Wiscombe Park hosted the Woolbridge Motor Membership Manor Farm Hillclimb on the weekend, reviews Nigel Cole.
The dry, heat circumstances have been excellent for file breaking runs up the 1000 yard hill comprising difficult lengthy straights and tight hairpins. In Class A1, Stephen Wareham set a brand new Class File at 45.87s in his trusty Mini.
Stephen’s 2021 season acquired off to an incredible begin on the first Wiscombe weekend when he set a brand new file at 46.11s…and on Saturday he beat it with a forty five.87s.
In Class A3, triple British Dash Champion Rod Eyles additionally set a brand new Class File at 42.67s in his gorgeous Alfa Romeo 4C – beating his present file of 43.06s set final 12 months.
In Class E1, Ben Bonfield in his Jedi Mk4 set a brand new ASWMC Class File together with his 37.69s run on Saturday – the fifth quickest run of the day. On Sunday, he bettered that with a 37.40s run.
The battle for the honour of setting the Quickest Time of the Day was between two of the South West’s quickest drivers – Ed Hollier and Andrew Forsyth. Ultimately, by the very narrowest of margins, it was Ed Hollier in his Pilbeam MP62 who took the honours on each days – 36.18s on Saturday and 35.97s on Sunday – from Andrew in his OMS CF04.
Class D3 for Rally Automobiles simply will get greater with every assembly – Andy Slade was out in his distinctive MG Metro 6R4. There have been additionally a few Subaru Impreza’s that stirred the recollections of two nice British rally Champions sadly not with us – Colin McRae and Richard Burns.
Steve Furzeland set the quickest time within the Class with a 42.69s in his Impreza whereas Danielle Furzeland set eighth quickest Class time on 47.04s in her Impreza.
On Sunday, the automobiles have been joined by a set of bikes and sidecars, and it was Paul Jeffery on his KTM who claimed the quickest time of the day with a 43.40s climb.
After Rounds 4 and 5 of the Tillicoultry Quarries Wiscombe Championship, it’s nonetheless Alfa Romeo 4C driver Rod Eyles main on 70.98pts from James Hudson (Golf GTi) 66.83pts and John Simpson (Ford Escort Mk2) 65.58pts. As at all times, the Wiscombe Championship can be thrilling proper to the ultimate spherical.