Tags: sainsbury-road

Posted 18 Aug 2014, 12:38pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > Sainsbury Road Hillclimb

Tags: videos, sainsbury road, hillclimbs, fiat club waikato, waikato, redline, ketzal sterling, brent shaw

Rememeber that Ketzal Sterling fella from the New Zealand-produced High Octane videos back in the early 2000s? Well, he's back with a new series called Redline, and he made an appearance at the Sainsbury Road Hillclimb that Jarred Wilson and I covered recently...

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Posted 11 Aug 2014, 8:23pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Sainsbury Road Hillclimb

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

The Fiat Club Waikato held their annual Sainsbury Road Hillclimb on Sunday the 10th of August - but don't be too quick to assume that this was a 'Fiat only' event. In fact, there were 11 different makes of cars represented, with competitors coming from 9 different car clubs in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Auckland regions. I was unable to compete since my car is out of action while I prepare it for the upcoming race season, so I volunteered as a marshall, which also gave me a chance to snap a few pics while I was at it...

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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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