Britain’s Rob Swann, the leading European contender of recent years, arrives in the island next Monday determined to win Sol Rally Barbados 2020. He posted his on-line entry two days before the closing date after constant juggling with Covid testing, travel and quarantine arrangements for himself and his Welsh co-driver and friend Darren Garrod

October 7, 2020, Bulgaria – The Bulgarian high school student Maxim Ivanov and his father Stefan Ivanov, a Bulgarian financier and entrepreneur, set a world record and several first-time achievements after 

Double British Rally Champion Matt Edwards will return to the Caribbean next month to compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2020 and continue his mentoring role as co-driver to Turks & Caicos Rally Team member Paul Horton in his Ford Fiesta R5. Confirmation today (September 28) of Trinidad & Tobago’s David Coelho’s entry in his Fiesta brings

The organisers of Sol Rally Barbados have today (September 24) confirmed Ken Block’s participation in this year’s event, postponed from June until October 31/November 1 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. With around six million followers on each of Facebook and Instagram, Block is one of the most-recognised names in global motor sport,

Bajan driver Kyffin Simpson will join the highly competitive HMD Motorsports at the Sebring International Raceway on the 25th-27th September to mark the beginning of his transition to Formula Regional Americas, aided by renowned IndyCar engineer Tim Neff and the driver development focused Kokoro Performance.

Kyffin, residing in Grand

For the second time in as many events, new names have been added to the winners’ roster in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship after Willie Hinds and Wayne Manning won last Sunday’s (September 20) Chefette Summer Safari. There was more good news for Chris King, too: having claimed his first victory in July’s

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)

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

 

 

 

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

 
More than 7500 athletes from 190 countries are gathering in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, and four Barbados athletes are among them. The Barbados delegation to the world’s largest humanitarian event departed Grantley Adams International Airport on March 6 for a brief stop at London’s

Adam Mallalieu was crowned Champion of the inaugural Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT) after the final double-header at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend (March 2/3). The 14-year-old Harrison College student claimed four more victories to bring his total of wins to 10 in the 24-race series, which was supported by the FIA’s

Record number of trophies for overseas competitors
More than 80 members of the motor sport community, both competitors and volunteer officials, were recognised for their achievements and commitment to the sport at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Annual Prizegiving at Mahogany Ridge, St Thomas, on Saturday evening (February 23). As

The inaugural Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT), supported by the FIA’s Sport Grant Programme, reaches its conclusion at Bushy Park this weekend (March 2/3). Reigning Barbados 125cc Champion Adam Mallalieu holds a slender two-point advantage over Calem Maloney, the early series leader and local 100cc Junior Champion last year,

Reigning Barbados 125cc Champion Adam Mallalieu has edged into a narrow lead in the inaugural Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT) after rounds three and four at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend (February 2/3). Leader after the first two rounds, Calem Maloney maintained his advantage on Saturday, with two race wins, but

 

 

 

Bridgetown – The Royal Shop of Barbados has today announced the overwhelming success of its Gala Charity Event, which was hosted on Friday 7th December at the Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados in partnership with the 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s (MERBW7s) Tournament organisers and the Rotary

 
Windies captain Jason Holder has been suspended for one Test and fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while his players have been fined 20 per cent of their match fees, for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second Test in Antigua that ended on Saturday.
 
Jeff Crowe of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees

Sol Rally Barbados regular Paul Rees has confirmed his participation in this year’s 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event fresh from his most successful season yet in UK rallying. Having won two regional championships outright, he and co-driver Paul Briggs celebrated the first of those last Saturday (January 26) at the

Ahead of rounds three and four of the Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT) at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend (February 2/3), the 14 young regional contenders have earned high praise from Dubai Grand Prix Clerk of the Course Ronan Morgan. After heading the team of FIA-accredited Regional Training Providers (RTP) who tutored the

 
·       Cummins, Dickwella, Dowrich, Head and Stokes among others to move up in latest rankings update
 
Captain Jason Holder has become the first Windies player in 45 years to top the list of all-rounders in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after slamming an unbeaten double-century that helped script a memorable

 
·       Australia and Sri Lanka compete in mid-table clash for important Test ranking points
 
·       Anderson, Khawaja, Holder and Chandimal leading players to be seen in action
 
England will have to win their upcoming three-match series against the Windies starting on Wednesday in order to retain third

Barbadian racers Calem Maloney and Adam Mallalieu have emerged as the early front-runners in the inaugural Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT) after the first two rounds at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend (January 12/13). They won seven of the eight races between them, finishing lower than third only once, in an action-packed

Barbados front-runners keep busy on UK events
Rallying friends Niall Inglis and John Macleod from the Isle of Skye off the north-west coast of Scotland will finally make a long-discussed trip this year to compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. And they have their work cut

Panton claims back-to-back Champion Driver titles
The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has today (December 20) confirmed its list of Champions for the recently-completed 2018 season, along with the leading points-scorers across all disciplines, whose achievements will be celebrated at the Annual Prizegiving in the New Year. More than 170

Bushy Park Barbados will host qualifying rounds of three regional championships for the first time next year. The facility’s Event Calendar for 2019, published today (December 12), confirms visits by the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) and the Radical Caribbean SR3 Cup to join those of the inaugural Caribbean Junior Karting Academy

The opening round of the inaugural Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT) will launch the Barbados Motoring Federation’s 2019 (BMF) motor sport calendar earlier than in recent years, just two weeks in to January. Nearly 50 events to be organised by the BMF’s seven sporting Member Clubs are listed on the 2019 Calendar, published today

Regional kart racers who dream of following in Lewis Hamilton’s wheel-tracks will have chance to prove themselves against their regional peers when the Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT) is launched in 2019. Open to racers aged from 11 to 15 selected by their home country’s motor sport governing bodies, the inaugural series will

Day 1 - 2
November 29th & 30th 2018

Fourteen matches were the order of the evening in Day 1 of the Hilton Junior Squash Open 2018 at the Barbados Squash Club, Marine Gardens, Christ Church.
2018 Caribbean Girls Under 11 Champion and #1 seed Phoebe Gittens continued to display great placement and skill as she played

Roger Mayers returns to action; ‘Pit Bull’ back as Zero Car
Seeded at number one for Saturday’s (November 24) Tivoli Winter Rally, Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr (Ford Focus WRC06) head a list of 10 overseas crews on the 40-car entry for the final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2018 Driver’s and Class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JOHN B. SIMPSON RACEDAY (CARLTON & A1 SUPERMARKET)

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BRC18-21: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 19, 2018

Panton and Swann among early entries for Rally Club finale
Platinum Motors, which has recently been appointed the local distributor for SsangYong, is to sponsor the final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships on Saturday (November 24). The

 
Jada Smith-Padmore and Shawn Simpson were crowned the new Champions of the BiiG C.O.B Squash Open 2018 after a thrilling night of exciting squash at the Barbados Squash Club, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church. 
The ladies final was the highlight of the night as Sumairaa Suleman took on the athletic Jada Smith-Padmore in

The 2018 BiiG C.O.B Squash Open will be played from November 15th – 18th at the Barbados Squash Club, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church.
This year will see two new champions as our defending male and female champions are unavailable. A number of local players will once again be competing against our Caribbean neighbors St Vincent

Sol Rally Barbados ‘shakedown’ moves to Stewarts Hill
In the first announcement about its plans for next year’s 30th running of its premier event, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has confirmed that Flow King of the Hill will move to Stewarts Hill in St Philip. Run on the Sunday before the main event since 2008, KotH plays a key role in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THE BARBADOS LOTTERY RACEDAY

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Nassco November Safari brings season to a close
The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) most accomplished navigational rallying experts will team up for the first time as Driver and Navigator when the Club’s 2018 Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship reaches its climax on Sunday (November 11). Leslie Alleyne and Wayne Clarke, who share nine

Class Championships go down to the wire
Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton is the sole leader of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase following his brace of victories in last Sunday’s (October 28) Flow Winter Sprint double-header at Stewarts Hill. The BRC Championship is heading for a thrilling finale in the Winter Rally

Mayers and Skeete top Leader Boards for Rwd and Fwd
Winner of the inaugural Flow SuperSprint Series, Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton, was full of praise for the new-for-2018 competition and for his day-long rival, Britain’s Rob Swann, after Sunday’s (October 28) double-header finale at Stewarts Hill in St Philip. After an exhilarating day of

The 2018 Radical Caribbean SR3 Cup goes down to the wire at South Dakota in Guyana next month (November 10/11), with three drivers still capable of capturing the inaugural regional title. Points leader Stuart Maloney (Barbados) and his brother and fellow SR3 Cup veteran Mark are split by teenage newcomer Isa Deen (Trinidad & Tobago), with

Barbados Rally Club returns to Stewarts Hill
Motor sport fans can expect an action-packed afternoon of motor sport on Sunday, October 28, when the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) returns to the iconic Stewarts Hill speed event course for the first time in six years. With a full-on spectator experience planned in conjunction with the title

Sol RB19 a hot topic at Wales Rally GB
The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) long-term plans to upgrade the timing and results system for Sol Rally Barbados and its other championship events moved a step closer to fruition last week. Club PRO Neil Barnard visited Wales Rally GB, Britain’s round of the World Rally Championship, to check out

Meagan Best is among 38 junior squash ambassadors from 28 countries around the world gathered in Argentina at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. Best was chosen among the world's best squash juniors to demonstrate to spectators on the ground and to audiences through broadcast features, what squash stands for today and where it is

MAY 26, 2019
Bill Tempro, a seasoned sailor who lost his sight while sailing, has volunteered to
sail around Barbados on the 26th of May 2019 on his yacht “Sail La Vie” to raise
funds for the Lions Eye Care Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Bill is only
partially sighted, but still has a good chance of

ARMSTRONG AND CLARKE BACK IN WINNERS’ ROW
Former Champions win Country View Bar & Grill Safari
Former Champions Chris Armstrong and Wayne Clarke returned to winners’ row for the first time in nearly four years last Sunday (September 16) when they won the Country View Bar & Grill September Safari, the fourth of five

Devan McCartney is Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) Champion Driver for 2018, with Kevin Bynoe claiming the Champion Rider crown. At the third and final round of the Club’s 2018 Championship season during the Williams Digicel International Race Meet at the St Philip facility on September 1/2, McCartney claimed a hat-trick of Group 1/Class

Sol RB19 entries open on-line on October 1
The winds of change look set to blow through Sol Rally Barbados next year, as the Barbados Rally Club (BRC), which celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2017, marks the 30th running of its blue riband event. With the two Ford Focus World Rally Cars which have won six of the past seven events

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THE END OF THE SEASON RACEDAY

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Country View Bar & Grill Safari on Sunday
Crews contesting the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2018 Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship return to action this Sunday after a long summer break since June. On Sunday (September 16), they will contest the Country View Bar & Grill September Safari, round four of five in this year’s

Team Barbados was the top points-scorer in the third round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at the Williams Digicel International Race Meet last weekend (September 1/2). More than 20 local drivers contributed to the 527 points scored, moving Barbados from fourth to second in the Country Championship standings,

 
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – England will arrive in the West Indies on 11th of January 2019, to start the biggest International Home Series between the two teams since 2009.
 
