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Rally Club Celebrates Season's End
Marshals among 70 awardees at Annual Prizegiving

More than 70 members of the island's motor sport fraternity were honoured on Friday evening (November 20) at the Barbados Rally Club's (BRC) Annual Prize-giving; the awards included 14 return tickets to the UK, presented by Rachel Pilgrim, marketing manager of Virgin Atlantic, title sponsor of the BRC Driver's and Class Championships.

Among the evening's awardees were marshals, whose voluntary contribution to the sport was lauded in addresses by Club Chairman Mark Hamilton and Mud Dogs Chairman Leslie Alleyne. The contribution of long-standing marshals Paul Bourne, Michael Broomes, David Carter and Lynne Croney was acknowledged with trophies donated by Marshall Trading, while another eight volunteers were rewarded in outstanding and rookie marshal categories.

Paul Bourne and Stuart Maloney were crowned Virgin Atlantic BRC Driver's Champions, while Geoff Noel and Kreigg Yearwood collected the awards as Overall Class Champions. In the Mud Dogs Safari Championship, Robert Warren claimed the Sextant Challenge Trophy as Champion Navigator, Darrin White collected the Peter Farmer Memorial Trophy as Champion Driver, while the Mud Dogs MudFest Champion was Tfphill Juman.

Included in the Prizegiving for the first time was recognition of the increasingly popular grass roots discipline of Autocross, which has been attracting newcomers to motor sport – John Marshal was rewarded as highest points-scorer in the four events.

More than 300 competitors, marshals, media and their families attended the occasion, which was held at Balls Plantation, Christ Church; the evening's entertainment also included a showing of the Sol Rally Barbados 2009 programme filmed by British production house Acceleration TV, which is being broadcast 20 times to more than 16 million homes in 40 countries across Europe on satellite station Motors TV throughout November.

Barbados Rally Club Annual Awards 2009
Friday, November 20, 2009
List of Award Winners

Virgin Atlantic BRC Driver's Championship
The Champions received two Premium Economy tickets, second place two
Economy tickets, third place one Economy ticket, courtesy of Virgin
Atlantic; each driver and co-driver also received glassware trophies

Champions: Paul Bourne/Stuart Maloney (Banks/LIME/Virgin Atlantic
Subaru Impreza WRC S9 & Ford Focus WRC07), 161 points
2nd Roger Hill/Graham Gittens (Esso/Nassco/Motormac Toyota Corolla
WRC), 142pts
3rd Neil Armstrong/Barry Ward (Simpson Motors/Hankook Tyres/Shell V-
Power/Gunk Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI), 95pts
4th Roger Skeete/Louis Venezia (Michelin/Da Costa Mannings Auto Centre/
Warrens Motors Subaru Impreza WRC S9 & S12), 88pts
5th Trevor Manning/Derek Edwards (All Terrain Plus/Cellate Caribbean/
Garbage Master/Bess Block Ford Escort WRC), 81pts
6th Geoffrey Noel/Kreigg Yearwood (Globe Finance/DeWalt Tools/Essco/
Sunbeach/Automotive Art Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX), 81pts
7th Ian Warren/Robert Warren (Shell V-Power/Simpson Motors/Automotive
Art Suzuki Swift), 70pts
8th Barry Gale/Cherie Edghill (Autolink/VP Racing/Bella Beauty Supply/
Pro Pac Dog Food Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI), 63pts
9th Jonathan Still/Heath Hazell (Hitachi Power Tools/Ocean Spray/
Philips Lighting/Crane & Equipments/Little Switzerland BMW M3), 58pts
10th Harold Morley/Geoff Goddard (Subaru Impreza N14), 48pts
Highest-placed driver of a two-wheel-drive car – Ian Warren
Highest-placed female competitor – Cherie Edghill

Virgin Atlantic BRC Class Championship - Overall
The Champions received two Premium Economy tickets, second place two
Economy tickets, third place one Economy ticket, courtesy of Virgin
Atlantic; each driver and co-driver also received glassware trophies

Champions: Noel/Yearwood, 198pts
2nd Edward Corbin/Rodney Clarke (Automotive Art/Klark-Odio/Corbins
Garage/JVM Signage Daihatsu Charmant), 198pts
3rd Still/Hazell, 196pts

