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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 […]

Drivers put on a show

Drivers put  on a show

The third Suzuki Challenge Series got off to a record-breaking start at Bushy Park Barbados at the Glassesco John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet, organised by Bushy Park Motor Sport Inc (BPMSI) over the weekend (May 6/7). Early leader of the SR3 Cup, reigning champion Suleman Esuf, set new qualifying and race lap records  – […]

Alleyne, O’Neal win April Safari

Alleyne, O’Neal win April Safari

Four-time Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari champions Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal (Isuzu D-Max) returned to winner’s Row last Saturday with victory in the Chefette April Safari, becoming the first recipients of the Audley Croney Memorial Trophy. They had trailed March Safari winners Jean-Marc Cozier and Andrew Croney (Honda Pioneer) by 231 penalty […]

Drivers ready for weekend challenge

Drivers ready for weekend challenge

All four Suzuki Challenge Series overall champions will line up on the grid when the third series gets underway at the Glassesco John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet at Bushy Park, St Philip this Saturday and Sunday. Inaugural champions Sean Maloney (SR3 Cup) and Trinidad & Tobago’s Ryan Peyrau (Swift Cup) will face Ryan Wood […]