2008 news

Bourne and Waldegard out of Rally Barbados

Paul Bourne and Bjorn Waldegard are out of Rally Barbados 2008, as a result of accidents on SS4 (Dark Hole) and SS1 (Canefield). Waldegard may re-start, the vehicle is in the garage being repaired.SS6 (Dark Hole) has been cancelled. Martin Stockdale suffered an injury to his hand while changing a wheel. He is repo...

Minister of Tourism supports region's biggest international motorsport event

At the Sol Rally Barbados 2008 Launch Party, staged on Tuesday night at Kendal Sporting in St Philip, Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy re-affirmed the Government's support for the BRC's on-going development of the region's biggest annual international motor sport event . . . and for the Club itself.Addressing a gather...

Sol Rally Barbados 2008 Spectator Guide

The Sol Rally Barbados 2008 Spectator Guide is available as a PDF download. (2.6 MB file) The guide will also be available at the start of the rally at Simpson Motors and at some spectator venues. ...

Final running order for Sol Rally Barbados 2008

The final running order for Sol Rally Barbados 2008 has been posted. ...

Barbados' Prime Minister enjoys a "roller coaster ride" at Turners Hall

After an exhilarating day of intense competition, Paul Bourne was crowned Shell V-Power King of the Hill on Saturday (May 24), beating former Junior World Rally Championship contender Kris Meeke by less than one-quarter of a second, as the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) returned to a venue popular since the 1960s....

Fans to enjoy live coverage at Shell V-Power King of the Hill

Racing fans have seen it at Formula 1 race tracks the world over but, for the first time at a motor sport event in Barbados, spectators at the Barbados Rally Club's (BRC) Shell V-Power King of the Hill event on Saturday (May 24) will enjoy live coverage on a Giant Daylight Screen. Download a PDF map of the locatio...

Greater Support for Marshals, thanks to Sol and the Barbados Rally Club

The willingness of volunteers to give freely of their time and energies in support of Sol Rally Barbados 2008 was recognised on Thursday evening (May 15) during the final Marshals Briefing in advance of this year's event, as samples of the equipment that will be distributed to all marshals over rally weekend were hande...

Steep learning curve on Sol Rally Barbados 2008

Eight students from the Oxford Universities Motorsport Foundation (OUMF) are heading across the Atlantic on Tuesday (May 20) on a Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747 to face the challenge of a lifetime - they will compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2008 (May 31/June 1), the region's biggest annual international motor sport e...

10th Rally Wedding set for Rally Barbados

Runner-up in the British Rally Championship in 2006, and one of the UK's leading contenders in Sol Rally Barbados 2008 (May 31/June 1), Ryan Champion, will have more than just rallying to think about when he arrives in the Caribbean island - he's agreed to officiate at the 10th 'rally wedding' since the inaugural Barba...

2008 Route changes benefit competitors and local residents

The 89 crews entered for Sol Rally Barbados, the region's biggest annual international motor sport event, will face some new challenges in 2008, following the organising Barbados Rally Club's (BRC) decision to rethink some elements of its blue riband event, which runs off over the weekend of May 31/June 1....
 
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