Double Dry Doune!?

The penultimate round of the British Hillclimb Championship season took place at Doune in Scotland at the weekend and, after the record-breaking bonanza at the hill in June, miraculously this latest event was warm and sunny yet again!

Scott Moran Gould GR61X

Different colour, same result for Team Moran.

 

As well as seeing a number of class records set over the weekend, we also crowned our 2014 British Champion. Having dominated with his usual brand of metronomic consistency and blistering pace, Ludlow driver Scott Moran claimed his fifth title, joining Martyn Griffiths and David Grace as a five times winner and just one win away from the record set by the late, great Tony Marsh.

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Wallace Wins!

The King of Hills, Doune Hillclimb in Scotland, opened it’s 2014 event calendar last weekend with a pair of single-day events that formed the start of the Scottish Hillclimb Championship.

Doune Hillclimb

 

Local driver Wallace Menzies took a pair of wins with the familiar DJ Firestorm single-seater, it’s Cosworth XD V8 engine freshly delivered from Cosworth Racing following it’s winter fettling.

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Scots Title Decided

After narrowly missing out to Garry Dickson last year and having to settle for the runner-up spot, Finlay Whyte is the 2012 Scottish Hillclimb Champion.

 

Doune at the weekend was the scene for a battle royal between the three title contenders Jonathan Rarity, George Coghill Jnr and Fin.

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Scottish Stars!

The prestigious Scottish Hillclimb Championship will be decided at this weekend’s joint British & Scottish Championship event at Doune.

 

Jonathan Rarity

Jonathan Rarity at Doune in 2008 when the MH Ghost was still ‘naked’!

 

 

Orkney driver Garry Dickson claimed the 2011 Championship at Doune last year, but there are three different drivers in the hunt for 2012 honours.

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Fintray Fun

The Grampian Automobile Club are running two days of competition on the brilliant Fintray Hillclimb in Aberdeenshire this weekend.

Finlay Whyte Force PT

 

Like Castle Hillclimb last weekend, adverse weather conditions earlier in the year mean that this is the first 2012 competition at the hill.

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Forrestburn Hillclimb

Monklands Sporting Car Club’s venue at Forrestburn between Glasgow and Edinburgh ran two rounds of the Scottish Hillclimb Championship last weekend.

Finlay Whyte Force PT Doune Hillclimb

Fin Whyte (pictured at Doune) did the winning at Forrestburn

 

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