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  1. SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2021 DATES ANNOUNCED

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has announced the planned dates for Sol Rally Barbados 2021 and its associated events, in the hope that the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic will have abated in time for the Club’s blue riband event to be run on its traditional date. Subject to final ratification by the Barbados […]

    December 18, 2020RallyNo comments
  2. From father to son… SKEETE AND MAYHEW WIN FLOW KING OF THE HILL, SOL ECSTATIC

    Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew started their 2020 motor sport campaign in fine style on Sunday with victory in Flow King of the Hill, beating Jamaica’s Jeff Panton by just four-hundredths of a second, the smallest winning margin in the 13-year history of the event. Having led after the first of four timed runs, Britain’s […]

    October 30, 2020RallyNo comments
  3. All eyes on Flow King of the Hill

    A classic battle between local, regional and international rally drivers gets under way at Flow King of the Hill on Sunday (October 25). Winners of Sol Rally Barbados 2019, Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew, will be hoping to start their title defence by claiming the Number 1 door plates for Sol RB20 for their Subaru […]

    October 25, 2020RallyNo comments
  4. REUNION FOR UK CREWS AND CARS AT SOL RALLY BARBADOS

    Two British rally crews will cross the Atlantic this month to be reunited with cars they had spent many hours rebuilding in readiness for Sol Rally Barbados 2020. Despite the additional challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, returnees Simon Nutter and Chris Surman pressed on regardless to complete the work they had started early in […]

    October 12, 2020RallyNo comments
  5. HILL AND MAYERS LEAD CHAMPION DRIVER TITLE CHASE

    Roger Hill and Barry Mayers are joint leaders of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase following the coronavirus-delayed start to the season at last month’s HammerTime 20, jointly organised with the Motoring Club of Barbados Inc (MCBI). Mayers leads the 2wd Championship too, while there are also joint leaders of the 4wd […]

    September 5, 2020RallyNo comments
  6. PANTON, MAYERS SET FOR RETURN OF CLOSED-ROAD ACTION

    Motor sport fans across the island are promised a bumper weekend of action when closed road events return for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March. The non-championship Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Test Stage in St Peter on Saturday, August 22, will be followed on the Sunday by the Motoring […]

    August 17, 2020RallyNo comments
  7. MUD-DOGS BACK IN ACTION FOR SHELBURY SUMMER SAFARI

    After a nine-month break, the longest since the navigational series started in 2004, crews contesting the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship are preparing for competition once again. And, with a weather system bearing down on the island, this weekend’s (July 25/26) Shelbury Construction Summer Safari (‘The June’) looks set to remind everyone […]

    July 24, 2020RallyNo comments
  8. On-line entries open this weekend at RallyBarbados.net

    Although many competitors had already entered since the on-line system opened on October 1 last year, the Club has opted to restart the process from scratch. On-line entries will open on the official web site – www.rallybarbados.net – at 00.00hrs Barbados time on Sunday, July 19th, which is 05.00hrs in the UK; they will close […]

    July 19, 2020RallyNo comments
  9. Rally Club finalising plans for 2020 Championship

    As a new decade starts, the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Committee of Management has been working on plans for the 2020 season, with a number of changes in store for competitors in its Driver’s and Class Championships. The dates for the seven-round series are now confirmed, but details of a proposed new policy for servicing […]

    January 8, 2020RallyNo comments
  10. PANTON, SWANN WEIGH SOL RALLY BARBADOS OPTIONS

    Britain’s Rob Swann is in upbeat mood about Sol Rally Barbados 2020 after winning last Sunday’s (December 29) Mini Tempest Rushmoor Stages in the South of England on his second outing to assess a Ford Fiesta WRC. Runner-up in the Caribbean’s biggest motor sport International three times, he lost out in 2017 and ’18 to […]

    January 4, 2020RallyNo comments
  11. Barbados Motoring Federation releases 2020 calendar

    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 run under permits […]

    November 29, 2019RallyNo comments
  12. Final chance to score points in HO2 Construction Winter Rally

