2013 Calendar…. Whats Left?

Today’s post will conclude our tour of the calendars of the British Hillclimb Championship venues for 2013.

Shelsley Walsh

 

A few of the BHC hills haven’t as yet listed their 2013 schedules as far as we can find, but a quick glance at the British Hillclimb Championship calendar has confirmed a few of the events.

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2013 Calendar…. Bouley Bay

Bouley Bay hillclimb on the Channel Island of Jersey has to be the most picturesque venue in the British Championship.

Bouley Bay Hillclimb

The views from the top of Bouley are stunning

 

A series of tight hairpins, linked by short straights and fast sweepers make up the stunning hill which runs from the beach to the cliff tops.

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2013 Calendar…. Le Val des Terres

One of the busiest venues in the country is the St Peter Port, Guernsey road course called Le Val des Terres.

Darren Warwick Dallara F301

Darren Warwick always flies at his home hill

 

Running from the Seafront in the island’s largest town, this venue has a huge local following and is a big hit with the mainland runners when they compete there in July each year.

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2013 Calendar…. Doune

From the most Southerly mainland BHC venue, we now move on to the most Northerly for a look at the Doune Hillclimb calendar for 2013.

 

Doune Hillclmb

The meadow towards the top of Doune Hillclimb

 

Doune Hillclimb truely is the ‘King of Hills’. Fast, narrow and spectacular, this venue really sorts the men from the boys.

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2013 Calendar…. Wiscombe Park

It’s on to the most Southerly mainland BHC venue today, for a look at the Wiscombe Park Hillclimb calendar for 2013.

Wiscombe Park

The house at Wiscombe Park

 

The twisting, tree-lined, 1000yards of tarmac between Sidmouth and Honiton in East Devon is not everyone’s cup of tea, but it has a huge local following.

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2013 Calendar…. Harewood

Today we move on from the BARC (South West Centre) to the BARC (Yorkshire Centre) and the fantastic Harewood Hillclimb.

Lynne Owen OMS Harewood Hillclimb

Lynne Owen heads into Farmhouse at Harewood

 

The Harrogate, Yorkshire venue is the longest mainland hillclimb and is incredibly popular with competitors, spectators and tyre manufacturers!

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