The two-month tour, comprising three Test matches, five ODIs and three T20Is, will be played in five of the region’s top tourist destinations, with the

Rally Club to mark premier event’s 30-year milestone
The Barbados Rally Club (BRC), which celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2017, will mark another important milestone in the Club’s distinguished history next year, with the 30th running of its premier event, known since 2008 as Sol Rally Barbados. The event has evolved from small

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THE BTC RACING FRATERNITY RACEDAY

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Williams Industries is confirmed as title sponsor of round three of the 2018 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC), to be staged at Bushy Park Barbados next month (September 1/2). The local conglomerate thereby maintains its unbroken record of title sponsorship for the island’s qualifying round, which dates back to 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THE MASSY UNITED INSURANCE LIMITED RACEDAY

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Bridgetown – Barbados’ male Rugby 7s team is heading to the United States this week to compete in two club Rugby tournaments in New York and Pennsylvania. The US tour will not only prepare the players for the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Regional 7s Championships being staged this September in Barbados, but also gives them the perfect

Former Superstock bike racer Devan McCartney has increased his lead in Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) 2018 Champion Driver title chase from 30 to 39 points, despite failing to add his tally of class wins at the BPMSI Night Races last Saturday (July 7). Run from day into night under the all-arena lighting, the first race meet on the new

 

Barbados Junior Squash Team has been declared the Overall Champions at the XVI Pan Am Junior Squash Championships 2018 in Brazil after gaining 2 golds and 1 silver at the prestigious major junior event where they seized the most gold medals of the thirteen participating countries.

The Girls team of Meagan Best, Amanda

Reigning Champion Panton tied with Corbin, Cozier and Mayers

For the second straight year, a dominant run of four WRC class wins has given Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton a maximum score in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase. This year, however, he owns only a quarter-share of the Championship lead, as Edward Corbin

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Bridgetown – The 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s (MERBW7s) Tournament was officially launched today at the Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados in St. Michael.

 

Set to take place

Bushy Park Circuit Inc’s (BPCI) on-going programme of investment in the St Philip facility marks a new milestone this month, with the launch of the 1.28-kilometre/0.79-mile National Circuit. Combined with last year’s installation of all-arena lighting, which is already increasing interest in activities such as Night Karting Experiences, the

Sol RB18-32: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 5, 2018

Hill claims 20th top 10 finish in island’s premier event
Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton paid tribute to co-driver Michael Fennell Jnr after they claimed a fourth consecutive win in Sol Rally Barbados at the weekend (June 1-3). After sharing a champagne podium celebration at Bushy Park

Narrative report to follow . . .
Sol-RB18-32a: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2018

Key to nationalities (competitor from Barbados unless shown): CDN – Canada; ENG – England; GUY – Guyana; IRL – Republic of Ireland; JAM – Jamaica; NZL – New Zealand; SCO – Scotland; T&T – Trinidad & Tobago; TCI – Turks & Caicos; USA

 
The greatest cricket celebration is just one year away
 
To celebrate this milestone, the LOC has released the ICC Cricket World Cup Declaration by London Poet Caleb Femi
 
ICC Chief Executive, David Richardson: “The ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales is truly unique. No other country in world

Results
Key to nationalities (competitor from Barbados unless shown): ENG – England; JAM – Jamaica; NZL – New Zealand; SCO – Scotland; T&T – Trinidad & Tobago; TCI – Turks & Caicos; USA – United States of America; WAL – Wales
1st Jeffrey Panton – JAM/Michael Fennell Jnr – JAM (WRC-1 Rubis/Sandals Barbados/KIG Ford

Former winners Bird, Panton & Skeete ready for classic showdown
Ninety crews – one shy of the record entry in 2012 - will contest Sunday’s (May 27) Flow King of the Hill, the final shakedown ahead of Sol Rally Barbados 2018 (June 1-3). Last year’s winner, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton, Britain’s Paul Bird and island legend Roger Skeete,

Local drivers chasing points in the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) 2018 Driver’s and Class Championships are preparing for the two most important weekends of the year, with Flow King of the Hill (May 27) and Sol Rally Barbados (June 1-3) just over the horizon. And they will need to be on top of their game if they want to keep the year-end trophies

Podium finish for Procter as UK rallying makes history
With the United Kingdom facing another cold snap - sub-zero temperatures are forecast again in the coming days - rally crews across the country are turning their thoughts to warmer climes, and to Sol Rally Barbados 2018. As next week’s deadline approaches for cars to be delivered

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THE BARBADOS GUINEAS RACEDAY

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On the final day of a week of ICC meetings in Kolkata, the ICC Board today gave the green light to all T20 matches between Members being awarded international status along with plans to introduce global rankings in the format.
 
The move across both men’s and women’s cricket, is part of the wider strategic aim of using

Watson is top 2wd but Clarke surprises them all
Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell Jnr won the Carter’s Pit-Stop Stages on Sunday (April 22) in their Rubis/Sandals Barbados/KIG Ford Focus WRC06, an ideal start to the reigning Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Champion Driver’s title defence. The final test before Flow King of the Hill and

Trevor ‘Micey’ Manning is back . . . as Car Zero!
Reigning Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Champion Driver, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton, launches his title defence on Sunday (April 22), seeded at number one for the Carter’s Pit-Stop Stages. The 40-car running order confirmed at last night’s (Thursday) Briefing Meeting at the Barbados Clay Target

Narrowest margin of victory for five years
Ryan Corbin and Dustin Edwards won Saturday’s (April 14) Chefette April Safari in the Corbins Catering Services/Mahogany Ridge Toyota Hilux, beating the similar pick-up of Chris Armstrong and Wayne Clarke by just four penalty points, the narrowest margin of victory in the Barbados Rally Club’s

Carter’s Pit-Stop Stages opens 2018 BRC season
Former Rallycross Champion Andy Scott confirmed today (April 18) that he will drive a newly-acquired Ford Fiesta R5 in Sol Rally Barbados 2018, having had such “a great experience” on his debut last year in a rented Ford Escort MkII. An excited Scott landed in the island yesterday (Tuesday

A legend of island motor sport will be remembered by racegoers on Sunday, May 6, when Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) stages the John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet at the St Philip facility. The race programme will feature the second of four rounds of BPMSI’s 2018 Championship, which is currently being led by former bike racer Devan

Four-time winner of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) blue riband event, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton today (April 12) confirmed his participation in Sol Rally Barbados 2018, after a successful return to island competition last weekend. The Club’s 2017 Champion Driver is looking forward to “another amazing Rally Barbados” and taking on whatever the

 
Have you ever seen the game bocce being played? Have you ever had occasion to learn the game and play it? This Sunday, Barbados will have the opportunity to see, learn and play the game at the Special Olympics Barbados Bocce Tournament at the University of the West Indies Usain Bolt Complex.
 
Bocce is a bowling game of

Faulkner and Foy to miss celebration outing
Following a successful shakedown on home ground last weekend, Scotland’s Robin Hamilton announced today (March 30) that he will contest Sol Rally Barbados 2018 in his Gleaner Fuels MG Metro 6R4, the first appearance in the island’s premier event of one of the iconic 1980s Group B cars for

Devan McCartney was the big winner as Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) launched its 2018 Championship season last Sunday (March 25). Although entries were lower than anticipated, the races produced some quality action, with track conditions changing throughout the afternoon. Driving his familiar orange Zephirins Bakery/C & A Autobody

The total of overseas entries confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2018 has moved into the twenties, with the announcement today (March 26) of three crews from the Turks & Caicos Motoring Club and the return of an American father and son duo, who made their Caribbean debut last year. Momentum is building for the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC)

Carter’s Pit Stop Stages to open BRC Championship
As the Barbados Rally Cub (BRC), which celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2017, heads in to a new decade, measures are in place which the management believes will support the Club’s sustained growth. This was the message from Chairman Mark Hamilton as he addressed last night’s (Thursday

 
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan will lead an ICC World XI in a T20I against the Windies at Lord’s on 31 May 2018. The game will raise funds for two stadia in the Caribbean that were damaged following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year.
 
