Montee Coureur!

Whilst we all love the unique atmosphere and challenging venues provided by hillclimbing in the UK, many competitors also love the challenge of the longer and faster courses provided by the public road hillclimbs in Europe.

Crowds Form

Charlie takes to the hill in front of huge crowds.

 

 

A couple of Midlands Hillclimb regulars, Class B runners Charlie Martin and Jerry Neary, missed a couple of UK events earlier this season, hopped on a ferry and went to check out what European Hillclimbing is all about.

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Class B Party!

One of the most sociable classes in any Hillclimb Championship across the British Isles has to be Class B within the Midland Hillclimb.

Midland Hillclimb Championship

 

The category is characterised by incredibly close competition amongst the mostly LoCaterField mounted drivers and an impressive level of fun and banter.

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Autosport Show… Hillclimb Car on Display

Although there were a couple of engines on display at the NEC, the only hillclimb car on display at the show was the Royale-Zetec of veteran hillclimber and all round top bloke David Hunter.

David’s car was on display on the GO Motorsport stand, but unusually it wasn’t in absolutely tip-top condition.

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Lee’s Three Clubs Double

In 2011, Charmouth Hillclimb won our award for Venue of the Year. Last weekend saw the venue host it’s first events of the year and our 2011 Driver of the Year Mike Lee was on winning form again.¬†Rupert Barker has kindly sent¬†us this report:

Mike Lee OMS 2000M Charmouth Hillclimb

Mike Lee took two more Charmouth FTDs (thanks to Tel T Photography)

 

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