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RALLY CLUB CELEBRATES SEASON’S END

More than 120 awards presented at Annual Prizegiving All sides of the island’s motor sport fraternity were honoured at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Annual Prizegiving on Friday evening (November 29) at Chapel Plantation, St Philip; more than 120 awards were presented, including return tickets to London, courtesy of Virgin Atlantic, title sponsor of the BRC Driver’s and Class Championships.

MUDDOGS SEASON SAVES “TOUGHEST” TO LAST

O’Neal and Alleyne claim Nassco November Safari hat-trick Victory in the final round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship, last Sunday’s (November 10) Nassco November Safari, sealed the 2013 Champion Navigator and Driver titles for Chris O’Neal and Leslie Alleyne. They will receive the Sextant Challenge Trophy and the Peter Farmer Memorial Trophy respectively at the BRC’s Annual Prize-giving on Friday, November 29.

NASSCO NOVEMBER SAFARI TO SETTLE SERIES

Chefette MudDogs Championship goes down to the wire The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2013 Chefette MudDogs Safari and Chefette MudDogs Safari Novice Championships are set for an exciting climax when the fifth and final round, the Nassco November Safari, is staged on Sunday, November 10. All four major titles are still up for grabs, as the season goes down to the wire.

CRONEYS WIN REDLINEFUELS.COM SEPTEMBER SAFARI

Audley Croney and son Jeremy won last Sunday’s (September 15) Redlinefuels.com September Safari, setting the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship up for a gripping conclusion. With dropped scores taken into account, Audley’s first victory since returning to competition in 2005 puts them on equal points with Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal, with one round to go.   The win also confirms the Croneys’ place among the island’s top navigational crews; Audley, who had rallied in the 1970s, initially returned with Geoffrey Goddard as Navigator.

REDLINEFUELS.COM SEPTEMBER SAFARI ON SUNDAY

The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship is heading for an exciting conclusion, with points close in the battles for both the Champion Navigator and Champion Driver titles. Crews return to action on Sunday (September 15) in the Redlinefuels.com September Safari, round four of five in the 2013 Championship.

SENIOR MOTOR SPORT VOLUNTEERS TRAIN IN THE UK

Four senior motor sport volunteers from Barbados are flying north this month for training courses organised by the UK’s governing body, the Motor Sports Association (MSA). While designed to increase their personal knowledge about the management of the island’s most popular spectator sport, the courses will also enable them to train officials and competitors in the future.

REDLINEFUELS.COM TO SPONSOR SEPTEMBER SAFARI

Product prizes for successful crews Redlinefuels.com has stepped in to sponsor the September Safari, round four of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2013 Chefette MudDogs Safari and Chefette MudDogs Safari Novice Championships, which is scheduled for Sunday, September 15.  Redlinefuels.com’s Barry Gale, who won the 2005 BRC Navigational Championship - the title back in the day - as Driver to Neil Barnard’s Navigator, said: “The initial sponsor was forced to pull out at the last minute.

RECORD FOR CLARKE IN SOL GO FURTHER JUNE SAFARI

Navigator Wayne Clarke rewrote the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) history books for the second time in four years in last weekend’s (June 29/30) Sol Go Further June Safari, when he became the first six-time winner of the region’s oldest motor sport event with a continuous history. His fourth success with driver Chris Armstrong came more than 20 years after the first of his two victories as navigator to Don Hunte, in 1991, and moves him one win ahead of Leslie Alleyne, who had drawn level on five last year.

SOL GO FURTHER JUNE SAFARI A TEST OF ENDURANCE

Final preparations are being made island-wide for the longest event in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship, the Sol Go Further June Safari. The first of 25 crews will depart Sol Redman's Village at 3.01pm on Saturday (June 29) for an 18-hour test of endurance, which will take competitors to some of the island’s most scenic locations. Title sponsor of the BRC’s blue riband event, Rally Barbados, for the past six years, Sol first supported the June Safari in 2012, and has stepped up it’s commitment this year.

‘SCENIC’ ROUTE FOR SOL GO FURTHER JUNE SAFARI

Crews preparing for the Sol Go Further June Safari (June 29/30), round three of the 2013 Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship, can look forward to a scenic journey around the island, as the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) marks the 57th running of the Caribbean’s oldest motor sport event with a continuous history.

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