Gurston Gossip

There are a few interesting driver and car combinations, as well as a few enforced changes, on the entry list for Gurston Down’s first National Championship event of the year this weekend.

Paul Webster Mazda MX5

Stripey will have a new pilot this weekend!

 

The fast, flowing Wiltshire farm venue always gets a good and competitive entry and this time around there is no exception. So, let’s have a look at who is and is not appearing on the hill.

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Wiscombe Class Round-up

The records were by no means confined to the Top 12 Run Offs at Woolbridge MC’s Wiscombe Park British Championship round at the weekend. With Leaders Hillclimb Championship points up for grabs the title chasers were trying hard.

Kings Mews Racing

The Kings Mews Elan ran in the Invitation Class

 

Plenty of local drivers came out to play as well, both in the Championship classes and the ‘buffer classes’ at the end of the program, and many of them pushed the National boys to the limit.

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Cracking June Gurston

The events at Gurston Down at the weekend featured lots of cars, lots of variety and lots of hot competition. Both of the cluby one-dayers were over-subscribed and many regulars only got an entry to one or other day.

Tony Wiltshire Gould GR55 Gurston Down

Wilt took FTD on Sunday (thanks to Everly Photography)

Gurston Press Officer Simon McBeath has sent us this report & images:

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McDonald’s Mighty Mini

The Shelsley Walsh season opener at the weekend was our first opportunity to have a look at Allan McDonald’s latest Mini-based hillclimb creation.

Allan McDonald Mini Evo

Allan McDonald's wild Mini Evo 4x4 car

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Finale on the Farm

Sunday’s event at Gurston Down, Wiltshire hosted the final round of the venue’s own championship. The Top 10 Challenge title was decided in Andrew Forsyth’s favour at the July event, but going into Sunday’s finale the Hill Championship was wide open.

 

Terry Graves ran 3rd at Gurston Down

 

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Finale on the Farm

This Sunday sees the final round of the hugely popular Gurston Down Hillclimb Championship at the Wiltshire venue.

 

Gurston's Unique Downhill Start

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