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

Seven months after it started, the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2015 Championship will be settled on Sunday (October 11) at the double-header Winter Sprint at Lamberts to Josey Hill - and back - in St Lucy. Twenty-five drivers are confirmed in the running order published today (Friday), including all the leading contenders in the chase for the

Former British Rally Championship class-winner Terry Pankhurst has unfinished business in the Caribbean, so returns for Sol Rally Barbados 2016 with a self-built machine designed for the task . . . and it all started when the DIMMA Car Styling boss bought an original rear spoiler from an iconic 1980s Group B Peugeot 205 T16 E2.

Competition is tight in the hunt for the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) sought-after Champion Driver title, as the contenders make ready for the 2015 finale, the double-header Winter Sprint at Lamberts to Josey Hill in St Lucy on Sunday, October 11. After a perfect record of class wins by each driver in the previous six events, a spread of just

Former Toro Rosso grand prix driver Scott Speed is heading for Bushy Park Barbados in confident mood for the penultimate rounds of the Red Bull Global Rallycross season this weekend (October 3/4). Winner of the inaugural Red Bull GRC event in the Caribbean last May, he has since become the first driver in series history to win both rounds of a

Leslie Alleyne and Chris O'Neal won Sunday’s (September 20) MudDogs September Safari in the Simpson Motors/Shell Spirax/Shell Rimula/Maxxis Isuzu D-Max, easing ahead in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship. While recent weather patterns had created a good degree of mud, Sunday’s heavy rains fell mostly on the


Preparations in full flow for seriously fun racing and partying in Barbados

Bridgetown, Barbados (23 September 2015): Now is the time to sign up for the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January 2016), as preparations to mark the 80th anniversary, and to commemorate 50 years of independence for Barbados, are well

Island motor sport fans will get the chance to mix and mingle with the stars of the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship when they make the almost 12,000-kilometre round trip to Bushy Park Barbados next month (October 3/4) for the double-header penultimate round of their 2015 campaign.
  Points leader Ken Block (Hoonigan Racing

Clubman 1 class-leader Jermin Pope has eased ahead of title rival Quincy Jones following an action-packed series of Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) 2015 Championship races last Sunday (September 13). Frequent rain showers created challenging track conditions for competitors on both two and four wheels at the Williams Industries Digicel

Sunday’s (September 20) MudDogs September Safari promises to be a truly challenging event for the crews contesting the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships, if the recent heavy rains return in the coming days, as is forecast. It is round four of five in the 2015 calendar, which draws to a close

 The build-up continues for the Barbados team in the Davis Cup as they face Equador next week. Top player Darian King has appealed to supporters to come out in numbers to get behind the team in this historic match which could take local tennis to another level. The world number 196 is the island’s biggest tennis asset so a lot of

Recently-appointed West Indies Captain Jason Holder was full of promise if not promises when he met the media this week to preview the upcoming tour to Sri Lanka and give some feedback on his hopes going forward. The appointment of the second-youngest West Indies Captain ever has been widely endorsed around the Caribbean including some words

Since the Official Magazine and Official Racecard went to press almost two weeks ago, to be available for the pre-event promotions, some changes have been made which are summarised here. Please use this information to amend that already published for a clear picture of the weekend’s activities.
Three changes have been

After a break of more than two months since the Sol Go Further June Safari, competitors in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2015 Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships are making ready for round four, the MudDogs September Safari on Sunday, September 20.
  Once again, with just two more chances available for off-road

Locked in battle for Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) first Champion Driver title, class-leaders Quincy Jones and Jermin Pope are preparing for round three, which features on a 23-race programme at the Williams Industries Digicel International Race Meet next weekend (September 12/13). Fewer than 30 points cover the top five drivers at the

Bushy Park Circuit Inc (BPCI) is continuing its phased investment programme at the St Philip facility for the benefit of competitors, spectators and volunteers. The most recent enhancements will come on stream for the first time at the Williams Industries Digicel International Race Meet (September 12/13), featuring round three of the Seaboard

