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Mayers takes Sol Rally Barbados two by two

May 23, 2016
Mayers takes Sol Rally Barbados two by two BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Friday night’s launch of a spectacular new rear-wheel-drive Ford Fiesta to be campaigned in the SuperModified 2 category in Sol Rally Barbados 2016 (June 3-5) by local ace Barry Mayers means all bets are off on the outcome of the much-anticipated two-wheel-drive...

Abbott, Catwell, Husbands join Suzuki Challenge Series winners in Barbados

May 11, 2016
Abbott, Catwell, Husbands join Suzuki Challenge Series winners in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- James Abbott, son of the co-founder of Radical Sportscars, and local racers Kyle Catwell and Kenrick ‘Snappa’ Husbands all entered winners row for the first time in the Suzuki Challenge Series on Sunday, when the action was fought out in front of a huge crowd.

Guyana's Kristian Jeffrey joins Suzuki Challenge Series in Barbados

May 4, 2016
Guyana's Kristian Jeffrey joins Suzuki Challenge Series in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Double Caribbean motor racing champion, Kristian Jeffrey of Guyana, is joining the Suzuki Challenge Series Swift Cup for the balance of the season. Driving for Team Suzuki, his first outing will be in this Sunday’s (May 8) third round during the Barbados...

Escort epidemic strikes Sol Rally Barbados

April 30, 2016
Escort epidemic strikes Sol Rally Barbados BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Geest Line freighter Benguela Stream set sail from Portsmouth on the English south coast late on Tuesday (April 26) after two nights in port exchanging fruit and other produce from around the Caribbean for a record shipment of 32 rally cars bound for...

Lewis Hamilton plans 'a brilliant day out' at Barbados Festival of Speed

April 28, 2016
Lewis Hamilton plans 'a brilliant day out' at Barbados Festival of Speed BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton is looking forward to “a brilliant day out” at the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed at Bushy Park on Sunday, May 8. He will be a busy man as he takes on challenges from former British Superbike Champion...

New challenges for crews in Sol Rally Barbados

April 25, 2016
New challenges for crews in Sol Rally Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Sol Rally Barbados 2016 will return to Bushy Park in St Philip and repeat last year’s hugely-successful Friday evening start, with two special stages on the unique Race of Champions parallel track. With only two of seven stage venues being used exactly as...

Family reunions at Sol Rally Barbados

April 21, 2016
Family reunions at Sol Rally Barbados BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Two families from the British Midlands have a special reason to look forward to Sol Rally Barbados this year. Legendary BMW driver, Worksop & District Motor Club president Martin Stockdale, and fellow club member Hugh Peat will both joined by offspring.

Banger champions head for Barbados Festival of Speed

April 12, 2016
Banger champions head for Barbados Festival of Speed BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Sixteen purpose-built Micro Banger race cars left Portsmouth on the English south coast last Tuesday (April 5) on a Geest Line freighter heading for the Caribbean. They will be raced by some of the most successful – and most entertaining – stars of...

Hat-tricks as 2016 Championship launches at Bushy Park in Barbados

April 1, 2016
Hat-tricks as 2016 Championship launches at Bushy Park in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Drivers and bikers claimed race-winning hat-tricks over the Easter weekend as Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) kicked off its 2016 Championship at the Glassesco Valvoline John 'Tiny' Harrison Memorial Race Meet (March 26 and 28) at Bushy Park.

Parkinson and Parris join Suzuki Challenge winner's row as Wood takes early lead in Barbados

March 30, 2016
Parkinson and Parris join Suzuki Challenge winner's row as Wood takes early lead in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Jason Parkinson and newcomer Arron Parris joined the Suzuki Challenge Series Swift Cup roll of honour at Bushy Park Barbados over the Easter weekend, but Ryan Wood was the star of the show, with two pole positions, three race wins and three fastest laps.

Winds of change in Suzuki Challenge Series starting in Barbados

March 26, 2016
Winds of change in Suzuki Challenge Series starting in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- A host of new names join the roster as the winds of change blow through the Suzuki Challenge Series, with driver and sponsor changes confirmed ahead of the second season, which starts Bushy Park Barbados during this weekend’s Glassesco Valvoline...

British bike champions head for Barbados Festival of Speed

March 16, 2016
British bike champions head for Barbados Festival of Speed BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Former British Superbike Champion Tommy Hill and multiple British Supersport Champion Stuart Easton are the first British bike racers confirmed for the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed at Bushy Park on May 8. They will join three-time Formula 1...

Britain's Nigel Worswick prepares for Sol Rally Barbados

February 29, 2016
Britain's Nigel Worswick prepares for Sol Rally Barbados BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Britain’s Nigel Worswick stretched the legs of his Ford Escort WRC on the Live Rally Stage at the weekend’s Race Retro (February 26-28) as a final test in preparation for shipping it across the Atlantic Ocean to compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2016.

