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  1. British jump trainers: Four of the best

    Jump jockeys usually get a lot of credit for the wins they achieve on race days, but there is always hard work going on behind the scenes. It is the trainer who masterminds the wins by fine-tweaking tactics and ensures the horse is comfortable in the stable before making their way to the paddock. Betdaq […]

    August 27, 2021Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  2. ROOKIE HOAD MOVES AHEAD IN RALLY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

    Chris Hoad eased ahead in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase after his third straight win in the competitive and well-subscribed Clubman 2 class in his Rookie season in the Championship. Having shared the overall lead with Stuart Maloney and Josh Read after the Double-Header Sprint at Bushy Park in June, he has […]

    August 2, 2021RallyNo comments
  3. PLANNING CHANGES UP A GEAR FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

    Preparations for Sol Rally Barbados 2021 have changed up a gear, with confirmation of plans to return to the popular Dark Hole stage in the north of the island and a new venue for King of the Hill on the previous Sunday, although that location remains under wraps. With the event already moved from June […]

    July 8, 2021RallyNo comments
  4. Barbados Motoring Federation appoints Natya Soodeen to Women in Motorsport post

    The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) just revealed the appointment of Natya Soodeen as Chairperson of Women in Motorsport Barbados. A former show-jumper, who has represented Barbados in regional and international events, Natya has turned her passion for competition from one horsepower to another and is now an active member of the island’s motor sport scene. […]

    June 30, 2021Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  5. THREE-WAY TIE FOR RALLY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD: Hoad, Maloney and Read top of the class

    Chris Hoad, Stuart Maloney and Josh Read are joint leaders of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase following the Double-Header Sprint at Bushy Park on June 4, which kicked off the second season to be delayed by Covid-19 pandemic. Read leads the 2wd Championship as well, while Dane Skeete sits at the […]

    June 25, 2021RallyNo comments
  6. BUSHY PARK SPRINT TO START RALLY CLUB SEASON: Action behind closed doors in line with Covid-19 protocols

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships will kick off on Saturday, June 5 with a Double-Header Sprint at Bushy Park, St Philip. In line with current Covid-19 protocols, the event will run behind closed doors, with no spectators on site and no passengers or navigators allowed, although competitors will get the chance […]

    May 30, 2021RallyNo comments
  7. Class win for Worswick on first outing in new Ford Fiesta

    Two weeks after fellow Sol Rally Barbados regulars including Kevin Procter and Andy Scott returned to action in the Snetterton Stages, it was Nigel Worswick’s turn to end the prolonged break from rallying caused by the coronavirus pandemic as part of his planned build-up to Sol RB21, scheduled for September 25/26. With a best result […]

    May 18, 2021RallyNo comments
  8. Revised dates, web site from Barbados Motoring Federation

    The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) published a provisional calendar for the rest of 2021 to allow competitors time to prepare, while discussions continue with Government bodies to clarify when spectators might return. Having made practical use of the down time caused by the Covid 19 pandemic, the Federation has developed a new web site, which […]

    May 16, 2021RallyNo comments
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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