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Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez finally got his hands on a winner’s trophy when he took a well deserved victory in the Historic class on the annual SOL Rally Barbados at the weekend.

Driving the Dansport-prepared Porsche 911 RSR and along with Welsh co driver Paul Spooner, the reigning BTRDA Champions finished nearly two minutes ahead of nearest rivals Andrew Siddall and Carl Williamson in their Ford Escort Mk2 on the annual Caribbean island event with South African Geoff Bell and Kenyan co driver Tim Challen in third. Read More »

Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird saw his bid to win SOL Rally Barbados thwarted once again when he had to settle for a third place finish after a high speed off towards the end of the event. Read More »

Twelve months after finishing runner-up on the event for the second year in succession, Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird couldn’t quite match his previous successes and had to settle for third place on last weekend’s SOL Rally Barbados behind local aces Roger Skeete and Paul Bourne. Read More »

Revolution Wheels backed drivers scored podium positions in three different rallies over the May bank holiday weekend when Rob Swann won Group N on the hugely popular Sol Rally Barbados, Alistair Fisher finished second overall on the Jim Clark International Rally and Jock Armstrong finished third overall on the Jim Clark Reivers Rally! Read More »

After many years of fine tuning the Barbados Rally Carnival format, organisers are planning something completely different.

Firstly, new financial backing has made it possible for organisers to slash entry fees for competitors from Europe. A sizeable US$1,000 has been sliced from the original cost, representing an unprecedented 61.5% reduction in the basic entry package. Read More »

Revolution Wheels backed rally driver Rob Swann and Welsh co-driver Darren Garrod are ready to use the last two years of experience to good use when the pair contest the forthcoming Sol Rally Barbados in their Subaru Impreza N14 and are adamant that the Group N title is their target. Read More »

Barbados’ Tourism Development Corporation [TDC] has agreed to provide financial support for the island’s Rally Carnival.

Historic rally cars will contest the Barbados Rally Carnival this year in celebration of its tenth anniversary. This new financial support reduces entry fees for foreign competitors to a lower price than ever before. Read More »

To celebrate the famous Barbados Rally Carnival’s tenth anniversary this year, the event has evolved into a 14-day asphalt rallying festival for historic rally cars.

The annual festival – which comprises a rallysprint one weekend and an asphalt special-stage rally the next, with plenty of social activity in-between – has become a bit of a cult event among British and European rally drivers. Read More »

Twelve months after finishing runner-up on his favourite event, Penrith rally driver Paul Bird had to settle for second position behind Ulsterman Kris Meeke and co-driver Paul Nagle once again after a brave challenge fell just short on last weekend’s SOL Rally Barbados.

Driving the, Vent-Axia and Kick Energy-backed Ford Focus WRC07 which was flown in specially for the event, Bird and Northallerton co-driver Ian Windress were hoping to go one better and after a good start, they trailed Meeke in his Subaru WRC S9 by 21 seconds at the overnight halt on Saturday. Read More »