38 for 10-stage rally

22 April 2017

LOCAL AND FOREIGN CREWS will get a chance to make last-minute tweaks when they tackle the ten-stage Automotive Art Shakedown Stages Rally on Sunday starting at 9:30 a.m. The 38-strong entry list is missing the names of two-wheel drive stars Josh Read and Roger Mayers,... Read More


Vettel on top in Bahrain, Hamilton penalised

16 April 2017

MANAMA – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel forged seven points clear at the top of the Formula One standings on Sunday after winning a Bahrain Grand Prix thriller that saw Lewis Hamilton penalised for underhand tactics. Hamilton, who had started the floodlit race level... Read More


Campbell Rock Hard’s new driver

12 April 2017

JUSTIN CAMPBELL will contest the Suzuki Challenge Series Swift Cup Championship at the wheel of the Rock Hard Cement Suzuki Swift. Campbell, who is also the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) SuperModified 3 champion, won the right to drive for Rock Hard Cement after a... Read More


F1 drivers reprimanded for missing anthem ceremony

09 April 2017

SHANGHAI – Australian Daniel Ricciardo and Mexican Sergio Perez have become the first Formula One drivers to be reprimanded under a new rule requiring timely attendance at the pre-race national anthem ceremony. The two Red Bull and Force India drivers failed to join... Read More


Happy Hamilton wins in Shanghai

09 April 2017

SHANGHAI – Lewis Hamilton mastered Shanghai’s changing conditions and stayed clear of squabbling rivals to win the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. The Briton eased his Mercedes across the line 6.2 seconds ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Max Verstappen,... Read More


Hamilton wary of Ferrari challenge

07 April 2017

SHANGHAI – Formula One triple champion Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes will have to raise their game if they are to beat a resurgent Ferrari in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel dashed Mercedes’ hopes of extending their spell of dominance into a fourth... Read More


Hats off to McCartney and Walcott

06 April 2017

HAT-TRICKS by Devan McCartney and Andre Walcott were among the outstanding performances at the recent joint event for horsepower and pedal-power at Bushy Park. An initiative of Bushy Park Motor Sport Inc., in association with the Barbados Association of Dragsters... Read More


Zane brings karting lesson to life

27 March 2017

STUDENTS and teachers took every vantage point for a karting demonstration by Zane Maloney at Wesley Hall Primary School last Friday. The brainchild of Infants A teacher Avery Bowen, the demonstration was aimed at exposing the students to non-traditional areas of... Read More


Vettel and Ferrari take F1 opener in Australia

26 March 2017

MELBOURNE – Mercedes’ three-year domination of Formula One looked on shaky ground on Sunday as the Silver Arrows’ confidence was rocked by Ferrari pace and a Sebastian Vettel victory in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Bookmakers had pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton... Read More


Cozier, Croney Safari champs

20 March 2017

CELEBRATIONS among the off-road community were the order of the day as the pair of Jean-Marc Cozier and Andrew Croney won both routes and made off with last week Sunday’s Barbados Rally Club’s Chefette March Safari. And it started at the prize-giving at the Barbados... Read More


New trophy at stake in MudDogs Safari

09 March 2017

A NEW trophy has been added to the Barbados Rally Club”s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Safari Novice Championships from this year. The Shelbury Construction Trophy will be at stake for drivers winning the Driver Challenges of the championship beginning from Sunday’s... Read More


Two drive away with top honours

01 March 2017

CHAMPION driver Christopher “Teach” McFarlane and Tristan Gibbs drove away with top honours as drivers settled the opening round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) AutoCross Series at Vaucluse last Sunday. McFarlane, at the wheel of a well-prepared GoodYear Tyres... Read More


Zane bounces back in Italy

23 February 2017

ZANE MALONEY is holding his own in Italy. Last weekend at the 22nd annual Winter Cup at South Garda, Italy, in ten degree temperatures, the former Barbados Karting Association (BKA) champion driver finished fourth out of a group of 55 and this weekend will be up... Read More


Daniel ready

17 February 2017

BARBADIAN cycling ace Kelvin “Bird” Daniel will be looking to make it two in a row when he defends his title at the St Lucia Independence International Drag Race meet at the Base Drag Strip next Wednesday. Daniel will be aboard a well prepared Automotive Art/Wow... Read More


Rally base at Bushy Park

03 February 2017

“RALLY CENTRAL” for Sol Rally Barbados will be at Bushy Park. The move from the former Banks Brewery building at Wildey, St Michael, is part of a major restructuring by the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) as preparations are being made for the future of the club and Sol... Read More


Zane for karting meet in Italy

26 January 2017

BARBADIAN Zane Maloney will line up among champions and young promising international drivers in the season-opening karting event at the Adria Karting Raceway in Italy this weekend. The 13-year-old Barbadian kart driver, in the company of his mother Natalie, completed... Read More


British teen joins Mercedes

20 January 2017

FORMULA ONE world champions Mercedes have recruited British teenager George Russell as the third member of their young driver programme, joining established F1 racers Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon. Russell, 18, will compete in the GP3 feeder series this year with... Read More


Bottas expected to replace Rosberg

15 January 2017

LONDON – Williams are close to agreeing a deal that would see their Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas replace retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes, deputy principal Claire Williams said on Sunday. Speaking on stage at the Autosport International... Read More


Zane signs with Flynn team

14 January 2017

ZANE MALONEY IS going to Ricky Flynn Motorsport (RFM). He will start 2017 competing in a Tony Kart in several championships, including the World Series Of Karting, the CIK European Championship, a cross section of similar events, as well as the World Championships.... Read More


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


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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