Inaugural Suzuki Challenge Series concludes in Barbados on Saturday

February 24, 2016
Inaugural Suzuki Challenge Series concludes in Barbados on Saturday BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- The inaugural Suzuki Challenge Series will be settled this Saturday at Bushy Park Barbados, as drivers from around the region do battle for the final time in the first season of this innovative one-make championship. Races will start from the Southern Grid.

Lewis Hamilton to top the bill at Barbados Festival of Speed

February 20, 2016
Lewis Hamilton to top the bill at Barbados Festival of Speed BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton will make a unique high-speed contribution to the 50th anniversary celebrations of the island’s independence at the wheel of his Formula 1 car during the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed.

Friends reunited at Sol Rally Barbados 2016

February 6, 2016
Friends reunited at Sol Rally Barbados 2016 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Four British friends who last rallied together on one of the world’s toughest events almost a decade ago will be reunited in competition for the first time since then on Sol Rally Barbados 2016. They are among more than 50 overseas entries so far posted on the...

Repeat visitors prepare for Sol Rally Barbados

January 30, 2016
Repeat visitors prepare for Sol Rally Barbados BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- With three months to go before their cars are due to be shipped from Portsmouth, rally teams across the United Kingdom are making preparations for their annual trip to the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International, Sol Rally Barbados 2016. Among more...

Records tumble at Bushy Park Barbados

January 27, 2016
Records tumble at Bushy Park Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Records tumbled at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend (January 23/24) as newcomers Suleman Esuf and Guyana’s Calvin Ming shook up the established order in the Suzuki Challenge Series SR3 Cup. Drivers from the UK, United States, Guyana, and Trinidad...

Suzuki Challenge Series returns to Barbados this weekend

January 23, 2016
Suzuki Challenge Series returns to Barbados this weekend BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Suzuki Challenge Summer Series winners Sean Maloney (SR3 Cup) and Jamaica’s David Summerbell Jnr (Swift Cup) head for Bushy Park Barbados this weekend determined to continue where they left off in October. Radical International 2016 plays host to...

Youth and experience expands grid for Radical SR3 Cup in Barbados

January 19, 2016
Youth and experience expands grid for Radical SR3 Cup in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- An expanded grid of Suzuki-powered Radical SR3 RS sports racers will contest the first two rounds of the Suzuki Challenge Series Winter Cup during Radical International at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend (January 23/24). Newcomers from the wider...

British crew seeking fun at Sol Rally Barbados, Turks Caicos 'promoting the brand'

January 16, 2016
British crew seeking fun at Sol Rally Barbados, Turks Caicos 'promoting the brand' BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- British couple Marcel Freling and Karen Robinson are seeking to revive the “fun factor” in their rallying by competing in Sol Rally Barbados 2016. The multiple award-winners in the hotly-contested British Trial and Rally Drivers Association (BTRDA) Championship...

Radical International launches new Bushy Park season in Barbados

January 13, 2016
Radical International launches new Bushy Park season in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Bushy Park Barbados will launch the new motor sport season on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 and 24, with an innovative new fixture, Radical International 2016. The St Philip facility will host drivers from the wider Caribbean and further afield as part of its ongoing...

Procter returns for Sol Rally Barbados 2016

January 9, 2016
Procter returns for Sol Rally Barbados 2016 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Britain’s Kevin Procter will make his 11th appearance in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event this year, when he lines up for Sol Rally Barbados 2016 at the wheel of his familiar Subaru Impreza WRC S7. Procter confirmed his entry on Thursday.

Guyana claims Caribbean Motor Racing Championship hat-trick

November 19, 2015
Guyana claims Caribbean Motor Racing Championship hat-trick GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Following a strong showing across all classes in the final round of the 2015 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at South Dakota on Sunday (November 15), Team Guyana has won the Country Championship for a third straight year.

First four-round Caribbean Motor Racing Championship season set for thrilling finale

November 9, 2015
First four-round Caribbean Motor Racing Championship season set for thrilling finale GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Competitors from across the region are making ready to head to the South Dakota circuit in Guyana for the final round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) next weekend (November 14/15). The finale of the CMRC’s first four-round season promises to...

Summerbell and Maloney inaugural Suzuki Champions

October 20, 2015
Summerbell and Maloney inaugural Suzuki Champions BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- David Summerbell Jnr and Sean Maloney are Champions of the Swift Cup and SR3 Cup respectively. Each left the best until last, having sat in third place going into the final double-header at Bushy Park Barbados on Saturday, as the summer season of the...

Preparations in high gear for floodlit finale in Barbados

October 17, 2015
Preparations in high gear for floodlit finale in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Engineers and mechanics in race shops across Barbados are making last-minute preparations for Saturday’s Floodlit Finale to Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s 2015 Championship. The 23-race programme at the St Philip facility will also include a demanding six-race double-header.

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