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.

David Mowles running his Mazda RX7 in Mod. Prod, Road Reg. – 2001cc & over. David’s first run was a time of 51.72 sec. David did all 7 official runs over the 2 days his 2nd last run on Sunday was his best for the weekend with a time of 50.29. David finished 2nd in class and 33rd outright.

David Mowles's RX7 Mt Cotton

David Mowles’s RX7 Mt Cotton

David Jackson was running his RX7 in Prod. & Inv. Cars, Inc. Road Reg. – 2001cc & Over. David’s did not run at all on Saturday so his first run on Sunday was his first official time of 54.86 sec. David’s best time was on his 2nd last run with a time of 54.66 sec he ended up 4th in class and 57th outright.

Warwick Hutchinson in his (RPV02) entered Formula Libre – 1301cc & over. His first run was 42.87 sec, he cut this time down to 38.86 sec on the 2nd run on Sunday. Warwick ended up 2nd in class and 2nd outright.

The 3 Rotary Hillclimb Racing Cars competing in this Hillclimb, their best times are listed below.

David Mowles (Mazda RX7) 50.29 sec – (2nd in Class & 33rd Outright)

David Jackson (Mazda RX7) 54.66 sec – (4th in Class & 57th Outright)

Warwick Hutchinson (RPV02 13B Turbo) 38.86 sec – (2nd in Class & 2nd Outright)


A large storm came across late in the day on Sunday so the Top 6 Shoot-out was washed out with only Neil Lewis taking his car out on the very slippery track collecting the top six points.


Some of the Photos in this post were taken by Steve Johns thanks Steve great shots. To see more photos by Steve Johns Photography “CLICK HERE” to visit his Face book Page.


For more information of this event you can visit the MGCCQ website. “CLICK HERE” to visit the MG Car Club – web site.



The next event we will be running is the Noosa Hillclimb on the 7th & 8th November 2015 For more information on this event you can visit the Noosa Beach Classic Car Club website.

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