Defending ICC

 

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“When the flag drops, the talking stops”, a motor sport adage crews competing in Sol Rally Barbados 2018 will be reminded of on Friday, June 1, when they will leave the Ceremonial Start at the Vaucluse Raceway (VRW) and drive straight in to the opening stage on the RallySprint track. It marks the first time that the St Thomas venue – a regular

The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2018 MudDogs Safari Championship kicks off with Sunday’s (March 11) March Safari, with title sponsorship from Chefette Restaurants for the fifth year. A new class structure, devised in an effort to broaden participation in the branch of the sport – navigational rallying – on which the BRC was founded in 1957,

“Pinch yourself – it’s Saturday and we’re rallying in Barbados!”
Sol Rally Barbados is on target for a record turn-out of female competitors when the 29th edition of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) blue riband event is staged later this year. Former British Ladies Rally Champion Shelly Taunt and co-driver Julie Murphy will lead the

  Garrison Savannah                                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org THE SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP RACEDAY Featuring ·        THE XXXVII SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP (GR.1.-INT.-BAR) ·        THE XVI TANGLEWOOD STAKES & TROPHY (GR.1R.-BAR) ·        THE XV

Former UK National Rally Champion Paul Bird confirmed today that he will enter Sol Rally Barbados 2018, hot on the heels of scoring maximum points in last Saturday’s (February 17) Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally in the forests of North Wales to take an early lead in the BTRDA Rally Championship. This first big result for ‘Birdy’ and his new ‘wing

 

 

Bridgetown, on Sunday February 18, Jason Wilson Elite Triathlete got the 2018 season off to a strong start at the ITU Bridgetown CAMTRI Sprint Cup with a string of podium performances.  Wilson captured 2nd overall in the American Cup and 1st in the Central American and Caribbean Championship (CAC).  The 8th edition of the

Following a successful shakedown at the Snetterton Stage Rally in the east of England on Sunday (February 18), Stuart Austin has confirmed that he will compete in Sol Rally Barbados for the third consecutive year. With some performance upgrades to his Accra Beach Hotel and Spa/Austin Powell Ltd/Cancer Research Subaru Impreza and a new co-

Bridgetown, Barbados – BFIT opens the 2018 season hosting the CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup and Central American and Caribbean Championships on February 18th at Brandon’s Beach, Spring Garden Highway. 

 

Spring Garden Highway will be closed from 6:00am to 11:30am, to facilitate the event, with the age group mixed relay

Fresh from a class win on Saturday’s (February 10) Jack Neal Memorial Rally at Blyton Park in the UK, former regional Stage Rally Champion Brandon Smith has confirmed he will return this year to compete in Sol Rally Barbados, an event he describes as “magical”. With co-driver Dylan Thomas, he will campaign his BCS Auto Repairs Darrian T9GTR+

Jim ‘Jimbob’ Mark is heading to the 2018 United States Grand Prix for a once-in-a-lifetime trip as the first Bushy Park Barbados Karting Experience Champion. He won last Saturday’s (February 3) Top Ten Race-Off, in a competition he described as “genius”; Cody Foster finished second and Chris McFarlane third, out of approaching 100 hopefuls who

Six decades of motor sport were celebrated on Saturday evening (February 3) when the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) combined its Annual Prizegiving at Mahogany Ridge, St Thomas, with a celebration of its 60th Anniversary, reached in 2017. The outstanding contributions of four long-standing members were rewarded with Lifetime Achievement Awards,

Members of Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) gathered in the Cafeteria at Bushy Park Barbados after the Radical Carnival on Sunday (January 28) to celebrate the Club’s 2017 Champions. Andre Walcott and Terrance Ollivierre, Champion Driver and Champion Rider respectively, emerged victorious from the 60 competitors on two and four wheels who

 
Bridgetown, Barbados (23 January, 2018): Barbados Sailing Week incorporating the Coastal Racing Series and the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race concluded last night at a sumptuous rum-themed prizegiving dinner and party at the glitzy Beach House location at Holetown. The final 300-mile Ocean Passage Race to Antigua to tie up with

As the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) prepares for this weekend’s start of the 2018 motor sport season, it does so without long-standing Vice-President John Sealy, who has retired. In a heartfelt tribute to the former VP, BMF President Andrew Mallalieu acknowledged that “replacing John with just one person is impossible”, so there will be

 

 
Bridgetown, Barbados (20 January, 2018): While final preparations are underway for the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race tomorrow, the J/24 fleet crowned its winner in the closely contested final showdown in the J/24 Coastal Racing Series at Barbados Sailing Week, writes Sue Pelling.
 
J/24 racing in Barbados never

Fans hope weather holds off for UK weekend fixtures
Three of the island’s most accomplished drivers, Roger Hill, Andrew Jones and Neil Corbin, head the list of early local entries confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2018. Each will be seeking to add to his previous tally of class wins, while Hill is also homing in on his 20th top 10

Updated FAQ document posted to official web site
Britain’s Kevin Procter will “come back stronger” when he competes in Sol Rally Barbados for the 13th time this year, having equalled his best-ever result of fourth in Sol RB17. The flamboyant Yorkshireman confirmed his participation shortly after finishing second in last Saturday’s (

Following the conclusion of the competition season last month, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has today (December 8) confirmed its list of Champions for 2017, along with the leading points-scorers across all disciplines. For the second year in a row, their achievements will be celebrated at a gathering in the New Year, which will this time also

 
Bridgetown – Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) will this weekend welcome some of the best men’s and women’s club teams from across the globe for the highly anticipated 2017 Rugby Barbados World 7s Tournament. Set to take place from 9th to 10th December at Frederick Smith Secondary School, Trents, St James, the Tournament is the longest

With a top 10 finish on his debut in Sol Rally Barbados 2017 under his belt, British lawyer Graham Coffey has confirmed that he will return next year for what he describes as a “full-on, amazing, great rally”. His Impreza WRC S12B is one of three Subarus confirmed today (December 4) for the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport international

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton has become the first overseas driver to win the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) coveted Champion Driver title, following victory on the weekend’s BRC Winter Rally (November 24/25). Only half the field was on the overall finishers’ list, after competitors and organisers alike battled with the challenges presented by

Bushy Park Circuit Inc (BPCI) has been appointed an official dealer for Radical Sportscars; in an arrangement agreed earlier this month, a new entity, Radical Caribbean, will now represent the British race and road car manufacturer throughout all regional territories. The St Philip facility’s first race meeting of 2018 will be the third

Hat-trick Sol Rally Barbados winners Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr (Ford Focus WRC06) are seeded at number one for this weekend’s final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2017 Driver’s and Class Championships. The Jamaican crew tops a 40-car entry for the BRC Winter Rally, which incorporates the second weekend of the Barbados

As the final countdown begins, all the pieces are falling in to place to make next weekend’s final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2017 Driver’s and Class Championships an event to remember. At more than 70 kilometres over 14 stages - the longest event outside Sol Rally Barbados in recent years – and with night-time tests and a

Jean-Marc Cozier and Andrew Croney crowned an impressive first full season together in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship with victory in Sunday’s (November 12) final round . . . although it nearly went awry during the Country View Mud and Hill Challenge, just before the finish, when their Honda Pioneer tipped

Last month’s penultimate round of the 2017 World Rally Championship, Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, resonated with echoes of Sol Rally Barbados, as the two first-time winners each had Caribbean connections. M-Sport driver Elfyn Evans, who finished third in Sol RB16, won his first WRC event, while Tom Preston claimed his first-ever outright victory

Former F1 World Champion Jenson Button raced against cars, karts and a plane at Bushy Park Barbados on Saturday (October 14) when he headed a cast of international visitors in the island’s second Festival of Speed. During an action-packed eight-hour programme, which ran from day into night, there was something for everyone, including a half-

 

 

Bridgetown, Barbados – BFIT completed their 27th Annual Barbados National Triathlon Championship at Spring Garden Highway on Sunday October 15th. The event hosted 150 total competitors from Barbados, Trinidad, Grenada, UK, Canada, Jamaica, Antigua, Martinique, Colombia and Chile across 3 events; sprint triathlon, Olympic

 

 

 

The 2017 Suzuki Challenge Series Champions will be crowned at Bushy Park Barbados on Saturday (October 14) . . . but not until the final chequered flag has fallen. Drivers in both the SR3 Cup and Swift Cup will earn double points in the season’s last encounter, meaning no-one can achieve an unassailable lead in

 

 

Bridgetown, Barbados – The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted the first ever Triathlon CARIFTA championships locally over the weekend of October 7 & 8. The swim took place at the Aquatic Center and provided the promised open water feel in the pool thanks to a big start group and crowed turns. The

The Twister Aerobatics Team, one of the star turns packing the eight-hour schedule for Saturday’s (October 14) Barbados Festival of Speed, will give the island a preview of the action tomorrow (Wednesday), with two spectacular air displays in their 180mph Silence SA1100 aircraft. In their first-ever display in the Americas, they will fly from

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton slid to victory – twice – in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) double-header Winter Sprint on Sunday (October 8) to maintain his 100 per cent record in the 2017 BRC Driver’s and Class Championships, with one round to go. As drivers dealt with slippery stage conditions, a monumental battle for two-wheel-drive honours was the

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton, who currently leads the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase, tops the 31-car entry for Sunday’s (October 8) Winter Sprint in the northern parish of St Lucy. With no dropped-score rule in the 2017 BRC Driver’s and Class Championships, every point counts, as competitors prepare for a double-header,

 
Sobers welcomes matches at Kensington Oval and Three Ws Oval
Essex to break new ground for floodlit Champion County fixture
Collingwood, Franks and Ramprakash appointed as coaches for North-South Series
 
 
Barbados will host a festival of English cricket next spring, with both the North-South

Former World F1 Champion Jenson Button will have his work cut out at next weekend’s (Saturday, October 14) Barbados Festival of Speed. Among a number of challenges accepted by Button and current Sahara Force India driver Esteban Ocon is for the 2009 Champion to race against one of the Silence SA1100 aircraft which will be starring in the

Former Caterham and Manor Marussia Formula 1 driver Will Stevens is the latest International name to be confirmed for the Barbados Festival of Speed on Saturday, October 14. The 26-year-old Briton won the LMGTE Am class at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, sharing a brand-new JMW Motorsport Ferrari 488 GTE with fellow-countryman Rob Smith and

 
Bridgetown – The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) has announced the details of the upcoming inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Relay Championships at a press conference today at BOA Headquarters in Wildey, St. Michael.
 
