Archive for category: international

  • MINI Family Unites

    MINI Family Unites

    international May 13, 2012 8:33 am no comments

    Hi everyone, it’s Armindo here! This weekend WRC Team MINI Portugal was at MINI United in Le Castellet in the south of France. I’ve never been to an event quite like it before. It’s a huge festival full of fans and representatives from all over the world of MINI automotive [...]

     
  • Curley Nearly Misses the Boat to the Caribbean

    Curley Nearly Misses the Boat to the Caribbean

    international May 12, 2012 11:26 am no comments

    Swann in good spirits, “can’t wait” for Sol Rally Barbados Ireland’s Ronan Curley nearly missed Tuesday’s (May 8th) trans-Atlantic Geest Line voyage from Portsmouth, as a last-minute gearbox problem threatened to ruin his plans to compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9 & 10) . . . and he [...]

     
  • Flying Trip from Kenya to Sol Rally Barbados

    Flying Trip from Kenya to Sol Rally Barbados

    international May 9, 2012 2:28 pm no comments

    Kenyans Rommy Bamrah and Harvey Jutley are shortly to make the 17,000-mile round trip from hometown Nairobi to Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) for their first-ever tarmac rally together, and the driver’s first event outside Kenya. They will miss two local events, but were not going to turn down [...]

     
  • Skeete Makes a Point Before Sol Rally Barbados

    Skeete Makes a Point Before Sol Rally Barbados

    international May 7, 2012 10:12 pm no comments

    Shakedown proves valuable for local crews Rallying the familiar Subaru Impreza WRC S12 in its new livery for the first time, Roger Skeete and Louis Venezia won the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Valvoline Shakedown Stages on Sunday (May 6) by just under 10 seconds from Trinidad’s John Powell. On a [...]

     
  • Local Crews Shake Down for Sol Rally Barbados

    Local Crews Shake Down for Sol Rally Barbados

    international May 4, 2012 12:00 pm no comments

    Scrutineering Saturday at Automotive Art, Welches Nearly 50 cars are entered for Sunday’s (May 6) Valvoline Shakedown Stages, as local crews use the island’s first tarmac rally of the year as a crucial part of their preparations for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10), while the organising Barbados Rally Club [...]

     
  • Tanner Foust Holds European Rallycross Championship Lead Heading into 2012 U.S. Competition Season Opener

    Tanner Foust Holds European Rallycross Championship Lead Heading into 2012 U.S. Competition Season Opener

    international May 4, 2012 9:52 am no comments

    Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust held on to his European Rallycross Championship lead despite a tough weekend at the French round of the series. The American driver will next turn his attention to U.S. competition as he prepares for the opening round of the Global Rallycross Championship later this [...]

     
  • Winning Marshals Head for Sol Rally Barbados

    Winning Marshals Head for Sol Rally Barbados

    international May 3, 2012 12:19 pm no comments

    GPS support for competitors and spectators from BajanNav Two volunteer marshals, with more than 30 years’ service to Irish motor sport between them, will shortly be starting the trip of a lifetime, as winners of an all expenses-paid trip to Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10), including return flights on [...]

     
  • Oxford Students Return to Sol Rally Barbados

    Oxford Students Return to Sol Rally Barbados

    international April 30, 2012 11:00 am no comments

    The Oxford Universities Motorsport Foundation is returning to the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International for the fourth time in five years . . . and that is roughly the time it has taken the student body to rebuild from a bare shell its ‘new’ race and rally car, a [...]

     
  • Welsh Crews Line Up for Sol Rally Barbados

    Welsh Crews Line Up for Sol Rally Barbados

    international April 27, 2012 9:39 am no comments

    Powell and Fennell finish second in NACAM opener British rally engineer John Hardman will compete in Sol Rally Barbados (June 9/10) for the fifth time in 2012, as part of a three-car contingent from Wales, which brings to 25 the number of International crews now confirmed on the on-line entry [...]

     
  • Irish Attack Sol Rally Barbados from Two Sides

    Irish Attack Sol Rally Barbados from Two Sides

    international April 20, 2012 5:12 pm no comments

    Countdown steps up a gear with Valvoline Shakedown Stages As Irish entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) approach record numbers, the latest crews confirmed reveal an attack on the event from both sides of the Atlantic. As County Antrim’s Joe McQuillan confirms his entry in Group A, the [...]

