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Daily Archives: October 12th, 2018

The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) long-term plans to upgrade the timing and results system for Sol Rally Barbados and its other championship events moved a step closer to fruition last week. Club PRO Neil Barnard visited Wales Rally GB, Britain’s round of the World Rally Championship, to check out the RallySafe system, developed in Australia and deployed on all WRC events, which provides a comprehensive rally management system, with live timing and vehicle tracking.

Sol RB19 – the 30th edition of the BRC’s premier event – will run from Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2, with The Rally Show (May 25) and Flow King of the Hill (May 26) the previous weekend. The event has evolved from small beginnings as the International All-Stage Rally of 1990 into the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International and a key National Event on the island’s sports-tourism calendar. Read More »

Flanders International Rally Challenge contender Steve Brown will make a return to the BTRDA Clubmans Championship at Blyton Park Race Circuit this weekend (14th October), in a bid to better his “C Final” win at Croft 2017.

Brown, from Rochdale, will make the switch to the ultra-competitive formula for the second time in his career and will once again drive a Bellerby RX Racing Team BMW Mini, but this time at the Lincolnshire circuit. Read More »

Nissan will make its official on-track debut and begina new brand partnership with Royal Dutch Shell PLC when the ABB FIA Formula E championship stages its preseason test next week.

The Nissan e.dams team will conduct three days of testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain,alongside the other 10 teams competing in the upcoming season of the all-electric racing championship. Read More »

– The fourth edition of the annual Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA), recently held at the banked Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome circuit, is declared a great success by both the event participants and the record number of sun-soaked spectators
– The 2018 LGHA had something for all petrolhead tastes, from pre-war competition Voisins and Bugattis, to a brace of post-war Ferrari 156 ‘Sharknose’ F1 grand prix racers – driven by Arturo Merzario and Jason Stuart – plus NART Plymouth Barracudas and Ford Mustangs, Group B rallying Peugeot 205 T16s and Renault 5 Turbos, ex-Le Mans Rondeau Inaltra and Alpine M63 B, plus too many other competition car and motorcycle treats to mention
– The legendary ex-Montlhéry bronze-coloured Jaguar XK120 FHC, which clocked the Autodrome at an average speed of over 107 mph for seven days and nights in 1952, made an emotional return to the banked French circuit Read More »