What Happened at 11:18 on 14/05/11?Just Another Manic Fintray18/05/12
What’s this all about?1)   Background to “speed” events.2)   Fintray Hillclimb.3)   The (ex) Car.4)   What happened.5)   R...
Motorsport “Speed” Events•   One car at a time – against the clock.•   Two sub disciplines – sprints and hillclimbs.•   Hu...
Fintray HillclimbRun as a hillclimb venue since the 1960sStart line to finish = 663mThird shortest hill ever to have been ...
The (ex) Car
The (ex) Car                                        Suzuki Hayabusa engine                                        Bored / ...
Fintray HillclimbRun as a hillclimb venue since the 1960sStart line to finish = 663mThird shortest hill ever to have been ...
What Happened?
What Happened?
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Recovery and Rehabilitation
Recovery and Rehabilitation
Recovery and Rehabilitation
Recovery and Rehabilitation
Recovery and Rehabilitation
Recovery and Rehabilitation
Recovery and Rehabilitation
The Positives“No man is an island”            John Donne (1572-1631)
Looking ahead / What the future holds
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What Happened

  1. 1. What Happened at 11:18 on 14/05/11?Just Another Manic Fintray18/05/12
  2. 2. What’s this all about?1) Background to “speed” events.2) Fintray Hillclimb.3) The (ex) Car.4) What happened.5) Recovery and rehabilitation.6) The positives.7) Looking ahead / What the future holds.8) Questions.
  3. 3. Motorsport “Speed” Events• One car at a time – against the clock.• Two sub disciplines – sprints and hillclimbs.• Hugely diverse entry.• Three venues in the Scottish Hillclimb Championship.  Doune  Forrestburn  Fintray• One of the oldest forms of motorsport (1897).• True sportsmanship.• One shot and one shot only.• Standing start / flying finish (split times include a 64ft beam).
  4. 4. Fintray HillclimbRun as a hillclimb venue since the 1960sStart line to finish = 663mThird shortest hill ever to have been a round ofthe British ChampionshipGrampian Automobile ClubHill Record = 25.28secsStewart Robb Jnr – 08/08/09Pilbeam-Judd MP88
  5. 5. The (ex) Car
  6. 6. The (ex) Car Suzuki Hayabusa engine Bored / stroked to 1400cc Raised CompressionBike engine – six speed sequentialChain drive to LSDFlat (up) shift & “blipper” mechanism
  7. 7. Fintray HillclimbRun as a hillclimb venue since the 1960sStart line to finish = 663mThird shortest hill ever to have been a round ofthe British ChampionshipGrampian Automobile ClubHill Record = 25.28secsStewart Robb Jnr – 08/08/09Pilbeam-Judd MP88
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  15. 15. Recovery and Rehabilitation
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  22. 22. The Positives“No man is an island” John Donne (1572-1631)
  23. 23. Looking ahead / What the future holds

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