2012 news

LOCAL CREWS SHAKE DOWN FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

Nearly 50 cars are entered for Sunday’s (May 6) Valvoline Shakedown Stages, as local crews use the island’s first tarmac rally of the year as a crucial part of their preparations for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10), while the organising Barbados Rally Club (BRC) fine tunes its event management systems in advanc...

WINNING MARSHALS HEAD FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

Two volunteer marshals, with more than 30 years’ service to Irish motor sport between them, will shortly be starting the trip of a lifetime, as winners of an all expenses-paid trip to Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10), including return flights on Virgin Atlantic from London Gatwick, accommodation for 14 nights and ...

OXFORD STUDENTS RETURN TO SOL RALLY BARBADOS

The Oxford Universities Motorsport Foundation is returning to the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International for the fourth time in five years . . . and that is roughly the time it has taken the student body to rebuild from a bare shell its ‘new’ race and rally car, a 1966 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTV....

WELSH CREWS LINE UP FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

  British rally engineer John Hardman will compete in Sol Rally Barbados (June 9/10) for the fifth time in 2012, as part of a three-car contingent from Wales, which brings to 25 the number of International crews now confirmed on the on-line entry list at www.rallybarbados.bb....

WELSH CREWS LINE UP FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

  British rally engineer John Hardman will compete in Sol Rally Barbados (June 9/10) for the fifth time in 2012, as part of a three-car contingent from Wales, which brings to 25 the number of International crews now confirmed on the on-line entry list at www.rallybarbados.bb....

IRISH ATTACK SOL RALLY BARBADOS FROM TWO SIDES

As Irish entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) approach record numbers, the latest crews confirmed reveal an attack on the event from both sides of the Atlantic. As County Antrim’s Joe McQuillan confirms his entry in Group A, the country’s four-wheel-drive contingent is boosted in Group N by New York-base...

BIG PUSH FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS IN IRELAND

Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) enjoyed a major presence over the Easter weekend at the Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally. One of the world’s oldest rallies – it dates back to 1931 – it was, for the first time, a round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC), which is promoted and broadcast by Eur...

PANTON FIRED UP FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

  Fresh from an encouraging debut in his recently-acquired ex-Marcus Gronholm Ford Focus WRC06, Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton is fired up for his tarmac debut in the car on Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10). With regular co-driver Mike Fennell Jnr, he finished second to local hero John Powell’s Subaru Impreza WRC S14...

SOL RALLY BARBADOS TARGETS REGIONAL FANS

In a first for Caribbean motor sport, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC), organiser of Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10), has partnered with Going Places Travel to launch a series of specially-tailored travel packages targeted at the hundreds of motor sport fans in the region. Inclusive of round trip airfare, all taxes an...

SOL RALLY BARBADOS 4WD GROUPS FLYING HIGH

  Entries for the four-wheel-drive groups in Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) are flying high. Recent postings on the event’s official web site, www.rallybarbados.bb, are pushing numbers towards record levels . . . and there are still seven weeks to go before the closing date for the Caribbean’s biggest annual ...
 
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