    There’s all to play in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships when competitors gather for the season’s finale, the high-scoring HO2 Construction Winter Rally on Sunday, October 27. The Champion Driver, 4wd and 2wd titles are yet to be resolved, while just a handful of points separate the front-runners in SuperModified 2, […]

    October 22, 2019Featured, RallyNo comments
  13. PANTON AND FENNELL’S 4TH FLOW KING OF THE 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, Panton made the final run count, to win by a margin […]

    May 28, 2019Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  14. RECORD ENTRY OF 95 FOR FLOW KING OF THE HILL

    A record entry of 95 crews will contest Sunday’s (May 26) Flow King of the Hill, the final shakedown ahead of Sol Rally Barbados 2019 (May 31 to June 2), the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s premier event. A classic showdown between local, regional and international drivers is on the cards, to be […]

    May 26, 2019Rally, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. SKEETES SWAP ROLES FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2019

    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 capable of taking the attack to them […]

    March 25, 2019RallyNo comments
  16. PANTON “GUTTED” FOR TIVOLI RALLY LOSER SWANN

    Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr in their Rubis Ford Focus maintained their 100 per cent win rate in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2018 Driver’s and Class Championships in the final round on Saturday (November 24). Even before celebrating victory in the Tivoli Winter Rally, however, the Jamaican was quick to commiserate with Britain’s […]

    November 26, 2018RallyNo comments
  17. ‘FLOW KING OF THE HILL’ TO PANTON AND FENNELL AGAIN

    With victory in Sunday’s Flow King of the Hill, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton has joined island legend Roger Skeete as a three-time winner of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) annual Sol Rally Barbados shakedown. Adding back-to-back KotH wins to last year’s Sol RB hat-trick, Panton and co-driver Mike Fennell (Rubis/Sandals Barbados/KIG Ford Focus WRC06) have re-written […]

    May 29, 2018Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  18. DOUBLE THE FUN AS ‘RALLY SHOW’ GROWS AT NEW SITE

    Motor sport fans and their families will be spoiled for choice at The Rally Show next Saturday (May 26), as the move to the former Banks Facility at Wildey has allowed organisers to expand the scope of the event to appeal to an even wider audience … and for longer, too, running from 1.00pm to […]

    May 20, 2018Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  19. SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2018: Unique Nissan-engined Ford Fiesta joins Kiwi family team

    Former New Zealand Junior Rally Champion Craig Marshall, his brother Nick and their cousin David Proud spearhead the three-car Window Factory Marshall Motorsport team heading for Sol Rally Barbados 2018. With their two familiar Peugeots and a new-build Group B Ford Fiesta, the trio represent the strongest entry yet to make the 28,000-kilometre round trip […]

    April 9, 2018Featured, RallyNo comments
  20. SOL RALLY BARBADOS TO START AT VAUCLUSE RACEWAY

    “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 […]

    March 12, 2018Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  21. Procter & Bird set to become part of rallying history in April

    Kevin Procter heads a list of Sol Rally Barbados regulars who are set to make rallying history in April, when they compete in the Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring & Clacton, the first closed-road rally in mainland Britain to be run under new laws. Within six hours of entries opening on the event web site on […]

    February 25, 2018RallyNo comments
  22. HILL HOMES IN ON TWENTY AT SOL RALLY BARBADOS

    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 finish in the 29-year […]

    January 20, 2018Featured, RallyNo comments
  23. JAMAICA’S PANTON IS RALLY CLUB CHAMPION DRIVER

    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 Saturday’s torrential rainstorms in […]

    November 27, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  24. SOL RALLY BARBADOS BIRTHDAY GIFT FOR FAULKNER

    The countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2018 officially gets under way at midnight on Saturday (September 30) – 5:00 am 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 wait for one […]

    October 2, 2017RallyNo comments
  25. GREAT TIME HAD BY ALL THE FAMILY AT THE RALLY SHOW: FINAL TOUCHES

    Local competitors whose cars had not already been scrutineered in advance of last month’s Automotive Art Shakedown Stages – there were 20 of them – got checked in the Pits at Bushy Park Barbados; as the St Philip facility was already home to ‘Rally Central‘, hosting over 30 of the overseas visitors, international scrutineering took […]

    June 11, 2017Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments