Archive for category: international

  • Top Six For Bird On Tour Of Epynt

    Top Six For Bird On Tour Of Epynt

    international March 12, 2012 12:59 pm no comments

    Penrith driver Paul Bird saw his 2012 REIS/Get Connected MSA Asphalt Rally Championship campaign get underway with a battling sixth place finish on today’s Tour of Epynt. Driving the Fuchs Titan, Rapid Solicitors and Kick Energy-backed FBP Ford Focus WRC08, Bird was making his debut on the popular Llandovery based […]

     
  • Swift Delighted To Conquer Epynt

    Swift Delighted To Conquer Epynt

    international March 12, 2012 12:56 pm no comments

    It may not have been the most spectacular result of his relatively brief rally career but Darlington’s Paul Swift was more than happy with a top 30 placing on the opening round of the REIS/Get Connected MSA Asphalt Rally Championship today. The season-opening Tour of Epynt, based in Llandovery and […]

     
  • WRC Top 10 for Sol Rally Barbados 2012

    WRC Top 10 for Sol Rally Barbados 2012

    international March 9, 2012 4:02 pm no comments

    Duckworth confirms second trip to the Caribbean A record-equalling 10 cars have now been confirmed by the organising Barbados Rally Club (BRC) for the Modified 8-WRC class of Sol Rally Barbados 2012, following recent on-line entries received from former local, regional and international Rally Champions on the event’s official web […]

     
  • Bird Just Misses Out On Malcolm Wilson Rally Victory

    Bird Just Misses Out On Malcolm Wilson Rally Victory

    international March 5, 2012 11:42 am no comments

    Penrith rally driver Paul Bird failed to add a record-equalling fourth Malcolm Wilson Rally victory to his record by the slenderest of margins following a classic battle in the Lake District forests this weekend. Driving the Fuchs Titan, Rapid Solicitors and Kick Energy-backed FBP Ford Focus WRC07, Bird and Scottish […]

     
  • Pearcey Takes Up Sol Rally Barbados Prize Drive

    Pearcey Takes Up Sol Rally Barbados Prize Drive

    international March 2, 2012 12:25 pm no comments

    Chairman presents positive report at Rally Club AGM Tim Pearcey and Neil Shanks, who finished second in last December’s Roger Albert Clark Rally, will enjoy an all expenses-paid trip to Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10), the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport international. The prize includes free entry and shipping […]

     
  • Lotus Racing set for tarmac and grassroots

    Lotus Racing set for tarmac and grassroots

    international March 2, 2012 9:39 am no comments

    The Lotus International Rally team is set to make its race debut in April in the FIA European Rally Championship. In partnership with Italian team United Business, who won the title last year, the hotly anticipated Exige R-GT will be painted in Lotus’ iconic black and gold colour scheme. Former […]

     
  • Duckworth for Sol Rally Barbados Again?

    Duckworth for Sol Rally Barbados Again?

    international February 27, 2012 12:52 am no comments

    Entries hit a century six weeks earlier than 2011 Former UK National Rally Champion Roger Duckworth claimed his second consecutive Rallye Sunseeker National victory on Saturday (February 25) and, with it, the chance of a repeat all-expenses paid trip to contest Sol Rally Barbados in his Subaru Impreza WRC. It […]

     
  • Pirelli TEG Sport Team Ready For 2012 Season

    Pirelli TEG Sport Team Ready For 2012 Season

    international February 23, 2012 11:28 am no comments

    Former MSA British Rally Champions TEG Sport kick off their 2012 campaign with drivers Jukka Korhonen and Arron Newby spearheading the challenge starting with this forthcoming weekends Rallye Sunseeker. 27-year-old Finn Korhonen won last year’s Pirelli UK Star Driver award and will be joined by 17-year-old Briton Newby in the […]

     
  • Perez Back to WRC Class for Sol Rally Barbados

    Perez Back to WRC Class for Sol Rally Barbados

    international February 17, 2012 2:42 pm no comments

    G-WRC introduced newcomers to the island After an outing in the historic category last year, Britain’s Steve Perez will return to the World Rally Car class in Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) in his ex-Marcus Gronholm Kick Energy Drink Ford Focus WRC07 with regular co-driver Paul Spooner on the […]

