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  1. Late rethink brings Worswick back for Sol Rally Barbados

    After a last-minute change of heart just a couple of days before entries closed and rally cars were due to be delivered to Portsmouth in readiness for sailing on the Geest Line freighter Baltic Klipper, Britain’s Nigel Worswick says he will indeed compete in Sol Rally Barbados this year. He returns with the Ford Escort […]

    May 23, 2023RallyNo comments
  2. Sol Rally Barbados draws highest local entry for 10 years

    Sixty local crews have entered Sol Rally Barbados 2023, the highest number for a decade. In addition to the familiar fan favourites at the sharp end of the overall and 2wd battles, two new-build cars will be seen for the first time, while another two return after many years of inactivity, which the organisers see […]

    May 18, 2023RallyNo comments

    Vehicular collision happened last night along Bank Hall Cross Road, St. Michael, between a motor car (MH180) owned and driven by 61 year old Steve Marquimston Pond from Brandon, St.Michael and a motorcycle (X 8586) driven by 30 year old Omar Antonio Greenidge from Bank Hall, St. MICHAEL. Officers determined both vehicles were travelling along […]

    May 14, 2023Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Procter seeks elusive podium in Sol Rally Barbados

    Marking the 20th Anniversary of his first trip to compete in the island, Britain’s Kevin Procter will return for Sol Rally Barbados next month with the Ford Fiesta S2000T in which he has finished fourth three times since 2017. Also confirmed as of May 2, there are entries for Texas-based Scotsman Fraser Louden and fellow-Scot […]

    May 12, 2023RallyNo comments
  5. Some Speightstown streets to become one-way with short-term parking zones

    Motorists are advised effective Wednesday 22nd March several major roads in Speightstown, St. Peter will become one-way with short-term parking and delivery zones. These changes aim to reduce traffic congestion and illegal parking. Queen Street, starting from the junction at Chapel Street, along with Orange Street, and Sand Street will be all one-way in a […]

    March 19, 2023Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Four nations confirmed for Radical Caribbean Cup

    Drivers from four regional territories – Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago – will fight for the Nations Cup as well as the individual title in the 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) when circuit racing resumes at Bushy Park Barbados tomorrow (Sunday) for the first time in almost two years. The delayed four-round series […]

    July 14, 2022UncategorizedNo comments

    Edward Corbin leads the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase after five rounds. With nearly 60 drivers having now scored in the 2022 Driver’s and Class Championships, there’s a fresh look to the top 10 this year as newcomers are making their mark in the sport, with numbers also rising dramatically after the […]

    July 13, 2022RallyNo comments

    With the dust hardly settled following the successful execution of Sol Rally Barbados 2022, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is urging “the older guard” to come out and help celebrate an important milestone in the Club’s history. The Shelbury Construction 65th Anniversary June Safari later this month (June 25/26) continues the legacy of the Club’s […]

    June 17, 2022RallyNo comments
  9. Road Fatality with Motorcyclist at Bakers, St Peter

    A road traffic collision with #fatality occurred about 9:05 pm on Sunday 29th May 2022 along a section of Highway 2A namely Bakers , St. Peter. S U M M A R Y The two vehicles were travelling along the roadway in opposite directions when they became invoved in a collision. The #ambulance personnel and […]

    May 30, 2022Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    Ninety local, regional and international rally cars, more than 20 of them entered in Sol Rally Barbados for the first time, will be the highlight of The Rally Show on Saturday (May 28). At its new home at Bushy Park Barbados, the Show will run from 2.00pm to 6.00pm, with competition prizes, giveaways and a […]

    May 26, 2022RallyNo comments
  11. British returnees boost the Historic class

    Three returning UK drivers complete the Historic class at Sol RB22. Scotland’s Robin Hamilton will pit his recently-built Gleaner Oil and Gas Talbot Sunbeam Lotus against the MkII Ford Escorts of Sean Kukula, whose entry was confirmed last month, Dick Mauger and Chris Shooter, along with the local entries of John Corbin and Harold Morley. […]

    May 6, 2022RallyNo comments
  12. Maloney early leader of R5 Rally Championship

    Stuart Maloney is the early leader of the 2022 BMF R5 Rally Championship, presented by First Citizens, after claiming maximum points in last month’s first three rounds – all speed events – in his Skoda Fabia Rally2 evo. Next weekend (April 23/24), the multi-discipline title fight continues, as competitors go drag racing on Saturday, then […]

