Wallace Wins!

The King of Hills, Doune Hillclimb in Scotland, opened it’s 2014 event calendar last weekend with a pair of single-day events that formed the start of the Scottish Hillclimb Championship.

Doune Hillclimb

 

Local driver Wallace Menzies took a pair of wins with the familiar DJ Firestorm single-seater, it’s Cosworth XD V8 engine freshly delivered from Cosworth Racing following it’s winter fettling.

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Return to the Hills – Part 2

Hot on the heels of Welsh Wizard Eynon Price, the entry list for the Prescott BHC round this weekend reveals that another former 1600 class pacemaker is returning to the hills.

Phil Cooke Jedi

Phil Cooke’s Jedi Penguin at Wiscombe¬†Park in the eary nineties (thanks to Steve Wilkinson)

 

Former Leaders Champion Phil Cooke, competed throughout the 1990s with Jedi & Vision chassis, before teaming up with trike hillclimber Bill Chaplin and creating Force Racing Cars.

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Hillclimb Engine Technology – Part 6

The latest stop off on our tour of the top hillclimb engines will focus on the powerplant that dominated the early noughties in terms of results and th emid-noughties in terms of numbers. Small, light, reasonably powerful and fairly plentiful, the Cosworth KF engine saw the sound of thumping V8s replaced by howling V6′s on the hills.

Cosworth KF V6

Cosworth KF V6 in the back of the Moran's Pilbeam MP88 Cosworth V6

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