     
  • Hall and Verbaas Return to Sol Rally Barbados

    Hall and Verbaas Return to Sol Rally Barbados

    international February 10, 2012 12:29 pm no comments

    Perez heads Sol RB connections in BTRDA season-opener Four more regular visitors from Europe have confirmed their entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) through the event’s official web site, www.rallybarbados.bb, bringing to more than 30 their combined total of visits to the island in the past decade. Scotland’s […]

     
  • Araujo Set for Swedish Challenge

    Araujo Set for Swedish Challenge

    international February 9, 2012 1:20 pm no comments

    Number one driver of WRC Team MINI Portugal, MINI’s newly confirmed Motorsport Italia-run manufacturer team, Armindo Araujo had a positive start to the season finishing his first Rallye Monte-Carlo in the top 10 and is now set to tackle Rally Sweden, second and only true winter round of the 2012 […]

     
  • Nobre Warms Up for Rally Sweden

    Nobre Warms Up for Rally Sweden

    international February 9, 2012 1:14 pm no comments

    WRC Team MINI Portugal driver Paulo Nobre is set to start Rally Sweden this weekend, second round of the 2012 World Rally Championship and one of the most exciting rallies of the whole season. Going from the +30 degrees C of his native Brazil to the deep cold of Rally […]

     
  • Bird and Swann Flock to Sol Rally Barbados

    Bird and Swann Flock to Sol Rally Barbados

    international February 3, 2012 11:10 am no comments

    International entries approaching record numbers Two of the most successful British visitors to the Caribbean in recent years, Paul Bird and Rob Swann, have confirmed their entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) through the event’s official web site, www.rallybarbados.bb. Entered for the fifth consecutive year, both have also […]

     
  • Ireland Focuses on Sol Rally Barbados

    Ireland Focuses on Sol Rally Barbados

    international January 27, 2012 2:06 pm no comments

    Shipping dates confirmed for European competitors Seven crews with Irish connections, including two new to the event, are among the 21 International entries already received for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) through the event’s official web site, www.rallybarbados.bb . . . and the organising Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has […]

     
  • Barbados Raises the Bar at Rallye Sunseeker

    Barbados Raises the Bar at Rallye Sunseeker

    international January 20, 2012 12:46 pm no comments

    Sol Rally Barbados 2012 entries double up Rallye Sunseeker, next month’s opening round of the MSA British Rally Championship, will be the focus of a major push for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) and its island home. The organisers and tourism backers of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport […]

     
  • Regional Crews Support Sol Rally Barbados

    Regional Crews Support Sol Rally Barbados

    international January 13, 2012 1:37 pm no comments

    On-line Overseas Competitor Information document now available For the third year in a row, the Turks & Caicos Islands will be represented in Sol Rally Barbados… but with a difference. For the 2012 running of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport international on June 9/10, Paul Horton is shipping his […]

     
  • Stockdale Returns for Sol Rally Barbados 2012

    Stockdale Returns for Sol Rally Barbados 2012

    international January 6, 2012 5:23 pm no comments

    Island motor sport celebrates record season Popular British ace Martin Stockdale heads the list of returning international drivers whose names are among more than 40 entries so far received via the event’s official web site – www.rallybarbados.bb – for the 2012 running of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport international, […]

     
  • Celtic Crowd-Pleasers Cross the Caribbean

    Celtic Crowd-Pleasers Cross the Caribbean

    international December 14, 2011 1:50 pm no comments

    Sol Rally Barbados regulations posted on official web site Fresh from their recent exploits on Rally Jamaica, Celtic crowd favourites Glenn Campbell (Northern Ireland) and Allan McKay (Scotland) have confirmed that they will be returning for the 2012 running of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport international, Sol Rally Barbados […]

     
  • Fine Fifth for Perez after Toughest Safari in Years

    Fine Fifth for Perez after Toughest Safari in Years

    international November 29, 2011 3:00 pm no comments

    After nine tortuous days of action, Kick Energy driver Steve Perez has completed the 2011 East African Classic Safari Rally in a very creditable fifth position which is particularly impressive given this year’s world famous marathon has been considered as one of the toughest in recent years. After torrential rains […]

     
  • Hazardous Animals and More Ice Driving Tips!

    Hazardous Animals and More Ice Driving Tips!

    international November 23, 2011 11:09 am no comments

    A good third day of the 2011 Kenya Airways East African Classic Safari Rally saw the Kick Energy Datsun 260Z of Steve Perez and Staffan Parmander successfully avoid a number of incidents with a variety of animals to set a string of top ten times. The opening stage of the […]