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  1. SR1 Cup added to Radical Caribbean Cup for 2022

    The organiser of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) has confirmed that it is to expand its regional championship in 2022 and include the ‘entry level‘ SR1, to complement the SR3, which has been the sole chassis raced in the category since it was established in 2015; there will be two separate championships going forward, with […]

    March 6, 2021RallyNo comments
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. SWANN & GARROD “WANT TO WIN” SOL RALLY BARBADOS

    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, who […]

    October 16, 2020RallyNo comments
  6. 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
  7. HINDS AND MANNING WIN CHEFETTE SUMMER SAFARI

    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 the recent Chefette Summer Safari. There was more good news for Chris King, too: having claimed his first victory in July’s […]

    September 30, 2020RallyNo comments
  8. PATERSON CONFIDENT FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2020

    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 […]

    September 11, 2020RallyNo comments
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. SKEETE LEADS LOCAL SOL RALLY BARBADOS ENTRIES

    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 […]

    March 18, 2020RallyNo comments
  12. Flow King of the Hill joins St John We Gatherin’ calendar

    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 24th May, the event has been adopted by the committee responsible for the parish of St John’s […]

    February 18, 2020RallyNo comments
  13. SOL RALLY BARBADOS JOINS FIA NACAM CHAMPIONSHIP

    Sol Rally Barbados is inscribed on the calendar of the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), for the first time in 2020 as it becomes a round of the NACAM Championship. The 31st running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event is scheduled for Friday to Sunday, May 29 to 31, […]

    January 19, 2020Featured, RallyNo comments
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Five-time winner Jeffrey Panton confirmed for Sol RB19

    Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr confirmed their participation in Sol Rally Barbados 2019 yesterday (April 15) in the Rubis/Sandals Barbados/KIG Ford Focus WRC06 in which they have won the event for the past four years. Panton was also the first regional winner of the former International All-Stage Rally – in 1998, with fellow-countryman […]

    April 16, 2019RallyNo comments
  20. 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
  21. Stay Safe On The Roads This Holiday Season

    Are all road accidents avoidable? As with any other part of the world, the quest to tackle mortality on the roads has been a significant challenge in the Caribbean these last few decades. Thousands of lives have perished thanks to bad road infrastructure, as well as bad driving decisions including unroadworthy vehicles and drunk-driving. As we navigate […]

    December 29, 2018Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  22. 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
  23. ‘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
  24. Road Traffic Fatalities – Barrow Highway near Norman Niles Roundabout *plus* Foursquare Road, St. Philip

    People involved in the Fatality which occurred about 5:55 pm on the Barrow Highway are as follows:- The owner and driver of L 1380 – a red Toyota GT motor car is 37 year old Kevin Hinds of #23 Maycock Terrace, St. Lucy. The rear seat passenger is Nicole Jordan 40 years of Hope Road, St. Lucy. […]

    May 26, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  25. 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