Awards Presentation and Christmas DinnerA large group of HRCC members and friends celebrated the 2017 year end with award presentations and a Christmas dinner at the Moreton Bay Sports Club on the 9th Dec. Club president, Alan Steel, welcomed everyone to the special night and MC, Graeme Wakefield, kept the night moving along with his sharp wit. Awards were presented to winners of all the historic categories as well as 3 significant trophies. •The Ivan Tighe Trophy was presented to Antionette Redhead for Sports Cars, Hill Climbs and Sprints.•The inaugural Don Thallon Trophy for Group N Touring Cars was won by Ian Mewitt •The Club Champion for 2017 was a surprised Alan Don.List of all award winners here……..Following presentation of trophies was guest speaker Mark Trenoweth who gave an enjoyable rundown of his 50 year involvement in motorsport and many of the cars he has driven. Tales of his passion for racing, lack of funds and securing sponsorship was very entertaining. Of great interest was his involvement with John McCormack in developing his XJS Jaguar Sports Sedan and also the acquisition and restoration of the ex McCormack Repco Charger Sports Sedan.The next event that the club will participate in is the 2018 Queensland Motor Sport Expo to be held at the Performance Driving Centre, Norwell on 25th Feb.
New Licence Regulations 1st Jan 2018
Changes for 2018 -In addition to applicants currently holding a National Circuit (NC) Licence, a HPL Endorsement will now be required for the following high performance 5th Category Historic vehicles -•FIA Formula One and Indy Cars (all) •F5000 (all)Additionally, a National Circuit licence will be the minimum requirement for the following 5th Category Historic vehicle Groups - •Groups Q and R FIA 2L Formula Two (2000cc) •Group R Formula 3000/Formula Holden (all) •Groups Q and R Sports over 2 Litre engine capacity •FIA prototypes Group C1 and C2 Sports (all) NOTE: International C/CH licence holders still require the endorsement to compete nationally.For more detail please follow these links -