Barbados Rally Club (BRC) stalwart Biddy Barber returns to competition after a long break this weekend, when she lines up for the Chefette Summer Safari. Having competed many a time in navigational events with son Brett, Sunday (September 20) will see her first outing in the Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship with her 12-year-old grandson

World Sailing is pleased to announce Mount Gay, the world's oldest running rum distillery, as its Official eSailing Partner.

Over the next two years, Mount Gay and World Sailing will work in partnership to raise the profile and awareness of eSailing globally. In addition, Mount Gay

The Barbados Golf Club invites you to participate in the Better Ball Championship 2020 on September 26, 2020. Click on image to view more detais

Three decades on from claiming the first overseas result in the Barbados Rally Club’s International All-Stage Rally – he finished ninth in 1991 in a Volkswagen Golf GTI – Britain’s Howard Paterson is pulling out all the stops to make sure he can compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2020. Against the background of uncertainties created by Covid-19, the

Closed-road motor sport’s return delivered all it promised, as the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) and Motoring Club of Barbados Inc (MCBI) joined forces to organise Sunday’s (August 23) HammerTime 20. Swapping times back and forth, Jamaican Jeff Panton and Britain’s Rob Swann shared the overall honours, Josh Read and Barry Mayers claimed a 2wd win

The CPL 2020 will begin on 18th Aug and finals of the season will be played on September 10th. The organizers have finally got the nod from the T&T government to host the entire season of CPL in Trinidad itself
The season will see a total of 33 games being played. The Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba will host 23 games, including

Captains Jason Holder of the West Indies and Ben Stokes of England head into the opening match of their three-Test series as the top two all-rounders in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings, as well as the top-ranked batsmen from their respective sides.

  • They are the top two all-rounders in the

The Covid-19 safety protocols for this month’s restart of motor sport in the island have been reinforced by a shipment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Following Track Days at Bushy Park Barbados over the past two Sundays, competition proper starts again

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations, which include the ban on the use of saliva to shine the ball and allowing home umpires in international series.
The ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) ratified recommendations from the Anil Kumble-led Cricket Committee, aimed at

Although the coronavirus pandemic has caused the postponement of Flow King of the Hill and Sol Rally Barbados, scheduled for the coming two weekends (May 24 & May 29-31), there will be something new for competitors and spectators to savour. The on-line rally group, Carib Rally Club,

 
The 1991 Masters Champion and World number one golfer for 50 straight weeks in 91-92 is totally committed to Barbados. Ian Woosnam lives most of the time in Jersey but like the snowbirds, when the cold starts to bite, he can’t resist his lovely home at Royal Westmoreland in St James.
            This amazing golfer, the only

 
For a small island, Barbados has a high per capita ratio of equines and there are estimated to be over 1200 horses currently on the island. The majority of these horses are thoroughbreds involved in the horse racing industry and another large segment participate in polo, but there are several competition horses of varying levels that

Around the world, kart racing is a vital training ground. So, too, in the island, where many race and rally Champions cut their teeth with the Barbados Karting Association (BKA) and current competitors continue to hone their skills. Established in 1987, the BKA initially ran race meetings on makeshift circuits in various Plantation yards around

November 19, 1972: the Player’s No 6 International was the first of six race meetings to attract drivers from outside the region in Bushy Park’s early days. With airline support key to the plan, BOAC (the British Overseas Airways Corporation) Team Speedbird comprised three drivers from Britain, the late Gabriel Konig (Chevrolet Camaro), Gordon

A month since confirming the postponement of Sol Rally Barbados 2020 and its associated events, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) remains committed to its premier event. In a statement issued today (April 21) the Club has updated its membership and overseas competitors with its current plans for the future, all of which still remain subject to the

A sporting legend has died  with the passing of the the great Barbados jockey Venice “Pappy” Richards in Trinidad. 

He will always be remembered for his rivalry with another legend Challenor “Chally” Jones competing at the highest level. Venice won 4 Barbados Gold Cups, 4 Barbados Derby wins and 5 Barbados Guineas. He had a close

Andre Walcott added a third Champion Driver crown to his cv last year. He repeated his 2017 title-winning success in Bushy Park Motorsports Inc’s Championship (BPMSI), to bracket his Barbados Association of Dragsters & Drifters (BADD) title of 2018. Along with the Club’s other winners, he received his spoils from Michelle King of Motorsport

With race day sponsorship from UpBeat, the Barbados Karting Association’s 2020 Sectus Technologies Championship got under way on March 8 with more than 20 entries across the Cadets, Juniors, Lights and Masters classes. With practice, qualifying and then four races per group – the Cadets ran on their own, the other classes from combined grids –

Zane Maloney is the early leader of the 2020 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC), following a hat-trick of race wins in the March 15 opening round at Bushy Park Barbados. On his way to building up a 26-point lead over 2018 regional Champion Stuart Maloney in the five-round series, he also set new Qualifying and Race Records.

