Congratulations to our Drivers of the year for 2023. 1st Place for the 1st time Mark Blyfield in his Torana on 1009 Points. 2nd Place Adam Smith in his Fast Falcon GT on 991 Points. 3rd Place Josh Axford in his Flying Escort on 844 Points. Serge De Luca Cup winner for Top Nb car Justin Elvin in his super quick Mini on 758 Points.
Congratulatiions to Stuart Barnes who was inducted into the Club as a Life Member at our General meeting in November. Stuart has been racing with us for over 20 years at both the front of the grid in his Mustang and at the back with his Cortina. A Past President 2017-2021 and still driving and having fun today.
After a great weekend at The Bend Classic a big thanks to our Sponsor for the weekend being THR Developments for all your Horspower and Classic Car Restoration needs. Congratulations also to our Trophy winners. Over 3500cc Class 1st Craig Allan Mustang Queensland. 2nd Paul Stubber Camaro Western Australia.3rd Adam Smith Falcon South Australia. 1601 to 3500cc Class 1st David Streat Torana Queensland. 2nd Mark Blyfield Torana South Australia. 3rd Robert Smith Torana South Australia. Up to 1600cc Class. 1st Richard Hill Mini Victoria. 2nd Mark Lenstra Escort New South [...]
Congratulations to Evan Gobell, Josh Axford, Neil Oatway and Serge de Luca for competing in the Championship at Collingrove last weekend. With both Neil and Serge pushing 80 plus years old it was a great effort from them to compete Josh was .02 of a second of the Historic Touring Car record (which he holds by the way)
Congratulations to our winners of the Autosport All Historic Anzac Race meeting at Mallala on 22-3 and 23-3 SA Historic Touring Car Cup winner Darren Hossack in his Mazda RX2 Over 2 Litre winners 1st Darren Hossack Mazda RX2 2nd Kirk Davis Mazda RX2 3rd Mark Blyfield Torana XU1 Under 2 Litre winners 1st Josh Axford BDA Escort 2nd Justin Elvin Mini 3rd Cono Onofaro Mini For all the pictures of the event go to our galleries page
Congratulations to our SA Drivers in taking the first 3 Outright Places in the Under 2 Litre Competition at the Phillip Island Historics. Josh Axford 1st Outright Escort Jason Armstron 2nd Outright Mini Justin Elvin 3rd Outright Mini In addition Josh won Driver of the Meeting for the Under 2 Litre Category and Justin Elvin lowered the Mini Lap Record to a 1:53.9324. Congratulations guys well done
Great to have THR Developments at Wingfield back on board as our Windscreen banner at the Sporting Car Clubs Anzac All Historic meeting at Mallala in April. We will be running our Historic Touring Car Cup Trophy again after a 3 year break. Previous winners 2019 Andrew Williams Torana 2018 Paul Stubber Camaro 2017 Brett Munns Torana 2016 Roger Oliver Camaro 2015 Graham Jarrett Camaro
At our AGM last Monday night we admitted a new member to our Life Membership group. This person joined us in 2002, has been on the Committee since 2003 (still serving) and the longest serving President for 7 years 2004-2010 They won the Sporting Car Clubs Historic Touring Cars Over 3 Litre State Championship in 2011, our SA Historic Touring Car Cup in 2009, 2014, 2015 and won Driver of the Year 2015. They started racing in a Prince Skyline, soon progressing [...]
Make sure you get out to Mallala for the Anzac Meeting in April.
Well the races have been run and the Driver of the Year 2022 is Ian Pringle in his Mini. The Gallery of our presentations day at Birdwood will be going up soon. Second was Richard (Harry) Harris in his Mini Third was Paul Atkins in his Cortina Presidents Choice was Josh Axford Serge DeLuca Cup for Top Nb car was Ian Pringle in his Mini
Well what a great weekend was had at The Bend. With 33 cars from all around Australia a great show was put on by all the competitors. The cars were prepared immaculately and we still had 28 cars running on Sunday. Lap records were blown away in 3 categories and we put on a great show. Driver of the meeting - Jason Humble from NSW in the Mazda RX2 and a new Lap Record for class Outright Winner Craig Allan from [...]
Tickets for the Supercar event available from The Bend website and as a bonus you get to see the finest cars from the 60s and 70s from all around Australia.Schedule: OTR SuperSprintFriday, July 290840 Historic Touring Cars Practice0910 Sport Sedans Practice 10940 SuperUtes Practice1010 Aussie Race Cars Practice1050 Porsche Carrera Cup Practice 11125 Historic Touring Cars Practice 21155 Sport Sedans Practice 21225 SuperUtes Qualifying1255 Aussie Race Cars Qualifying1325 Historic Touring Cars Qualifying1355 Porsche Carrera Cup Practice 21430 SuperUtes Race [...]
