Racing lines: Car manufacturers may be fickle, but motorsport needs them
Like them or loathe them, car giants will always be necessary for motor racingIt’s always been this way. In the space of a year following the credit crunch of 2008, Honda, Toyota and BMW all pulled the plug on their F1 teams. From Honda’s devastating withdrawal emerged Brawn GP, which won the 2009 world title with Jenson Button, and was then snapped up by Daimler to morph into the Mercedes-AMG F1 super-team we know today. Such are the family trees of race teams.
Hillclimbing has remained a decently-accessible-to-enter form of motorsport , attracting good crowds across the UK, Europe and the US. Little bit kitsch. Something for the real motorsport nerds, a wholesome day out away from the VIP-attracting events or a busman’s holiday for those of us who
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It features some of the most spectacular modern single-seat racing cars, the cleverest driver aids and fabulous competition, yet the British Hillclimb Championship remains an underrated gem.
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The basic ethos of hillclimbing has changed little since it started in the early 20th century: to drive a car as fast as possible up a defined hill. Of course, the hills are now surfaced and mainly on private land rather than public gravel roads, where it all started over 115 years ago. However, closed public roads are still used for competition in Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.
These days, state-of the-art hillclimb single-seaters are purpose-built projectiles rather than the recycled circuit racers that used to be the norm. They’re capable of reaching 60mph from a standing start in little more than two seconds and breaking 140mph on certain hills. Cars with in excess of 600bhp, launch control and traction control are at the front of the split-second action.
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However, whileare at the top of the game, an ever-increasing number of diminutive and ultra-light motorbike-engined cars are on the attack. And it all happens on ribbons of asphalt akin to a single-lane country road, with very little margin for error.
Alex Summers, British champion in 2015, was runner-up this season to accomplished champion Wallace Menzies. “There are plenty of cars in the 600bhp to 700bhp bracket. We have traction control and paddle-shift sequential gearboxes,” says Summers. “We have a yaw- and throttle-based traction control system on the Firestorm that I drive. It becomes more important the more power you have.
“The launch and traction control systems blend into each other at about 25mph. We can do a standing-start 0-60 in a smidge over two seconds and have something in the region of 400kg of downforce.
Opinion: Ogier-Citroen split suggests big drama for next season
With Ogier leaving Citroën and the French manufacturer leaving the WRC shortly after him, we look forward to an intriguing 2020As the undefeated world champion since 2013, the Frenchman could pretty much take his pick. In the end, he plumped for M-Sport and Ford, where he went on to win the driver’s titles in 2017 and 2018. Although he diplomatically didn’t deliver an official verdict on the other cars, he felt that the prototype Toyota Yaris WRC that he tried in Spain – yet to make its absolute debut on the WRC – was still a bit too unknown to be worthy of serious consideration.
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“There are only a couple of hills where I don’t use all six forward gears. We run an A1 GP Lola gearbox with a Geartronics management system. The Motec engine management system and the Geartronics system work together. What we can do with the electronics is incredible.”
The highlights of any British Hillclimb Championship event are the twin top-12 run-offs, where the big guns run for major points. At Shelsley Walsh, the spiritual home of hillclimbing since it opened in 1905, it is a frenetic 23-second, 1000-yard adrenaline rush up the side of the Teme Valley for the front runners.
Joining Shelsley at the pinnacle of the sport is the Prescott hill in Gloucestershire, but the daunting 17-event British Hillclimb Championship schedule extends from Doune in Scotland to Wiscombe Park in Devon, as well as Guernsey, Jersey and Northern Ireland.
However, while the British championship is the spectacular top of the sport, grass-roots hillclimbing is thriving and just about the most accessible branch of timed motorsport. Standard cars, with the absolute minimum of changes, compete across the season to give drivers the buzz of pitting themselves against the clock on a twisting and climbing strip of asphalt.
What occured in British motorsport in 2019
Much of our racing tends to fly under the radar. Here's this year's key notesIn truth, the 2019 season has been a mixed affair. External pressures weigh heavily on the sport and participants’ ability to commit time and money to it remains a major factor. The groundswell of opinion against fossil fuels, noise, safety and litigation concerns, a shortage of volunteer officials and even Brexit uncertainty have all impacted the sport to some extent.
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Racing lines: Autocar meets... Alice Powell .
Five years ago, Alice Powell's racing career was fading. Now the all-female W Series has thrown her a lifeline. We sit down for a chatPowell’s single-seater career petered out in 2014 despite her showing promise in GP3 (now FIA F3). Why? Money, of course. Why else? Since then she’s mostly coached young racers as well as putting in shifts for Dad. “I just do the rubbish jobs, fetching and carrying,” she says. “It’s quite good for fitness actually.