FIA Hillclimb Masters

One of the most talked about events in the hillclimb paddock at the moment is the very exciting FIA European Hillclimb Masters event, which will take place in Luxembourg this coming weekend.

Keith Edwards Audi Quattro

Keith Edwards will be returning to Europe with his mighty Quattro (thanks to www.zipp.co.uk)

 

The event has been created to bring together the very top runners from all of the national championships across Europe to a single venue on the same weekend to finally decide who is the fastest competitor in Europe.

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Damp Doune

We were way up on the edge of the Trossachs last weekend as the British Hillclimb Championship made it’s 2nd and final visit of the year to the mighty Doune Hillclimb in Scotland.

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BHC Back at Barbon

Barbon Manor 2011 saw a late start (timing issues) and an extended lunch break (not sure why), but the Westmorland Motor Club managed to organise a cracking event to turn around their recent British Hillclimb Championship fortunes.

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Pikes Peak Hits Loton Park !

Hillclimb Leaders contender Keith Edwards has moved his stunning SWB Audi Quattro from the Mod Prod classes to the Sports Libre classes for 2011 with the addition of a spectacular new aero package.

Keith Edwards, Audi Quattro SWB, Loton Park

The 700bhp, 4 wheel-drive monster has sprouted enormous front & rear wings as well as wheel arch fences and side skirts after a year of development work in 2010.

The new apendages are reminiscent of those used on the mighty works Audis campaigned by Walter Rohrl and Michele Mouton at the Pikes Peak hillclimb in Colorado in the late 80s.

This connection was all the excuse we needed to dig out this youtube clip of Rohrl on Pikes Peak !