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Rally cars en route to Barbados

Rally cars en route to Barbados

Having off-loaded fruit and other exports from around the Caribbean, the Geest Line freighter Benguela Stream set sail from Portsmouth in England on Tuesday carrying a shipment of 31 rally cars from the United Kingdom, Ireland and mainland Europe bound for Sol Rally Barbados 2017. After a ten-day trans-Atlantic voyage, the ship will off-load its […]

Panton takes first place

Panton takes first place

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell won yesterday’s Automotive Art Shakedown Stages in their Ford Focus WRC06, despite a 10-second penalty for a late restart after lunch. The opening round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships, the 10-stage, 37-kilometre event was the final test before Flow King of the Hill and […]

Scottish invasion for Sol Barbados Rally

Scottish invasion for Sol Barbados Rally

Scotland will be represented by seven crews in Sol Rally Barbados 2017, following Tuesday’s announcement of three further entries, which bring the number of overseas cars confirmed for the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event to 35 and the entry in the four-wheel-drive classes to 22. Each of the three already has an overall finish on […]

Special cars for Sol Rally

Special cars for Sol Rally

French marque Citroen, winner of eight World Rally Championship titles since 2003, has rarely been represented in the 27-year history of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. But that is about to change, with today’s confirmation of a quartet of Citroens for Sol Rally Barbados 2017, bringing to 30 the total of overseas crews […]

Maloney takes karting to Wesley Hall

Maloney takes karting to Wesley Hall

Zane Maloney was recently at Wesley Hall Primary School for a karting demonstration. The visit, the brainchild of Infant’s A teacher Avery Bowen, was aimed at exposing the pupils to more than the traditional areas of sport to which Barbados is accustomed. “Each class chose two sports and I chose motorsport and Zane after seeing his […]

Stockdale returning for Sol Rally

Stockdale returning for Sol Rally

Barbadian fan favourite, British BMW driver Martin ‘Mad-dale’ Stockdale, will have flown more than 140,000 miles in return trips across the Atlantic when he lands at London Gatwick in early June after competing in Sol Rally Barbados 2017 . . . and that’s more than 12 days in the air. This is his 17th straight […]

McCartney, Walcott win at Bushy Park

McCartney, Walcott win at Bushy Park

Devan McCartney and Andre Walcott each claimed a hat-trick of class wins as Bushy Park Motor Sport Inc (BPMSI) opened its 2017 Championship at the Bushy Park, St Philip raceway Sunday. Meanwhile, Kyle King overcame a 10-second jump-start penalty to win the Hilti Handicap on his circuit racing debut. The St Philip facility staged the […]

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 […]

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