In a 10-minute

As the coronavirus pandemic has taken hold across the world, motor sport in the island has been suspended for the foreseeable future. Bushy Park Motorsports Inc’s (BPMSI) March 15 race meet, featuring the opening round of the Radical Caribbean Cup, was the last event to be held at the facility before the first cases were confirmed in Barbados

Sol Rally Barbados 2020 and Flow King of the Hill, scheduled for the last two weekends in May, have been postponed. Following confirmation of the first two cases of Covid-19 in the island on Tuesday (March 17) and the escalation of the coronavirus crisis in the UK, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has reacted quickly to confirm the news.
 

Zane Maloney of Barbados is the early leader of the 2020 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC), following a hat-trick of race wins in yesterday’s (March 15) opening round at Bushy Park Barbados. On his way to building up a 26-point lead over 2018 regional Champion Stuart Maloney in the five-round series, he also set new Qualifying and Race Records,

With the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) innovative new ‘Test Stage’ just two weeks away (March 28), preparations are in high gear for the domestic rally and speed event season. As island drivers bring their competition cars to full readiness, so the local entries for Sol Rally Barbados have been flowing in, with last year’s winners Dane Skeete and

Three former Champions will line up at Bushy Park Barbados on Sunday (March 15) on the largest grid yet assembled for an opening round of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC). All signs point towards an action-packed start to the regional championship’s third season, as newcomers Zachary Boodram, Tobias Lutke and Raymond Seebarran bring to 41 the

Sol RB20 and Flow KotH join Cossie World Tour 2020

Sol Rally Barbados has today (March 5) been confirmed as a stop on the 2020 edition of American motor sport star Ken Block’s Cossie World Tour, which kicks off with Rally Mexico in 10 days’ time. With around six million followers on each of Facebook and Instagram, Block has become one

American extreme sports star Ken Block will include Sol Rally Barbados in the 2020 edition of the Cossie World Tour. Block’s plans to compete in his reimagined 1990s Group A Ford Escort Cosworth with co-driver Alex Gelsomino were confirmed today. Barbados Rally Club Chairman Mark Hamilton said: “This is fantastic news and will bring

The Sir Garry Sobers Golf Championship continues to be a premier golfing event in the Caribbean, attracting amateur and professional golf players from all over the world. Spanning several days, the tournament is played over four world-class golf courses in Barbados - Sandy Lane, Royal Westmoreland, and the Barbados Golf Club. Entry form can be

With the 2020 motor sport season about to get under way this weekend, the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) has continued its programme of investment in training its senior officials. Owen Proverbs and Warren Gollop have each recently returned from overseas trips intended to further enhance their experience and skill sets as the BMF works to

You won’t get bored in Barbados. Many destinations have sun, sea and sand and that’s about it, but here there are many other attractions. Are you into culture and history? Visit our Unesco Heritage Site at the Garrison Savannah steeped in history alongside the Racing Track. Military buildings, St Ann’s Fort, the Drill Hall with famous Copola

A big part of a Bajan’s life is eating. Bajans LOVE food. The amount of restaurants on the island to suit all pockets is mind blowing. You can get anything from Sushi to red snapper, pasta to pudding and souse, Flying fish to fish cakes. Head to Oistins for local delicacies or to Champers Restaurant

With just over 290,000 inhabitants, Barbados punches well above its weight in the world. As a people, Bajans (Barbadians) are friendly, laidback and have an opinion on most things, especially cricket! Education is big in Barbados with much of it free, including textbooks and uniforms. Bajans place a high emphasis on learning, and although some

 
I, Jimi Payne, president of the Barbados Lacrosse Association, moved home to Barbados in June, 2018 to fulfil a childhood dream of mine.  To introduce the sport of Lacrosse to my homeland.   I fell in love with the game while attending St. Mary’s high school, in Annapolis Maryland.
 At St. Mary’s, the most prominent boys’ team, is

The Sir Garry Sobers Golf Championship continues to be a premier golfing event in the Caribbean, attracting amateur and professional golf players from all over the world. Spanning over four days, the tournament is played over four world-class golf courses in Barbados - Sandy Lane, Royal Westmoreland, and the Barbados Golf Club. View the

Flow King of the Hill, the annual precursor to Sol Rally Barbados, is set for major growth in the second year since its return to the iconic Stewart’s Hill venue in the island’s south-east corner. Scheduled for Sunday, May 24, the event has been adopted by the committee responsible for the parish of St John’s We Gatherin’ celebrations.