     
  • Big Push for Sol Rally Barbados in Ireland

    Big Push for Sol Rally Barbados in Ireland

    international April 13, 2012 9:46 am no comments

    Mixed fortunes for International crews preparing for the Caribbean Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) enjoyed a major presence over the Easter weekend at the Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally. One of the world’s oldest rallies – it dates back to 1931 – it was, for the first time, [...]

     
  • Tanner Foust Wins European Rallycross Season Opener

    Tanner Foust Wins European Rallycross Season Opener

    international April 9, 2012 9:13 pm no comments

    American driver dominates in wet conditions Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust dominated in wet conditions to win the opening round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship this weekend in southeast England. “The season can’t start much better than this,” said Foust at the end of the race. “The team [...]

     
  • Dramatic Fourth Place For Perez

    Dramatic Fourth Place For Perez

    international April 9, 2012 11:45 am no comments

    Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez bounced back from a potential disaster to record a fine fourth place finish on this weekend’s Circuit of Ireland Rally. Things didn’t get off to a great start as on Thursday evening, the rear silencer on the Ford Focus WRC cracked and the exhaust [...]

     
  • Panton Fired Up for Sol Rally Barbados

    Panton Fired Up for Sol Rally Barbados

    international April 4, 2012 4:59 pm no comments

    Character-building weekend for Barbados crews in Rally Trinidad Fresh from an encouraging debut in his recently-acquired ex-Marcus Gronholm Ford Focus WRC06, Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton is fired up for his tarmac debut in the car on Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10). With regular co-driver Mike Fennell Jnr, he finished second [...]

     
  • Sol Rally Barbados Targets Regional Fans

    Sol Rally Barbados Targets Regional Fans

    international March 30, 2012 10:06 am no comments

    Gill leads Barbados crews against regional rivals in Rally Trinidad In a first for Caribbean motor sport, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC), organiser of Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10), has partnered with Going Places Travel to launch a series of specially-tailored travel packages targeted at the hundreds of motor [...]

     
  • Sol Rally Barbados 4wd Groups Flying High

    Sol Rally Barbados 4wd Groups Flying High

    international March 23, 2012 2:56 pm no comments

    Anglia JWRC outing gets ‘Mr Entertainment’ in the mood Entries for the four-wheel-drive groups in Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) are flying high. Recent postings on the event’s official web site, www.rallybarbados.bb, are pushing numbers towards record levels . . . and there are still seven weeks to go [...]

     
  • Impressive Results For Perez And James In Rally Mallorca

    Impressive Results For Perez And James In Rally Mallorca

    international March 21, 2012 10:50 am no comments

    Kick Energy rally drivers Steve Perez and Mark James put the experiences of last year to good use when both recorded impressive finishes on the eighth running of the three-day Rallye Clasico Isla Mallorca held on the popular Balearic Isle. Perez from Chesterfield and co-driver Carl Williamson claimed a brilliant [...]

     
  • Luca Rossetti in the Turkish Rally Championship with the Skoda Fabia S2000

    Luca Rossetti in the Turkish Rally Championship with the Skoda Fabia S2000

    international March 19, 2012 3:03 pm no comments

    Luca Rossetti and United Business, the company that takes care of his sporting management, have signed an agreement with Pegasus Racing, with the cooperation of Skoda Turkey – Yuce Auto, to take part in the 2012 Turkish Rally Championship. The series consists of six events plus the Bosphorus Rally, also [...]

     
  • Marshals “Best Prize” from Sol Rally Barbados

    Marshals “Best Prize” from Sol Rally Barbados

    international March 19, 2012 10:56 am no comments

    Bird launches Asphalt Championship attack The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has stepped up its worldwide promotion of Sol Rally Barbados 2012 by joining forces with the Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally (April 6/7). Two lucky volunteer marshals who work on the Easter weekend event will win an all-expenses-paid return [...]

     
  • Araujo and WRC Team MINI Portugal make their mark in Mexico

    Araujo and WRC Team MINI Portugal make their mark in Mexico

    international March 12, 2012 1:06 pm no comments

    Armindo Araujo (PRT) and his co-driver Miguel Ramalho successfully navigated their Michelin-shod MINI John Cooper Works WRC through the demanding stages of Rally Guanajuato Mexico this weekend representing the Motorsport Italia-run WRC Team MINI Portugal to get their best result to date. After three fierce days of competition the Portuguese [...]