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Maloney wins hard-fought Caribbean Junior Karting title

Barbadian Calem Maloney is the new Caribbean Junior Karting Champion. After three days and 12 hard-fought races at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend (November 4-6), he defeated Trinidad & Tobago’s Rylie Ramroop by a margin of just nine points, with Jamaica’s Zander Williams a further six behind. The lone female in the 16-strong field of regional karters aged from 11 to 17, T&T’s Naomi Jade Garcia was the top scorer aged 14 and under, finishing fifth overall and beating Blake Thompson of Barbados by just one point.

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FIA training for region’s young karters ahead of CJKAT

More than 100 laps of wheel-to-wheel racing at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend (November 4-6) will settle the outcome of the second Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT), with free access to the usual spectator areas. Sixteen karters aged between 11 and 17 selected by the Karting Associations of Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, including a number of past and present Champions, will assemble at the St Philip facility tomorrow (Thursday).

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Team Barbados heads for FIA Motorsport Games

Kart champion Calem Maloney and Esports racer Leon Sealy are on their way to France to represent the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) in the FIA Motorsport Games this weekend (October 26-30). In partnership with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI), the BMF is one of more than 70 National Sporting Authorities (ASNs) affiliated to the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile competing for gold, silver and bronze medals.

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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.

Caribbean Junior Karting series returns at Bushy Park

Rising young stars from across the region will enjoy a chance to shine when the second Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT) is staged later this year (November 4-6). Administered by the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) in association with Bushy Park Circuit Inc (BPCI), it follows the successful running of the inaugural event in 2019 after which subsequent editions were affected by the pandemic.

Barbados Motoring Federation releases 2022 calendar

Nearly 50 events planned by the Barbados Motoring Federation’s (BMF) sporting Member Clubs are listed on the provisional 2022 calendar published today (January 8). In the last two seasons the number of events run under BMF permits has been reduced by 50 per cent or more with cancellations caused by the coronavirus pandemic, so the motor sport community is hoping that the effects of Covid-19 will start to abate.

Revised dates, web site from Barbados Motoring Federation

The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) has today (May 12) published a provisional calendar for the rest of 2021 to allow competitors time to prepare, while discussions continue with Government bodies to clarify when spectators might return. Having made practical use of the down time caused by the Covid 19 pandemic, the Federation has developed a new web site, which is also launched today.

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).

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