The event, a first of its kind in Barbados, will be held at the

The countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2018 officially gets under way at midnight on Saturday (September 30) - 5.00am UK time - when on-line entries open on the event web site, www.rallybarbados.net. While many a competitor’s finger will be ready to click ‘send’ seconds after, that was just too long a

Former Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Safari Champions Ryan Corbin and Dustin Edwards returned to Winners’ Row last Sunday (September 17), when they won the MudDogs September Safari in the Mahogany Ridge/Corbin's Catering Services Toyota Hilux. The 2010 Champions had lagged behind the opposition in the morning, but fought back in the afternoon

BPB17-20: September 15, 2017
Andre Walcott (Courts iFinance/M-Grafix/Courts Optical Suzuki Swift) is Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) new Champion Driver. At the fourth and final round of the Club’s 2017 Championship season during the Williams Industries International Race Meet at the St Philip facility on September 2/3, he added

 

 

From 9-10 December, Barbados will proudly play host to the annual Rugby World 7s Tournament. This year, over 20 overseas teams are expected to make the journey to Barbados for two action-packed days of world-class rugby, set amongst the picturesque and sun kissed west coast of the island.

 

The Rugby

Bajan sportspersons continue to put the island on the international stage as Matthew Wright won the Elite Grand Prix Triathlon (Esprit de Montreal) contested on Saturday September 9, 2017. Matthew won in a time of 57mins 25.2 secs over Canadian Francis Lefebvre who was 12 secs behind.

Matthew was off to a great start in 2017 where he

Records tumbled at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend as the island played host to the third round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at the Williams Industries International Race Meet (September 2/3). Team Barbados was the top points-scorer of the weekend, moving from third to second in the Country standings,

Dates set for Caribbean season opener
 
Bridgetown, Barbados (24 August, 2017): As the European summer regatta circuit begins to draw to a close, the Caribbean vibe in Barbados is beginning to rumble with plans already in place for the annual Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series – 16-24 January 2018.
 
The 82nd

 

 

President of the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Jean Todt heaped praise on the island’s motor sport fraternity shortly before he left Barbados last Tuesday (August 8) after a one-day visit in his capacity as the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety. Speaking to the media at Bushy

The urgent need to reduce fatalities and life-changing injuries on the roads of Barbados was the focus of discussions at the highest level on Tuesday (August 8), during a visit by the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, Jean Todt. After meeting key stakeholders, including the Prime Minister, the Hon Freundel

BPB17-15: August 2, 2017

Reigning Group Champions Mark Maloney and Mark Thompson claimed two race wins each for Team Barbados in round two of the 2017 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago at the weekend (July 29/30). Changeable

Reigning Group Champions Mark Maloney and Mark Thompson will see action at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago next weekend (July 29/30). They will contest round two of the 2017 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC), which then heads to Bushy Park Barbados for its third round on

An unprecedented level of interest from both competitors and spectators has encouraged the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) to move earlier than ever before to announce the dates for the next edition of its premier event: Sol Rally Barbados 2018 will run from June 1 to 3, with Flow King of the Hill the previous Sunday (May 27), while on-line entries

 

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THE SEASON OF EMANCIPATION RACEDAY

Featuring

THE SEASON OF EMANCIPATION (HANDICAP)

 Entries for Day 16 - Saturday, July 15, 2017

Form

Andre Walcott (Courts iFinance/M-Grafix/Courts Optical Suzuki Swift) has become the third different leader this year in the chase for Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) Champion Driver title, following round three of the 2017 Championship last Saturday (July 1). He moves ahead of Adrian Bailey, who had taken the lead in May, ousting Devan

Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal re-wrote the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) record books at the weekend (June 24/25) with victory in the Sol 60th Anniversary June Safari, despite a scare on the final route which made them “pleasantly surprised to have pulled it off”. Alleyne’s eighth win moves him two ahead of fellow ‘June’ veteran Wayne Clarke,

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is not forgetting its past as it prepares to mark the end of its sixth decade. The Sol 60th Anniversary June Safari later this month (June 24/25) will carry the Club right back to its roots, following a circuitous route between Applewhaites and Vaucluse, both in the parish of St Thomas and the same start and

Sir Charles Williams Barbadian entreprenuer and avid Polo player, recently received the Hurlingham Polo Association Lifetime Achievement Award in London.  The highest award achieveable.  Sir Charles surrounded by family and friends received the award from the Chairman of the HPA Mr. Stephen Hutchinson. 
The award was part of the “Oscars

 

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HISTORIC BRIDGETOWN AND ITS GARRISON RACEDAY

Featuring

THE  ST. ANN’S GARRISON (HANDICAP)

Final Program for Day 13 - Saturday, June 10, 2017

First podium for Duckworth, Procter and Swann equal best results
Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr survived a late-afternoon scare on the final day of Sol Rally Barbados 2017 (June 2-4) to claim a hat-trick of victories in their Ford Focus WRC06, leading home only the fourth podium lock-out by overseas competitors in the

 

Published on May 31, 2017

The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) and the Barbados Dive Operators Association, in partnership with the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) this month launched the island’s first ever Dive Fest Barbados.

The festival runs from

Key to nationalities (competitor from Barbados unless shown): CDN – Canada; ENG – England; FRA – France; GUY – Guyana; IRL – Republic of Ireland; JAM – Jamaica; JER – Jersey; MTQ – Martinique; NED – The Netherlands; NIR – Northern Ireland; NZL – New Zealand; SCO – Scotland; T&T – Trinidad & Tobago; TCI – Turks & Caicos; WAL – Wales

 
The International Cricket Council (ICC) celebrated the start of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 by unveiling its most ambitious programme of digital innovation to date. Including predictor app Fanscore, Fantasy gaming, Twitter emojis, personalized Twitter DMs, Facebook Live and a mobile app that has had close to 10 million overall

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr are top seeds for the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event for the first time. Their Rubis/Sandals Barbados/KIG Ford Focus WRC06 will carry number one when they set off from tomorrow’s (Friday) Ceremonial Start at Sol Warrens, leading an international field of 88 cars, with a record 17

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

HISTORIC BRIDGETOWN AND ITS GARRISON RACEDAY

Featuring

THE  ST. ANN’S GARRISON (HANDICAP)

 Entries for Day 13 - Saturday, June 10, 2017

Form

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell claimed their second Flow King of the Hill crown yesterday (Sunday), but enjoyed the limelight alone this time, following 2016’s tie with Simon Jean-Joseph and Jack Boyere. Second-placed Rob Swann claimed his best-ever KotH result, ahead of fellow British regulars, Roger Duckworth and Kevin Procter, with

Major changes to the route for Sol Rally Barbados 2017, including two night-time stages on Friday, June 2, within the longest event run since 2004, have been given the ‘thumbs up’ by two of the potential contenders for outright victory. Thirteen-time winner Roger Skeete described the opening stages as “fantastic”, a view shared by regular

The Rally Show at Simpson Motors, Warrens, next Saturday (May 27) will provide island fans with unrivalled access to more than 90 local, regional and international cars and their crews. The event will run from 2.00pm for four hours, with a mix of competitions, cultural entertainment, Driver Meet & Greet sessions and sponsor promotions and

The final countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2017 is under way, with just 14 days to go before the first major event, the all-new Simpson Motors Rally Show on Saturday, May 27. Flow King of the Hill will follow on Sunday, with the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International, Sol RB17, running from Friday to Sunday, June 2-4. Nearly all

SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2017

At a glance

 

New for 2017

 

• ‘Rally Central’ will now be located in the Pits at Bushy Park Barbados, as the former Banks Brewery building at Wildey, where it has been located for the past four years, is no longer available. Rally Central is the storage and service facility which

SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2017 “THE TOUGHEST YET?”

Panton, Procter, Skeete & Swann head record 17-nation entry

 

Sol Rally Barbados 2017 (June 2-4), which will cover the longest route since 2004, could prove to be the toughest in the 28-year history of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) blue riband event, according to the

Sol RB17-23: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 6, 2017

RALLYCROSS ACE SCOTT FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS
Fan favourite Jonathan Still heads back to the stages!

British and European Rallycross Championship front-runner Andy Scott will join fellow Rx race-winner Kevin Procter on the entry list for Sol Rally Barbados 2017, as Procter

 

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THE BETTING BOOTH STAFF APPRECIATION RACEDAY

Featuring

THE BETTING BOOTH STAFF TROPHY (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 11 - Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sol RB17-22: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 2, 2017

Former New Zealand Junior Rally Champion Craig Marshall will make his Sol Rally Barbados debut this year, following in the wheel-tracks of his father, Kiwi rallying legend Mike Marshall, and brother Nick, who have each made the 28,000-kilometre round trip over the past couple of years.

Sol RB17-21: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 27, 2017

Having off-loaded fruit and other exports from around the Caribbean, the Geest Line freighter Benguela Stream set sail from Portsmouth in England on Tuesday (April 25) carrying a shipment of 31 rally cars from the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe bound for Sol Rally Barbados 2017.

