RX8 in UK hill climb

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RX8 in UK hill climb

Post by spinner » Sun Jun 14, 2015 5:48 pm

Last Sunday I was in the UK & attended a hill climb at Shelsley Walsh & surprise, surprise here was an RX8 entered.
Here are a couple of shots of it in action.
Had a chat with the driver & he said that in the UK the rego costs are worked out on co2 emissions so they are expensive to register & hence dirt cheap to buy, $3000 will get a series 1.
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"The ingenious and decidedly weird Wankel rotary engine works by using internal combustion to bounce a fat metal triangle around inside a hollow metal kidney bean, which hula-hoops around a central shaft to generate power"

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Re: RX8 in UK hill climb

Post by ric shaw » Sat Aug 01, 2015 4:20 pm

I love how in the second pic the officials are on the outside of the bend..!
Madness
Thanks for the post and pics.

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