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by Andy Hillman
Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh 2016
Replies: 91
Views: 41855

Re: Wicked Welsh 2016

Hi Neil, we plan to be with you friday afternoon, have i left it too late to book an electric hook up ?
cheers Andy
by Andy Hillman
Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC 2016 Race Series
Replies: 77
Views: 65598

Re: HSCC 2016 Race Series

Proper result Simon well done, and too steve and Shaun because of you guys the Imps continue to gain interest, which can only be good for there long term survival. I was at a wedding on Saturday, very nice and all but not really my bag, when i managed to get some internet on the phone i was able to ...
by Andy Hillman
Tue Sep 29, 2015 10:38 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: silver stone finals Saturday 17 th oct celebrations
Replies: 25
Views: 13423

silver stone finals Saturday 17 th oct celebrations

As you are probably aware by now Simon Benoy has won the historic salooncar championship. A fantastic achievement that deserves to be celebrated. I have spoken with the HSCC office and they have kindly agreed to post me 10 tickets FOC. So if you fancy a day out send me a pm with your address and how...
by Andy Hillman
Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Race Series 2015
Replies: 109
Views: 53583

Re: HSCC Race Series 2015

race2 is uploaded, search Cadwell park race 2 hillman imp
by Andy Hillman
Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Race Series 2015
Replies: 109
Views: 53583

Re: HSCC Race Series 2015

Fantastic weekend at Cadwell park, really happy to be back out in the imp felt like i had never had a 2 year break ! Also great to see so many club members come along to watch, we have the best supported club. ex Jimmy mac car now owned by Graham Briggs was out for the first time and looked really n...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Race Series 2015
Replies: 109
Views: 53583

Re: HSCC Race Series 2015

Thanks for posting link Chris, really enjoyed watching.
Interesting how the water remains staionary on the screen until you hit 3rd gear !
Simon i think the camera bleeps because its scared ! ha ha congrats on a cool drive Simon Prost.
Andy
by Andy Hillman
Fri Jun 05, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Race Series 2015
Replies: 109
Views: 53583

Re: HSCC Race Series 2015

sent my entry off for cadwell today, inspired by your incar video Simon! well kind of i was thinking i have half a chance of beating you whilst you have the bitsa engine in. :D The Hillman has gone off to Mike Dents and his friend Haggis for loom and suspension work, i have never had anyone do any w...
by Andy Hillman
Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Race Series 2015
Replies: 109
Views: 53583

Re: HSCC Race Series 2015

enjoyed watching that thanks for nposting chris, love the five speed duke box simon ha ha
by Andy Hillman
Sun May 17, 2015 10:00 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Race Series 2015
Replies: 109
Views: 53583

Re: HSCC Race Series 2015

Made the trip down to Silverstone today with little man Russell, our 6 week old son. Great to see all the club members, i look forward to seeing you all again at Cadwell, where i wont be driving a babys buggy ! Adrian and Simon pushed hard the whole race despite the field been spread out, always goo...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:22 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: hscc 2014
Replies: 141
Views: 67349

Re: hscc 2014

Awesome show, well worth the drive down. Cake was added bonus !
by Andy Hillman
Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: hscc 2014
Replies: 141
Views: 67349

Re: hscc 2014

Thankyou Mr Benoy, and congratulations on class win :D
I see the beetle failed to finish, did it leak oil round the circuit like Oulton ?
Anyway well done to all the Imps, i am very envious, Indy is probably my favourite race circuit
cheers andy Husky003 Husky003
by Andy Hillman
Sun Sep 28, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Racer eating distributors: rotors and caps?
Replies: 43
Views: 25440

Re: Racer eating distributors: rotors and caps?