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell won Sunday’s (April 23) Automotive Art Shakedown Stages in their Rubis/Sandals Barbados/KIG Ford Focus WRC06, despite a 10-second penalty for a late restart after lunch. The opening round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships, the 10-stage, 37-kilometre event was the final

Three-time winner of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton starts his preparations for Sol Rally Barbados 2017 in earnest on Sunday (April 23), seeded at number one for the Automotive Art Shakedown Stages. The 38-car running order was confirmed at last night’s (Thursday) Briefing Meeting at Copacabana, Bay Street

Devan McCartney is the early leader of the Champion Driver title chase as Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) prepares for round two of its 2017 Championship, to be staged at the John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Raceday at Bushy Park Barbados on Saturday & Sunday, May 6/7. BPMSI will again share the weekend with the Barbados Association of

 

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THE HEROES DAY RACEDAY

Featuring

THE RIGHT EXCELLENT SIR GRANTLEY ADAMS (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 10 - Friday, April 28, 2017

Form

BFIT Preps to Host International Competition

 

Barbados – The Barbados Federation for Island Triathletes (BFIT) will host its annual Bridgetown Confederation of American Triathlon (CAMTRI) Sprint Triathlon American Cup and Central American and Caribbean Championship on Spring Garden Highway, April 23, 2017. This is the 6th time

Scotland will be represented by seven crews in Sol Rally Barbados 2017, following today’s (April 18) announcement of three further entries, which bring the number of overseas cars confirmed for the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event to 35 and the entry in the four-wheel-drive classes to 22.
 As the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) marks

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE BARBADOS GUINEAS RACEDAY

Featuring

THE 67TH BARBADOS GUINEAS (GR.1R. - BAR)

Final Program for Day 9 - Monday, April 17, 2017

Forecast: 1.

French marque Citroen, winner of eight World Rally Championship titles since 2003, has rarely been represented in the 27-year history of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. But that is about to change, with today’s (April 7) confirmation of a quartet of Citroens for Sol Rally Barbados 2017, bringing to 30 the total of overseas crews

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE BARBADOS GUINEAS RACEDAY

Featuring

THE 67TH BARBADOS GUINEAS (GR.1R. - BAR)

Entries for Day 9 - Monday, April 17, 2017

Form

 

 

Barbados – The fourth BFIT Kids Series race took place Sunday morning this past weekend. The event takes place at the Barbados Aquatic Centre and Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex and was one of 10 kid’s series races that take place over the course of the year. At the completion of the tenth race, awards are given out

Island fan favourite, British BMW driver Martin ‘Mad-dale’ Stockdale, will have flown more than 140,000 miles in return trips across the Atlantic when he lands at London Gatwick in early June after competing in Sol Rally Barbados 2017 . . . and that’s more than 12 days in the air. This is his 17th straight appearance in the Barbados Rally

Devan McCartney and Andre Walcott each claimed a hat-trick of class wins as Bushy Park Motor Sport Inc (BPMSI) opened its 2017 Championship at Bushy Park Barbados on Sunday (March 26), while Kyle King overcame a 10-second jump-start penalty to win the Hilti Handicap on his circuit racing debut. The St Philip facility staged the island’s first-

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton, winner of Sol Rally Barbados for the past two years, and Britain’s Kevin Procter are confirmed today (March 24) for this year’s 28th running of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International. Both look set to be better prepared than last year for the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) blue riband event, where they

Five of Bushy Park Motor Sport Inc’s (BPMSI) Reigning Champions will start the defence of their 2016 titles at Bushy Park Barbados on Sunday (March 26), as BPMSI joins forces with the Barbados Association of Dragsters & Drifters (BADD) and the Barbados Cycling Union (BCU) to stage the island’s first-ever combined event for horsepower and

 

 

BARBADOS – The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes concluded the first ever BFIT Bushy Park Duathlon last weekend. The event took place early Sunday morning, and consisted of two race categories; Road Bike (adult and youth, male and female) and Mountain Bike (adult and youth, male and female).

 

The

Top ranking BaJan surfer on the World Surf League Qualifying Series mens tour Josh Burke placed an outstanding 9th at the just concluded QS 1000 Ron Jon Vans Pro in Cocoa Beach Florida last weekend.
Although a good result while earning 300pts and bumped his current rank up to 102 on the QS tour Burke was disappointed with the overall

 
Training, dedication and accomplishment will take center-stage this week when athletes of all ages test their skills in the largest local sports event for persons with intellectual disability, the Special Olympics Barbados National Games Track and Field Finals. More than 600 athletes participated in last year’s annual meet, and large

The Barbados Cycling Union (BCU) will join forces with Bushy Park Motor Sport Inc (BPMSI) and the Barbados Association of Dragsters & Drifters (BADD) at Bushy Park Barbados on Sunday (March 26) to stage the island’s first-ever combined event for horsepower and pedal-power. Circuit Acclimatisation will be followed by two 20-minute Handicap

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

HONOURING FORMER BARBADOS TURF CLUB EMPLOYEES RACEDAY

Final Program for Day 7 - Saturday, March 18, 2017

Forecast: 2.3.4.5.6.7. *Trifecta: 2.3.4.5.6.7.   *Superfecta

Group A is set to attract a record entry for Sol Rally Barbados 2017, as four more International crews confirmed today (March 17) bring the current total to eight, already the highest for more than a decade. With at least two more in the pipe-line, the starting list for the four-wheel-drive classification won last year by M-Sport works driver

COZIER JOINS THE LIST OF MUDDOGS SAFARI WINNERS
Clean sweep for new victor and former Champion Croney
The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) off-road community celebrated a new winner at Tuesday’s (March 14) Prizegiving for last weekend’s March Safari at the Barbados Clay Target Shooting Association (BCTSA) Club House at Searles, Christ

Bushy Park hosts 2017 curtain-raiser for BPMSI & BADD
Bushy Park Motor Sport Inc (BPMSI) and the Barbados Association of Dragsters & Drifters (BADD) will share Bushy Park Barbados on Sunday, March 26, to launch their respective Championship seasons. Track and drag strip activity will alternate during a 10-hour programme, as

From the giant Japanese Sumitomo Corporation, parent company of Mazda, through local motor dealerships, motor sport enthusiasts and leisure organisations to a growing number of tourists, Bushy Park Barbados is fast expanding its business profile. After nine months of redevelopment, the facility re-launched with Top Gear Festival Barbados in

Sol Rally Barbados will play host to a family reunion in 2017 as first-time participants, husband and wife Jon and Alison Trenholme, will be joined by Jon’s sister Katharine, who is making the 23,000-mile round trip to the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event from her home in Brisbane, Australia, for only their second get-together in four

Two-time Caribbean Motor Racing Champion, Guyana’s Kristian Jeffrey, is benefitting from lessons learned in the tough competition arena of January’s Radical International at Bushy Park Barbados, where he won four of the weekend’s six races to be crowned Suzuki Challenge Series SR3 Winter Cup Champion. The weekend produced the closest and most

Following a major rethink of Friday evening’s programme, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has confirmed the return of a Ceremonial Start for Sol Rally Barbados 2017, to be presented at Sol Warrens. After being introduced to the media and spectators on crossing the start ramp, crews will immediately transit to the Special Stages scheduled in the

 

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THE SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP RACEDAY

Featuring

·         THE XXXV SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP (GR. 1. - INT.-BAR)

·         THE XIV TANGLEWOOD STAKES AND

BRC17-02: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 5, 2017

More than 40 of the island’s motor sport volunteers were recognised for their commitment to the sport at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Annual Prizegiving at The Boatyard in Bridgetown on Saturday evening (February 4), as Daryl Clarke was crowned the Club’s Champion Driver for 2016.

EX-SOLBERG SUBARU TRIO FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS
Shipping date for European entries from Portsmouth confirmed
Three ex-works Subarus campaigned in period by 2003 FIA World Rally Champion Petter Solberg are confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2017. The Norwegian, who won two more FIA titles, in 2014 & ’15, when he switched to the

SCS17-02: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 30, 2017

 

 

 

Sol Esuf and Ryan Wood were crowned Champions of the SR3 Cup and Swift Cup respectively when the second Suzuki Challenge Series drew to a close during Radical International (January 28/29) at Bushy Park Barbados. Each driver had won his Summer Series title

A new spectator-focussed Rally Show, a revised format for Scrutineering and a change of location for ‘Rally Central’ - the secure facility and workshop that plays host to the majority of visiting crews - are among changes for Sol Rally Barbados 2017 confirmed in outline today (January 28) by the organising Barbados Rally Club (BRC).
 As

Suzuki Challenge Summer Series Champions Suleman Esuf (SR3 Cup) and Ryan Wood (Swift Cup)
head to Bushy Park Barbados this weekend (January 28/29) for the Winter Cup determined to
continue where they left off in October. They will have their work cut out, however, as Radical
International 2017 plays host to competitors

Bridgetown, Barbados (21 January, 2017): Andy Budgen sailing his Mach 2 foiling International Moth Nano Project completed the 60nm Mount Gay Round Barbados Race at a record pace of 4 hours, 23 minutes, 18 seconds, to established the Absolute Foiling Monohull record. He also broke his own personal record time from a few years ago when he sailed

14 records up for grabs in event’s signature 60nm sprint around Barbados

Bridgetown, Barbados (20 January, 2017): Following on from the hugely successful Coastal Series over the last three days, competitors at the Mount Gay Round Barbados Regatta, organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc,

Race two of the Coastal Series produces spectacular competition

Bridgetown, Barbados (18 January, 2017): The second day of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Coastal Series organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, produced spectacular competition once again. Although it was an

Bridgetown, Barbados (16 January, 2016): The Skippers’ Briefing held at the Radisson Aquatica Resort this evening marked the official opening of the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Series.
As the sun set over Carlisle Bay, competitors, families and guests who’d gathered at this sumptuous Caribbean venue were treated to an informative

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE COOLMORE “HOME OF CHAMPIONS” RACEDAY

Featuring

THE COOLMORE “HOME OF CHAMPIONS” STAKES & TROPHY (GR.1.-BAR)

Entries for Day 3 - Saturday,

The Sol Rally Barbados stand at Europe's largest motor sport show, Autosport International (ASI), has been a hive of activity over the past four days (January 12-15). Competitors past, present and future have been showing their support for the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International, while a host of spectators registered with tour

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE REALTORS LIMITED RACEDAY

Featuring

THE MICHAEL PARRAVICINO MEMORIAL HOPEFUL BREEDERS’ STAKES & TROPHY (GR.11RB.-BAR)

&

THE

BARBADOS TO HOST DRAGON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Red Paddle Co Racing have set their sights on the Caribbean as the location for their inaugural, revolutionary, team racing concept – the Dragon World Championships. The first ever dedicated paddleboard team racing event.

