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Video: Radical racer in Hillclimb hoon mode

05th October 2021
Henry Biggs

The Hill here at Goodwood is short and unforgiving with the very best drivers and cars able to cover its 1.16 miles in significantly less than a minute as long as they are millimetre perfect along its entire length.

This Hillclimb course is something very different but no less daunting even though it is run over a lengthy 12 kilometres. The Bologna Raticosa is run on the same layout as the legendary Coppa della Consuma, one of Italy’s original motorsport events, dating back to 1902. Nowadays generally run as an historic event, the organisers do allow a handful of more modern machines to run during the event which is where this Radical comes in.

One of the first cars to come flying out of the Radical factory the 1100 Clubsport is powered by a Kawasaki ZZR1100 engine producing 145PS and driving the rear wheels through a sequential manual gearbox. With only 420kg to propel and some decent aero kit, the Radical looks seriously swift up the sinuous course. Enjoy this on board view and marvel at how much fun can be had in the simplest, lightest machines in the right setting.

Welcome to Goodwood Elevenses, a mid-morning helping of motoring-related amusement to help break up your day. Watch the last video: Rallycross Fiesta vs. drag racing Mustang

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  • Elevenses

  • Radical

  • Hillclimb

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Modern

Video: Radical racer in Hillclimb hoon mode

05th October 2021

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Historic

Video: Onboard for some hillclimb thrills

19th June 2023

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Modern

Video: Pirouetting off-track at 120mph in a Radical

13th June

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Festival of Speed

Video: Under the skin of the new Radical Rapture

28th July 2019

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Festival of Speed

Video: Watch the Radical Rapture make its debut

03rd July 2019

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Historic

Video: Classic 911 hillclimb action

04th February 2021

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Modern

Video: Screaming 9,000rpm BMW 3 series hillclimb

16th December 2020

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Historic

Video: Mini 1275 hillclimb thrash

09th February 2023