2013 News

BARBADOS RALLY CLUB PRAISES BRIDGETOWN PORT

The Barbados Rally Club, organisers of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International, Sol Rally Barbados (June 1/2) and next Sunday’s Scotiabank King of the Hill, today heaped praise on all concerned within the island’s Bridgetown Port for the expeditious manner in which nearly 30 Interna...

CLASS POINTS VITAL IN SOL RALLY BARBADOS

Sol Rally Barbados (June 1/2) and Scotiabank King of the Hill (May 26) offer local competitors in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Virgin Atlantic-sponsored Drivers’ and Class Championships three of out 10 chances for the year to score points. So, there are competitors fighting for vital points throughout ...

DOUBLE VALUE FOR FANS IN SOL RALLY BARBADOS

Sol Rally Barbados 2013 (June 1/2), the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International, promises a double dose of unforgettable action. While former UK National Champion Paul Bird will face a record field of WRC cars as he tries to win back-to-back victories, not far behind will be just as intense a battl...

BIRD RETURNS TO DEFEND SOL RALLY BARBADOS TITLE

Former UK National Rally Champion Paul Bird will face the largest field of World Rally Cars ever assembled in the Caribbean when he returns to the region to defend his title in Sol Rally Barbados 2013 (June 1/2). Thirteen cars, up from the previous record of 11, are entered in the WRC classes on the provisional entry...

SOL RALLY BARBADOS HIGHLIGHT OF LOCAL SEASON

While anticipation among island fans about the quality entry for Sol Rally Barbados 2013 (June 1/2) is reaching fever pitch, local competitors are concentrating on their own preparations for the most important two weekends of the year. Scotiabank King of the Hill (May 26) and Sol RB13 – each day is an individua...

CARIBBEAN FRUIT EXCHANGED FOR RALLY CARS IN UK

The Geest Line freighter Agulhas Stream sailed from Portsmouth on the English south coast yesterday (Tuesday, May 7) after two nights in port exchanging bananas and other produce from around the Caribbean for a shipment of 27 rally cars bound for the region’s biggest annual motor sport International, Sol Rally ...

BAJANNAV LEADS THE WAY TO SOL RALLY BARBADOS

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC), organiser of Sol Rally Barbados (June 1/2), is making every effort to ensure that its blue riband event does not impact negatively on anyone in the island, be they resident, competitor, spectator or tourist . . . and particularly those who may not be motor sport fans....

IRISH TRANSPORTER ‘INVADES’ SOL RALLY BARBADOS

A record-breaking Celtic ‘invasion force’ left Ireland late afternoon Wednesday (May 1) to tackle the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International. Ten rally cars were loaded on to a transporter in the north of the ‘Emerald Isle’ to start the nearly 5,000-mile journey to compete ...

IRISH STARLETS SET SAIL TO SOL RALLY BARBADOS

Two stunning Toyota Starlet rally cars will next week start a 10-day voyage across the Atlantic Ocean on a Geest Line freighter from Portsmouth on the English south coast, heading for Sol Rally Barbados 2013 (June 1/2). Their Irish owners, however, will arrive in the small Caribbean island from different directions ....

‘MICEY’ MANNING IS BACK FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

Trevor ‘Micey’ Manning is back! A former winner of the island’s premier event, popular with fans for his flamboyant driving style, he will compete in Sol Rally Barbados for the first time since 2009 . . . he replaces the injured Logan Watson in his BMW M3, nick-named ‘Crackers’, a rear-wheel-drive car that i...
 
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