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Rotary Powered Hillclimb Car!

Very reliable and very Quick open wheeler

Selling to make way for new project.

RPV02 Photo No1 Rotary Hillclimb Car At Mt Cootha Classic photo by Steve Johns

Rotary Hillclimb Car At Mt Cootha Classic photo by Steve Johns

Best value outright Hillclimb car available, has done Best times to date

Mt Cotton – 38.47

Noosa – 51.80

Leyburn Sprints – 43.73

Mt Cootha Classic – 42.23

This car was 5th outright at Australian Hillclimb Championships 2014 Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by on December 7th, 2015 2 Comments

Hillclimb Results Round 6 – TSA & SR Automotive Hillclimb Series.

TSA & SR Automotive Hillclimb Series Mt Cotton – Round 6 (28th & 29th Nov. 2015)

This was the 6th round for the Hillclimb season for 2015, sponsored by TSA (Trenching Systems Australia) and SR Automotive (Stewart Reid Automotive). This was a 2 day event starting at 11.30 am on Saturday and finishing on Sunday afternoon. All the 98 competitors had a total of 8 official runs over the 2 days.

Saturday was very hot but the track was in great condition for fast times.

Cameron Hurman's RX7 Mt Cotton - Photo By Steve Johns

Cameron Hurman’s RX7 Mt Cotton – Photo By Steve Johns

Sunday saw more hot and sunny conditions and a lot of records were broken, Paul Buccini in his BMW 135i broke his class record again with a time of 46.70, great to see Paul well done, it was also a good turnout of open wheelers with 13 running in the different classes. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by on December 6th, 2015 No Comments

Results – Southern Cross Sheds – Noosa Hillclimb 7th & 8th Nov 2015

Southern Cross Sheds Noosa Hillclimb 7th & 8th Nov 2015 – Results.

This Hillclimb was proudly sponsored by Southern Cross Sheds. Thanks must also go to the organizing committee of the Noosa Beach Classic Car Club and the HRCC for a well organized event.

The outright winner of this event was Michael Von Rappard in his beautifully prepared Dallara F392. Michael set his fastest time on the 2nd run on Saturday with a time of 53.12 this makes Michael one of the quickest cars to ever run up “The Hill” well done Michael see you next year.

Image via HRCC Web Site

Image via HRCC Web Site

With 4 runs on Saturday and 4 on Sunday the entrants had 8 official runs over the weekend With 152 cars taking part in this event there was 6 Rotary Hillclimb Racing Cars Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by on November 29th, 2015 No Comments

Hillclimb Results Round 5 – TSA & SR Automotive Hillclimb Series.

TSA & SR Automotive Hillclimb Series Mt Cotton – Round 5 (26th & 27th Sept. 2015)

This was the 5th round for the Hillclimb season for 2015, sponsored by TSA (Trenching Systems Australia) and SR Automotive (Stewart Reid Automotive). This was a 2 day event starting at 11.30 am on Saturday and finishing on Sunday afternoon. All the 90 competitors had a total of 7 official runs over the 2 days.

Saturday started off well but the rain added a damp track so not everyone ran all the official runs on Saturday.

Sunday saw good sunny conditions and a lot of records were broken, Paul Buccini in his BMW 135i broke his class record 3 times over the 2 days, and Chris Johns also broke his class record 3 times. Another record to fall was the outright record for closed/class by Dean Tighe reducing this to 37.94 sec.

David Jackson's Rx7 Mt Cotton - Photo by Steve Johns

David Jackson’s Rx7 Mt Cotton – Photo by Steve Johns

This Hillclimb had 3 rotary Hillclimb racing cars entered in 3 different classes.

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Posted by on October 14th, 2015 No Comments

Mt Cootha Classic Hillclimb Results – 5th Sept. 2015

Mt Cootha Hillclimb, Saturday 5th September 2105

This Hillclimb was last run in 2010, the event was organized to show the history of Motorsport in Queensland and that there were Hillclimb,s held on this track back in the early 1920’s.

Drivers Briefing At Mt Cootha Classic photo by Suzy

Cars Lining up At Mt Cootha Classic photo by Steve Johns

There were large crowds of spectators that attended the Cootha Classic for 2015 and they were able to see some exciting racing of all type of vehicles a total of 90 cars competing. The fastest time of the day was Dean Tighe in his Dallara Judd with a time of 42.11 sec, in second place was Warwick Hutchinson in his RPV02 Rotary Hillclimb Racing Car with a time of 42.23 just 0.12 sec behind Dean. Third outright was Stewart Reid in his Audi Quattro with a very impressive time of 46.17 sec. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by on October 8th, 2015 No Comments

Results – Leyburn Sprints 15th & 16th August 2015

Leyburn Sprints 15th & 16th August 2015 – Results.

The 20th annual Leyburn Sprints, had a field of 240 drivers, a diverse line-up of classic, historic and performance cars ranging in vintage from 1935 to 2014. More than 140 cars also entered the Shannons Show ‘n’ Shine, this year also had the Retro Caravan Show Off this drew, big interest from spectators.

