Two days of record breaking hillclimbing was wintessed at Wiscombe Park this weekend with quality speed events from both Torbay Motor Club and Wildlife Autosport.
Central to the action which featured cars and otorcycles was the brace of victory's taken by Ed Hollier in the Pilbeam MP62. The ottery St Mary driver took the Suzuki-Hayabusa powered machine to F.T.D. in both meetings scoring an unprecedented five victories from five starts at Wiscombe Park in 2013.
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The 2013 season got underway with a healthy entry for the Woolbridge Motor Club organised two day meeting over the weekend of April 27/28.
In turn Ed Hollier started his season in a positive manner claiming victory in both the Channon Trophy and the Mark Salter Memorial meetings. The Pilbeam pilot set the pace from the first practice run on Saturday morning and took his brace of victories with relative ease.
Saturday results images
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You don't have to be in a car to experience the challenges offered by the 900 metre Wiscombe Park course!
A recent change to the Wiscombe Park landscape was brought about last week with the arrival of six specialist Recticel barriers which have been positioned on the approach to Bunny's Leap. Said items, pictured above, have the provision to attach an advertising panel so if you want to get your business name in front of the spectators and competitors during the 2013 season click on the following link for more details.
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If you can't get to Wiscombe you can now follow the action from your home computer via the South West Timekeepers live feed.
The service will not be available at all Wiscombe events but follow the link below and, subject to a useable 3G broadband signal you will be able to see the times just after they have actually been posted at Wiscombe.
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NEW FORMAT FOR JULY
This July will see a change which will enable more drivers to compete at Wiscombe over the weekend of the Avon Tyres National Championships.
As in previous years Saturday (July 27th) will facilitate three practice runs for the championship contenders but for 2013 a National B permit event will be run alongside.
As in recent years an event for National B licence holders will run parallel with the championship qualifying and Top 12 Run-Offs on the Sunday.
NEW MARKETING PARTNER FOR
Wiscombe Ltd are please to announce that Radio Exe will be promoting events at the East Devon venue throughout the 2013 season.
The Exeter based radio station will not only broadcast a full programme of advertisements but will also be running the 'Need for Speed' competition with Ben Clark on the breakfast programme for listeners to win tickets to events.
Additionally, in what is certainly a first for Wiscombe, Radio Exe will broadcast live from the Avon Tyres National Championship meeting in July.
If you live in the Exeter area tune-in to 107.3 and catch the advertisement.
Radio Exe website
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Click the icon above for a retrospective look at a stunning season which saw three new outright hill records set plus an insight to the world of a marshalling.
The presentation of the 2012 championship awards took place at Wiscombe House on the evening of Saturday November 10th.
Craig Moore collected the premier award having been the first driver in the history of the series to successfully defend his crown.
final positions ....
Craig Moore (Ford Cortina)
Ed Hollier (Pilbeam MP62)
Phil Pearn (Stuart Taylor R1)
Neal Coles (Westfield SEi)
Gary Pitt (Ford Escort)
Mike Williams (Westfield SEiW)