Overseas entry filling early for Rally Barbados 2024

Rally Barbados 2024 (May 31 to June 2) has attracted strong interest from repeat visitors and newcomers alike since the six-month window to enter opened just over three weeks ago. More than half the allocated overseas entry slots have already been filled, including four rally cars not seen by local fans before, among them the first MINI Cooper to compete in the island for nearly 20 years.


Alleyne, O’Neal win “perfect” Old Brigand Rum Safari

Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal won Sunday’s (November 19) Old Brigand Rum November Safari, the final round the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2023 Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship in their Pod Store/Maxxis/Lucky Locks Suzuki Jimny. As he celebrated an eighth Champion Driver title and O’Neal’s seventh as Navigator, Alleyne described it as “the perfect event to finish the year”.

Entry window opens for Rally Barbados 2024

The on-line entry form for Rally Barbados 2024 will go live next week on the official web site,, opening a six-month window to enter the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International. RB24 will be the 34th edition of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event since the first International All-Stage Rally in 1990.


Scottish crew stunned to win Rally Barbados prize

Scottish crew Mike Curry and Kevin MacIver are the winners of the Rally to Barbados draw run in association with this year’s Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally (October 13-15) in the UK. The prize, supported by Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, covers entry to Rally Barbados 2024 and the previous weekend’s King of the Hill, inclusive of return shipping for their historic Sunbeam Imp Sport from the UK to Barbados.


Charities benefit as Panton wins R5 Rally Championship

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton has won the 2023 R5 Rally Championship presented by First Citizens in his debut season driving a Skoda Fabia Rally2 evo, his first non-Ford rally car for more than a decade. With the title chase in mind, he paced himself in last Sunday’s (October 22) final round, the BRC Winter Rally, finishing third as Mark Maloney claimed his first R5 win after a ding-dong battle with Britain’s Rob Swann.


Ian Warren is provisional Rally Club Champion Driver

Ian Warren is the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver elect, after claiming his sixth Clubman 2 class win of the season in Sunday’s (October 22) BRC Winter Rally at the wheel of his BimmaCup. The seventh and final round of the BRC Driver’s and Class Championships fought out in St John and St Joseph provided a dramatic climax to the season as the front-runners suffered a day of mixed fortunes.


Fierce competition anticipated at BRC Winter Rally

Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew lead the field of 39 cars entered for the final round of the 2023 Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships on Sunday (October 22) in the Subaru Impreza WRC S12 in which they have twice won Sol Rally Barbados. With the now-customary enhanced points structure in place for the BRC Winter Rally and Champions yet to be crowned, a day of fierce competition is anticipated.


Nine crews entered for final R5 Championship weekend

Nine crews from home and overseas, equalling the biggest entry list for the year, are preparing for what have today (Tuesday) been confirmed as the final three rounds of the 2023 R5 Rally Championship presented by First Citizens. On Saturday (October 21), they will tackle the Motoring Club Barbados Inc (MCBI) Hammertime Double-Header Sprint in the north of the island, with the action switching to the south-east for Sunday’s Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Winter Rally.


Rally Club pays tribute to Jamal Brathwaite

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has paid tribute to Jamal Brathwaite, a long-standing competitor and member of its Committee of Management for more than a decade, who was involved in a fatal road accident in the United States in the early hours of Saturday. BRC Chairman Neil Corbin said: "The motorsport community has lost a great man."


Mayers leads Rally Club Championship into final round

Roger Mayers heads into this month's final round of the 2023 Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships leading the Champion Driver title chase, with a 100 per cent record of class wins in SuperModified 2. His total of 105 points gives him a four-point cushion over former two-time Champion Neil Corbin, with Ian Warren just one further point behind.



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