Event Round-up…. Shelsley Walsh

Who would have predicted two years ago that a 2-litre class car would win a National Run Off, in the dry, at Shelsley Walsh?

Shelsley Walsh Hillclimb

The venue was in superb condition for the biggest event of the year.

 

Not very many people, if any. But at Shelsley in August Warwickshire Motorsport Engineer Jos Goodyear did exactly that with the 1400cc motorcycle engined GWR Raptor 2. And what’s more, he did it with a time just a couple of tenths or so away from Martin Grove’s long-held Outright Hill Record at The World Famous venue.

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You Tube Channel!

As well as the footage from the hillclimb events that we cover, we occasionally upload footage from other interesting events that we attend on the odd weekend off from hillclimbing!

FIA WEC Audi R18

WEC Silverstone is just one of the events we have attended in recent weeks.

 

In recent weeks Mr Editor has been fortunate enough to attend a number of big motorsport events, and the results of his happy-snapping are now uploaded to the youtube channel.

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Hillclimb Cars Star at Goodwood

A pair of former British Hillclimb Championship winning single-seaters were amongst the stars of one of motorsport’s biggest events of the year last weekend.

Mike Hawthorn Goodwood Revival

Tribute to Mike Hawthorn in the Goodwood paddock

 

The Goodwood Revival meeting, held each September on the famous perimeter road of the former RAF Westhampnett Battle of Britain fighter base, is surely the biggest piece of theatre anywhere in our sport.

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Hillclimb Suspension Development

Over the years the British Hillclimb scene has seen a huge amount of technical innovation, in particular (traditionally) in the area of suspension and steering.

Will Hall Force WH

Traditional, but highly effective pushrod/monoshock set-up on the Force WH

 

From the early days of the BHC when ERAs used clever radius arms in conjunction with leaf springs to generate immense traction, through the transverse leaf-springs of the early Coopers, to wishbones with the 1960s mid-engined cars we’ve seen it all… Or have we?

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Motor Sport This Month

One of the most eagerly anticipated days of every month for me is the day when Motor Sport magazine lands on the door mat.

The ‘Green One’ is compulsory reading for anyone claiming to be a racing enthusiast/anorak!

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SHC.com Film Night 6

Saturday night is car filth night, plain and simple!

We will be scouring youtube and bringing you the very best of their car films every Saturday night.

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