Results – Autobarn & MG Noosa Hillclimb July 2011

Autobarn – MG Noosa Hillclimb Results 2nd & 3rd July 2011.

This Hillclimb was organised by the MG Car Club of Queensland and the Noosa Beach Classic Car Club’s. It was sponsored by the Autobarn stores at Gympie and Nambour. So thanks go to the two car clubs and to Autobarn for committing to sponsoring this Hillclimb again in 2012.

Warwick Hutchinson at Noosa Hillclimb

Saturday’s practice runs started at 12 o’clock and went until 1.30, most of the people running took part in the non-timed practice to hone their skills for the main event. The first official run on Saturday was mostly under control with most people running staying out of trouble but a few cars had some off’s, none of the cars that had issues during the weekend were badly damaged just a few red faced drivers.

Lou Szekely at Noosa Hillclimb July 2011

With overnight rain the track was wet for Sunday and conditions were slippery for the first 3 runs but the track dried out over the day to make the track grip very good. With 6 runs on Sunday and 2 on Saturday the entrants had 8 official runs over the weekend.

There was 6 Rotary Hillclimb Racing Cars competing in this hillclimb, Scott Trenoweth (Mazda RX7 – 13B), Chris Moore (Hi Jinx Buggy – 13B turbo), John Moore (Hi Jinx Buggy – 13B turbo), Ken Luxton (Mazda RX7 – 12A), Lou Szekely (Mazda RX7 – 13B) and Warwick Hutchinson’s (RPV02 13B Turbo) their best times are listed below.

The Rotary Hillclimb Racing Cars competing and their best times were –

Warwick Hutchinson (RPV02 13B Turbo) 53.73 – (1st in Class & 1st Outright)

Scott Trenoweth (Mazda RX7 – 13B) 61.00 (1st in Class & 7th Outright)

Chris Moore (Hi Jinx Buggy – 13B turbo) 63.50 (2nd in Class & 19th Outright)

John Moore (Hi Jinx Buggy – 13B turbo) 63.89 (3rd in Class & 20th Outright)

Ken Luxton (Mazda RX7 – 12A) 67.06 (3rd in Class & 45th Outright)

Lou Szekely (Mazda RX7 – 13B) 72.04 (2nd in Class & 96th Outright)

The highlights over the weekend were the braking of a few records one was the track record to 53.73 seconds by Warwick Hutchinson in his RPV02 Formula Libre and another record was broken by Scott Trenoweth in his beautifully prepared and very well driven Mazda Rx7 and to add to that, Scott finished 7th outright out of 128 cars well done!

John Moore at Noosa Hillclimb July 2011

Chris and John Moore battled between each other all weekend with Chris finally piping his dad John by just .3 of a second, well done Chris.

The top 10 outright cars were –

1st Warwick Hutchinson (RPV02 13B Turbo) – 53.73

2nd Michael Collins (Subaru WRX) – 59.75

3rd Neville Scott Subaru WRX) – 59.83

4th Garry Ford (Ford Escort Sports Sedan) – 60.31

5th David Homer (Suzuki Swift) – 60.87

6th Mark Crespan (Mongrel Ford Cobra) – 60.89

7th Scott Trenoweth (Mazda RX7 – 13B) – 61.00

8th Troy Moffitt (Mitsubishi Lancer) – 61.74

9th Danny Mischok (Ford Escort) – 61.81

10th Jason Gava (Ford Escort Sports Sedan) – 61.83

The next hillclimb event is round 3 of the Tighe Cams Hillclimb on the 23rd & 24th July at Mt Cotton.

Some of the photos on this entry were taken by Gary Pitt, Michael Ciccotelli and Steve Johns – via the MGCCQ website. “CLICK HERE” to visit the MG Car Club – web site.

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