New South Wales driver Dean Amos broke the track record Amos, put his 1997 Gould-Judd V8 open-wheeler around the houses in 42.954 seconds eclipsing Warwick Hutchinson in his Rotary Powered open-wheeler, they both dueled throughout the weekend but Hutchinson ended up 2nd outright. The highlight of the weekend was north Queensland drive Michael Von-Rapard in his Dallara F392 coming in at 3rd outright blitzing Dean Tighe in his V8 Dallara.

Dean Amos Gould GR37 Leyburn Sptints 2015 - Photo by Trapnell Creations copy

Dean Amos Gould GR37 – Photo by Trapnell Creations

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Posted by on August 25th, 2015 No Comments

Results – AutObarn Gympie Noosa Hillclimb 25th & 26th July 2015

AutObarn Gympie Noosa Hillclimb Results 25th & 26th July 2015.

This Hillclimb was once again proudly sponsored by the AutObarn store at Gympie. Thanks must also go to the organizing committee of the Noosa Beach Classic Car Club for a well organized event.

There were quite a few incidents over the 2 days with 2 cars having major damage on Saturday and another 3 cars having more damage on Sunday, but the best thing was that all drivers were not hurt and all cars can be fixed.

With 4 runs on Saturday and 4 on Sunday the entrants had 8 official runs over the weekend this was another extremely well organized event, congratulations must go to the Noosa Beach Classic Car Club for a great event.

Michael von-Rapard in his extremely quick Dallara won the event outright with a time of 52.44 sec. Well done Michael & Harold.

Pit Area at Noosa Hillclimb - Photo By Steve Johns

Pit Area at Noosa Hillclimb – Photo By Steve Johns

With 130 cars taking part in this event there was only 4 Rotary Hillclimb Racing Cars competing in this  Hillclimb,David Jackson (Mazda RX7), Lou Szekely (Mazda RX7), Kirt Fitzgerald (Mazda RX8) and Warwick Hutchinson’s (RPV02 13B Turbo) their best times are listed below.

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Posted by on August 6th, 2015 No Comments

Hillclimb Results Round 4 – Hillclimb 11th & 12th July 2015

TSA & SR Automotive Hillclimb Series Mt Cotton – Round 4 (11th & 12 July 2015)

This was the fourth round for the Hillclimb season for 2015, sponsored by TSA (Trenching Systems Australia) and SR Automotive (Stewart Reid Automotive). This was a 2 day event starting at 11.30 am on Saturday and finishing on Sunday afternoon. All the 85 competitors had a total of 7 official runs over the 2 days.

Saturday started off well but the timing system stopped working a third of the way through the 2nd run, so the rest of the runs on Saturday were untimed. The timing was fixed over night by some if the hardworking MGCCQ members so everyone had times recorded on the Sunday.

Jim Milliner at Mt Cotton - Photo by Steve Johns

Jim Milliner Newest Member of Under 40 Sec club at Mt Cotton – Photo by Steve Johns

 

One of the highlights was Jim Milliner in his OMS breaking into the 39 seconds for the first time, Jim posted a time of 39.86 sec, well done Jim good to see all your hard work is paying off. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by on July 30th, 2015 No Comments

Results Queensland Hillclimb Championships – Mt Cotton 2015

QHC HILLCLIMB Results 29th & 30th May 2015.

The 2015 Whites Diesels Queensland Hillclimb Championships were run under beautiful weather conditions that Queensland’s having become familiar with sunny and dry.

The Saturday practice had all drivers running just checking that their cars were ready for the main event on Sunday. But a few people had problems, Malcolm Oastler one of the outright contenders had electrical problems with the engine not revving above 8,000 RPM, Dean Amos and Michael von Rappard also suffered electrical issues and Warwick Hutchinson had broken his gearbox this all happened over the Saturday practice.

Malcolm Oastler QHC 2015 Photo by Steve Johns

Malcolm Oastler QHC 2015 Photo by Steve Johns

With a lot of hard work overnight from family and friends most of the cars that had issues were all running for Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by on June 22nd, 2015 No Comments

Hillclimb Results Round 3 – TSA & SR Automotive Hillclimb Series 18th & 19th April 2015

TSA & SR Automotive Hillclimb Series Mt Cotton – Round 3 (18th & 19th April 2015)

This was the third round for the Hillclimb season for 2015, sponsored by TSA (Trenching Systems Australia) and SR Automotive (Stewart Reid Automotive). This was a 2 day event starting at 11.30 am on Saturday and finishing on Sunday afternoon. The weather for both Saturday and Sunday was warm and humid. All the 75 competitors had a total of 10 official runs over the 2 days this was due to a very well run event, the organizes need to be congratulated well done MGCCQ and hard working committee.

Saturday had only one major issue, an accident involving Paul Van Wijk in his Zip GP kart hitting the nuts and then flying over the nuts into the retaining fence. Paul suffered 3 broken ribs and a gash to his leg but Paul was well enough to come to the trophy presentations on Sunday afternoon. Hope you get well soon Paul.

This Hillclimb had 4 rotary Hillclimb racing cars entered in 3 different classes.

Cameron Hurman  Rx7 on the track Mt Cotton

Cameron Hurman running his Mazda RX7 in Mod. Prod, Road Reg. – 2001cc & over. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by on April 22nd, 2015 No Comments