The world’s most popular inflatable paddleboard brand has

Members of Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) gathered in the Cafeteria at Bushy Park Barbados last evening (Saturday) to celebrate the Club’s 2016 Champions. Champion Driver and Champion Rider respectively, Geoff Ullyett and Brook Miller, emerged victorious from the nearly 90 competitors on two and four wheels who scored points in BPMSI-

Irish motor sport enthusiast Kevin Flanagan will participate in Sol Rally Barbados 2017 (June 2-4), just two years after he was first introduced to the island by winning a Prize Trip in a draw for volunteer marshals on the Circuit of Ireland. And next Thursday (January 12), Flanagan will be among the first visitors to the Sol RB17 stand at

Barbados prepares for epic Mount Gay Round Barbados Series
Caribbean season opener attracts record breakers for island rum dash
Bridgetown, Barbados (5 January 2017): With just 10 days to go before the start of the 2017 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January), the festival atmosphere in Barbados is starting to rumble

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE REALTORS LIMITED RACEDAY

Featuring

THE MICHAEL PARRAVICINO MEMORIAL HOPEFUL BREEDERS’ STAKES & TROPHY (GR.11RB.-BAR)

&

THE

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE HAPPY NEW YEAR RACEDAY

Featuring

THE HAPPY NEW YEAR TROPHY (HANDICAP)

Final Program for Day 1 - Monday, January 2, 2017

Forecast: 1.2.3.4

The Barbados Boxing association just hosted the Caribbean Development Boxing tournament at sea Rocks Dome from 5th to 10th December 2016.
17 Caribbean countries participated in the event. The next CDBT will be in St. Lucia around the same time.
. Male MVP Jabali Breedy, Female MVP Kimberly Gittens both Gold medalist. Kimberly was

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL/CROWN OF LIGHT

BOXING DAY AT THE RACES RACEDAY

Featuring

THE DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL/CROWN OF LIGHT BOXING DAY STAKES &

A family trip to the Caribbean last year to support his friend Rob Swann’s Sol Rally Barbados campaign coincided with Brit Richard Seal’s own search for his first rally car. So impressed was he with the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event that he will return to compete in Sol RB17 in his Ford Escort MkI, one of a growing number of first-

 

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THE ANSA McAL RACING FESTIVAL / WINTER JOCKEYS' CHALLENGE  RACEDAY

Featuring

THE ANSA McAL (BARBADOS) LIMITED STAKES & TROPHY (CR)

THE

Competitors in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship have arrived at the last chance saloon. The 2016 title chase will go down to the wire at Sunday’s (November 13) fourth and final round, the Nassco November Safari, with a spread of just six points across the four leading crews, once dropped scores are taken

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS RACEDAY

Featuring

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE (HANDICAP)

 Final Program for Day 20 - Saturday, November 12, 2016

Fan favourites and familiar faces from overseas are among the more than 30 entries already received on-line for Sol Rally Barbados 2017. Organised by the Barbados Rally Club (BRC), which will celebrate its 60th Anniversary next year, Sol RB17 will run from Friday to Sunday, June 2-4, with Scrutineering and Flow King of the Hill the previous

 

 

Suleman Esuf and Ryan Wood were crowned Suzuki Challenge Summer Series SR3 Cup and Swift Cup Champion respectively, as the curtain came down on the second Summer Series. Racing under floodlights, occasional showers and the pressure of four races in one day made Sunday’s (October 30) Day/Night Race Meet at Bushy Park

Following the success of the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed in May 2016, Bushy Park Circuit Inc (BPCI) has confirmed Saturday, February 4, as the date for BFoS 2017. While no details of the planned content have yet been revealed, the one-day event will next year run from day into night, promising a whole new experience for spectators.

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS RACEDAY

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THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 20 - Saturday, November 05, 2016

SCS-16-11: October 25, 2016
Suzuki Challenge Series points leaders Suleman Esuf and Ryan Wood are ready to “push hard” at
Bushy Park Barbados next Sunday (October 30) as a packed programme of day and night racing
brings the SCS Summer Season to a close. The eight-hour programme, which starts at 2.00pm, also
includes

Geoff Ullyett and Brook Miller are Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) 2016 Champion Driver and Champion Rider respectively, following the end of the Club’s second season at the Williams Digicel International Race Meet earlier this month. While the Suzuki Challenge Series will not reach its Summer Season finale until October 30, more than

Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal won Sunday’s (September 18) Chefette September Safari to claim their second win in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2016 Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships, having already won the March Safari. In the Simpson Motors/Shell Spirax/Shell Rimula/Maxxis Isuzu D-Max, the multiple champions won by

 Wanderers celebrated two of their cricket icons last evening by renaming the North end at their Dayrells Road home the Stephen Farmer end and the south the Richard "Prof" Edwards end.

In a well attended ceremony committee member Edward Ince gave opening remarks where he outlined the significant contribution of Farmer and Edwards over

Daryl Clarke is the new leader of the annual chase to claim the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) coveted Champion Driver title, after claiming his fifth consecutive Modified 2 class win in the BRC Summer Nights Rally last month (August 29). Victory in the Roberts Manufacturing/Amir’s Chicken/Valvoline/MQI Collision Repair Honda Civic came on a day

After a three-month summer break, competitors will be ready for action when the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships continue on Sunday (September 18) with the third of four rounds in the 2016 calendar, the Chefette September Safari.
  Winners of the March Safari and current points

Team Barbados was the top points-scorer in last weekend’s (September 3/4) Williams Digicel International Race Meet at Bushy Park Barbados, moving from fourth to second in the Country standings of 2016 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC). With two wins and a second place in Group 4 and a new CMRC lap record to his credit

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE BTBA SALE GRADUATES’ RACEDAY

Featuring

THE SALE GRADUATES’ CHAMPION STAKES (WFA)

THE SALE GRADUATES’ FUTURITY STAKES (CONDITION RACE)

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell (Rubis / Sandals Barbados / KIG Ford Focus WRC06) won the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Summer Nights Rally on Saturday (August 27), continuing this year’s impressive run of success in island events. It was also their second consecutive victory in the annual day/night event, which brought spectators out in

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell (Rubis / Sandals Barbados / KIG Ford Focus WRC06) will start at number one for tomorrow’s (Saturday) Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Summer Nights Rally, heading an entry list of nearly 30. For the second time this month, the visitors will go head-to-head with Roger Skeete, co-driven for this event by Andrew

Island fans have much to look forward to on Saturday, August 27, when the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Summer Nights Rally will run from early afternoon into the night. With 12 special stages at three venues offering just over 52 kilometres of against-the-clock action, competitors and spectators alike will have much to discuss when they gather

Bike racing fans are set for a bonanza weekend at the Williams Digicel International Race Meet next month (September 3/4), when Bushy Park Barbados hosts round three of the 2016 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC). Lap record-holder Brook Miller will lead Team Barbados against a record regional entry, with seven of the

On the 50th Anniversary of our beautiful island, Hiltop Publications has published a luxury coffee table style book entitled 50 Barbadian Sporting Greats.

 

This book is an excellent read of the achievements of some of Barbados’ finest Sportspeople and Administrators and a must for sporting enthusiasts.

 

Filled

 Williams Digicel International to host CMRC at Bushy Park
All roads lead to Bushy Park Barbados next month, when the cream of the region’s motor sport stars will face off in the Williams Digicel International Race Meet (September 3/4). Round three of the 2016 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) is the headline

As competitors enjoy the summer break before their next event at the end of the month (August 27), the battle for the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships is shaping up nicely. With five of eight rounds run, the top five in the Champion Driver standings are covered by just 14 points, a total which falls to nine - and

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE MASSY UNITED INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED RACEDAY

Featuring

THE MASSY UNITED INSURANCE BARBADOS DERBY (GR.1R. - BAR)

(�THIRD JEWEL OF THE BARBADOS

 

 

Youngsters who aspire to become the next Lewis Hamilton can now start to live that dream from as young as five years old, following the introduction of Kidz Karting at Bushy Park Barbados. The latest addition to the St Philip facility’s range of Driving Experiences brings the lower limit for participation down from 12

Eight former winners of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) longest-running event will face a tough test in this weekend’s Sol June Safari (June 25/26), as they tackle a 17-hour course leading them through all 11 of the island’s parishes. Recent rains, bringing the island drought to an end, will add more spice to what promises to be an exciting

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Mike Fennell Jnr claimed back-to-back victories on Sol Rally Barbados at the weekend (June 3-5), making Panton the most successful driver in the event’s 27-year history after island legend Roger Skeete. Panton, who was the event’s first regional winner in 1998, now moves ahead of double-winners Paul Bird, Paul

Key to nationalities (competitor from Barbados unless shown): ENG – England; GUY – Guyana; IRL – Republic of Ireland; JAM – Jamaica; MTQ – Martinique; NED – The Netherlands; NZL – New Zealand; SCO – Scotland; TCI – Turks & Caicos; TRI – Trinidad & Tobago; WAL – Wales
1st Jeffrey Panton – JAM/Michael Fennell Jnr – JAM (WRC-1

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE HISTORIC BRIDGETOWN AND ITS GARRISON RACEDAY

Featuring

THE ST. ANN'S GARRISON (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 13 - Saturday, June 11, 2016

M-Sport World Rally Championship contenders Elfyn Evans and Craig Parry are seeded at number one in the final running order for Sol Rally Barbados 2016 (June 3-5), published by the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) in advance of this evening’s Briefing Meeting at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa in Rockley. Campaigning the Sol/Intercontinental Shipping

