Bird takes early lead
DEFENDING CHAMPION Paul Bird was the early leader in the Sol Rally Barbados on Saturday.
Bird, an Englishman driving a Ford Focus WRC08, dominated the first two stages at Greenland Agricultural Station and Luke Hill before scores of spectators.
Jamaican Jeffrey Panton was occupying second place in his Ford Focus WRC06, while 12-time champion, Barbadian Roger “The Sheriff” Skeete was in third in his Subaru Impreza WRC S12.
After the first two stages, the drivers moved to Sailor Gully, Spring Vale and Luke Hill.
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