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SR1 Cup added to Radical Caribbean Cup for 2022

The organiser of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) has confirmed that it is to expand its regional championship in 2022 and include the ‘entry level’ SR1, to complement the SR3, which has been the sole chassis raced in the category since it was established in 2015; there will be two separate championships going forward, with a Champion crowned in each at year-end.

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JUNCOS RACING ADDS KYFFIN SIMPSON TO 2021 INDY PRO 2000 LINE-UP

After announcing his return to the FR Americas Championship last week, Bajan driver Kyffin Simpson today confirmed he will double up on race programs for 2021, making his debut in the 2021 Indy Pro 2000 Series Presented by Cooper Tires with Juncos Racing. Simpson will compete in nine events this season with the reigning Indy Pro 2000 Champions. 

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Mark Thompson is the BPMSI 2020 Champion Driver

Mark Thompson is Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) 2020 Champion Driver. In a season shortened to two race meets by the coronavirus pandemic, he won Group 2/Class 1 in five of the six races in his Glassesco/NKM Clothing/Bio Beauty Toyota Starlet, his only DNF coming in the final race of the season. His year-end total was 118 points, beating Andre Walcott, twice the Champion Driver in the past three seasons, to the overall title by 27 points, with Stuart Maloney third, another 13 points in arrears.

National Circuit plays host to Bushy Park racing return

The first Race Meet at Bushy Park Barbados since the start of the coronavirus pandemic five months ago will run on the National Circuit on Sunday, August 30, organised by Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI). With a sub 40-second lap record and the northern start-line in front of the Clubhouse in use, the traditional 1.28-kilometre layout promotes close racing, so fans are promised a thrilling day’s sport.

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Radical Caribbean Cup headlines revised Bushy Park calendar

The remaining rounds of the 2020 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) are almost certain to be staged at Bushy Park Barbados, as the uncertainties created by the coronavirus pandemic have rendered travel to other host countries in the region unworkable. News of this comes with the publication of a provisional calendar for the rest of 2020 at the St Philip facility.

Bushy Park comes alive as motor sport restarts

After three months of inactivity during the coronavirus Lockdown, Bushy Park Barbados has burst back into life . . . at least as far as the essential Covid-19 safety protocols will allow. Frustrated competitors from across the disciplines headed for St Philip over the past two Sundays (June 28 & July 5), as Bushy Park Circuit Inc (BPCI) organised Track Days for karts, race cars and rally cars.

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FIA provides PPE to support restart of island motor sport

The Covid-19 safety protocols for this month’s restart of motor sport in the island have been reinforced by a shipment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Following Track Days at Bushy Park Barbados over the past two Sundays, competition proper starts again next Saturday (July 18) at the same venue with the second round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Autocross Championship.

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BMF confirms staged restart of motor sport behind closed doors

The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) today (Wednesday) confirmed that the green light has been given to restart motor sport, which has been on hold since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. With guidance from the BMF, the island’s seven clubs are drawing up plans for a staged return to competition next month, while Bushy Park Circuit Inc (BPCI) has announced a Track Day at the St Philip facility this Sunday (June 28).

KYFFIN SIMPSON SIGNS FOR VELOCITY RACING DEVELOPMENT

AHEAD OF 2020 F4 US CAMPAIGN

April 20, London: 15-year-old Bajan racer Kyffin Simpson today confirmed his 2020 programme with Formula 4 United States Championship front-runners Velocity Racing Development following a successful car racing debut in the four-round Yacademy Winter Series, where he scored two podiums in six races.

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Record-breaking Zane Maloney leads Radical Caribbean Cup

After two Free Practice sessions, Qualifying began without Trinidad & Tobago’s Zachary Boodram, whose car had developed engine problems which left him on the sidelines for the day. Mark Maloney was the first to complete a flying lap of 61.780s before 16-year-old Zane punched in the first sub-60s lap, then chipped away as the 10-minute session ran its course, breaking the Qualifying Record for a third time with an eventual 57.660s, more than half-a-second better than the previous mark set by his father Sean in 2018.

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