Hillclimb racing is one of the most popular forms of motor sport.  Hillclimb events are held regularly throughout the year at Collingrove – located on Hillclimb DSC08118Road, Mount McKenzie – approximately 98km northeast of Adelaide, which is about 1.5 hours drive.  See venue map

Other events are:

  • Southern Districts Car Club
    • held annually in April and known as the “Mt Alma Mile”, which is located at Mt Alma on a winding stretch of road in the Inman Valley between Yankalilla Victor Harbor, about 85km southwest of Adelaide and about 1.5 hours driving.
  • South Eastern Automobile Club of SA
    • held annually in November and known as “The Legend of the Lakes” and located at Mount Gambier, which is about 345km south east of Adelaide and about 4.5 hours drive.

Entrants compete against the clock on either a closed section of road or on a dedicated track. As the name “Hillclimb” implies, the finish line is generally higher than the start line. This event is usually conducted over relatively short distances, but some locations offer longer tracks. Currently, the Mount Alma Mile is the longest in the state and is quite a bit faster than the track at Collingrove. The Collingrove track is 685 metres of challenging asphalt, climbing nearly 70 metres from the start to the finish, with dips, curves and undulations to test the car and the driver.  It is only 3.3 metres wide.  See site map

Below on related web sites you will find information on volunteering, the current calendar of events, forms, event reports and race results.  Please contact the Sporting Secretary Ian Duncan, if you are interested in being involved.

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Volunteers are welcome for these events in the role of flag marshal.  Please contact the Sporting Secretary Ian Duncan for further information if you are able to assist in any way.

2015 Calendars for Hillclimbs – Multi Club, Winter Cup, Come & Try Days and Specialty Events

Multi-Club Hillclimb – 3 round series with other clubs

Round Date Results


5th June 16

 full results


3rd July 16

full results


30th Oct 16

full results

Winter Cup – 4 round series with trophies

Round Date Results
1 17th Apr 16 full results
2 15th May 16 full results
3  7th Aug 16 full results
4 28th Aug 16 full results

Come and Try Days

Round Date Results
1 16th Apr 16 N/A
2 14th May 16 N/A
3 29th Oct 16 N/A

 Come & Try Days are to encourage first timers to experience the sport in a non-competitive atmosphere with no results published – although results are available on the day

Specialty Events 

Historic Hillclimb, Collingrove, SA
“Mount Alma Mile”, Mount Alma, SA
MG Challenge – Hillclimb
16th – 17th Sep 16 SA Hillclimb Championship, Collingrove, SA
2nd Oct 16 Vintage Hillclimb, Collingrove, SA
National Hillclimb Championships
“Legend of the Lake”, Mount Gambier, SA

The pinnacle event of the year is the Championship

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Entry is to be undertaken via CAMS Event Entry