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.

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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)

Turner’s Hall to Apes Hill stage returns after 10 years

The final round of the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships, the Winter Rally on October a27, will be sponsored by the Turks & Caicos Islands-based business HO2 Construction. With a return to a stage venue not used in 10 or more years and the customary

 

 

 

Aqaba, Jordan (October 7, 2019)

Matthew Wright has been a steady fixture on the triathlon world stage this season. Jumping 15 places to 140th in the World Rankings after recently competing at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend; Matthew is on a mission to be in the top 70 by May

Barbados praised for “advanced motor sport environment”

Britain’s Tom Preston is the first overseas driver to take advantage of the relaxation of the age cap for World Rally Cars entering Barbados Rally Club (BRC) events. Although disappointed at missing out on a second victory in the Wales Rally GB National, which he led for five of

The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) earned praise for the island’s “very advanced motor sport environment” during a Regional Train the Trainers Course organised by world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) in Panama City last month. More than 30 participants from 19 countries attended the two-day course (

All happnin’ at Barbados Sailing Week 2020

Thrilling start planned for Caribbean season opener

Bridgetown, Barbados (1 October, 2019): Next year, for the first time in many years the course of Barbados Sailing Week’s signature event – the Round Barbados Race – will track the fleet anti-clockwise. This means as well as the 22

Class field battles for the places in an action-packed day

While a class field of drivers squabbled over the places behind him, Dane Skeete won both directions of Sunday’s (September 29) double-header Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Winter Sprint. Settled over a 3.95-kilometre course between Lamberts and Pickerings, rounds five and six of

Read returns to Rally Club action; Esuf makes his rallying debut

While those drivers who have their eye on the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 Champion Driver title will be concentrating on maximising their points score in Sunday’s (September 29) double-header BRC Winter Sprint, there is little doubt that the focus of the island’s

Double-Header Sprint in the north this weekend

The only eligible driver with a 100 per cent record so far this season, Modified 1 points leader Edward Corbin (Daihatsu Charmant) tops the table in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase. With four rounds run and three to go, starting with the BRC Double-Header

High praise for “enjoyable event” from winning crew

Navigational Rally veterans Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal added another victory to their already impressive record on Saturday (September 14) when they won the Super-S Lubricants September Safari, an event Alleyne described as “certainly one of the more enjoyable events in many

Closed-road successes for Sol Rally Barbados Escorts

Chefette Restaurants is to sponsor the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) innovative Marshal Exchange Incentive Programme, organised in partnership with last Sunday’s (September 8) Rali Bae Ceredigion, the first closed-road stage rally in Wales. Three Bajan marshals will travel to the 2020

 

 

 

Bridgetown – Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) Tournament Organisers have today officially launched the event to the public by announcing a range of exciting new partnerships, just three months out from the highly-anticipated opening kick-off.

 

 

This year, the longest running Club

Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) President Andrew Mallalieu has added his voice to those of local sponsors Bushy Park Barbados, Rock Hard Cement and Sol in applauding 15-year-old Zane Maloney on his induction into the British Racing Drivers’ Club’s (BRDC) Rising Stars scheme. Founded in 1928, the BRDC is one of the world’s most exclusive

SUPER-S LUBRICANTS SEPTEMBER SAFARI SATURDAY
Three Driver Challenges, as crews drive from day into night

With a new title sponsor, three Driver Challenges and the biggest entry for more than two years, Saturday’s (September 14) third round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship promises to

Page 1of 1NOTICETO:ALL STAKEHOLDERSFROM:SECRETARY/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERDATE:THURSDAY AUGUST8TH,2019SUBJECT:ABANDONEDRACEDAY–THE BTC RACING FRATERNITY RACEDAYPlease be advised that due to insufficient entries for a number of the races which were scheduled on the programme of the Eighth Raceday of the Second Racing Season 2019–The BTC Racing

Two years, nine teams, 27 series, 72 Test Matches   ·       Jimmy Anderson: “The ICC World Test Championship is a brilliant initiative” ·       Virat Kohli: “India will be fancying their chances in the WTC” ·       Tim Paine: “If the WTC ensures countries make Tests a priority, that’s good news for the game” ·       World Test Championship FAQs

Multiple Guyanese and Caribbean Champions Kristian Jeffrey and Andrew King are the first overseas drivers confirmed for the Williams Industries International Race Meet at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend of August 31/September 1. The highlight of the facility’s 2019 circuit racing season, the meet is organised by Bushy Park Motor Sports

Decision welcomed by overseas competitors

World Rally Cars built before the end of 2016 will now be eligible for Barbados Rally Club (BRC) events, following an overwhelming vote by the membership in favour of an amendment to the Club’s 2019 to 2021 Vehicle Regulations. Last evening’s (Tuesday) well-attended EGM at the Barbados Clay

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