In an unprecedented outcome, French Double European Rally Champion Simon Jean-Joseph and Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton were joint winners of yesterday’s (Sunday) action-packed Flow King of the Hill. World Rally Championship WRC 2 points leader driver Elfyn Evans finished third, ahead of Rob Swann, with the 2015 winner, Roger ‘The Sheriff’ Skeete,

Key to nationalities (competitor from Barbados unless shown): ENG – England; FRA – France; GUY – Guyana; IRL – Republic of Ireland; JAM – Jamaica; MTQ – Martinique; NED – The Netherlands; NIR – Northern Ireland; SCO – Scotland; TRI – Trinidad & Tobago; WAL – Wales
Overall
1st equal Simon Jean-Joseph – FRA/Jack Boyere - FRA (

Welsh teenager Gareth Parry got the surprise of his life yesterday morning (Thursday) when he learned that he will be competing in Sol Rally Barbados 2016 (June 3-5) and this Sunday’s Flow King of the Hill, which falls the day after his 18th birthday. He will co-drive for father Will in a Ford Escort MkII, run by Tsalta Motorsport, the

M-Sport’s Elfyn Evans, who currently leads WRC 2 in the FIA World Rally Championship, double European Rally Champion Simon Jean-Joseph, Sol Rally Barbados 2015 winner Jeffrey Panton and 13-time winner of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event Roger Skeete head a hugely-competitive entry list for Sunday’s (May 29) Flow King of the Hill,

 

This year, the 50th year of independence,  Barbados has the honour of hosting an international 7s tournament which will attract interest from the region and internationally.  There will be Rugby enthusiasts, supporters, players, teams and media coming to the event. This international 7s tournament is to rugby, what the 20/20 cricket

Following a successful shakedown in the UK yesterday (Tuesday), Sol Rally Barbados regular Kevin Procter has confirmed that he will drive a Ford Fiesta in Sol RB16. The car will arrive in the island by air next week, bringing to three the number of cars flown in for this year’s event, a new record for the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor

M-Sport World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans will carry the livery of the Sol Group when he competes in Sol Rally Barbados 2016 (June 3-5) and Flow King of the Hill (May 29), as the region’s largest independent oil company joins Intercontinental Shipping as sponsors. Evans and co-driver Craig Parry remain the WRC 2 points-leaders,

Last night’s (Friday) launch of a spectacular new rear-wheel-drive Ford Fiesta to be campaigned in the SuperModified 2 category in Sol Rally Barbados 2016 (June 3-5) by local ace Barry Mayers means all bets are off on the outcome of the much-anticipated two-wheel-drive battle in the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International.

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE BTBA STAKES AND TROPHY RACEDAY

Featuring

THE REPUBLIC BANK BREEDERS’ STAKES AND TROPHY (GR.11. RB. - BAR)

 Entries for Day 12 - Saturday, May 28,

As competitors in the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships are making their final preparations for the two most important weekends of the year - Flow King of the Hill and Sol Rally Barbados 2016 – the leading 10 drivers in the Champion Driver title chase are covered by just nine points after the first two rounds.

Citroen World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke says every rally fan should visit Sol Rally Barbados “at least once”. The Ulsterman made the remark when he joined the Circuit of Ireland’s Chief Marshal Raymond Linton last week to pick the names of two motor sport volunteers who will enjoy a trip to Sol RB16 next month (June 3-5) out of the

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE BETTING BOOTH STAFF APPRECIATION RACEDAY

Featuring

THE BETTING BOOTH STAFF TROPHY (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 11 - Monday, May 16, 2016

New for 2016
• the finish of Sol Rally Barbados returns to the Vaucluse Raceway in St Thomas for the first time since 2007, with a SuperSpecial on the RallySprint track. Cars will run head-to-head and, although times will not be included in the results for Sol RB16, crews must take the start to be classified as overall finishers . . .

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

Featuring

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

Entries for Day 10 - Thursday, April 28, 2016

Form

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

Featuring

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

Featuring

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

&

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

Featuring

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

Featuring

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

RELEASE
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

Featuring

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

Featuring

·         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

Featuring

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

Featuring

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

 

Islanders prepare for epic anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Series 
Excitement builds in Barbados with 10 days to go to the start
Bridgetown, Barbados (7 January, 2016): With just over a week to the start of the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January 2016), the festival island spirit is

TRIATHLON PRESS RELEASE – JAN.2016

 

The sport of Triathlon is set for an exciting 2016 in Barbados. All eyes will be on Elite triathlete, Jason Wilson, as he attempts to maintain his place on the Olympics start list. Currently occupying the 45th slot, in a limited field of 55, Jason must maintain his ranking until the cut-off

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE BTC 11OTH ANNIVERSARY RACEDAY

Featuring

THE RONALD AND RICHARD STOUTE STAKES & TROPHY (CONDITION RACE)

Final Program for Day 1 - Saturday,

Festival spirit builds in Bridgetown with the arrival of first overseas competitors

Bridgetown, Barbados (22 December, 2015): As preparations to mark the 80th anniversary of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January 2016), and to commemorate 50 years of independence for Barbados continue, islanders have welcomed the first

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL/CROWN OF LIGHT BOXING DAY AT THE RACES

Featuring

·         THE DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL/CROWN OF LIGHT BOXING DAY STAKES & TROPHY (GR.1

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE CHRISTMAS SEASON RACEDAY

Featuring

·         THE SEASONS GREETINGS (HANDICAP)

 Final Program for Day 21 - Saturday, December 12, 2015

Rhett Watson was honoured for his second consecutive clean sweep of titles at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Annual Prizegiving at Colleton, St John, on Saturday evening (December 5). The Champion Driver also carried away the SuperModified 12 and 2wd trophies (with co-driver James Hutchinson), as nearly 80 members of the island’s motor sport

Fresh from completing a hat-trick of wins in the only major forest rally in the south of England two weeks ago, Sol Rally Barbados regular Rob Swann has confirmed his entry for Sol RB16. With five months to go before the closing date, entries posted on-line at www.rallybarbados.net have soared past 50

 

Garrison Savannah                                           www.barbadosturfclub.org

THE ANSA McAL RACING FESTIVAL / BTBA BREEDERS CLASSIC & JUVENILE

/ WINTER JOCKEYS’ CHALLENGE RACEDAY

Featuring

·         THE ANSA McAL BARBADOS

Damien and Brandon Johnson (Western Union Suzuki Samurai) won the fifth and final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships on Sunday (November 8). As the Reigning Novice Champions claimed their first overall victory in the Nassco November Safari, third place was sufficient to clinch

The 2016 edition of the annual glossy Tourism Publication Sporting Barbados was launched at World Travel Market this week.

  This year the magazine focuses on all there is to do in Barbados on a day - and that's ALOT!

  In addition to the printed copy this year, a new digital version was launched for promotional use overseas.

 
 
 
Barbados will have its first opportunity this Friday to see in action the young footballers who recently brought pride to the nation by capturing a silver medal in the 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games. The athletes, from various special units, who combined to defeat Hong Kong and St.Vincent and the

David Summerbell Jnr and Sean Maloney are Champions of the Swift Cup and SR3 Cup respectively.
Each left the best until last, having sat in third place going into the final double-header at Bushy Park
Barbados on Saturday (October 17), as the Summer Season of the inaugural Suzuki Challenge Series
came to a dramatic

 

 

Saturday 21st November will see a major, new and exciting day on the annual racing calendar as ANSA McAL (Barbados) and its group of companies, (Bryden Stokes, MQI, Trimart, Standard, Brydens Insurance, Consolidated Finance and Brydens Retail and Express) in association with The Barbados Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association

Engineers and mechanics in race shops across the island are making last-minute preparations for tomorrow’s (Saturday) Floodlit Finale to Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s 2015 Championship. The 23-race programme at the St Philip facility will also include a demanding six-race double-header bringing the inaugural Summer Season of the Suzuki

The six-round Summer Season of the inaugural Suzuki Challenge Series will climax in a Floodlit Finale
at Bushy Park Barbados next Saturday (October 17). With a demanding double-header of six races –
three under floodlights – and changes to the regular race meeting format, title contenders in both the
Swift Cup and the SR3

 

- Run Barbados Marathon Weekend (RBMW) participants can now use race times to qualify on global marathon circuit following AIMS-IAAF certification -

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados. October 12, 2015 -- The Run Barbados marathon route has been certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), a partner

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.
  Having

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.
Timetable
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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THE MASSY UNITED INSURANCE LIMITED RACEDAY

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THE MASSY UNITED INSURANCE BARBADOS DERBY (GR.1R. - BAR)

(“THIRD JEWEL OF THE BARBADOS TRIPLE CROWN”)

 
 
 
2015 HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE – MATCH REPORT 28:
 
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

 

2015 HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE – MATCH REPORT 21:

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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THE PASSING PARADE RACEDAY

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THE SHEILA PARRAVICINO MEMORIAL TROPHY (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 15 - Saturday, July 11, 2015

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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.
The

 

 

 

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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THE PINNACLE FEEDS LIMITED MIDSUMMER CREOLE CLASSIC RACEDAY

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THE PINNACLE FEEDS MIDSUMMER CREOLE CLASSIC (GR.1R. - BAR)

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-

SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2015
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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THE HISTORIC BRIDGETOWN AND ITS GARRISON RACEDAY

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THE ST. ANN’S GARRISON (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 12 - Saturday, June 6, 2015

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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

LIME KING OF THE HILL 2015
Results
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
Overall
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.
  The

 

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THE BTBA BREEDERS STAKES AND TROPHY RACEDAY

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THE CARIBBEAN HORSE BREEDERS STAKES AND TROPHY (GR.11.RB. - BAR)

