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BMF publishes revised 2023 motor sport calendar

The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) has today (January 27) published a revised calendar for the 2023 motor sport season following consultations with its Member Clubs since the turn of the year. As before, the year’s programme will start over the first weekend of March, with 50 events scheduled to be run under permits issued by the BMF listed between then and early December.

Caterham Caribbean Cup 2023 heads for Bushy Park

British sports car manufacturer Caterham Cars will round off its 50th Anniversary year in 2023 with a unique race meeting at Bushy Park Barbados. The Caterham Caribbean Cup, supported by Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) will run from Friday to Sunday, November 24 to 26, bringing its special brand of wheel-to-wheel racing to the region for the first time.

BMF applauds FIA Rookie of the Year Zane Maloney

The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) has applauded the achievements of Formula 3 racer Zane Maloney following a whirlwind seven days in Europe for the 19-year-old Barbadian. While the headline news was joining the Red Bull Junior Team as a Formula 1 reserve driver for 2023, he also collected trophies at ceremonies in London, Monaco and Bologna, where he was crowned FIA Rookie of the Year, the second-youngest circuit racing winner behind double World Champion Max Verstappan and the first from F3.

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Bushy Park congratulates F3 racer Zane Maloney

The management of Bushy Park has congratulated Zane Maloney following today’s (Wednesday) announcement of the next step of his career. Two days after collecting the John Cooper Trophy at the British Racing Drivers’ Club Awards in London, 19-year-old Maloney confirmed on his Facebook page this morning that he will be a member of the Red Bull Junior Team and a Formula 1 reserve driver in 2023.

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Barbados Motoring Federation becomes FIM affiliate

The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) has become affiliated to the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), the world governing body of motorcycle sport. After submitting the application earlier this year, the BMF was officially welcomed into the global FIM family by President Jorge Viegas in Rimini, Italy, on Friday (December 2).

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Jeffrey and Guyana win Radical Caribbean Cup titles

 

Guyana’s Kristian Jeffrey clinched the 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) by a margin of just five points with what he later described as a “do or die effort” on Sunday (November 13), winning the final race of the season on the South Dakota Raceway. And there was a double celebration for the ecstatic home crowd, as Guyana won the inaugural Nations Cup, despite Barbadian brothers Stuart and Mark Maloney closing the gap to a single point with victories in the day’s first two races.

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Head-to-head finale for 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup

The 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) is heading to a thrilling conclusion this weekend (November 12/13) when the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) stages the International Race of Champions, its first-ever race meeting on the country’s newly-extended South Dakota Circuit. Home favourite and early season points leader Kristian Jeffrey goes head-to-head for the title with Trinidad & Tobago’s Kristian Boodoosingh, who leads the standings by 15 points.

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BMF applauds success at FIA Motorsport Games

The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) has saluted Calem Maloney and Leon Sealy following their performances over the weekend (October 26-30) at the FIA Motorsport Games in France. In partnership with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) and supported by the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA), the BMF was one of 72 National Sporting Authorities (ASNs) affiliated to the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile which fielded 463 competitors in the second edition of the Games.

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Barbados Motoring Federation releases 2023 calendar

More than 50 events are listed on the provisional calendar for 2023 published today (October 24) by the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF). In common with its eight sporting Member Clubs, the island’s governing body for motor sport is looking forward to running a full programme of events next year after three seasons affected in varying degrees by the coronavirus pandemic.

Maloney’s records; Boodoosingh’s Radical series lead

FIA Formula 3 Vice Champion Zane Maloney won twice and set new Qualifying and Race Lap Records when he joined the 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) as a non-scoring guest driver for its third round in Trinidad & Tobago on Sunday (October 9). As the other race winner, Kristian Boodoosingh gave his home crowd and principal sponsors at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway much to celebrate, collecting maximum championship points to assume the lead of the regional series.

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