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Rally Barbados 2013 – Saturday (Day 1)

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Rally Barbados 2013 – Saturday (Day 1)

After months of planning and preparation, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) had more than one reason to celebrate: a record 13 cars entered in the World Rally Car classes and a record-equalling 29 International entries, with 24 first-time drivers or co-drivers bringing to more than 350 the total of overseas drivers hosted by the event, capped by a gripping rally played out in front of upwards of 20,000 spectators.

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Rally Barbados 2013 – Sunday (Day 2)

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Rally Barbados 2013 – Sunday (Day 2)

Former UK National Rally Champion Paul Bird successfully defended his Sol Rally Barbados title at the weekend (June 1/2), crowning a remarkable record in his six years contesting the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International. Second on his first two visits, third twice and now a back-to-back winner, he is also the only driver to have finished on the podium of the island’s premier event six times in a row.

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Rally Barbados 2010 – Simpson Motors SS & Prize Giving

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Rally Barbados 2010 – Simpson Motors SS & Prize Giving

By the time they arrived [at Simpson Motors], there were already thousands lining the SuperSpecial at Warrens, unaware of the drama that was unfolding, or that the rally was yet to be won, or lost . . . one slight slip on the roughly one-kilometre stage winding through the estate’s service roads, with sidewalks and kerbs at every turn, could spell disaster.

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Rally Barbados 2010 – Day 2

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Rally Barbados 2010 – Day 2

Over the next six stages, Skeete and Bourne enjoyed a titanic struggle, Skeete the faster of the two on Stewarts Hill, Bourne on Kendal . . . each time Skeete extended his lead, Bourne cut him back on the next stage. As they headed for the Shell V-Power SuperSpecial at Simpson Motors – included in the event’s overall timing calculations for the first time – the gap between them, which had risen to 4.31secs at one point in those six frantic stages, was back down to six-tenths!

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Rally Barbados 2010 – Day 1

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Rally Barbados 2010 – Day 1

90 crews from a record 15 nations, including the host country, contested the 13 classes: 39 drivers set class stage-winning times, compared to 27 last year, and no winner of a contested class can claim a perfect set of stage wins . . . and all this played out in front of upwards of 20,000 spectators who lined the five stage venues over the weekend, culminating in the new Shell V-Power SuperSpecial at Simpson Motors.

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Rally Barbados – Testing at Bushy Park

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Rally Barbados – Testing at Bushy Park

Drivers and co-drivers from a record 15 nations, including the host country, have assembled for the Caribbean’s biggest annual international motor sport event, Sol Rally Barbados 2010 (May 29/30); the final running order, published on Wednesday (May 26), lists a record 92 starters, promising a fitting celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the inaugural running of the Barbados Rally Club’s International All-Stage Rally.

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