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Maloney reigns supreme

Carlin racer Zane Maloney has secured the 2019 British Formula 4 title with victory in the final race of the season at Brands Hatch. The Barbados-born driver entered the weekend level on points with rival Sebastian Alvarez, but Maloney went into the final contest five points behind Alvarez after they each took a win in […]

Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert killed in Belgium crash

(Source: BBC) – Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert has been killed in a crash at the Belgian Grand Prix, motorsport’s governing body the FIA has said. The Frenchman, who was 22, suffered a huge impact from the car of American Juan Manuel Correa at about 170mph at the Raidillon swerves. An FIA statement said that […]

Mixed reaction to Hamilton’s tactics

For all the headlines screaming ‘anarchy’, Lewis Hamilton’s public act of defiance against Mercedes in Formula One’s title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Sunday could ultimately make racing even more exciting in 2017. While Mercedes boss Toto Wolff refused to rule out punishment after Hamilton did everything he could to scupper team mate Nico Rosberg’s championship chances […]

Karters show off their skills

It was a hot day and a fast track that awaited the best karters in Barbados for Round 10 of the Barbados Karting Association SDRR Motorsports/Cheffette Restaurants Championship at Bushy Park, St Philip on Sunday. In the Easykart 100 class Adam Mallalieu capped off a brilliant second half of the season. After starting the season […]

Alleyne, O'Neal claim fourth title

Triple champions Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal (Isuzu D-Max) made certain of winning an unprecedented fourth Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship with victory on last Sunday’s Nassco November Safari. The fourth and final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) off-road navigational championship started and finished at the Vaucluse Raceway (VRW) in St Thomas, where spectators […]

Decision time for MudDogs

Competitors in the Barbados Rally Club’s Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship have arrived at the last chance saloon. The 2016 title chase will go down to the wire during this Sunday’s fourth and final round, the Nassco November Safari, with a spread of just six points across the four leading crews, once dropped scores are taken […]

Team Barbados on track this weekend

A seven-car team from Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc. (BPMSI) will see action at South Dakota in Guyana this Saturday and Sunday, as the 2016 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) reaches its fourth and final round. Three 40-foot containers loaded in the Bushy Park, St Philip pits before the weekend were scheduled to […]

Esuf, Wood rule

Suleman Esuf and Ryan Wood were crowned Suzuki Challenge Summer Series SR3 Cup and Swift Cup Champion respectively, as the curtain came down on the second Summer Series. Racing under floodlights, occasional showers and the pressure of four races in one day made last Sunday’s Day/Night Race Meet at Bushy Park, St Philip a fitting […]

Speed festival returns in February

Following the success of the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed in May 2016, Bushy Park Circuit Inc. (BPCI) has confirmed February 4 as the date for the 2017 repeat. While no details of the planned content have yet been revealed, the one-day event will next year run from day into night, promising a whole new […]

Challenge series returns Sunday

Suzuki Challenge Series (SCS) points leaders Suleman Esuf and Ryan Wood are ready to push hard at Bushy Park Barbados this Sunday as a packed programme of day and night racing brings the SCS Summer Season to a close. The eight-hour programme, which starts at 2 p.m., also includes Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc. (BPMSI) […]

Ullyett, Miller emerge champions

Geoff Ullyett and Brook Miller are Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) 2016 champion driver and champion rider respectively, following the end of the club’s second season at the Williams Digicel International Race Meet earlier this month. While the Suzuki Challenge Series will not reach its summer season finale until October 30, more than 100 […]

Revs, roars and rain at Bushy Park

The action at Bushy Park, St Philip on Sunday was fast and furious . . . with some showers that really didn’t dampen proceedings. At the end of the action Barbados’ Barry Mayers had topped Group 4 in a speedy Suzuki SX4 to emerge champion of the Barbados section of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship […]

Wood, Simpson star at Bushy Park

Guyana’s Kristian Jeffrey and local racer David Simpson joined the Suzuki Challenge Series SR3 Cup roll of honour yesterday as they shared race wins with reigning champion Sean Maloney during the Digicel Williams International Race Meet at the Bushy Park, St Philip raceway. Ryan Wood took the chequered flag in all three Swift Cup races, […]

In driver’s seat

As competitors enjoy the summer break before their next event at on August 27, the battle for the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) driver’s and class championships is shaping up nicely. With five of eight rounds run, the top five in the champion driver standings are covered by just 14 points, a total which falls to […]

Maloney leads Bajans’ challenge

Team Barbados returned home from last Sunday’s second round of the 2016 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship with a 100 per cent finishing record in all classes at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago. Mark Maloney, who now leads the Group 4 two-wheel-drive championship, was the group’s champion driver on […]

Safari winners

Two new names were added to the Roll of Honour of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) longest-running event last weekend when Michael Ward and Warrick Eastmond won the Sol June Safari. After a hard-fought overnight contest through all 11 of the island’s parishes, Ward and Eastmond (Suzuki Jimny) prevailed by just 82 penalty points, the […]

Star-studded Safari this weekend

Eight former winners of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) longest-running event will face a tough test in this weekend’s Sol June Safari as they tackle a 17-hour course leading them through all 11 of the island’s parishes. Recent rains, bringing the island drought to an end, will add more spice to what promises to be […]