What a lovely way to end the season ! I will look forward to seeing your in car footage in 2015.
If you decide to stay with the Dellorto carbs their is a mail order website called "green spark plug company" they stock dellorto parts and post all over the world
cheers Andy
by Andy Hillman
Sun Sep 28, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: hscc 2014
Replies: 141
Views: 67349

Re: hscc 2014

Can anyone post results up from Brands today please? my phone had no internet so missed the live timing :(
by Andy Hillman
Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: 4 x special saloon imps Mallory Park 20th July
Replies: 11
Views: 7555

Re: 4 x special saloon imps Mallory Park 20th July

Thanks Mike for the kind words, can you put a new helmit on the list of things to buy for Oulton Park, as my head will not fit inside anymore !!! :D Car was awesome, i had a great day Thankyou. great to see imp people in the crowds, when i was driving round i imagined it was 1986 and we were live on...
by Andy Hillman
Sat Jul 12, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: 4 x special saloon imps Mallory Park 20th July
Replies: 11
Views: 7555

4 x special saloon imps Mallory Park 20th July

Full grid of 30 cars booked in for Mallory Park next Sunday including 4 plastic imps!

So if your not otherwise commited then would be great to see Hillman fans at the meeting.
cheers Andy
by Andy Hillman
Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: hscc 2014
Replies: 141
Views: 67349

Re: hscc 2014

Great day out at Cadwell park today, thankyou for the tickets mr benoy. I found it hard watching the little imps go round, i felt very anxious before and during the race, certainly felt like the longest 20 minutes i have ever experienced ! Anyway thankyou to all the imps for great show ! Simon for 2...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: hscc 2014
Replies: 141
Views: 67349

Re: hscc 2014

Well done Simon, Brands Indy is going to be ace !!!!
by Andy Hillman
Mon May 19, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Racer eating distributors: rotors and caps?
Replies: 43
Views: 25440

Re: Racer eating distributors: rotors and caps?

I had a similar problem once, drove me round the bend. in the end i change the bronze oil drive as the offset drive slot had been machined in the wrong position. simple test is slacken off the dizzy take the plugs out and crank the engine over, if you have a clock guage then set it up on the side of...
by Andy Hillman
Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: hscc 2014
Replies: 141
Views: 67349

Re: hscc thruxton april easter bank holiday

Awesome result from all the hillmans on this very fast circuit (110mph plus ) i was able to watch the race from my mobile phone on the hscc live timing website, whilst hid in the sister in laws bathroom, as i was on my best behaviour attending a family get to gether! Having seen the jag catching ben...
by Andy Hillman
Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:45 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: New Project !
Replies: 47
Views: 17828

Re: New Project !

Bathroom blue my favourite imp colour ! Loving the lowered steering column Jim, just going to make a quick call to Dallas to see if its legal ha ha.
Top job mr Rooney cant wait to see the car out.
by Andy Hillman
Sun Oct 20, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday cake
Replies: 71
Views: 33716

Re: Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday ca

Yep i agree cam is far to mild, dyno poved that, falls off the end of a cliff after 8,000. watching the incar i wonder if i would have been quicker changing earlier, very hard to guage. i have to remember that the 1150 is running bog standard crank and rods hence why was happy to leave with mild cam...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday cake
Replies: 71
Views: 33716

Re: Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday ca

The Imp Club, the envy of the classic car world ! well maybe. Great day out made possible because all you guys made the effort to come and watch, and Lars who flew over from sweeden ! Not the best result for our imps in the race, but the paddock support made up for it, i had a good dice with Colin w...
by Andy Hillman
Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:18 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday cake
Replies: 71
Views: 33716

Re: Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday ca

We have an ex rootes apprentice joining us on saturday, full of stories about the factory being used as a sprint course on the night shift !
should be no problem getting cars into paddock, as it is massive.
by Andy Hillman
Wed Oct 09, 2013 11:20 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday cake
Replies: 71
Views: 33716

Re: Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday ca

Hello the Gurns, am afraid all the tickets are now allocated , but if you give me a ring saturday morning i hope to have collected some more tickets from other competitors and will meet you at the entrance, worst case is paying on the gate 12 quid per head i think but hopefully wont come to that. ch...
by Andy Hillman
Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday cake
Replies: 71
Views: 33716

