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….

[Read more...]

Countdown to Cultra

We are less than a fortnight away from one of the highlights of the Northern Irish Hillclimb year, the popular Cultra hillclimb near Belfast.

MGB Cultra Hillclimb

 

Our Ulster Correspondent Tony Gregory has sent us over the latest updates from the competition secretary, highlighting the entries which will surely be stars of the show at the event on 14th June.

[Read more...]

Minis, Mods & Monsters!

Looking forward to the new season, it is great to receive some news regarding the plans of one of the biggest events on the Western side of the Irish Sea in 2014.

Belga MG Metro 6R4

Belga MG Metro 6R4 on static display at Cultra  (thanks to Reinis Babrovskisr).

 

Our Ulster Correspondent Tony Gregory has very kindly sent us some info on the 2014 Cultra Hillclimb event, which is held near Holywood, Country Down, very close to Belfast.

[Read more...]

Cultra 2013 Remembers and Showcases

Our Ulster Correspondent Tony Gregory has kindly sent us this brilliant report from last weekends Cultra Hillclimb, near Belfast.

Adrian Mulholland Ford Escort RS

Adrian Mullholland attacks Cultra Hillclimb (thanks to Reinis Babrovskis)

 

Northern Ireland’s high octane garden party, Cultra Hillclimb (Saturday 1st June 2013) once again featured a principal theme which this year showcased ‘Women in Motorsport’ and in support the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club(NI) initiated a Ladies Handicap in memory of one of Ireland’s most successful competitors Gabriel Konig.

[Read more...]

Jo Jo’s Ready For Action!

Over the course of last week, in the small Devonshire town of Newton Abbott, a minor miracle occurred.

Jo Hodgson Lotus Elan

Jo Hodgson’s Elan at Wiscombe back in 2011

 

As many of you will know, our Responsible Adult here at speedhillclimb.com, Jo Hodgson had a pretty big off on the approach to Sawbench Hairpin at Wiscombe Park’s 500 Owners Association clubby on 11th May.

[Read more...]

‘Fast Ladies’ Heading to Cultra

The Cultra Hillclimb in the North of Ireland is always an exciting and interesting festival of motorsport and the 2013 event is no exception.

GTR Turbo Graham Thompson

Graham Thompson was 2nd overall at Cultra in 2012 (thanks to Raceline Photography)

 

Although the event is not until the first weekend of June, competitors are signing up for the meeting, and the build-up is already beginning.

[Read more...]