We are pleased to have support once again from THR Developments for our Supercars event at The Bend in July.With 40 cars expected from all around Australia this is going to be a great event. If your not running make sure you get your tickets organized for the Saturday morning where the boys will have two races. THR Developments specialize in Machining, Engine Building, Engine Dyno, Fabrication, Chassis Dyno. HTCASA Supported by Nick at 101 [...]
What a great weekend of racing at Mallala. With a field of 18 cars the racing was hard fast and close. See the gallery for photos. Race results were Josh Axfords BDA Escort 1st, Justin Elvins Mini 2nd and 3rd was Kym Burton in the big Falcon. Point score after the weekend is in the Results Page
Just keeping you up to date with whats been happening with Historic Touring Cars in SA lately. The first hit out for our cars was on Feb 19th at the Sporting Car Clubs Twilight meeting with 5 members competing on the day and getting things sorted for season 22. For photos see gallery Next was Sporting Car Club Round 1 and Phillip Island Historics both on the same weekend 12th March.We had nobody at Round 1 and 3 cars competing at the Island [...]
Due to Covid restrictions at The Sporting Car Club our AGM scheduled for 7th Feb will be cancelled. Voting slips were sent out and with only one new nomination the committee voted in the following: President : Paul Atkins Treasurer : Hamish Rhodes Secretary : Rob Smith AHTCA Rep : Mark Blyfield Committee : Evan Gobell, : Graham Jarrett, : Roger Oliver, : Josh Axford, :Stuart Barnes
See Calender tab above for details
Well due to COVID interuptions Round 3 was run after Round 4 this year. We had 2 competitors entered but 1 Mini had a fuel pump failure on the 1st race and so Richard Harris in his Mini was the only Historic Touring Car running for the weekend. Harry as he likes to be called had a great weekend and sorted out lots of his gremlins that had besiged him for most of this year. Well done Harry. So with [...]
Congratulations to Justin Elvins in his Mini for running at The Bend on 18-19th Sept and jumping to the lead in our Driver of the Year awards
What started of as great weather soon turned to shit but 10 cars and 20 members still met at OTR Pt Wakefield for our cruise. Heading up to Seppeltsfield first for morning tea and a tour of the facilities. Then to Menglers Hill Lookout and then on to The Stockwell Pub which has just been refurbished. Great food and mateship for the day.
Whilst we had 5 cars there last year only Neil was there this year in his trusty XW GT Falcon.
What a great weekend of racing. 17 cars qualified for the weekend and the battle for 1st went down to the wire between Kym Burtons Falcon, Josh Axfords BDA Escort and Adam Smiths Falcon with Kym and Maria Burton coming out victorious on the weekend. A really well run event and some great racing put on by our members. see our facebook page for videos and more pictures
2021 Action Line Marking All Historic Race MeetingMallala Motorsport Park17th & 18th April. Have you entered - entries close Wednesday 7th April. A showcase of nostalgia, this SCCSA event features Historic race cars, motor bikes and dragsters on track Saturday and Sunday and lots of free family activities with a great picnic atmosphere.Classic Car Displays on Saturday and judged Show and Shine display on Sunday. Special guest Spencer Martin, 2 times Australian driver's champion and Ferrari Scuderia driver will also feature [...]
Well our 23rd year starts and with 22 members along a cool Mustang on stage and a great night was had. The committee was voted in with Stuart Barnes retaining President and two new committee members joining to add some fresh ideas. Welcome to Hamish Rhodes and Evan Gobell. They join Roger Oliver, Graham Jarrett, Rob Smith, Mark Blyfield, Graham Stewart, Josh Axford and Paul Atkins. Kym Burton recieves his 3rd place Driver of the year for 2020. Thanks to Graham Stewart [...]
Driver of the year Josh Axford in his giant killing Escort 2nd Driver of the Year Evan Gobell in his EH 3rd Driver of the Year Kym Burton in the XY Falcon Serge De Luca Cup winner for NB cars Evan Gobell. We managed to get 2 race meetings a club meeting a cruise day and our Driver of the year awards in and all have been updated on our galleries page so have a look to see what we got up to [...]
Due to the club hosting a Cruise and lunch day on Sunday the 8th of November our Monday Night 9th of November meeting at The Sporting Club rooms is cancelled. See everyone at the Cruise or our Driver of the Year awards on Sunday December the 6th.
