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

 

 

 

Port St. Charles, Barbados – The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted yet another Age Group Sprint and Sprint Relay this past weekend, Saturday July 7th, 2019 at Port St. Charles Yacht Club, St. Peter.

BFIT welcome the Honourable Minister of Parliament and Representative for St. Peter

India v New Zealand semi-final delivers world record 25.3 million concurrent views on Hotstar 6 billion video clip views recorded across ICC digital and social platforms The International Cricket Council today released TV and digital viewing figures for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup group stage and semi-finals, setting new TV and digital

 

West Indies won their final match at the World Cup with a 23-run victory over Afghanistan 

West Indies won just twice at this World Cup – against Pakistan and Afghanistan 

West Indies’ batsman Shai Hope says the team must learn from their experience at this World Cup after winning just

Patels win Class B in Shelbury Construction June Safari

Two new names were added to the Roll of Honour of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) longest-running event at the weekend (June 29/30) when Ben Norris and Kirk Watkins won the Shelbury Construction June Safari. After a close overnight contest through all but one of the island’s

Three routes, two Driver Challenges, 200 kilometres

Crews contesting the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship are making final preparations for the toughest challenge of the year. With three routes totaling almost 200 kilometres, two tough Driver Challenges and a route that touches all but one of the

Dramatic weekend for 30th running of Club’s premier event

On their debut in the event’s World Rally Car class, Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew won Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event; after a weekend of high drama and a rarely-seen level of attrition among the front-runners, their

 

West Indies beat Pakistan by seven wickets at Trent Bridge 

Jason Holder and his bowlers troubled the Pakistan batsmen with their pace

It was like turning back time in Nottingham on Friday at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, as the modern-day West Indies evoked memories of their

Near-record entry list for 30th running of BRC’s premier event Following their fourth consecutive victory in Flow King of the Hill at its new location of Stewart’s Hill last Sunday, Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr are top seeds for the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. The entry list of 98 cars for

Huge crowds attend final Sol RB19 shakedown at Stewart’s Hill Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell re-wrote the record books again yesterday (Sunday) with their fourth straight victory in Flow King of the Hill, the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) annual Sol Rally Barbados shakedown. Having trailed England’s Rob Swann for the first three runs,

Rally Central comes alive at Bushy Park
Since the first European competitors arrived in the island earlier this week to be reunited with rally cars they last saw at the UK port of Dover in early May, the final countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2019 is in full swing. With the Rally Show this Saturday (May 25) launching 10 days of intense

Showcase for Sol Rally Barbados competitors and sponsors
There will be something for everyone at The Rally Show, when it returns to the Banks Playing Field at Wildey for the second year next Saturday (May 25); once again, the Show will run from 1.00pm to 6.00pm. Building on the success of last year’s switch of venue, the organisers

Encouraging upturn in island competitor numbers
Local drivers chasing points in the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) 2019 Driver’s and Class Championships are heading in to the most important two weekends of the year. As Flow King of the Hill (May 26) and Sol Rally Barbados (May 31 - June 2) draw ever nearer, on-line ‘countdowns’ are fraying

Record-equalling 22 female participants from seven countries
Four newcomers to rallying in the Caribbean are among the record-equalling 22 female participants in Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. While England’s Cheryl Spencer is this year’s only driver, the list of co-drivers

 
30 April 2019, St Andrews, Scotland and Liberty Corner, NJ, USA: Golf’s new World Handicap System (WHS), which is designed to bring the game of golf under a single set of Rules for handicapping and provide a more consistent measure of players’ ability between different regions of the world, remains on track for implementation

At a glance
New for 2019
• Sol RB19 is the first edition of the BRC’s premier event to run with the RallySafe event management system, which the Club rolled out for the first time at its Shakedown Stages in April. Developed in Australia and deployed on all rounds of the World Rally Championship (WRC), RallySafe provides a

Panton heads near-record 100-strong entry
The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is targetting the 30th running of its premier event very firmly at the island’s huge spectator base, a key component in the sport’s growth in recent years. As the provisional entry list of 100 crews – the most since Sol RB12 – was confirmed at today’s (Wednesday)

For the first time ever, the Concours de Dressage International (CDI) was hosted in Barbado on 27th and 28th April 2019, which allowed Roberta Foster to qualify for the 2019 Pan American Games to be held in Peru
Foster brought in a personal equestrian trainer, Dutch Grand Prix rider, Jan Brons, to help her train for this event and her

