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Another fabulous original speed week car returns to its roots!

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in News | Comments Off

Another fabulous original speed week car returns to its roots!

Ferrari 250 GT Lightweight Boano, chassis no. 0569GT left the factory on November 7, 1956 in the ownership of Jan de Vroom and was shipped directly to the Bahamas from Italy specifically to compete in Speed Week, where Jan drove it in the Governor’s Trophy exactly one month later. Having ‘bounced’ between New York, Texas, Europe and Puerto Rico, 50+ years later this rare alloy-bodied car once again returned to Europe, in the hands of its current owner. He then took it to Ferrari Classiche for restoration and certification – where it remained for over two and a half years! During that...

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Derek Bell MBE is our 2013 patron

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in News | Comments Off

We are delighted that five times Le Mans winner has agreed to be our 2013 Patron. British born Derek was extremely successful in sports car racing, not only winning The Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race five times but also the Daytona 24 Hour Race three times and the World Sportscar Championship twice. He also raced in Formula One for Ferrari, McLaren, Surtees and Tecno and has been described by fellow racer Hans-Joachim Stuck as one of the most liked drivers of his generation. A staunch supporter since the Revival’s inception, this will be Derek’s third visit to Speed Week his first in the...

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Healey racing added!

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in News | Comments Off

For the first time in nearly 50 years, racing will return to Nassau with two races each for Formula Juniors, Classic/Vintage Minis and, after serious interest at this year’s Silverstone Classic (the largest Historic Motor Racing Festival in the World), the organisers have responded to demand by adding two races for Austin Healeys to the programme All racers will enjoy the same experiences and hospitality as those participating in the core event but with the added bonus of being able to race on the most unique circuit in the world and, being the first to race at the Revival, go into the...

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1965 Ferrari Dino 206 Prototype entered for BSWR 2013

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in News | Comments Off

With the Bahamas Speed Week Revival still four months away, the organisers are delighted in the interest shown in this year’s event and the entry list is already half full with some very interesting cars. Top of the shop has to be returning Entrant Andreas Mohringer’s fabulous Ferrari Dino 206 Prototype. Andreas took his unique Ferrari 375MM to Speed Week last year and that car went on to take centre stage at the Cavallino Classic in Florida. Continuing the theme of beautiful, unique (this car is chassis number 0834 and the only one of its type ever built) and attention-grabbing...

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2013 Revival Provisional Programme

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in News | Comments Off

We’re delighted to announce our provisional programme for the 2013 Bahamas Speed Week revival. TUESDAY 3rd DECEMBER Entrants’ Briefing, signing-on and issue of passes plus the opportunity to meet the full BSWR Team and your fellow Entrants Drinks and a buffet WEDNESDAY 4th DECEMBER Official Opening Ceremony followed by traditional Bahamian Fish Fry cook-out and Junkanoo Celebration Welcome Reception at Government House (former home of Edward VIII following his abdication) by kind invitation of Governor General Sir Arthur and Lady Foulkes THURSDAY 5th DECEMBER 007 Island Tour...

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BSWR trans-atlantic challenge

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in News | Comments Off

BSWR trans-atlantic challenge

Teams of 4 cars from any of these marques/categories plus ANY Pre-War Cars will be eligible to score points for their Team against the equivalent Team from the other side of the Atlantic. NB Team membership is optional – you do not have to be in a Team or representing a specific marque in order to participate in Speed Week. The Team scores will also count towards the overall scores for ‘Team Europe’ and ‘Team USA’ Marque Teams may comprise any combination of Sports/GT Racers / Classic / Supercars Pre-war Team(s) may comprise any Pre-war car All Team members...

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