Unfortunately the 35 Car extravaganza we were due to put on this year for our Cup meeting at The Bend in October has been cancelled due to border restrictions still. Without the support of Vic, NSW, WA and Qld the Cup meeting was not viable. We will be still have some cars running at the event on October 31st Nov 1st meeting at The Bend but just part of Round 4 of the Sporting Car Clubs State series. The Historic Touring [...]
Congratulations to Josh Axford in his immaculate MK1 BDA Escort in lowering the track record at Collingrove for Under 2 Litre Historic Touring Cars by over a second at the SA Championship on the weekend. Many thanks also to Evan Gobell EH Holden, Neil Oatway Falcon GT, Dave Angel MK2 Cortina and Paul Atkins MK1 Cortina for making it the biggest turnout of Historic Touring Cars at Collingrove for 20 years.
Well after a Covid start to the year we were finally able to go racing again and what a great weekend it was at Mallala. Weather was perfect and although we had a small field the racing was fun. Kym Burton in his GT Falcon managed to come out on top for the weekend with Josh Axford in his BDA Escort a close second. As the first point score for the year event in SA it has set up the [...]
As you know 2020 has been an unusual year for Motorsport but Round 3 of the Sporting Car Club series is on this weekend at Mallala so come on out (free entry) and support your category. We have 7 cars racing and will be gridded up with HQs and Saloons. Just need to register with The Sporting Car club on 8373 4899 see you there
Just letting you know that our May 4th General meeting is canceled due to the Covid-19 restrictions. Hope to see everyone at the first Monday in August meeting. By the way these strange times create strange people!!!!! One of our members putting out his rubbish.
Well unfortunately due to the Covid-19 outbreak at the moment the Anzac All Historic meeting has been postponed along with many other scheduled race meetings around Australia so save some money stay home stay safe and we will see you all on the track some time later in the year when we get the all clear to go racing again.
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Congratulations to Adam Smith in his first full year of Historic Touring Cars taking out the 2019 title in his XW Falcon GT 2nd Place Brett Munns in his XU1 Torana 3rd Place Kym Burton in his XY Falcon GT Club Person of The Year Rob Smith for his fantastic efforts in managing The Bend Race meeting. Serge DeLuca Cup winner for Top NB Car Evan Gobell in his EH Holden in his first full year of racing. Ray Rowlands award for Most Improved [...]
What a great turnout and a very interesting car on stage. 29 members and 3 guests made for a great atmosphere. Rod and Cheryl Crawford bought there 1915 Model T race car called Yellow Peril in and wow it was bloody fantastic. A great car and a great story on how they acquired it. Thanks to Keith and Clare for opening and closing up and Rob Smith for running the bar whilst Graham Jarrett was swanning around Melbourne after 'The Race' Minutes of [...]
Well for those of you who dont get Facebook then what an Event we had. Thanks To Nissan Navara and ULX110 Oils for there support the weekend was a cracker. 28 starters with V8s, V6, Straight 6, 4Cyl it was all there. As they say to finish First, First you have to finish and that was the case for Andrew Williams in his heavy hitting Xu1 Torana. Outright winner and a new Torana lap record for the weekend. Congratulations to all the winners. Touring [...]
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Entries are open at the Reduced rate of $1050.00 for the event and available to enter online through CAMS Event Entry. Early bird Entries close 30th June http://cams.com.au
After a successfull hit out at The Bend in October 2018 Historic Touring Cars return as one of the Support Categories with Supercars at The Bend Supersprint August 23 -25th for 2019. Come along and see 45 Historic Touring Cars from the 60s and 70s battle it out for outright honors on the International Circuit. There will be Mustangs, Minis, Camaros, Falcon GTs, Cortinas, EH Holdens, XU1Toranas, Porsche, HQ Holdens and more.
Go to the Results Tab and Lap Records to View newest Times and stay tuned for August 2019 when some of these will be broken
Well after many years of discussion the time is coming for the Replacement of Avgas in our Historic Cars. For detailed information go to the CAMS website and look up Regulations - Manual of Motorsport - Historic and it will give you all your options.
At our first meeting for 2019 our new committee was appointed and we had a members friends Hot Rod on stage. Ray Patchetts 1932 Ford Roadster was absolutely immaculate and something different for members to look at. Committee 2019 President - Stuart Barnes Secretary - Rob Smith Treasurer - Paul Atkins Webmaster - Darren Holiday Social - Graham Stewart and Graham Jarrett Committee - Roger Oliver, Tom Butler, Josh Axford, Mark Blyfield
Sorry guys that we have not been able to update since July. We have had technical problems and are back on deck. We have updated new Drivers and there cars.Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we update the rest of the site with events, lap records and details on our event at The Bend with Supercars in August.