Oldest crew pushes 4wd entry up to 25 cars
Two British newcomers, whose rally cars were among more than 30 loaded on to the Geest Line freighter Baltic Klipper today (Saturday), bring the total number of overseas entries confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2019 to more than 40 for the fifth straight year. George Morrison and Chris Surman

On Sunday, April 28 th , the Polo community of Barbados experienced a special evening of camaraderie at Holders Polo Field. “Different Strokes. The Polo Edition”, organized by the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados Inc. under the patronage of Her Excellency, Dame Sandra Mason, included two exhibition matches, live DJ music, and

Despite a “very disappointing end” to their first outing together in Sunday’s closed-road Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring & Clacton in the UK, Rob Swann and Steve McNulty have confirmed today (April 29) that they are teaming up for Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. They were forced to

Double Jamaican Modified Production 2 Champion William Myers and fellow-countryman Horatio Brown will join the grid when the second season of the Radical Caribbean SR3 Cup gets under way at Bushy Park Barbados on Heroes Day Bank Holiday Monday, April 29. They bring to 36 the number of regional and international drivers who have competed in the

Barbadian squash sensation 16-year-old Meagan Best, the reigning Caribbean and National senior women’s champion is a recipient of the 2018-2019 US Squash All-American award. Best is currently enrolled at Choate Rosemary Hall high school in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA.
Junior squash athletes who play on high school scholastic squash

Flanagan’s ‘Irish-Italian’ Job for Mini Cooper S
Popular Scottish driver Kenny Hall will return the Caribbean this year, eager not to miss Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. One of the Club’s most loyal overseas supporters, Hall will compete for the 16th time – a record he shares

Winner “encouraged to see new faces”
Leslie Alleyne and Chris O'Neal (Simpson Motors/Shell Spirax/Shell Rimula/Maxxis Isuzu D-Max) won Saturday’s (April 13) Chefette April Safari, the opening round of Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 MudDogs Safari Championship. In doing so, they claimed the Audley Croney Memorial Trophy for the second

AUTOSPORT DRAW FOR TRIP TO SOL RALLY BARBADOS
Five-time winner Jeffrey Panton confirmed for Sol RB19
Autosport, Britain’s leading motor sport magazine, has partnered with the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) and the island’s Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) to offer a trip for two to Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the

Skeete beats Swann to Shakedown Stages title
First-timers Darryl Morris and Steve Gully will spearhead a full-on Ford Escort attack on Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. Class-winners on the annual Jersey Rally for the last four years, second overall in 2017 and again last year,

CHEFETTE APRIL SAFARI STARTS MUDDOGS SEASON
More events to run from day into night
The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 MudDogs Safari Championship kicks off with Saturday’s (April 13) April Safari, both the opening round and the series once again sponsored by local restaurant chain Chefette Restaurants. The season’s first event

Successful debut for RallySafe event management system
A thrilling high-speed battle between rising star Dane Skeete and Britain’s Rob Swann in a pair of Subaru Impreza WRC S12Bs launched the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s & Class Championships in fine style yesterday (Sunday). Hundreds of spectators lined three special stage

Debut of RallySafe event management system
Britain’s Rob Swann and Darren Garrod are seeded at number one for the opening round of the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s & Class Championships on Sunday (April 7). Forty crews were confirmed on the running order for the BRC Shakedown Stages at last night’s Briefing Meeting at the

The Turks & Caicos Motoring Club will field its biggest team yet in Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. The pioneer member of the group, Paul Horton, first competed in 2010, followed by Stan Hartling two years later, then Pierre Beswick in 2017; after Hartling’s younger son Ben took

Race against time for Tsalta Motorsport
Roger Skeete, the most successful driver in the history of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, is switching roles with son Dane for Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the event’s 30th running. With 13 victories under his belt, ‘The Sheriff’ is stepping down to facilitate “an all-Barbadian crew

 
·       Limited CWC19 tickets are available for all teams and at every venue
 
·       The tickets will go on general sale on a first-come, first-served basis from 10am GMT on Thursday 21 March via the Official Ticketing Website
 
·       The Official Resale Platform will re-open at a later date for fans

Challenging new venue for Shakedown Stages
Trinidad & Tobago’s David Coelho is the first regional entry for Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, while confirmation of American George Sherman’s participation brings to 10 the number of overseas entries so far shown in the on-line

John Sealy thanked for Club service over 57 years
The introduction of a new world-class rally management system and a renewed focus on support for Human Resources within island motor sport were among the headline items at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) recent Annual General Meeting. Addressing the membership on February 28 at the

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