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3 sweep classes at Karting

05 May 2016

SEBASTIAN THOMPSON, Christian Hinds and Mark Thompson swept their class with a flawless performance in the fourth round of the Barbados Karting Association’s 2016 SDRR Motorpsort/Chefette season. The action took place at the Bushy Park Racing Circuit on Monday and... Read More

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Rosberg’s winning streak continues

01 May 2016

SOCHI – Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg chalked up his seventh win in a row at the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday with team mate Lewis Hamilton fighting back from tenth on the grid to seal a Mercedes one-two finish. In a race that started with chaos, and... Read More

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Mayers ready for action today

01 May 2016

THE UNCERTAINTY IS OVER. Former Bushy Park lap record holder Roger “His Hotness” Mayers will make it to the track today. In an interview with SUNSPORT, he said he and his crew had been working around the clock to make sure that the Chefette/Digicel/Sol/Hankook/DHL/Illusion... Read More

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Swann, Gill take top spot

26 April 2016

BROKEN SHOCKS and an engine overheating prevented Josh Read and Mark Jordan from taking top honours in Sunday’s Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Sunoco Shakedown Stages. Competing in SM2 in a Toyota Starlet, they lost the use of their rear shock absorbers early in the... Read More

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Swann, Hill ready for Shakedown

23 April 2016

SEEDED AT NUMBER ONE for tomorrow’s Sunoco Shakedown Stages ahead of local driver Roger Hill, Britain’s Rob Swann starts his final preparations for Sol Rally Barbados 2016. Driving his recently-acquired Subaru Impreza WRC S12B for the first time, the ten-stage event... Read More

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Rosberg makes it three from three

17 April 2016

SHANGHAI – Nico Rosberg claimed a dominant win in an action-packed Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton, who battled up to seventh with some feisty driving after starting last. Rosberg crossed... Read More

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Rosberg gets another pole, Hamilton last

16 April 2016

SHANGHAI – Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix but Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton will start from the back of the grid after suffering engine trouble in qualifying on Saturday. World champion Hamilton failed to set a time... Read More

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Pole for Hamilton in Bahrain

03 April 2016

MANAMA – Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton smashed the Bahrain circuit lap record on Saturday to take pole position ahead of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg for Sunday’s grand prix. The Briton’s lap of one minute 29.493 seconds was the fastest ever... Read More

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Blaze-ing run for champion driver Read

27 March 2016

FORMER Motoring Club Barbados Incorporated (MCBI) champion driver Josh Read did the double at Spring Blaze 16 from Diamond Corner to Gays, St Peter, last weekend. The double-header, organised by the Motoring Club and shared with the Barbados Rally Club, was the curtain-raising... Read More

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BADD set for Bushy Park meet

26 March 2016

DRIVERS OF the Barbados Association of Dragsters and Drifters (BADD) will be exposed to several overseas events this season. That’s the word from new chairman Jason Downey as the association and sponsors GoodYear Tyres and Courtesy Car Rentals announced the opening... Read More

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Rosberg wins F1 season opener

20 March 2016

MELBOURNE – Nico Rosberg won a dramatic Australian Grand Prix on Sunday after a bungled tyre strategy dashed Sebastian Vettel’s chances of a season-opening triumph and Fernando Alonso survived a spectacular crash that left his McLaren wrecked. Rosberg’s 15th Formula... Read More

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Zane is king of Pro Swift Group

14 March 2016

ZANE MALONEY is the World Karting Association’s (WKA) Pro Swift Sportsman Group champion. The 12-year-old first form student of the St Michael School won the title during round three of the Winter Cup Tour in North Carolina at the March 4-6 weekend. His cousin Joshua... Read More

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Kinch gets better of Esuf in ding-dong battle

12 March 2016

A final race battle between eventual winner Allan Kinch and Sulieman Esuf left everyone on the edge of their seat as it came down to the last corner of the last lap before the winner was decided. It all unfolded under sunny skies at the Bushy Park Racing Circuit... Read More

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Motoring standouts rewarded

12 March 2016

Marshals, mechanics and officials came in for high praise as drivers and special people were recognised during the annual awards ceremony of the Motoring Club Barbados Inc. (MCBI) at The Boatyard last Friday. And new champion driver Wayne Archer in his victory speech... Read More

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Worswick down for rally again

29 February 2016

BRITAIN’S Nigel Worswick should be a more formidable competitor in Sol Rally Barbados this year. One of more than 55 overseas entries received online, he will be making his sixth consecutive visit to the Barbados Rally Club’s event which is slated for June 3-5, and... Read More

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Maloneys in charge

28 February 2016

It was a Maloney family affair yesterday when the curtain came down on the inaugural Suzuki Winter Challenge Series. Sean Maloney, who won the Summer Challenge Series for the SR3 Cup, carried his dominance into the winter series. He ended as the overall champion... Read More

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Hamilton against heavier F1 cars

25 February 2016

BARCELONA – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has condemned plans to introduce heavier cars in 2017 and criticized rulemakers for failing to consult drivers. A list of proposed bodywork changes for 2017 published by the governing FIA on Wednesday envisaged... Read More

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Lewis Hamilton for speed event

22 February 2016

THREE-TIME Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton will make a 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 at Bushy Park on the weekend... Read More

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NFL team could be based in London as brand expands globally

06 February 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – The National Football League (NFL) continued to build its global brand on Friday when commissioner Roger Goodell announced Mexico will host a game next season and dangled a carrot to British fans saying a team in London was a realistic possibility. ... Read More

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BADD timing issues resolved

06 February 2016

No more timing problems for the Barbados Association of Dragsters and Drifters (BADD). That is because the association now has the additional equipment needed to help eliminate the timing anomalies experienced during the race meet at Paragon, Christ Church. Newly... Read More

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Peyrau takes over

25 January 2016

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO’S Ryan Peyrau shot to the top of the standings at the end of the first two rounds of the Winter Cup in the Swift Cup class when Radical International was staged at Bushy Park over the weekend. Peyrau was second after the first round of competition... Read More

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