Trinidad & Tobago’s David Coelho is the first regional entry confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2020, bringing to 10 the number of four-wheel-drive entries so far posted on-line, with huge growth anticipated in those classes, particularly with Sol RB20’s inclusion in the 2020 FIA NACAM Championship. The 31st running of the Barbados Rally Club

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The island’s motor sport family have joined together to pay tribute to Freddie Gale, who died on this week at the age of 71 after more than 50 years involvement in the sport. Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Chairman Mark Hamilton said: “Our Club, the wider motor sport community and - I venture to say - Barbados has lost a stalwart of a man. May he

      England all-rounder Ben Stokes has won the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Player of the Year after a fabulous 12 months that saw him play a decisive role in England’s dramatic victory at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 along with a host of other memorable performances. Stokes, who kept his nerve to smash an

Caribbean prepares for race season opener

Bridgetown, Barbados (10 January 2020): There is still time to sign up for a place at Barbados Sailing Week, which kicks off in just seven days (17-23 January) writes Sue Pelling.

This Caribbean race season opening regatta, that incorporates the Round Barbados Race, is the place to be

The Radical Caribbean Cup is set to expand to six rounds in its third season, visiting all four of the region’s long-standing circuit racing venues for the first time. Published today (January 8), the provisional calendar lists two rounds each in Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago, with the traditional final in Guyana and a new Easter date in

BRC19-21: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 9, 2019

RALLY CLUB COMPETITOR NUMBERS RISE IN 2019
Edward Corbin finally wins Champion Driver title

More than 300 competitors participated in Barbados Rally Club (BRC) events during 2019, around 20 per cent more than last year. As the Club confirmed Edward Corbin as its Champion

 

Countdown to Caribbean race-season opener 

Bridgetown, Barbados (2 December, 2019): With just over six weeks to go before the start of Barbados Sailing Week incorporating Round Barbados Race (17-23 January), now is the time to sign up for a place in the sun and enjoy spectacular racing in this stunning part of the world, 

More than 50 events to be organised by the Barbados Motoring Federation’s (BMF) seven sporting Member Clubs are listed on the provisional 2020 motor sport calendar published today (November 29). The calendar is confirmed against a background of rising numbers of participants: approaching 500 competitors have seen action during 2019 in events

Suleman Esuf and his brother Ahmed will race on Guyana’s South Dakota circuit for the first time this weekend (November 16/17) when they join regular visitor Mark Maloney to compete in the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club’s (GMR&SC) Clash of Champions International Race Meet. The action-packed race programme includes the final round

Geest Line among those recognised for “significant contribution”

Two diehard Welsh rally volunteers will head across the Atlantic for next year’s Sol Rally Barbados after winning the Marshals’ Prize Draw at Get Connected Rali Bae Ceredigion, the first closed-road rally run in the Principality. Laura Sugden, who was confirmed as the

HO2 Construction Winter Rally brings season to an end

Edward Corbin is the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver elect, a title that has eluded the nine-time Class Champion more than once since first losing out to a tie-break in 2003. Victory in his Modified 1 Daihatsu Charmant with co-driver Johnathan Alleyne in last Sunday’s (

Extraordinary Swim Year to Conclude with
8th Barbados Open Water Festival

It’s been a landmark year for open water swimming in Barbados.  The Barbados Aquatic Sports Association (BASA) successfully hosted two major regional meets both with open water swimming races, a local charity took to the sea to

 

 

Bridgetown – Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) Tournament Organisers have today officially announced the winner of an exciting social media campaign in collaboration with their North American Travel Partner, JetBlue Vacations.

 

The lucky winner, Jade McGrath, has received a JetBlue Vacations package for two

Describing Zane Maloney’s British F4 Championship win as “right up there with the very best” of his team’s triumphs, Trevor Carlin was one of many in the motor sport world on both sides of the Atlantic lauding the Bajan teenager after last weekend’s thrilling finale on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF)

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