SHC.com Film Night 20

With there being very few championship hillclimb events this weekend we thought that we would restart a favourite old series here at speedhillclimb.com and have another Film Night.

Having just had the Belgian Grand Prix last weekend, the Formula 1 World Championship is just past its half way stage. We stumbled across an excellent series of YouTube videos on ‘The Racers Edge’ section of Peter Windsor’s ever-fascinating F1 blog so we thought that we would share them.

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Pilbeam to Lotus

Ciaron Pilbeam may not be the first person hillclimb enthusiasts think of when ‘Pilbeam’ is mentioned, but he is certainly a very highly respected Race Engineer in the world of Formula 1.

Alastair Douglas Osborne Pilbeam MP62

Ciaron used this MP62 (driven here by ADO) at Prescott in 1994 & 1995 (thanks to Steve Wilkinson)

 

The son of Pilbeam designer/constructor Mike Pilbeam had a stab at hillclimbing in the mid to late 1990s when he used the then works MP62 (now owned by the Alexander family) and MP82 (now owned by the Ede brothers) at selected Midlands BHC rounds.

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