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With the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) innovative new ‘Test Stage’ just two weeks away (March 28), preparations are in high gear for the domestic rally and speed event season. As island drivers bring their competition cars to full readiness, so the local entries for Sol Rally Barbados have been flowing in, with last year’s winners Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew in their Sol/CO Williams Sand & Lime/Automotive Art Subaru Impreza WRC S12B topping approaching 30 already posted on-line. Read More »

Roger Skeete, the most successful driver in the history of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, is switching roles with son Dane for Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the event’s 30th running. With 13 victories under his belt, ‘The Sheriff’ is stepping down to facilitate “an all-Barbadian crew capable of taking the attack to them all”, swapping his Subaru Impreza WRC S12B, which has won the event three times in his hands, with the Peugeot 306 Maxi in which Dane finished eighth overall last year.

On-line confirmation of the entries – on official web site – comes days after Dane won the Motoring Club of Barbados Inc’s Spring Blaze double-header last Sunday (March 17), using the first event of the season as “a shakedown”. With the Peugeot not yet ready, Roger looked proudly on from the sidelines as his son put the CO Williams Sand & Lime, Sol and Automotive Art-backed Impreza through its paces. Dane’s co-driver will again be Tyler Mayhew, with Roger’s yet to be confirmed. Read More »