Barbados Historic Rally Carnival
This year, 2017, Rally Carnival will be 'Sweet Sixteen' years-old.

As anyone who has been to this event would attest, Barbados's legendary, yet typical; 'Ultimate Party Island' fun is difficult to match in the sporting world.
When18 - 27 November 2017 (10 days) 

The craic has always been great and always will be; so this year, organisers are making a big effort to improve the motorsport elements of the Carnival, while maintaining its party spirit.


DATE CHANGES: The Barbados Rally Carnival started in 2001 (for modern rally cars back then). Over the years, competitors flocked to the Caribbean island, so that dad and mum could enjoy some warm-weather rallying, which provided a great excuse for a sun-soaked holiday for the entire family.


Largely more appealing than an expedition to an English forest rally might be for 'her indoors' and the kids, you might say? Rally Carnival dates were therefore chosen originally to coincide with UK school holidays.


Sadly, it seems that most of us aren't as young as we think we are and summer Rally Carnival dates clash with a host of wonderful European historic rallies.


Since the Barbados weather is much the same year-round, organisers have therefore decided to move the Barbados Historic Rally Carnival into late November, to avoid conflicts with European events.


Obviously, late November is a great time to not stay in UK or Europe, when there is rallying to be done in the Caribbean!