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Posted: 16 April 2019 at 12:11pm | IP Logged Copy link to clipboard   Quote galderdi

I had a great day at the 2019 Interclub motorkhana on Sunday. The car was fairly good. I am starting to get the hang of driving the car in this latest format. The new hydraulic handbrake in particular takes some practice. I also think it works best once warm. I did have some issues knocking my switches in the heat of battle resulting in a loss of power. So I will make a cover to avoid this in future. I am waiting for the calculation of the final results but I am hopeful of a solid result, possibly my best ever.

I did capture some video but I am trialling a new camera and the results are not worth posting. I will need to do some more testing before the next event.



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Posted: 17 April 2019 at 9:02am | IP Logged Copy link to clipboard   Quote galderdi

Well the results are in. I managed 7th from 44 entries. Not quite as good as I was expecting. Still respectable. I also managed 2nd in class, again behind the same competitor. I would have been 6th if I hadn't loaned my car to the 3rd place getter when his car died. The car is heading in the right direction and I have a few ideas for improvements. The next event is the Noosa Hill Climb early June so I won't be facing the same challenges.
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Posted: 17 April 2019 at 11:26am | IP Logged Copy link to clipboard   Quote dwyer

hi where is your last motorkhana held ??I had a great day at the 2019 Interclub motorkhana on Sunday and next at Noosa hill climb so where about at noosa need more information cheers
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Posted: 23 April 2019 at 5:22pm | IP Logged Copy link to clipboard   Quote galderdi

That last motorkhana was at the back of the drag strip at Willowbank. The next time there will be June 16.

The Noosa Hill Climb is held twice per year. The up coming winter event is June 8 and 9. There is an entry fee but it is well worth it for the variety and rarity of the cars entered. It is located on Gyndier Dr, Tinbeerwah QLD 4563.

I am also seriously considering entering the Mt Cotton Hill climb on May 11.

Let me know if you need anything else.
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Posted: 23 April 2019 at 5:26pm | IP Logged Copy link to clipboard   Quote galderdi


Here are some images from the event last week:























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Posted: 10 May 2019 at 4:11pm | IP Logged Copy link to clipboard   Quote galderdi

dwyer wrote:
hi where is your last motorkhana held ??I had a great day at the 2019 Interclub motorkhana on Sunday and next at Noosa hill climb so where about at noosa need more information cheers


One more correction. I have now decided to have a crack at the Mt Cotton Hill climb tomorrow. Cheer squads are always welcome
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Posted: 13 May 2019 at 11:17am | IP Logged Copy link to clipboard   Quote galderdi

I had a great day at the Mt Cotton Hill climb on Saturday. My results were not all that impressive but quite respectable for a first attempt. I did end up in the Macadamia nuts (quite an effective safety barrier) on my second run. This event has made me realise the "understeer" issue I had been trying to resolve is gone and what I am suffering from now is actually a brake bias issue. On the successful runs during the day I was forced to brake very early for the tight corners and enter at rather conservative speeds. On the second run I left the braking too late for the brakes to handle and as a result continued straight ahead into the nuts. There was no damage to the car or driver apart from some dents to the ego. All in all it was a very successful day as I now know what is required to make the car more competitive. Here are a few photos from the day.






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Posted: 14 May 2019 at 1:05pm | IP Logged Copy link to clipboard   Quote galderdi

Here are some videos from Saturday:

https://youtu.be/4_37IdY2G5E
https://youtu.be/EH-VH4-v8Lk
https://youtu.be/tg7KLp6S7XU
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