The Hobart Sporting Car Club is one of Tasmania’s oldest-established motorsports clubs. Originally involved in various motorsport disciplines in its earliest days; today the HSCC is primarily involved in promoting events at Baskerville Raceway near Hobart.
We organise three of the six rounds of the Tasmanian Circuit Racing Championship as well as the popular and award-winning Baskerville 1000 6-hour endurance event for teams, and the annual Time Attack event.
Hobart Sporting Car Club members can enjoy club membership in various ways – as competitor, official or spectator. They are also eligible to compete in most events run by other car clubs, such as motorkanas and khanacross – ideal for young people who can compete from age 14 years.
This website is currently undergoing a gradual upgrade. We hope you’ve noticed a number of changes we’ve made to improve information, especially about our signature events, and to make access to all site information a little easier.
We’ve got more improvements planned, especially around a new membership portal and new online facility for completing event entry forms online.
Members can also access the latest HSCC event information via our Facebook page or via The Sporting Motorist newsletter.
2021 Tasmanian Circuit Racing Championship
Baskerville Rookies Training Day a ripper!
The special training day for rookie drivers and officials held Saturday 29 May 2021 at Baskerville by HSCC and Motorsports Tasmania was an unqualified success.
The organising team from HSCC, MST and Women for Wheels arranged a very full day that commenced in the pre-dawn darkness in almost zero degrees. COVID-19 and wristband registrations were followed by scrutineering as the sun was properly rising. Then followed a couple of very interesting sessions for trainee flaggies and drivers before the enthusiastic trainees took to cars or to various flagpoints to begin their tuition.
The 15 mentor drivers were kept busy jumping from car to car over the first round of sessions, which also featured staged red-flag pitlane stopovers so that teachers and students could discuss progress with on-track distractions. This of course had the added benefit of teaching trainees – in cars and on flagpoints – the very important red flag protocols.
The wonderful folks from Women for Wheels (and friends) conjured up a delicious barbecue lunch (big thanks to Dazza Martin from Snug Butchery) before the afternoon sessions commenced. These allowed solo runs under the watchful gaze of their mentors from the sidelines.
There was a wonderfully positive vibe in the whole precinct all day as both teachers and students in cars and on flagpoints, clearly enjoyed their roles in this unique and extremely worthwhile event, which was a winner by any measure.
Thanks to all mentor drivers: Roger Hurd, John Douglas, David Griffiths, Darryl Wilcox, David Walker, Lachlan Thomas, Peter Kingston, Stuart Brinsmead, Bruce Walter, David Waldon, Phil Sutton, Darren Martin, Lew Bush and Andrew Kuc.
And the flaggies: Barry Turner, Greg Mays, Greg DeVries, Brett Mansfield, Mike Ashmore and Greg Schier.