Silverstone Finals saturday 19th october imp birthday cake

Saturday 19th october will be the final round of the historic saloon car championship 2013. i thought we could have a little party to celebrate our little imps 50th birthday ! Nothing posh, just a cake after the race and some pics of our imps. i rang the hscc office to see if i could have some extra...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Fantastic days racing at Brands today, Alan prost qualified 2nd on the grid in the no 87 imp :D aka benjoy ,then went on to win the class congrats. i qualified 5th car felt great, perhaps dodgy gear ratios but see what you guys think, Good news is new batteries in the camera ment i can share the ful...
by Andy Hillman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Oulton park gold cup 2013, 60 years of gold cup and 50 years of our little imps. Inside my dilusional head i thought we had a chance of a podium finish hence the big push to get Frank the 1150cc engine in and performing. We arrived friday evening all set for untimmed test on saturday morning, saturd...
by Andy Hillman
Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Well its been a long time coming but 3rd time lucky i have finally had a good day of dynoing out of the 1150cc engine, since brands frank has had a new cylinder head fitted due to a hairline crack in the combustion chamber on the first offset head, i say off set because the capacity is arrived at by...
by Andy Hillman
Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:47 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone classic?
Replies: 5
Views: 3226

Re: Silverstone classic?

Thanks Doc Knutsen, just one more question, do you run with fiberglass doors, bonnet and boot?
by Andy Hillman
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone classic?
Replies: 5
Views: 3226

Re: Silverstone classic?

Just returned from ace weekend at silverstone classic and was just wondering if anybody had ever thought about entering an imp in the new fugi film Touring car championship run by the HSCC? just had a quick look at the regs on the hscc website basically says class is open to any period touring car f...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Historic Touring Car Championship
Replies: 2
Views: 2562

Re: HSCC Historic Touring Car Championship

Oh Mike, racing is fun and all that but to miss an imp national you need a note from your doctor :D
by Andy Hillman
Sun Jul 14, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Ha ha yep your absence noted but dont blame you its not the most interesting circuit to watch from unless its the Indy circuit, then its probably the best spectator circuit. Well done to Simon for another class win, and all the other hillmans for a fine show. As you probably know the 1150 now rename...
by Andy Hillman
Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

So far no so good am afraid my pal Jimmy, dynoed the 1150 for the second time last weekend, torque was good but has turned its posh oil to custard ! All stripped down now, pressed the liners out think i have located the problem. I will go to Brands regardless of the outcome, even if it means putting...
by Andy Hillman
Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Well done to all the Hillmans that took part at Snetterton last weekend, found this video on youtube (2013 Historic Touring Cars - Snetterton Race 1)
Mr Benoy doing some Grass cutting ha ha good recovery though, looked like a really good meeting.
by Andy Hillman
Fri May 17, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Cadwell Park fantastic place, great result for the Imps. I do have the incar footage but need the computer to make friends with the camera so it can be uploaded to youtube, my computer whizz pal promises to come and fix soon as we are back from wedding /honeymoon. Sadley i wont be at silverstone or ...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Not my favourite timetable,but hey ho . Hoping for good result at cadwell, have decided to leave as a 998 so am in the same gang as the rest of the imps, Soon as the Guntons come out with their big engine i will fit mine. If you are thinking of coming to watch and have not been before then well wort...
by Andy Hillman
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Simon, just read your post again properly, oopps
by Andy Hillman
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Is that the average speed simon?
Forgot in my last post to say a massive thanks to Simon Hulse, as usual he was at my my house helping with last min prep, top man !
by Andy Hillman
Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Touring Cars 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 33299

Re: Historic Touring Cars 2013

Just been on reviloracing website, the gearbox ratio chart indicates a bit faster for 9200rpm with 5,05 top