THR Developments Supporting Historic Touring Cars at The Bend in July

   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 [...]

Lots been happening

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  [...]

AGM Cancelled on 7th Feb and New Comittee for 2022

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

SCC Round 3 Mallala and Changes in DOTY

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 [...]

Cruise to The Barossa Sept 12th

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.

Mallala Anzac Historics 2021

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

Next Race meeting Mallala Anzac Historics with 15 plus cars racing

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 [...]

General Club Meeting Feb 2021 AGM

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 [...]

Congratulations to our 2020 Drivers of the Year

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 [...]

Historic Touring Car Cup cancelled for 2020

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 [...]

Under 2 Litre Historic Touring Car Hillclimb Record tumbles

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.

Mallala SCC State Series August 2020

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 [...]

Driver of The Year 2019

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 [...]

Club Meeting Nov 2019

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 [...]

The Nissan Navara Bend Supersprint 2019

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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Historic Touring Cars coming back to The Bend Supersprint August 2019

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.

Annual General Meeting

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

Were Sorry

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.


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.

Changes to race meeting at The Bend in June.

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 Rounds

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.

2018 New Committee

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

December 3rd : HTCASA Driver of The Year Awards

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 [...]

Listen to Serge De Luca and 50 years of his Racing

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 [...]


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 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 [...]

June SCC Round 2 at Mallala

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 [...]

Special away meeting at Classic Car dealership

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 [...]

Anzac Historics 2017 Mallala

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 [...]

ULX110 Oils

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.

2017 Committee

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.

Next General Club Meeting

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.

Anzac All Historic Race Meeting

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 [...]

HTCASA 2017 Racing and Meeting Schedule

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 [...]

Christmas on the Farm for Members

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 [...]

Sunday 23rd Oct Social catch up and Cruise

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 by Sunday 16th of Oct please with numbers attending

Last Chance to Race for Points for Driver of the Year in the November 12th Twilight meeting

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 [...]

South Australian Hillclimb Championship Sept 17-18 Collingrove

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 [...]

Master of Mallala” CAMS State Championship Round 3

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.

Historic Commission push to make Engine Sealing of Group N cars compulsory by 2018

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 [...]

Winton Festival of Speed 2016.

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.

Club Meeting 11/4/16

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

Sunday After Race Presentations – ANZAC Weekend

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 [...]

Winners Recognition

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 [...]