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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Early showing for leaders

24 January 2016

SUZUKI CHALLENGE SUMMER SERIES winners Sean Maloney and David Summerbell Jr swept to early leads in their respective classes after yesterday’s first day of racing in the Winter Cup of the Radical International 2016 at Bushy Park. Maloney won the SR3 Class in the Summer... Read More


Brakes likely on Yamaha Class

18 January 2016

A PROPOSAL TO END the Yamaha Class is on a 13-point plan expected to get the attention of the Barbados Karting Association (BKA) at its annual general meeting at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex on Wednesday. The issue of the Yamaha Class was first raised publicly... Read More


Team Suzuki the karting kings

14 December 2015

TEAM SUZUKI CARIBBEAN raced away with the inaugural Karting Endurance Race Meet at Bushy Park on Saturday. Organised by Bushy Park Circuit Inc. (BPCI) with partners and sponsors to say thanks for their support during the year, the race meet attracted 11 three-member... Read More


Group N champ returning for rally

13 December 2015

THE Barbados Rally Club’s Group N champion, Trinidad and Tobago’s David Coelho, is an early entry for next year’s Sol Barbados Rally. Coelho, whose switch to Group N this year brought him the success that had evaded him in his previous four visits, will be partnered... Read More


Mayers staying home for 2016

11 December 2015

THERE WILL BE no overseas race meets for Roger “His Hotness” Mayers in 2016. Barbados’ fastest man on four wheels said this is due to increased expenditure in preparing the cars of the M&M Racing team for their assault on the events of the new season. “A new rally... Read More


BRC cheers motoring folk

09 December 2015

MOTORSPORT MARSHALS and multiple championship winners were the toast of the annual awards ceremony of the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) at Colleton Plantation, St John, last Saturday. Rhett Watson was honoured for his second consecutive clean sweep of titles. He also... Read More


Thompsons drive Barbados to CMRC third spot

21 November 2015

THE THOMPSON brothers, Mark and Kurt, led the scoring as Barbados finished third in the just concluded Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at South Dakota in Guyana last Sunday. Mark Thompson finished second to Trinidad and Tobago’s Marc Gill... Read More




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