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Sol Rally Barbados entries climbing

Sol Rally Barbados entries climbing

Group A is set to attract a record entry for Sol Rally Barbados 2017, as four more international crews confirmed Friday bring the current total to eight, already the highest for more than a decade. With at least two more in the pipeline, the starting list for the four-wheel-drive classification won last year by M-Sport works […]

Cozier, Croney win March Safari

Cozier, Croney win March Safari

First-time winner Jean-Marc Cozier and former champion navigator Andrew Croney took the spotlight over the weekend after emerging victorious in the MudDogs March Safari. The two received their trophies as winning driver and navigator respectively at Tuesday’s prizegiving at the Barbados Clay Target Shooting Association (BCTSA) Club House at Searles, Christ Church. Last weekend was […]

Motorsports great Surtees dies

Motorsports great Surtees dies

Former Formula 1 and motorcycling world champion John Surtees has died at the age of 83. Surtees is the only man to have won the grand prix world championship on both two wheels and four. He won four 500cc motorcycling titles – in 1956, 1958, 1959 and 1960 – and the F1 crown with Ferrari […]

Clarke among drivers rewarded

Clarke among drivers rewarded

More than 40 of the island’s motor sport volunteers were recognised for their commitment to the sport at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) annual prize-giving at The Boatyard on Saturday evening. Daryl Clarke was crowned the club’s champion driver for 2016. Nearly 100 of the island’s motor sport fraternity shared in more than 120 trophies […]

Subaru trio for Rally Barbados

Subaru trio for Rally Barbados

Three ex-works Subarus campaigned in period by 2003 FIA World Rally Champion Petter Solberg are confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2017. The Norwegian, who won two more FIA titles in 2014 and 2015 when he switched to the World Rallycross Championship, finished second twice and claimed a further four top six finishes in these cars […]

Winter Cup on this weekend

Winter Cup on  this weekend

Suzuki Challenge Summer Series champions Suleman Esuf (SR3 Cup) and Ryan Wood (Swift Cup) head to Bushy Park Barbados this weekend for the Winter Cup determined to continue where they left off in October. They will have their work cut out, however, as Radical International 2017 plays host to competitors from five nations, all keen […]

Mixed reaction to Hamilton’s tactics

Mixed reaction to Hamilton’s tactics

For all the headlines screaming ‘anarchy’, Lewis Hamilton’s public act of defiance against Mercedes in Formula One’s title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Sunday could ultimately make racing even more exciting in 2017. While Mercedes boss Toto Wolff refused to rule out punishment after Hamilton did everything he could to scupper team mate Nico Rosberg’s championship chances […]

Karters show off their skills

Karters show off their skills

It was a hot day and a fast track that awaited the best karters in Barbados for Round 10 of the Barbados Karting Association SDRR Motorsports/Cheffette Restaurants Championship at Bushy Park, St Philip on Sunday. In the Easykart 100 class Adam Mallalieu capped off a brilliant second half of the season. After starting the season […]

Alleyne, O’Neal claim fourth title

Alleyne, O’Neal claim fourth title

Triple champions Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal (Isuzu D-Max) made certain of winning an unprecedented fourth Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship with victory on last Sunday’s Nassco November Safari. The fourth and final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) off-road navigational championship started and finished at the Vaucluse Raceway (VRW) in St Thomas, where spectators […]

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