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
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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.
The Historic Touring Car association of SA is proud to be associated and support buy ULX 110 Quality Performance Oils at there next Race meeting. Anzac Historics 24-25 and 26th of April at Mallala.
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.
Well our last General Club meeting in June was a cracker. With guests from HQs and the HRR joining us for our presentation from The Bend we had 40 attendees. A really great informative presentation from Paul Trengove ensured everyone went away very enlightened about the exciting things happening at The Bend.
Congratulations to the following members who after having a run at the Bend over the weekend are now LAP RECORD HOLDERS on the 4.95k International Circuit. NCB Rob Smith with a 2.24.30 Class NCC Rory ONeill on the 4.95k International Circuit. Class NCE Josh Axford with a 2.16.82 No doubt these records will stand for a while on that circuit as it’s not the preferred circuit for our category. Well done guys.
Today it was brought to our attention that the June race meeting on 9th and 10th of June at Tailem Bend has been reduced to a one day meeting and no guarantee of a practice day. We understand some local competitors will still choose to run on Sat 9th still as a One day event. We apologise for this change. Now on a brighter note we need to focus on the October dates of 20th and 21st which is still listed as [...]
Large Contingent of Historic Touring Cars coming over from Victoria and NSW for the Tailem Bend RoundsPaul Atkins
Have a look at the Sporting Car Club Racing Series this year and note the two dates at the Bend. If your an entrant get your entries in real quick when they come out on Meecams because the Vics and New South Welshman are coming over. If your a spectator then lock in the dates and come on down to the greatest new race track in Australia.
Well the 2018 elections have been and gone and guess what your new committee is (Drum Role) The same as last year (we must be doing a great job) President Stuart Barnes Secretary Rob Smith Treasurer Paul Atkins Webmaster Darren Holiday Committee Roger Oliver Graham Jarrett Graham Stuart If you have any questions about what we are doing please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the first time in many many years we have two tracks to race at again and the first meeting for Historic Touring Cars at TheBend will be on June 9th and 10th this year so put it in your diary and come on out and have a look at Australias newest race track.
Hi everyone Well our last local race meeting of the year the THR cup has been run and won so now were on to the Christmas party / Driver of the year awards. This year were meeting on the lawns at the Birdwood Mill Museum on Sunday 3rd December Bring along your classic car, park on the lawns out the back and best presented car (as judged by the president) will win a $50.00 Repco Voucher sponsored by our mysterious club supporter. Club [...]
Monday August 14th 7.30pm Sporting Car Club. Come and join us for our next general meeting and listen to Serge talk about and show us how racing was in the 60s and 70s and all the excitment he had in his life when life and racing was very simple. Trust me if you have never heard Serges talk come along and you will be amazed, he has some storys to tell. As usual dinner at The Cremorne Hotel before hand from 6.15pm [...]
The 3rd rnd of the SCC Master of Mallala series is on 19th and 20th of August. Theres a National Mini Challenge on at this event as well so our Mini Touring Cars may be double entered and run in both races if they want. DOTY Points will be awarded for any Minis running at the event in either category they choose.
Well a great turnout tonight at RICHMONDS for our away meeting. the night and food was Sponsored by THR our main supporter again in 2017 thr.com.au. 50 people turned up for our first away meeting of the year at RICHMONDS the classic and exotic car dealership on Richmond Rd Richmond. Not sure if it was the dealership, the comradrie, the pizzas but a really great turn out. Andy Morgan and David Light from the dealership showed us around the cars for sale, the workshop [...]
At our last committee meeting based on expected numbers racing, it was decided to postpone the THR Cup until later in the year. So the 2nd round of the SCC series on June 10th and 11th is now just a points round for Driver of the year still. We will run our THR Cup and $150.00 driver rebate at the November round. So get out there in June and gets some points and and don’t forget the special meeting away at Richmonds in [...]
Hi All, Following a great response at the AGM the committee has booked for us to hold our June general meeting at Richmonds MONDAY 19TH JUNE Richmonds is conveniently located at 265 Richmond Rd Richmond in large newly renovated premised. They specialise in buying, selling, sourcing and storing Classic & Prestige cars. (very similar to Duttons Garage in Melbourne) We will be hosted by SCC member Andy Morgan who has spent some time with Porsche, Mercedes and BMW dealerships. Their range of vehicles is [...]
Congratulations to our winners at our latest race meeting. 1st Over 3 Litres Brett Munns XU1 Torana 1st Under 3 Litres Rory ONeil Porsche 911 1st Group NC Brett Munns 1st Group NB Don Costelloe EH Holden Great effort guys and special thanks to John Lemm for the great photography as usual. Also a big thanks to Ian Gear and Geoff Davis who were not outright winners but were able to run at nearly all the races over the weeknd and put on a great show. Ian had his first [...]
Well the All Historic Anzac race meeting is nearly upon us and this weekend is the one, so come on out and support our category as they put on a show along with 6 other categories of Historic Racing. racing from 9am both days Tickest available at the track.
The last general meeting at the SCC was a great success with Vladimir from ULX 110 Oils giving us a great presentation on the ins and outs of what makes a performance engine oil. It was a late meeting but very informative and a great night. Thanks guys. https://youtu.be/zMSFPvXzp8c
Our next General Meeting is on April the 10th at the Sporting Car Club. Guest speakers will be the guys from ULX Oil who will talk about the differences in Oils and what makes there products so special. ULX110 used by many of our members. Come along for an interesting and informative night.
