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1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by TopCat » Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:24 pm

I am sure I have previously told you guys that we shall be there this year again!

Competing in the Autumn Classic American Themed event see:
http://www.prescott-hillclimb.com/event ... r2011.aspx


In "butch"...........

been all over the place with a family bereavement- in Inverness

But we decided to continue with our entry as it would be a good tonic from the last 2 weeks

So do come along- we would love to see you- plenty to see and hear- as you can see from the link above- love to meet fellow E21 owners!


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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by TopCat » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:57 pm

I attach link to my Camaro Forum which has some You Tube footage of "Butch" in action! Which I am sure you guys may enjoy?

http://www.classiccamaroclubuk.com/phpB ... 9765#p9765
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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by Jeroen » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:19 pm

Nice roars! But I wonder, how does it perform compared to say an E30 M3 on a hillclimb?
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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by TopCat » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:20 pm

well it entirely depends upon the Hillclimb

At Prescott a proper set up M3 would demolish Butch! Too short a climb only 2 gear (just)- Butch is geared for 180 mph! It was just a show for the crowds - that is all!

However at Llergy Frissell in the Isle of Man the longest hillclimb in GB I think Butch would have the edge!
http://www.manxmotorracing.com/events.htm

I am hoping to persuade E21 Mark to bring his 335 TWR to next year's Manx Classic - and I shall take Herman! That will be a showdown you guys will enjoy??
But I should admit this Hillclimb thing is not really my scene- only did Prescott as it was an American Themed event and they all want to see Butch out there!

In the meantime I now have the all important Rapid Motion TV coverage of our races in South Africa earlier this year
If I can get it on You Tube (legally) you guys will see what really happened and why we have got to go back.........................even if it is a Camaro not an E21!

BTW we have a lot of Dutch Guys bringing their racing cars down to RSA every Feb- I am sure your chums will know of them- do you want full details?
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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by Jeroen » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:39 pm

Agree, depends on the climb, agility will give BMW's the edge when there's more bends... would love to see an E21 showdown as well!

Curious about those Dutch guys, see if I know any of them!
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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by TopCat » Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:33 am

lots of photos of other cars at Prescott can be seen:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/43019611@N ... 810349310/
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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by e21-Mark » Thu Oct 06, 2011 1:29 pm

TopCat wrote: I am hoping to persuade E21 Mark to bring his 335 TWR to next year's Manx Classic - and I shall take Herman! That will be a showdown you guys will enjoy??
I won't take much persuading if the cars ready and I say 'if'. I could always come in my track car if not.

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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by Jeroen » Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:27 pm

Hmmm that's a wonderful variety in cars!
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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by TopCat » Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:14 am

deleting copy
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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

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deleting yet another copy!
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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by TopCat » Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:17 am

Curious about those Dutch guys, see if I know any of them![/quote]

Marc du xxxx Blue 63 Shelby Cobra
Andre De la Porte White 65 Shelby Mustang (he has now sold to a dude in RSA for 170k euros!)
Michiel Campagne yellow 65 Chev Corvette and a black McLaren CanAM 8 litre M8F

another racer with a 993 Porsche GT3 that never ran right
can't remember the rest!

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http://www.racecar.co.uk/isp/
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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by Jeroen » Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:33 am

OK well Campagne family is known here, all driving big American stuff. Here's a few pics of a friend of mine teaching both Michiel's father and wife drifting...

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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by e21-Mark » Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:42 am

I watched the Goodwood Revival racing last night. Paul Radisiche in the Galaxy being chased by the 1800tisa was great to watch.

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Re: 1-2 October Prescott Hillclimb American Classic

Post by TopCat » Sun Oct 09, 2011 10:23 pm

e21-Mark wrote:
TopCat wrote:
I won't take much persuading if the cars ready and I say 'if'. I could always come in my track car if not.
Dear Mark
What age and engine cc is your track car please?

We don't want you being in a different class to "Herman" when you get out here!! If the TWR isn't ready.

The classes are on the website .....................
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