Cadwell park HSCC Hillman Imps VS Minis
The up to 1300cc race at Cadwell Park, Because of the up to 1300cc rule it
was virtually an Imp VS Mini race. Simon Benoy took a very deserving win
after the restart.
Unfortunatly on the restart David Heale's gearbox broke due to no fault of
his own, full race Imps are hard to get off the line because they are rear
engined and rear wheel drive, they don't get the wheel spin like some of
the other cars, that coupled with having a full race cam means alot of revs
are required to get the car moving. Plus a race clutch makes slipping the
You might have missed these ! Shelsley Walsh September 2011 Weekend
The Esses were a bit slippery over the Weekend ! Some of the incidents that
occurred over the September Meetings at Shelsley Walsh. A bit of Ferrari
Fun, Sprites getting Sprightly, Tail Wagging, Cars kicking up the dust and
attacking the Banks, Fishtailing Porsche's and some cars even went a bit
'Over the Top'.
Sunbeam Imp Historic Racer Debut/shakedown
First test of our new GP 2 FIA Sunbeam Imp Sport. This car is a replica of
the famous George Bevan / Bill McGovern BTCC-winning Imp of the 70s. The
track is Rudskogen, the race is a round in the Norwegian Championship for
Historic Racing incorporating classes from 1961-76, from a 1000cc Opel
Kadett to a 76 Broadspeed Capri. The gearbox is a spare, with totally wrong
ratios, so it wasn't exactly a bullet out of some of the corners - but will
be remedied for the next race.