Event Round-up…. Craigantlet

The second and final offshore event of the championship season, at Craigantlet Hill on the outskirts of Belfast, Northern Island saw a very small entry of National runners line-up for the public road course in what can only be described as Biblical conditions…

Craigantlet Hillclimb

Conditions were very tricky, but mostly consistent, at the once a year Ulster venue.

 

 

During the morning of the one-day event, it rained and rained and rained some more!

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Cultra Delivers New Champions and Debuts

Whilst the British Hillclimb Championship contenders were sunning themselves at Doune Hillclimb in Scotland, just across the Irish Sea in Northern Ireland competitors were in action at the historic Cultra Hillclimb.

Andy Hawthorne Reynard

Andy Hawthorne took FTD with his ex. Formula Vauxhall Lotus Reynard

 

Our Ulster Correspondent Tony Gregory was there and has kindly provided us with a cracking report as always….

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More Cultra News

Further to our preview a couple of weeks ago, our Ulster Correspondent Tony Gregory brings us yet more news of some great attractions appearing at Cultra Hillclimb.

Jaguar C-Type

‘Mother’ C-Type set to appear at Cultra Hillclimb

 

The Cultra Hillclimb, close to Belfast, always puts together a stunning entry of cars for this once a year extravaganza and 2014 will be no exception.

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Season Catch-up Part 1

Over the past few weeks, the day job has well and truly interfered with the flow of news and event reports on this site.

Graham Thompson GTR Turbo

Graham Thompson’s 2013 form continued into the new season at Croft (thanks to Raceline Photography).

 

To try to play catch-up a little and get back on track with all of the goings-on around the regions, we will have a look back at the start of the season over the next couple of days.

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Craigantlet – 2014 Events

Our next venue on the speedhillclimb.com tour of the country is another ‘offshore’ favourite of the British Hillclimb Championship community.

Simon Durling Pilbeam MP58

Simon Durling charges over the crossroads in 1999 with his Pilbeam MP58 (thanks to Steve Wilkinson).

 

The National contenders travel to Northern Ireland once a year, to take on the challenge of a public road course which only holds one event a year.

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Blasts from the Past in Ulster

Whilst at the British Hillclimb Championship round at Craigantlet, near Belfast, in Northern Ireland last weekend, we spotted some fascinating kit amongst the local entry.

Craigantlet Hillclimb

The famous view from the crossroads at Craigantlet

 

There was a huge field of local Ulster competitors present and several familiar and very interesting bits of kit featured amongst the class runners. Let’s have a look at a small selection of the cars competing.

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