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PRESTON BOOSTS R5 ENTRY FOR RALLY BARBADOS 2022

Updated FAQ document posted to official web site

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Barbadian Women in Motorsport featured in UK

Amid on-going work by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) to increase inclusivity in motor sport, four Barbadians are currently being showcased in a Women in Motorsport exhibition in the UK Midlands city of Coventry. Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) WiM chair Natya Soodeen, plus Pat Brewster, Leslie Evanson and Michelle King are pictured and profiled for their contribution to the sport.

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Island officials attend on-line FIA Seminars

Four members of the island’s motor sport community participated in on-line seminars this month organised by the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Facilitated by the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) as part of its on-going training programme, the Race Director Seminars were attended by the Barbados Rally Club’s Neil Barnard and Bushy Park Operations Manager and Radical Caribbean Cup co-ordinator Kurt Seabra, while Warren Gollop and Ron Layne attended the International Stewards Seminar.

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Regional drivers prepare for Radical Caribbean Cup

Teams around the region are making ready for the return of circuit racing after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic. The Jamaica Race Drivers’ Club (JRDC) has started Track Days at the Dover Raceway, while the first Endurance race meet of the year will be run by the Guyana Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) at South Dakota this coming weekend, albeit behind closed doors.

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PANTON SEEKS SIXTH RALLY BARBADOS WIN IN 2022

Jamaican switches to FIA R5 class for the first time

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BIRD JNR HEADS FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2022

Frank Bird to follow in father Paul’s wheeltracks

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Zane Maloney joins Trident Motorsport for FIA F3

Trident Motorsport confirmed today (January 21) that Barbadian Zane Maloney will join the team for the 2022 FIA Formula 3 Championship. The 18-race campaign will be fought out over nine weekends between March and September, with all races supporting rounds of the Formula 1 World Championship, starting in Bahrain and ending in Monza.

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Radical Caribbean headlines Bushy Park 2022 calendar

The return of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC), home to wheel-to-wheel action between the fastest race cars in the region, is the highlight of the provisional Bushy Park Barbados calendar published today (January 14). With more than 30 dates listed, there’s something for everyone, with grass-roots disciplines such as autocross and karting, plus regular Open Track Days, providing the chance for novices to try their hand.

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ENTRIES FLOW IN FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2022

Local crews eager for return to closed road rallying

Nearly 40 entries have been posted for Sol Rally Barbados 2022 since the on-line entry form went live last Monday (January 3). While two-thirds of those are from overseas, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is buoyed by the positive response from island competitors looking forward to some measure of normality returning to motor sport, led by Roger Hill, whose record of 22 top 10 finishes on the club’s premier event is unrivalled.

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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.

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