Posts from August 2013

Posted 20 Aug 2013, 10:08pm by Brent Shaw with 1 comment

Event > Dual Sprints at Hampton Downs

Tags: events, hamilton car club, motorsport bop, hampton downs, dual sprints, brent shaw

Well, it's a busy time for club motorsport at the moment, with plenty of action happening around the Waikato and beyond. After competing in my first hillclimb last weekend, I was straight into another event a week later, with a dual sprint meeting at Hampton Downs. This event was a combined venture between Motorsport Bay of Plenty and the Hamilton Car Club, and the collaboration certainly helped to boost attendance numbers, and gave us club members a chance to meet a few new people too...

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Posted 13 Aug 2013, 9:54pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Fiat Club Waikato Tarmac Series - Sainsbury Road Hillclimb

Tags: events, fiat club waikato, sainsbury road, hillclimbs, brent shaw

The third round of the 2013 Fiat Club Waikato Tarmac Series was held on Sunday the 12th of August, and featured a short and exciting hillclimb event on Sainsbury Road in Pirongia. Much like the motorkhana of round 1, and round 2's autocross at Hampton Downs a few weeks ago, the weather forecast predicted rain, and lots of it. This was my first ever hillclimb, and I was a bit nervous about racing on a wet and slippery road...

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Posted 03 Aug 2013, 1:20pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > 19th Annual Henry Ford Memorial Day Display & Swap Meet

Tags: events, henry ford memorial day, ford, claudelands event centre, brent shaw

The 19th Annual Henry Ford Memorial Day Display & Swap Meet was held at the Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton on Sunday the 28th of July, and what a massive show it turned out to be! This was the first time that I have witnessed the Henry Ford Memorial Day as it clashed with another event that I attended on the same weekend in 2012...

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