

 

Speaking at the 2016 media launch

SCS-16-05: March 25, 2016

 

 

A host of new names join the roster as the winds of change blow through the Suzuki Challenge Series, with driver and sponsor changes confirmed ahead of the second season, which starts Bushy Park Barbados during this weekend’s Glassesco Valvoline John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet.

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE GRANDSTAND POSSE RACEDAY

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THE JOE TUDOR MEMORIAL & GRANDSTAND POSSE FILLIES TRIAL (GR.1RF. - BAR)

THE GRANDSTAND POSSE COLTS &

Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) will launch its 2016 Championship next Thursday (March 24) with a Meet & Greet at Automotive Art, Welches, ahead of the Glassesco Valvoline John 'Tiny' Harrison Memorial Race Meet scheduled for Easter weekend (Saturday & Monday, March 26 & 28).
 Thursday’s event is planned for three hours

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

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

HONOURING FORMER BARBADOS TURF CLUB EMPLOYEES RACEDAY

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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

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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

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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

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·         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

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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

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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

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