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MT COTTON HILLCLIMB SERIES- Round 2, 13-14 April, 2024

No class records were broken during this round. Several drivers were close to the record in their class. Harry Doling being 0.12 second from his class record, Dean Amos 0.48 from his record and Ken Graham 0.66 outside his class record.  
 

Fastest time for the Formula Libre cars and Fastest Time of Day was set by Dean Amos (Gould McLaren V8, 36.64) then Warwick Hutchinson (OMS rotary turbo, 38.35), Jim Milliner (OMS, 40.47), David Quelch (Homebuilt, 42.15), Mick Harders (300 cc engine Esperi KZ, 43.45), Ian Rennick (600 cc Eliminator, 45.29), Doug Daniels (nutec Formula Libre, 45.48). Fastest Formula Vee time was set by Chris Beahan in his 50 bhp 1200 cc Allman Vee in 50.21 seconds.
 

Jim Heymer was the quickest of the Sports cars with a personal best run of 44.64 which was some 0.55 better than his previous best time.

 

Terry Sproston recorded 48.38 in his Aussie Race Car then Jeff Graham (supercharged Mazda MX 5, 49.11), Dave Roberts (MGB V8, 49.70), Ben Stevens (Lotus Elise, 49.80), Connor Tebble (Locost Clubman, 51.40), Harrison Waldron (Mazda MX 5, 52.76), Andrei Shinkarenko (Saker SV 1, 57.01).

Fastest of the Sedan cars was Ken Graham (46.27), with Adrian Purcell (46.39), Alex Daniels (46.81), Waco Hamlin (47.02), Brendan Merrick (47.92), Harry Doling (47.98), Richard Marken (48.58), Sean Wade (48.64), Chris Balhatchet (49.77).

Regularity class went to Robert Martin in his 998 cc Daihatsu Handi from Rob Souter (Toyota Corolla) and Stephen Callaghan in his MGB.

 

TOP SIX SHOOTOUT

Dean Amos took this shootout round with a 37.95 time from Warwick Hutchinson (39.31), David Quelch (42.56), Adrian Purcell (46.64) whilst Jim Milliner’s run ended in the Queensland nuts barrier in the hairpin when both the brake and accelerator pedals were pressed at the same time.

Dave Roberts was the fastest MG for the event and Nicholas Arena was judged the most improved driver.

Junior drivers in the event were Connor Tebble (Locost Clubman), Miki Worrall (Daihatsu Charade), Ebonee Edwards (Ford Focus) and Harrison Waldron (Mazda MX 5).

Next event is a Test and Tune on Saturday 4 May followed by the Queensland Hillclimb Championship on 1 and 2 June the club round three on 22 and 23 June

 

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Top photos below by Ian Colley Photography, photos from Round 2 can be purchased from the link below:
https://www.iancolleyphotography.com.au/f568859845

 

Second set are by Craig from TLA Photography and his photos are also available for purchase on the link below:
https://thislifesadventure.pixieset.com/mtcottonhillclimb/

This set  of photos are by Craig from TLA Photography and his photos are also available for purchase on the link below:
https://thislifesadventure.pixieset.com/mtcottonhillclimb/

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