What do British Hillclimb Champions do during the off-season? Over the years there have been many extra-curricular activities amongst the top runners in speed hillclimbing as the competitive edge of the drivers continues to rise to surface, despite the 6 month gap in their motorsport.
Scott & Martin prepare to throw themselves off the top of a very big hill!
British Champions have taken part in all manner of activities including trialing, ski-bobbing, road cycling, golf, badminton, gliding and rallying over the years.
Time for a special Formula 1 based speedhillclimb.com Film Night tonight. As winter testing for the Formula 1 World Championship concludes at the Sakhir Circuit in Bahrain this evening, we thought that we should have a look at some of the rich history of motorsports premier category.
Possibly the most respected team on the grid is Williams F1, known to most fans of the sport as Williams Grand Prix Engineering (the title of the team during their heyday in the 1980s). Even if you are a fan of another team, most people would probably name the family run team from Grove in Oxfordshire as their second favourite team. So let’s have a look at a series of films celebrating the rich history of the team which has so far claimed 7 F1 World Drivers Championship titles, and look set to have a bit of a renaissance during 2014 if testing times are anything to go on.
This weeks installment of the speedhillclimb.com Film Night is a pretty special one. Throughout this series, which has run over the past couple of years, we have featured films from professional motorsport covering amazing films or topical subjects.
For the latest chapter however, we will have a look at our very own sport of Speed Hillclimbing. In recent years we have celebrated the promotion and entertainment that our sport has been granted by TV shows producing sections of their programs looking at our dramatic discipline of motorsport. Whist becoming ever more frequent, this is not a new trend so let’s have a look back at some of the hillclimbing films produced over the past couple of decades.
The one positive in all this awful weather is that it is leaving plenty of time for hillclimb folk to get out into the workshop and get on with the winter rebuilds or pre-season prep (if the workshop is still above water that is)!
OMS CF07 build is progressing very well.
Nobody in the country has been more affected than the farming community who have had a shocking time in recent weeks. Whilst work on lots of farms has all but stopped, one Berkshire farm has seen a lot of work going on, but it has most been in a workshop….