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Karting: Scott Barnes Hoping For Sponsorship

Karting: Scott Barnes Hoping For Sponsorship

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes is appealing for sponsorship to help fund his racing ambitions in the United States this year. The island’s top karting driver has set up an OpenFender account – a funding and sponsorship marketplace for racers – to help him continue his success racing overseas. Barnes, who drives for Ohio-based Magik... Read more of this article

Bermuda Karting Club 2022 Race Day Results

Bermuda Karting Club 2022 Race Day Results

The Bermuda Karting Club season continued with some high-speed action at the Southside Motor Sports Park Track. In the tag junior class, Jonah Moniz took the checkered flag in all three races. Stephen Corrado, won two of the three races in the tag senior class, with Jayden Brimmer winning the other. The shifter stock saw Scott Barnes win two races,... Read more of this article

Barnes Makes Strong Start To Title Defence

Barnes Makes Strong Start To Title Defence

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes has put himself in a formidable position to retain his Shifter Masters title in the Skusa Winter Series. Barnes leads the standings after the opening two rounds of the competition at the Homestead-Miami Motorplex in Florida at the weekend. The 38-year-old almost completed a clean sweep, winning three of the... Read more of this article

Barnes To Start Winter Series Title Defence

Barnes To Start Winter Series Title Defence

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes begins the defence of his Shifter Masters title in the Skusa Winter Series at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex in Florida this weekend. The island’s top karting driver dominated all four rounds last year, winning three of the four heats and three of the four finals to seal the title. Barnes will be racing... Read more of this article

Results: Bermuda Karting Club Race Day Six

Results: Bermuda Karting Club Race Day Six

The Bermuda Karting Club season continued with different classes competing on the track. In the tag junior class, Roman Wilkinson won races two and three, with Lucas Flood winning the first race, his first win of the season. Jason North, Stephen Corrado, and Blake Horseman all won a race in the tag senior class. The Shifter Stock saw John Carreiro win... Read more of this article

Barnes Reflects On Year After Daytona Success

Barnes Reflects On Year After Daytona Success

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes said he could not have hoped for a better end to the year after claiming four podium finishes at the Daytona KartWeek in Florida at the weekend. The Bermudian, who competed in two classes at the four-day event, placed first in the Stock Shifter, second in the Stock Honda and KZ Shifter and third in the KZ Shifter. It... Read more of this article

Scott Barnes Wins Class At KartWeek In Florida

Scott Barnes Wins Class At KartWeek In Florida

Scott Barnes continued competing in the Daytona Kart Week racing in Florida. The day was full of drama, with a crash and a fire that halted racing for a while. When racing did resume, Barnes competed in two classes and finished on the podium twice on the day. The Bermudian driver placed second in the Stock Honda F1 Class; he clocked a 14-lap time of... Read more of this article

Scott Barnes Finishes 2nd & 3rd In Florida

Scott Barnes Finishes 2nd & 3rd In Florida

Scott Barnes began competing in the Daytona Kart Week racing in Florida, and made the podium twice while competing in two classes. Barnes just missed out on first place in the Stock Honda F1 Class; he clocked a 7 lap time of 16:05.291, with the class winner Steven Rougeou clocking a winning time of 16:05.224. In the KZ 125 Sprint Shifter F1 Class, Barnes... Read more of this article

Barnes Looking To End Year Well In Daytona

Barnes Looking To End Year Well In Daytona

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermuda karting driver Scott Barnes aims to finish the year on a high note as he targets multiple podium finishes at the Daytona KartWeek in Florida. The iconic Daytona International Speedway has proven to be a happy hunting ground for Barnes, who has claimed four wins and three second-place finishes in the annual competition. This... Read more of this article

Barnes Heading To Daytona Sprint Championship

Barnes Heading To Daytona Sprint Championship

The World Karting Association [WKA] Daytona Sprint Championship is set to take place at the famed Daytona International Speedway, a mere few weeks before the ROLEX 24 Hours of Daytona. Bermuda’s Scott Barnes will be on the startline for racing from December 28th – December 30th.  Read More →

BKC Hold ‘One Last Lap’ For Duke Soares

BKC Hold ‘One Last Lap’ For Duke Soares

[Written by Stephen Wright] The Bermuda Karting Club paid tribute to their founder Maynard “Duke” Soares at the end of race day at the Rubis Southside Raceway on Sunday. Soares, who formed the BKC in 1976, died recently. He was aged 79. During the “One Last Lap”, one of Soares’s sons and a nephew performed a lap of the Southside circuit. A... Read more of this article

Karting Club Pays Tribute To Maynard Soares

Karting Club Pays Tribute To Maynard Soares

[Written by Stephen Wright] Motorsports pioneer Maynard “Duke” Soares, an instrumental figure in karting and powerboat racing on the island, has died this week. He was aged 79. Among his career highlights were racing at some of the most iconic circuits in the world, such as Brands Hatch and Snetterton in England, the Nürburgring in Germany and... Read more of this article

Scott Barnes Finishes Third In Las Vegas

Scott Barnes Finishes Third In Las Vegas

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes believes he is yet to reach his peak after finishing third in the Shifter Masters class at the Skusa SuperNationals in Las Vegas on Sunday. The Bermudian achieved his best finish at the SuperNats, the most prestigious karting race in North America, making it three podiums in ten appearances at the annual event. Barnes,... Read more of this article