The Barbados Football Association, yesterday (August 23rd, 2015) hosted the first of its two day Beach Soccer Festival at the popular Brownes Beach from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. The event attracted some forty participants including some newcomers to football and Beach Soccer in particular.
Beach Soccer, which is widely considered a

Bouyed by the record-breaking world-wide response to this year’s 25th Anniversary of the first running of its International All-Stage Rally in 1990, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has today (August 14) announced the dates for next year. Sol Rally Barbados 2016 will run from Friday to Sunday, June 3-5, with Scrutineering and King of the Hill

The Carter’s Pit Stop / Power King Batteries Summer Sun & Stars Rally is the new title for the 12-stage event being organised jointly by the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) and the Motoring Club of Barbados Inc (MCBI) at month-end (Saturday, August 29). The Barbados Historic Rally, organised by the Vaucluse Raceway Motor Sport Club (VR-MSC),

Photo by Kasey Ramoutar
The cream of the region’s motor sport stars are preparing for Bushy Park Barbados next month, when the circuit hosts the Williams Industries Digicel International Race Meet (September 12/13). Round three of the 2015 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) is the headline event of an action-

Before he departed Barbados for the Los Angeles 2015 Special Olympics World Games, Tyson Browne was asked what he hoped to do at the international competition involving 7,000 intellectually disabled athletes from 177 countries. His response was, “I would love to win my races.” He did just that and much more by winning three gold

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) and the Motoring Club of Barbados Inc (MCBI) are pooling their resources next month to organise what will this year be titled the Summer Sun & Stars Rally on Sunday, August 29. As well as being a round of both Club’s 2015 championships, it will also host the second weekend of the Barbados Historic Rally

Sunday 26th July – Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel thrilled a sold out home crowd with victory in the final of the Hero Caribbean Premier League to claim their first title. A century partnership between Cameron Delport and Kamran Akmal set up a winning total for the Red Steel with both men


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Saturday 18th July – Providence, Guyana: The Barbados Tridents bowled brilliantly as a unit to defend 125 against the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Hero Caribbean Premier League. Rayad Emrit, Kieron Pollard and Robin Peterson all did an outstanding





Thursday 16th July 2015 – Port of Spain, Trinidad: A superb innings of 80 not out from Darren Bravo set up an easy victory for the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel over table topping Barbados Tridents in the Hero Caribbean Premier League. Bravo was in superb touch as he struck 11 boundaries including seven


- BTMI engages local sports management team, Island Races, to coordinate a repositioned Run Barbados Marathon Weekend -


BRIDGETOWN, Barbados. JULY 10, 2015 - - Run Barbados, which kicks off on the weekend of Dec. 4 - 6, is set to be bigger and better in 2015 with new management, a revised schedule of events and a



Saturday 11th July – Kingston, Jamaica:A star performance from Barbados Tridents captain Kieron Pollard with bat, ball and in the field helped to deny the Appleton Estate Jamaica Tallawahs the chance to replace their opponents at the top of the Hero Caribbean Premier

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Entries for Day 15 - Saturday, July 11, 2015



Victory for Leslie Alleyne in last weekend’s Sol Go Further June Safari (June 27/28) has inscribed his name in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) record books yet again. His seventh victory not only moved him one ahead of fellow ‘June’ veteran Wayne Clarke, but also carried him back 25 years, to his first appearance on the BRC’s longest-running

 A brilliant 82 from skipper Kieron Pollard was not enough to steer the Tridents to their fourth successive win and against the odds the Patriots from St Kitts and Nevis recorded their first win of the 2015 campaign. It didn’t look like a thriller was on the cards when the Patriots posted a modest 143-8, but as so often happens in Twenty20

The Barbados Tridents added the Red Steel scalp to their fine start to the 2015 CPL season and made it three wins from three starts. Red Steel won the toss and elected to bat but they got off to a disastrous losing their first four wickets for only three runs. Man-of-the-Match Jason Holder (3-11) did the early damage and the visitors never

Weather an extra challenge for Sol Go Further June Safari

Navigational rally veterans Leslie Alleyne and Wayne Clarke will go head-to-head in next weekend’s Sol Go Further June Safari (June 27/28), each hoping to extend his record-breaking run of wins in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) longest-running event. With victory last year,

The Barbados Tridents made it two from two after defeating the Jamaica Tallawahs last night at the Kensington Oval. The defending champions faced Chris Gayle in hot form but the Tallawahs skipper failed to fire and the biggest cheer of the night came when Jason Holder held a skier off Ryad Emrit to remove the dangerous opener for 9.