Virgin Atlantic BRC Class Championship
Each driver received glassware trophies

Modified 8-WRC – Champion: Bourne, 187pts; 2nd Hill, 144pts; 3rd
Skeete, 106pts
M8-A – Champion: Armstrong, 140pts; 2nd Kirk Watkins (Abacus Builders/
Hankook Mitsubishi Lancer Evo V), 61pts; 3rd Michael Worme (Cot Media
Group/Speedline Performance Auto/Dingolay/Details Car Valet Subaru
Impreza STi), 49pts
Production 4 – Champion: Noel, 198pts; 2nd Morley, 150pts; 3rd Dean
Serrao (Amalgamated Security/Coconut Car Rentals/Lucky Games Inc
Subaru Impreza N12 & Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX), 96pts
SuperModified 11 – Champion: Still, 196pts; 2nd Nicholas Gill (SDRR/
Glassfibre Products/Castrol/Barb's Bikinis Mazda 3), 102pts; 3rd Sammy
Cumberbatch (Williams Industries/Digicel/F Taylor Associates/Castrol
BMW M3), 48pts
SM10 – Champion: Warren, 191pts; 2nd Rhett Watson (The Unknown Entity/
MQI Collision Repair Centre/Toshiba/Office Solutions & Supplies/Corbz
Workz/Castrol Ford Escort MkI), 147pts; 3rd Cliff Roett (Carters & Co/
Nassco/Lucky Horseshoe/Roett's Garage/Castrol Toyota Starlet), 73pts
SM9 – Champion: James Betts (All Terrain Plus/Cellate Caribbean/Makita/
Black Bess/Yamaha/Champion Auto/Quik Start Auto/Kendal Sporting Opel
Corsa), 177pts; 2nd Josh Read (Automotive Art Toyota Starlet), 141pts;
3rd Neil Corbin (Nassco/Jason Jones/Auto Solutions Toyota Starlet),
M7 – Champion: Freddie Gale (Gale's Hatcheries/Nassco/VP Racing Toyota
Corolla RunX), 166pts; 2nd John Corbin (Corbins Garage/Klark-Odio/
Automotive Art Toyota Corolla), 108pts; 3rd Adrian Linton (Ravensden/
Morris Straker Construction/Garbage Gobbler/Crane & Equipments
Vauxhall Astra GSi), 87pts
M6 – Champion: Corbin, 198pts; 2nd Jamal Brathwaite (AM Electrical
Solutions/Arthur Construction/Arthur Lifting and Freighting/Ellesmere
Quarries/Chicken Pen Racing/D2 Racing Suspension Mitsubishi Mirage),
121pts; 3rd Danny Williams (Chris's Workshop/Sunbury Plantation House/
Barbados Paragliding Association Ford Fiesta), 76pts
M5 – Champion: Sean Cox (Simpson Motors Suzuki Swift), 126pts; 2nd
Dave Sealy (Lunatics Inc/G & G Sales & Service/L G Trading/Barbados
Muffler Centre/Appleby Filling Station/ACT Sand Blasting/Techno Toy
Tuning/Fast Lane Model Car Racing Toyota Starlet), 20pts; 3rd Rhett
D'Andrade (Rent-A-Tool Toyota Starlet), 10pts
P3 – Champion: Sean T Field (AM Realty/Ackee Tree/Field Insurance
Brokers/Landscapes in Harmony Peugeot 306), 85pts
P2 – Champion: Fabien Clarke (Barbados Business Listings/RCA Tours/
Bovell Auto Repair Suzuki Ignis Sport), 65pts; 2nd Dane Skeete
(Peugeot 106), 55pts; 3rd Conor Roach (Peugeot 106), 12pts

Mud Dogs BRC Safari Championship
The Champion Navigator received the Sextant Challenge Trophy, two
Economy tickets courtesy of Virgin Atlantic and a clock; the Champion
Driver received the Peter Farmer Memorial Trophy, a Nuvi 1200 GPS,
made by Garmin, courtesy of the Mud Dogs committee, and a clock;
second and third navigator and driver each received a clock

Champion Navigator: Robert Warren (Flyin' Fish/Lucky Locks Nissan
Frontier), 226 points
2nd Dominic Brooker (SDRR Hydraulics/Next Generation Electrical/Joe
Brooker's Building Toyota Hilux), 218pts
3rd Wayne Clarke (Toyota Hilux), 200pts
Champion Driver: Darrin White (Flyin' Fish/Lucky Locks Nissan
Frontier), 226 points
2nd Stephen Dear (SDRR Hydraulics/Next Generation Electrical/Joe
Brooker's Building Toyota Hilux), 218pts
3rd Chris Armstrong (Toyota Hilux), 200pts

Highest-placed Female Navigator
Joan Alleyne Memorial Trophy – Tricia King

Awards donated by Neptune Tours; the Champions also received a pair of
spotlights, courtesy of the Mud Dogs committee

Champion Novice Navigator: Andre Murrell (Suzuki Samurai), 148pts
2nd Winston Drakes (Marks Auto Parts/Champion Auto Wrecker Service
Suzuki Samurai), 82pts
3rd Gary Mendes (LG Trading/K&N Equipment/Lunatics Inc Suzuki
Samurai), 70pts
Champion Novice Driver: Adrian Sinckler (Suzuki Samurai), 148pts
2nd David Brewster (Marks Auto Parts/Champion Auto Wrecker Service
Suzuki Samurai), 80pts
3rd Luke Gittens (LG Trading/K&N Equipment/Lunatics Inc Suzuki
Samurai), 70pts

BRC Mud Dogs MudFest Championship
The Champion received two Economy tickets courtesy of Virgin Atlantic;
each driver also received a trophy, made by Danny Croney, then powder-
coated by Mark Bishton of ACT Sandblasting and Powder Coating Inc

Champion: Tfphill Juman (Sleeprite Barbados Ltd Suzuki Samurai), 112pts
2nd Ben Norris (Pit Bull Energy Drink/ACE Engineering Land Rover
Tomcat), 106pts
3rd Edson Arthur (Toyota Hilux), 102pts

BRC Autocross
Each driver received a glassware trophy

Champion: John Marshall, 37pts
2nd Jamal Brathwaite, 28pts
3rd equal Fabian Clarke & Simon Goddard, 17pts

Special awards
Rookie Award, a voucher for $1000 donated by Automotive Art – Sean Cox
Golden Turkey Award – Dean Serrao
Richard Roett Memorial Trophy, sponsored by Nassco – Josh Read

Marshals Awards
Each marshal received a glassware trophy donated by Marshall Trading

Long-standing Marshal: Paul Bourne, Michael Broomes, David Carter;
Lynne Croney (Mud Dogs events)
Most Outstanding Marshal: David Corbin, Gisel Jemmott, Samuel Rowe;
Graham Proverbs (Mud Dogs events)
Rookie Marshal: Jared Craigwell, Rudie Harper, Nicholas Simpson; Dave
Gibson (Mud Dogs events)