Darryl Hurter’s Jaguar Simola Hillclimb Adventure

I exchange emails on a fairly regular basis with Darryl Hurter of South Africa.  Among other things, Darryl is the owner of a Triumph Chicane.  Triumph Chicanes are small sedans that had an engine from the Triumph sports cars.  These cars have an interesting rally history, but recently Darryl used his Chicane to compete in the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb in Knysna, South Africa.  This is an important motorsport event that even attracted American racer, Randy Pobst.

Darryl sent me his report on the hillclimb which I have added to this post.  Darryl’s report is below:


When Darryl sent me the report, I was able to watch the video noted at the end of Darryl’s report.  Now the video is listed as no longer available.  I guess that the lesson learned here is to post items like this more quickly.

If you have any questions or comments about this post, then leave a comment below or you can send me a private email message at the following address: shanna12 at comcast dot net

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