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Bushy Park night lights

29 December 2016

BUSHY PARK is moving to the next level. The circuit is joining major sporting venues across the world by installing full arena lighting from the new season, and insiders say it will greatly increase the potential of the facility. The contractor is the American... Read More

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Morley takes group honours

27 December 2016

BARBADOS-BASED former British Rally champion Harold ‘Doc’ Morley teamed up with Jamaican Mathew Gore and won JA8 in the recently-held Richard Stewart Rally Jamaica. Morley, who has contested the gruelling Jamaica event for the past ten years, was the only entry from... Read More

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Major changes for F1 in 2017

20 December 2016

LONDON – Formula One goes into the New Year braced for change on and off the track, even if Lewis Hamilton will again start as top dog at Mercedes and firm favourite to take his fourth world championship. After winning 19 of a record 21 races in 2016, starting all... Read More

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First-time Brits to tackle Sol Rally

20 December 2016

THE British pair of Richard Seal and Bruce Yeomans will be among a growing number of first-timers in Sol Rally Barbados next year. It was a family trip to the Caribbean trip last year to support fellow Brit Rob Swann that bred the urge for Seal to tackle the Barbados... Read More

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Karting stars take a bow

19 December 2016

FORMER chairman of the Barbados Karting Association (BKA) Stephen Mayers and race official David Reece were recognised for their services to karting at the annual awards ceremony at the clubhouse at Bushy Park recently. New chairman Norman Catwell said the skill... Read More

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Hinds carts away title

09 December 2016

CHRISTIAN HINDS is the new champion driver of the Barbados Karting Association (BKA) SDRR Motorsports/Chefette Restaurants Championship. The former student of the Christ Church Foundation School, who first won the title in 2010, racked up a massive 569 points and... Read More

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MacFarlane is BRC Auto Cross champ

06 December 2016

TWO in a row. That’s what the records show for Jamaican-born Barbados-based driver Christopher “Teach” MacFarlane. He is the repeat champion driver of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Auto Cross Series. At the wheel of a well turned out Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution... Read More

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Rosberg retires after winning World Championship

02 December 2016

LONDON – Nico Rosberg stunned Formula One on Friday with the shock announcement that he was retiring only days after achieving a lifetime ambition by winning his first world championship with Mercedes. “From the moment when the destiny of the title was in my own... Read More

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Scots sign up for rally

02 December 2016

SCOTTISH drivers Allan Mackay and Kenny Hall are among nearly 60 drivers already entered for next year’s Sol Rally Barbados. Organised by the Barbados Rally Club (BRC), which will celebrate its 60th anniversary next year, the event will run from June 2 to 4, with... Read More

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No F1 races for Germany next year

01 December 2016

LONDON – Germany will have no Formula One Grand Prix next year, despite the dominance of Mercedes and the country’s new world champion Nico Rosberg, after the race was axed for financial reasons on Wednesday. While that move will dismay German fans, there was a more... Read More

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Mayers: I’ll be back

01 December 2016

HE’LL BE BACK. Champion driver Roger Mayers isn’t calling it quits as he expects to fully recover from a high-speed accident in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Winter Sprint two months ago. “I suffered two cracked ribs, had three or four that separated which caused... Read More

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BARL turns to sport ministry

30 November 2016

LOCAL motorsport’s circuit racing club is turning to its last resort. The Barbados Auto Racing League (BARL) is pleading with the Ministry of Sport to get the club back on track at Bushy Park after failing to find common ground with the sport’s governing body the... Read More

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Maloney after Florida crown

29 November 2016

ZANE MALONEY is looking to wrest a major karting title at this year’s Florida Winter Tour (FWT), organised by MAXSpeed. Fresh from winning the Hard Charger award at the US Super Nationals in Las Vegas, the 12-year-old karter, who is also the World Karting Association... Read More

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Hamilton wins final race, but Rosberg is world champ

27 November 2016

ABU DHABI - Germany's Nico Rosberg celebrated his first Formula One world championship on Sunday after finishing runner-up in a tense Abu Dhabi Grand Prix won by Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton amid accusations of ‘dirty tricks’. After all the suspense and expectation,... Read More

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Hamilton fastest going into last race of season

26 November 2016

ABU DHABI – Lewis Hamilton landed an early psychological blow ahead of Formula One’s Abu Dhabi title showdown by lapping faster than Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg in both Friday practice sessions. The Briton, 12 points behind the championship favourite going into... Read More

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‘Silent’ one leads winners

24 November 2016

NEW CHAMPION driver Jeremy “Silent” Greenidge led an impressive list of winners at the annual awards presentation of the Barbados Association of Dragsters and Drifters (BADD) at the Vaucluse Raceway last Saturday. On an evening that started with a low-speed drifting... Read More

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Maloney geared for kart contest

19 November 2016

“HE IS PUNCHING above his weight and holding his own.” That’s how crew chief and father Sean Maloney described his son Zane Maloney’s chances in today’s qualifying and tomorrow’s US SuperNationals in Las Vegas. The young Maloney, who made off with the World Karting... Read More

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Maloney, Thompson win at CMRC

17 November 2016

MARK MALONEY and Mark Thompson made off with two titles as Barbados finished second in the country championship for cars at the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championships (CMRC) at the South Dakota race circuit in Guyana last weekend. It was the fourth and... Read More

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Read is top driver

16 November 2016

FOR THE second time in three years, Josh Read has won the champion driver’s title in the Motoring Club Barbados. The new champion ended the season with 210 points, comfortably ahead of John Corbin and Andrew Jones, who were tied with 177 points in second place, followed... Read More

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Hamilton’s win in Brazil keeps title chase alive

14 November 2016

SAO PAULO – Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton won a stop-start, wet and chaotic Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday to take the Formula One title battle with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg down to the wire in Abu Dhabi. The Briton’s third win in a row from pole position... Read More

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Hamilton gets pole in Brazil

12 November 2016

SAO PAULO – Lewis Hamilton took pole position on Saturday for the Brazilian Grand Prix with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg joining the triple Formula One world champion on the front row. The pole was the 60th of Hamilton’s career, eight short of... Read More

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