Willall Pilatus Mount Alma Mile 2015

Chaos Theory – ‘the branch of mathematics that deals with complex systems whose behaviour is highly sensitive to slight changes in conditions, so that small alterations can give rise to strikingly great consequences’. A seemingly unrelated tangent when discussing the recent Mount Alma Mile hillclimb, but stay with me for…

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Mount Alma Mile Hillclimb 2014

Kevin Mackrell has thundered his way to another consecutive 4WD outright victory in the Mount Alma Mile hillclimb, held recently at Inman Valley on the scenic Fleurieu Peninsula. Behind the wheel of his all-conquering V8 powered Datsun 260Z, Mackrell held a firm grip on the two-day event, overcoming a five…

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Red Bull Hangar 7 at the Salzburg Airport

Most Australian Formula One fans probably share my distaste for the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team. It doesn’t seem to be run in an exactly sporting manner, and the treatment given to Webber in his final seasons in the sport leaves a lot to be desired. But… put all…

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Aeroplanes and rally cars – the hanger shoot

On the eve of the Adelaide Hills Tarmac Rally we found ourselves not madly preparing cars for the following day’s racing, but taking photos of them in a rather brilliant location. Pilatus are a Swiss manufacturer of aeroplanes – you might never have heard of their most popular executive plane,…

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2012 Willall Pilatus Mt Alma Mile Hillclimb

The 2012 Willall Pilatus Mt Alma Mile hillclimb was held on March 31 and April 1. Run by the Southern Districts Car Club (the same club who run the excellent Adelaide Hills Tarmac Rally) for the past few years, Mt Alma really has redefined the hillclimb experience here in Adelaide….

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