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Special Festival of Speed returns

Special Festival of Speed returns

The Twister Aerobatics Team, the only European outfit certified to fly after-dark shows, will light up the skies at the Barbados Festival of Speed on Saturday October 14, in its first-ever performance in the Americas. The British-based team is the first act confirmed to join former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button at the second […]

June Safari has special meaning

June Safari has special meaning

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 and 25) will carry the club back to its roots, following a circuitous route between Applewhaites and Vaucluse, both in the parish of […]

Republic, Campbell, Watts spell success

Republic, Campbell, Watts spell success

It was a combination of sheer force of will, finely honed skill, and a powerfully tuned monster machine that propelled the Republic Bank Blue Machine Rally BMW3 Series to do the double and claim ninth place overall for the second year running in the 2017 Sol Rally Barbados. The top ten finish for the driver/navigator […]

Roaring revs

Roaring revs

It’s here! The biggest rally event on Barbados’ motor sports calendar gets going Friday with the ceremonial start at Sol in Warrens, St Michael. Then the Sol Rally Barbados action revs off in earnest on the weekend with hundreds of Barbadians expected to be at every possible vantage point for the rally extravaganza. Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton […]

Panton – King of the Hill

Panton – King of the Hill

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell claimed their second Flow King of the Hill crown 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 King of the Hill result, ahead of fellow British regulars, Roger Duckworth and Kevin Procter, with Roger […]

Kings of the Hill

Kings of the Hill

There is a buzz around Barbados as rally drivers and fans prepare for this Sunday’s Flow King of the Hill, the precursor to the island’s biggest annual international rallying event next weekend – Sol Rally Barbados 2017. And winner of the King of the Hill for the past two years, Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton, (Ford Focus […]

Drivers rave over stages

Drivers rave over stages

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 […]

Mallalieu on the move

Mallalieu on the move

Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) president Andrew Mallalieu is facing a busy few weeks of travelling as he attends three of the next six races on the Grand Prix calendar as an FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) steward. And his continuing commitment to the work of the world governing body reflects well on the BMF, and […]

Bailey ahead

Bailey ahead

Adrian Bailey is the new leader of the Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) champion driver title chase following the Glassesco John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet at Bushy Park, St Philip on May 6 and 7. Three wins in Group 1/Class 2, in which he has been champion for the past two years, moved […]

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