    April 19, 2022RallyNo comments

    Confirming his entry for Sol Rally Barbados 2022 this weekend, Britain’s Nigel Worswick joins an exclusive ‘club’ of just 13 international participants who have competed in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event 10 or more times. As the BRC celebrates its 65th Anniversary, Sol RB22 is scheduled for the weekend of June 4 & […]

    April 13, 2022RallyNo comments
  14. UK friends to reunite at Sol Rally Barbados 2022

    Britain’s Howard Paterson, whose ninth-place finish in the 1991 International All-Stage Rally was the first overseas result in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, returns to Sol Rally Barbados this year marking his 50th year in competition. Once again Paterson and his wife Ruth will reunite with friends and former team-mates Sean Kukula and […]

    April 7, 2022RallyNo comments

    As rallying returned to the island’s roads last Sunday 27th March for the first time since December 2020, fans had their first chance to gauge form ahead of the new season, during which the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is celebrating its 65th Anniversary. The club’s blue riband event, Sol Rally Barbados 2022, is scheduled for […]

    April 6, 2022RallyNo comments
  16. BMF gets the green light for closed-road rallying

    Motor sport will return to the roads of Barbados at the end of March for the first time since the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Winter Rally of December 2020. The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) has confirmed that the 15-month hiatus will end following permission from the Covid-19 Monitoring Unit (CMU) for road rallying to restart […]

    March 25, 2022RallyNo comments
  17. BMF gets the green light for closed-road rallying

    Motor sport will return to the island’s roads at the end of March for the first time since the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Winter Rally of December 2020. The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) has confirmed that the 15-month hiatus will end following permission from the Covid19 Monitoring Unit (CMU) for road rallying to restart and […]

    March 15, 2022RallyNo comments

    Ten-time Champion of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Navigational Championship, Leslie Alleyne, is excited to return to action on Sunday (March 13) in the BRC March Safari, opening round of the 2022 Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship. After the coronavirus pandemic struck in early 2020, that year’s calendar was reduced to three events, with none at […]

    March 11, 2022RallyNo comments
  19. Updated FAQ document posted to SOL Rally Barbados official web site

    The updated version of the Sol Rally Barbados FAQ document is in the final stages of preparation and will be posted within days to the official web site, Available as a PDF download with a simple click on the visual on the home page, it includes information for competitors on accommodation, vehicle rental, shipping, […]

    March 9, 2022RallyNo comments
  20. Bajans get screwed by the litre, Ukraine fear mongering offsets energy expenses

    Barbadian motorists will get b**led at the pump be paying more for petroleum products from last night Sunday 6th March. The expected increase in the retail prices of gasoline, diesel, kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is in keeping with Putin threatnening nuclear holocaust over old Russian capital the prices for these products on the […]

    March 7, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Regional drivers prepare for Radical Caribbean Cup

    Teams around the region are making ready for the return of circuit racing after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic. The Jamaica Race Drivers’ Club (JRDC) has started Track Days at the Dover Raceway, while the first Endurance race meet of the year will be run by the Guyana Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) […]

    February 15, 2022RallyNo comments

    Britain’s Frank Bird will this year realise his long-held ambition to compete in Sol Rally Barbados, the event won twice in a Ford Focus WRC07 by his father Paul. Having started the season with victory in the Brands Hatch Winter Stages (January 15), the team confirmed that Bird and co-driver Jack Morton, who sat with […]

    February 3, 2022RallyNo comments
  23. Zane Maloney joins Trident Motorsport for FIA F3

    Trident Motorsport confirmed on January 21) that Barbadian Zane Maloney will join the team for the 2022 FIA Formula 3 Championship. The 18-race campaign will be fought out over nine weekends between March and September, with all races supporting rounds of the Formula 1 World Championship, starting in Bahrain and ending in Monza. The Italian […]

    January 25, 2022RallyNo comments
  24. Radical Caribbean headlines Bushy Park 2022 calendar

    The return of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC), home to wheel-to-wheel action between the fastest race cars in the region, is the highlight of the provisional Bushy Park Barbados calendar published on 14th January. With more than 30 dates listed, there’s something for everyone, with grass-roots disciplines such as autocross and karting, plus regular Open […]

    January 17, 2022RallyNo comments

    Nearly 40 entries have been posted for Sol Rally Barbados 2022 since the on-line entry form went live last Monday (January 3). While two-thirds of those are from overseas, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is buoyed by the positive response from island competitors looking forward to some measure of normality returning to motor sport, led […]

    January 11, 2022RallyNo comments