2009 news

Live coverage at Shell V-Power King of The Hill

Maximum attack as 88 enter final shakedown The Barbados Rally Club's (BRC) final shakedown before the Caribbean's biggest annual motor sport event, Sol Rally Barbados 2009 (May 29-31), looks set to offer the island's thousands of motor sport fans a spectacle nearly as good as the 'main event', with live coverage all d...

Bird's Focus flies in for Sol Rally Barbados 2009

Cars are the stars at Scrutineering on Friday The most recent World Rally Car ever to arrive in the Caribbean touched down at Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados shortly after 1.00pm today (May 20) in the cargo hold of a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747, which was also carrying a large contingent of competitors...

Still chasing hat-trick on Sol Rally Barbados

  Unlikely mix of Aston Martin, BMW and Mk II Escort Local crowd favourite Jonathan Still is gunning for a hat-trick of wins in the island's SuperModified 11 category when Sol Rally Barbados 2009, the Caribbean's biggest annual international motor sport event, runs off on May 29-31 . . . but he faces the strongest fie...

Class battles promised in Sol Rally Barbados

Armstrong and Noel aim to keep the trophies at home Since the organising Barbados Rally Club (BRC) published the provisional entry list for Sol Rally Barbados 2009 on Monday (May 11), the main focus on the popular internet chat rooms in the island and around the region has been on who will claim outright victory in th...

Major rethink of Sol Rally Barbados 2009

Club looks to improve competitor, resident, spectator experienceFollowing the most comprehensive re-assessment since 2003 of the route for Sol Rally Barbados, the organising Barbados Rally Club  (BRC) is targetting three key benefits from this year's 20th running of the Caribbean's biggest annual motor sport event: a ...

Sol Rally Barbados 2009 over-subscribed

Meeke and Bird get timely confidence boost for Caribbean tripThe strongest entry in the 20-year history of the Barbados Rally Club's (BRC) blue riband event will assemble in three weeks' time for the Caribbean's biggest annual international celebration of motor sport, Sol Rally Barbados 2009 (May 29-31) . . . and succe...

Sol Rally Barbados is highlight of Championship

Island competitors chase Virgin Atlantic pointBy the end of May, the 2009 Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Virgin Atlantic Driver's and Class Championships will have reached their half-way point. With three rounds run to date, some patterns are already emerging . . . and, with three more to run off at Shell V-Power King of th...

Meeke to defend Sol Rally Barbados title

Sponsor lauds "resolute buy-in from Government"Just hours before the entry deadline for Sol Rally Barbados 2009 last Friday (May 1), a deal was struck for Kris Meeke to return and defend the title. The Ulsterman heads an oversubscribed entry list, which disproves predictions that the worldwide recession would adversely...

What's new for Sol Rally Barbados 2009

Shell V-Power King of the Hill: both the day and venue for this vital 'shakedown' the previous weekend have been changed. From Saturday last year, the event has been switched to Sunday (May 24), while the venue will be the popular Stewart's Hill stage in St Philip, which is not included in Sol Rally Barbados. Service w...

Hill wins Automotive Art Shakedown Stages

Fightback from Skeete one of many highlightsThe final countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2009 will be busier than anticipated for some of the island's rally teams following yesterday's (May 3) Automotive Art Shakedown Stages; a high rate of attrition left just 27 crews classified as overall finishers from the 47 that star...
 
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