Well another exciting AGM has been run and your new Committee for 2017 is President Stuart Barnes Secretary Rob Smith Treasurer/Membership Paul Atkins WebMaster Darren Holiday Committee Graham Jarrett-Roger Oliver-Rory ONeil-Graham Stewart Many thanks To Rory ONeil for his role in steering the club over the last few years.
Dear Fellow Historic Touring Car Racer It’s our 19th year in 2017. So come along too our 1st meeting for the year. Everyone welcome. Our first general meeting for the year is our AGM on Monday February 13th (next Monday) at the SCC at 7.30pm. We will have a special car on stage and a story to tell.
Hi guys. Well the 1st race meeting of the year, the February race meeting is nearly upon us and only a few have chosen to enter this event so maximum DOTY points will be available for those running. Then there are a few who have entered the Phillip Island Classic and as this year’s point score has changed so there will be 60% of the points available for those running at this event. Then its Anzac All Historic on 22nd and 23rd [...]
Well with 2016 drawing to a close we thought it approprate to list our plans and proposed schedule for 2017 so you guys can start planning. Firstly we have decided as a committee to change our Driver of the Year point score. For 2017 full points will be allocated to the following SA Race Meetings State Rnd 1 Mallala 18th Feb Anzac Historics Mallala 22nd 23rd April THR Cup (to be confirmed) State Rnd 2 Mallala 10th 11th June State Rnd [...]
Well with the last points scoring event being run in September take a look at the DOTY points on the results tab above Its not to late to run at the November twilight and gets some points and change the result!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Have a great weekend guys
Members Only Well its time to celebrate and enjoy a fun day at the Barnes Farm at Paris Creek . Children friendly with room to kick a footy, Hit a cricket ball, explore and view the wildlife, tractor rides and a roll in the hay with whoever you fancy. The day is Sunday 4th of December commencing at 12 noon and this year its BYO Drinks and Chairs and the club will be providing the Utensils Barby and Nibbles. Who is going [...]
HTCASA Cruise and Tour All welcome Meet at 11.15am in rear carpark at The Victoria Hotel O’Halloran Hill for 11.30 Depart Cruise on down to Goodieson Brewery Sand Rd, McLaren Vale for Beer tasting and tour of their production facilities then cruise to Victor Harbour for a late lunch of Fish and chips on the lawns. BYO deck chairs and provide your own lunch RSVP to email@example.com by Sunday 16th of Oct please with numbers attending
Well last general meeting for the year is Monday week 10th October and we have a special 1960 Historic race car on stage so come along and enjoy the latest news on Historic Touring Cars and a special from the past.
The last round of the SCC Mallala Masters (twilight meeting) November 12th and our last Points round for this year towards our THR Driver of the Year Awards. Entries are due out soon on the Cams website Lets see if we can get at least a dozen cars [...]
Well with the SCC Round 3 not attracting any HTCASA Competitors and the DOTY Points going begging the next DOTY Points event is the SA Hillclimb Championship at Collingrove. Entries are now open for this event. Having run this even a couple of years ago i can tell you it is a cracker. My son Jarryd and I double entered the car and we had a ball. The event was well run and you certainly get bang for your [...]
Well guys unfortunately due to all sorts of other commitments from our competitors there will be no TOURING CARS running at this round next week. There is still a full field of other cars and the IROC Porsches are in town so if you want to see some other tin tops then get out there over the weekend and enjoy.
Dont forget if you want to run in the 3rd round of the Master of Mallala State Championship then entries close soon. The weekend of 20th and 21st of August and HTCASAs 2nd round for points to the DOTY 2016. Enter now and if not come on out over the weekend and support our guys. Its also a round for the Porsche IROC cars as well and this should be a great few races also.
For your information We received the following notification by email recently. The historic Commission will include the requirement for engine measuring and sealing in the 2017 Group N regulations. There will be a phase in period with all cars expected to have engines measured (bore and stroke) and sealed by January 2018. Your committee has submitted an email to oppose this change to our regulations. see below Re: Group N Engine sealing Hi Chris Thanks for your email of the 21st June regarding engine [...]
The Winton Festival of Speed will be held again this year on the long track over the weekend of 6th and 7th of August. For those interested there will be a 20 lap race for Historic Touring cars with a pit stop providing they get the necessary numbers so if your interested look out for entries when they come out.
Now for all you members and guests Monday (thats right tonight) 11/4/16 is Meeting night at the SCC for 7.30 start. Join us at 6.30pm at the Cremorne for a meal beforehand if you want. See you all there for a wrap up on Phillip Island, the latest on the Anzac meeting in a couple of weeks and the AMF later in the year
The Committee has organised a trophy presentation ceremony along with complimentary drinks and nibbles after the completion of the last race on Sunday afternoon. This will be a stand alone get-together for all Historic Touring Car competitors and their supporters and crews. Please come along to congratulate all the trophy winners and recall all the great racing from the weekend. This is something that the Touring Car members have not done for a couple of years so please make an [...]
As we move into 2016 and our new year of racing its appropriate to recognize our Club winners from 2015 and see if any of them can go back to back. As a club we have a number of awards and the 2015 winners were. Ray Rowlands award for commitment to racing through adversity went to Mark (Blowy) Blyfield in his XU1 LJ Torana. The DeLuca Cup for most points with an NB car appropriately went to Bradley DeLuca in his Falcon [...]