Monday 22nd June 2015 – Kingston, Jamaica: Six up-and-coming young cricketers, including USA international, Steven Taylor, and Canadian, Nikhil Dutta, will have the chance to play with and against some of the biggest names in world cricket after being added to the Hero CPL squads after impressing in training

The Barbados Tridents got their 2015 CPL campaign off to a great start at the Kensington Oval with an emphatic 49 runs win over the strong Guyana Warriors. Tridents captain Kieron Pollard led from the front with a swashbuckling 47 and two wickets to deservedly win the Man-of-the-Match Award. Ravi Rampaul and Robin Petersen captured three

Paul ‘Surfer’ Bourne and Roger ‘The Sheriff’ Skeete will transfer their age-old rivalry from rally stage to
racetrack on Sunday (June 14) when they compete in round three of the Suzuki Challenge Series at Bushy Park
Barbados. While the two former Rally Barbados winners will contest the Swift Cup, Martinique’s Simon Jean-


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Entries for Day 13 - Saturday,

After 32 years the Harris Paints Regatta is doing well and has the largest turnout in some time! Saling is on Saturday and Sunday with up to 100 sailors contesting across three classes.

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton led an overseas lock-out of the Sol Rally Barbados podium at the weekend (May 29-31), as the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) celebrated the 25th Anniversary of its premier event with a record-breaking entry. In the Panton Motorsport and Pro Auto Works-supported Ford Focus WRC06, he beat double European Champion Simon Jean-

Official results
Key to nationalities (competitor from Barbados unless shown): ENG – England; FIN – Finland; FRA – France; IRL – Republic of Ireland; JAM – Jamaica; NED – The Netherlands; NIR – Northern Ireland; NZL – New Zealand; SCO – Scotland; TRI – Trinidad & Tobago; WAL – Wales
1st Jeffrey

A “party to remember” at Sol Rally Barbados
The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) promises “a party to remember” when it celebrates the 25th Anniversary of its premier event at Sol Rally Barbados 2015 at the end of the month (May 29-31). The provisional entry list of more than 90 crews has broken a raft of records: 44 overseas entries, 17


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Entries for Day 12 - Saturday, June 6, 2015


The final running order for Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), published by the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) in advance of this evening’s Briefing Meeting at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa in Rockley, lists competitors from 15 nations among the 90 crews for the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International.
  As the BRC

Roger ‘The Sheriff’ Skeete (Sol/LIME/Simpson Motors/Automotive Art Subaru Impreza WRC S12) won an action-packed LIME King of the Hill yesterday (Sunday), as a record number of overseas competitors made their final preparations for Sol Rally Barbados next weekend (May 29-31), when the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) celebrates the 25th Anniversary of

Key to nationalities (competitor from Barbados unless shown): CDN – Canada; ENG – England; FRA – France; JAM – Jamaica; NED – The Netherlands; NIR – Northern Ireland; SCO – Scotland; TCI – Turks & Caicos; TRI – Trinidad & Tobago; WAL – Wales
1st Roger Skeete/Louis

If you can't find something to go to this weekend in Barbados blame yourself! The Banks Masters Football Festival is on at Dover, Carlton and Wanders with the big final on Whit Monday.

Races are on at the Garrison on Whit Monday.

The Lime King of the Hill is on Sunday!

Regatta on at the B'dos Yacht Club all weekend!

A record number of overseas crews are making last-minute preparations for Sunday’s (May 24) LIME King of the Hill, the final shakedown ahead of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International, Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), at which the Barbados Rally Club is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of its premier event.


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Final Program for Day 11 - Monday, May 25