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Bajans on the mark for motor racing

24 July 2017

REIGNING GROUP CHAMPIONS Mark Maloney and Mark Thompson make up a two-man Barbados team for next weekend’s second round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC). The event, to be settled July 29-30 at The Frankie Boodran Wallerfield International... Read More

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Panton has 3-point lead

22 July 2017

THE CHAMPION drivers’ title of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) could be going to Jamaica at the end of the season. That’s if points leader, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton, can hold on to his three-point lead at the top of the title chase as drivers enjoy the summer break... Read More

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Hamilton cuts F1 lead on Vettel

16 July 2017

SILVERSTONE – Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix for the fourth year in a row on Sunday while a penultimate-lap puncture slashed Sebastian Vettel’s championship lead to a single point. The Briton’s drive from pole to flag on an overcast afternoon was... Read More

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Hamilton out front at home

15 July 2017

SILVERSTONE – Lewis Hamilton took pole position for his home British Grand Prix for the third year in a row on Saturday with a sensational lap that left him one step away from Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record. Hamilton’s championship-leading Ferrari rival... Read More

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Hamilton chasing four Silverstone wins

14 July 2017

LONDON – Lewis Hamilton will head to Silverstone for this weekend’s British Grand Prix with the circuit as much in the headlines as the home hero. Both have said “no” to Formula One at the start of a big week in Britain –Hamilton the only driver to snub a major event... Read More

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Gill gearing up for driver’s title

10 July 2017

ROBERT GILL is in the race for the champion driver’s title of Bushy Park Motorsport Inc. (BPMSI). And he scored a hat-trick of class wins by margins of 23, 16 and 20 seconds after a dominant performance at the wheel of the Venture Car Rentals/Rezults Auto/Percy King... Read More

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Bottas holds off Vettel for second win

09 July 2017

SPIELBERG – Valtteri Bottas won a cliffhanger Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel finishing a mere 0.6 of a second behind to increase his lead over Lewis Hamilton to 20 points after nine races. Hamilton, Bottas’ team mate, started... Read More

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Penalty drops Hamilton from first

08 July 2017

SPIELBERG – Lewis Hamilton made pole the goal after dominating Austrian Grand Prix practice with a “fantastically fast” Mercedes on Friday – and then had to accept it was not going to happen on the next day. The triple Formula One world champion, who has been on... Read More

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Gayle tops Swift Cup

06 July 2017

BARRY GAYLE and Stuart Maloney defied the rainy conditions prevailing at Bushy Park and scored two wins as drivers settled Round 2 of the Bushy Park Motorsports Inc. (BPMSI) Suzuki Challenge Series and the SR3 Cup. Gayle is the new leader of the Swift Cup while Maloney... Read More

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Alleyne, O’Neal win

28 June 2017

A GREAT FEELING but a pleasant surprise. That was the reaction of driver Leslie Alleyne after he and navigator Chris O’Neal were declared winners of the Barbados Rally Club’s 60th anniversary Sol June Safari last Sunday. Driving the Simpson Motors/Shell Spirax/Shell... Read More

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Ricciardo reigns among F1 chaos in Azerbaijan

25 June 2017

BAKU – Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, with Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel finishing fourth after being penalised for swerving into rival Lewis Hamilton who came home in fifth. Ferrari’s Vettel was hit... Read More

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Hamilton overtakes Senna with 66th pole

24 June 2017

BAKU – LewisHamilton surpassed Ayrton Senna’s career haul of 65 pole positions in Formula One as he edged Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas in a final lap shootout to secure top spot for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying... Read More

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June Safari too close to call

24 June 2017

THE WARREN brothers, Robert and Ian, are among strong combinations tackling the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 60th anniversary Sol June Safari today and tomorrow. Forty miles longer than the 110-mile first event of 1957, and with effects of a tropical wave in the forecast,... Read More

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Hamilton wins 6th title in Canada

11 June 2017

MONTREAL – Lewis Hamilton’s love affair with the Canadian Grand Prix reached new heights on Sunday as he won the race for a sixth time and slashed Sebastian Vettel’s Formula One championship lead to 12 points. After watching Ferrari sweep to a one-two finish two... Read More

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No easy win for three-time Rally champs

06 June 2017

IT WASN’T all smooth sailing for Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell Jr in Sunday’s Sol Rally Barbados. The Jamaican pair returned a total elapsed time one hour, 10 minutes, 26.41 seconds to make it a hat-trick of wins in their Rubis/Sandals/KIG Ford Focus WRC 06 following... Read More

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Fast Loopers win again

05 June 2017

FAST LOOPERS continued to show their dominance on the local tennis tables when they beat Mount Gay Bayswater in the Barbados Table Tennis Association’s Premier League at the Table Tennis Centre, Nursery Drive Saturday night. The Loopers maintained a perfect record... Read More

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Jamaican three-peat?

04 June 2017

JEFF PANTON AND and Mike Fennell Jr are a step closer to securing a hat-trick of titles in Sol Rally Barbados. The two Jamaicans dominated most the ten stages yesterday to hold a lead going into today’s final day. Read More

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Jamaicans out front

04 June 2017

ONLY MECHANICAL CHALLENGES stand between the Jamaican pair of Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell Jr and winning this year’s Sol Rally Barbados thereby completing a hat-trick of victories. Panton and Fennell in the Rubis/Sandals Ford Focus WRC06 are in a strong position... Read More

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$4m rally roar

03 June 2017

BARBADOS STANDS TO benefit in excess of $4 million at the end of this weekend’s Sol Rally Barbados and the recently concluded FLOW King Of The Hill events. This is according to Barbados Rally Club (BRC) chairman Mark Hamilton. Read More

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Night’s all right for rally aces

03 June 2017

“A 90 RIGHT in the night is the same call in the day.” Jamaican co-driver Mike Fennell Jr told the SATURDAY SUN that the choice of a night stage to open Sol Rally Barbados 2017 was not a daunting proposition for him or his driver Jeff Panton. Read More

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Rally partners revving for hat-trick

02 June 2017

JEFFREY PANTON and Michael Fennell Jr are more than driver and co-driver. The two Jamaicans form a team that has had its fair share of highs and lows. The rally duo, who will be looking to secure a hat-trick in this weekend’s Sol Rally Barbados with their award-winning... Read More

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