Final Program for Day 11 - Monday, May 25

   
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THE BTBA BREEDERS STAKES AND TROPHY RACEDAY
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THE CARIBBEAN HORSE BREEDERS STAKES AND TROPHY (GR.11.RB. - BAR)
Entries for Day 11 - Monday, May 25, 2015

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FINAL COUNTDOWN STARTS FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS
Circuit of Ireland marshals confirmed for prize trip

The final countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), which marks the 25th Anniversary of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, is finally under way. With three weeks to go before Simpson Motors Scrutineering (May 23

Bushy Park Barbados welcomed the first participants for its new Karting Experience at the weekend, as part of an on-going programme to develop an ever-broader range of circuit activities on offer to regular competitors, the wider community and visitors to the island. Approximately 100 people turned up to drive the recently-imported Birel

 

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THE WALLS MAGNUM CLASSIC BARBADOS GUINEAS RACEDAY

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THE WALLS MAGNUM CLASSIC BARBADOS GUINEAS (GR.1R. - BAR)

Entries for Day 9 - Tuesday,

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell Jnr laid down a marker for next month’s LIME King of the Hill and Sol Rally Barbados, with victory in yesterday’s (April 19) Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Shakedown Stages. In the Rubis / Total / Sandals Barbados Ford Focus WRC06, they finished more than 18 seconds up on Trinidad’s John Powell, with Roger

Thirteen-time winner Roger Skeete starts his preparations for the 25th Anniversary of the island’s premier event on Sunday (April 19) in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Shakedown Stages. Driving his Subaru Impreza WRC S12, he will face a strong regional challenge from Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and John Powell of Trinidad in their Ford Focus WRCs

Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), which marks the 25th Anniversary of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, will finish with a spectacular side-by-side SuperSpecial on the unique Race Of Champions parallel track at Bushy Park. This, along with a change of Service Park location, was confirmed by organisers today (Thursday).

Reigning Champions Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal returned to winners’ row for the first time since last June at the weekend (Saturday, April 11), when they won round two of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship in the Simpson Motors/Shell Spirax/Shell Rimula/Maxxis Isuzu D-Max.
  Combined with their

The second round of the exciting new Suzuki Challenge Series will take centre stage in a re-scheduled fixture at Bushy Park Barbados next month (May 9/10), when Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) and the Barbados Association of Dragsters & Drifters (BADD) combine to present a packed weekend of action.
  Mark Thompson and Sean

 

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THE PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE HERITAGE OF THE

 GARRISON HISTORIC AREA RACEDAY

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THE GARRISON SAVANNAH (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 8

 

  Hundreds of England cricket fans have been passing through Barbados en route to Antigua for the 1st test starting on Monday. The Barbados test is slated for 1-5 May and thousands more fans will descend on the island and give the tourism sector a huge boost at a time when the season is relatively quiet.

With less than two weeks to go before their cars are due to sail from Portsmouth on the English south coast for the 11-day voyage across the Atlantic Ocean aboard the Geest Line freighter Klipper Stream, competitors the length and breadth of the UK are making final preparations for Sol Rally Barbados 2015.
  As the closing date

 

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THE PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE HERITAGE OF THE

 GARRISON HISTORIC AREA RACEDAY

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THE GARRISON SAVANNAH (HANDICAP)

Entries for Day 8 -

Derek Gill and Andrew Croney in the Insurance Brokers & Solutions Inc Mitsubishi Pajero will lead the Pro field off in Saturday’s (April 11) April Safari, round two of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships. Runners-up in last year Championship, they started the season well with victory

Is Mary Fraser the new sensation of Barbados athletics? With three gold medals at the CARIFTA Games in St Kitts she’s been the talk of the Meet this week and taken some of the gloss off the island’s other emerging star sprinter Mario Burke.

Two immaculate Peugeot rally cars are already seven days into a voyage that will establish a new distance record for the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport international. They left New Zealand on Friday, March 27, heading for the Bridgetown Port, where they will be off-loaded in time to compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2015.
  While

Andre Walcott and Kris Brathwaite were crowned Champion Driver and Champion Rider respectively at Bushy Park Barbados on Sunday (March 29), when Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) launched its 2015 Championship at the Valvoline Glassesco John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet.
  While the inaugural races in the Suzuki Challenge Series

 

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THE CARIBBEAN HORSE GRAND STAND POSSE RACEDAY

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  THE CARIBBEAN HORSE & GRAND STAND POSSE FILLIES TRIAL

THE CARIBBEAN HORSE & GRAND STAND

 
-      CPL’s 2015 Schedule Confirmed with More Matches and Record Prize Money

Tuesday 31st March 2015 – Kingston, Jamaica: CPL fans are in for a treat when the Biggest Party in Sport returns with an action-packed schedule of 33 matches, played from June 20th to July 26th 2015.

The third edition of the Limacol

 

 

Close racing, wheel-to-wheel action and ecstatic race-winners were all ingredients of yesterday’s (March 29) launch of the Suzuki Challenge Series at Bushy Park Barbados. The two new ‘one-make’ Championships – the Swift Cup and SR3 Cup – were the feature events at the Valvoline Glassesco John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race

 
 

 
Special Olympics athletes will make a big splash this Tuesday when they gather at the Aquatic Centre in Wildey for the Special Olympics Barbados National Games Aquatics Meet. The public is invited come out and cheer the intellectually challenged participants in the event, which is free of charge.
 

This weekend’s Vavoline Glassesco John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet (March 28/29) is an action-packed feast of motor sport not to be missed, honouring the memory a key figure in the development of island motor sport over the past three decades.
The organising club, Bushy Park Motor Sport Inc (BPMSI), will not only launch its 2015

Regional Champions Jeffrey Panton, who has won his home event Rally Jamaica a record eight times, John Powell, the four-time winner of Rally Trinidad, and Kyle Gregg, who won Rally Jamaica last year, have confirmed their entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2015, boosting the four-wheel-drive entry to 21, with others still in the pipeline.

 

 

Two exciting new one-make circuit racing championships that look set to revolutionise regional motor sport – the Suzuki Challenge Series – were introduced to the media today (Thursday) at Bushy Park Barbados, ahead of the inaugural races at this weekend’s (March 28/29) Valvoline Glassesco John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race

 

Ireland Cricket Coach Phil Simmons has been offered a similar position with the West indies and is expected to take up the role within the next 24 hours. The former West Indies all-rounder has enjoyed considerable success with the Ireland team over the past eight years but has been enticed by the lure of test cricket and restoring

Local hero Roger ‘The Sheriff’ Skeete, 13-time overall winner of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, and former UK National Rally Champion Roger Duckworth – fifth overall and winner of WRC-2 for the past two years – have confirmed participation in Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), bringing the four-wheel-drive entry to 18.

 

 

Barbados has captured the top spot in Zone 10 (the Caribbean) in the 2015 FEI World Dressage Challenge held at the Congo Road Equestrian Centre on March 15th.

 

With a total score of 199.970, our local riders have ousted Cayman Islands, Haiti, Trinidad, Jamaica and Bermuda for the coveted Zone 10 title,

Legendary British stunt driver Terry Grant will return to Bushy Park Barbados, where he achieved his 20th Guinness World Record last December, for the Valvoline Glassesco John 'Tiny' Harrison Memorial Race Meet on March 28/29 . . . and island fans will enjoy a double dose of thrills, as he will be partnered by the UK’s Number 1 stunt bike

 

Six days of top-class polo are scheduled for the Archer’s Hall Diamonds International 2015 Barbados Open, the island’s most prestigious annual tournament. The Barbados Polo Club’s much-anticipated eight-goal competition, being staged for the 13th time, brings together seven teams featuring leading local and international players from

The largest-ever group to visit Sol Rally Barbados from one motor club in the UK is making a celebratory trip this year. Led by legendary BMW driver Martin Stockdale, the ‘Worksop Warriors’ will field four cars in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 25th Anniversary event (May 29-31), with 30 family, friends and supporters making the trip.

Ladies from all over the world came together at Royal Westmoreland to play in the popular Colombian Emeralds Ladies Tournament this week. Organised by Yvonne Brewer and her team, the money raised from the tournament goes towards the Barbados Breast Screening programme. The overall winner this year was Val Teslia from Royal Westmoreland.

 For the second year in succession the well-known American horse owner Ken Ramsey carried off the Sandy Lane Gold Cup at a sun-drenched Garrison Race Track. Rico Walcott was the winning jockey on Saylor’s Creek with his stable mate Patrick Husbands relegated to 4th place on the hot favourite Gentleman’s Kitten. The widely fancied Daunting

Bridgetown, Barbados - The first round draw of the Barbados Football Association’s Knock-Out competition now known as the Banks Beer Champions Cup took place at the organization’s General Secretariat, Fontabelle, St. Michael - Saturday, 28th February 2015.

 

2015 has started with a “bang” for the Barbados Football Association

LIME, the leading telecoms provider in Barbados, has significantly stepped up its commitment to the Barbados Rally Club (BRC). A marketing partner since 2010, LIME is the new title sponsor of King of the Hill, the final shakedown before Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), which mark’s the 25th Anniversary of the Club’s premier event.

 Barbados VS St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Friday, 6th March 2015
8:00 pm
National Stadium
Sunday, 8th March 2015
8:00pm
National Stadium

 POLO UPDATE: Due to the heavy rain and the conditions of the field we are forced to cancel today's matches for the UNNA ICBL Cheshire tour.
We look forward to some sunshine so we can continue the tour on Thursday at Lion Castle.
We will take today and focus on the preparations for the grand finale and the Big Hat Polo Party on

Former British Historic Rally Championship Class Champions Chris Shooter and Bev LeGood took some years to give in to pressure from friends before they made their Caribbean debut on Sol Rally Barbados 2014, but returning for the 25th Anniversary of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event “was an easy decision to make.”
  The BRC’s