Mortimer’s Moment

Although we weren’t able to be there ourselves, we are now able to bring you the full story of the Gurston Down Hillclimb season finale, as well as the results of the Gurston Down Hillclimb Championship and the Gurston Down Top 10 Challenge title positions.

Jonathan Gates Force LM

Jonathan Gates launches the freshly-blown Force LM over Deers Leap (thanks to everleyphotography.co.uk)

 

BARC South West Press Officer has compiled a very thorough report and review of the season which should bring us all up to speed:

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Gurston Down – The Champions

The Gurston Down season finale on Sunday saw both the Gurston Down Hillclimb Championship and the Gurston Down Top 10 Challenge titles decided.

 

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Thrilling Gurston Finale

The 2012 Gurston Down hillclimb season came to an end yesterday with a one-day meeting organised, as always, by the BARC SW Centre.

Simon Thornley  Gurston Down

Simon Thornley got close to Darren Luke’s tough class record en route to the championship title

 

It was a cracking event, with both the Gurston Down Hillclimb Championship and the Gurston Down Top 10 Challenge titles going down to the wire and being decided on the day.

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Gurston Class Action

The British Hillclimb Championship and Leaders Championship contenders made their second visit of the year to Gurston Down at the weekend, and the BARC South West Centre put on yet another brilliant event at the Wiltshire venue.

Jeremy Turnbull Ford Model B

Jeremy Turnbull was fastest of the Flatheads

 

A heavy downpour at lunchtime on Saturday put a slight dampener on the end of the third practice runs, but otherwise the sun was shining and the conditions were good.

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Gurston Weekend – The Classes

What an amazing event we witnessed at Gurston Down’s farmland venue in Wiltshire last weekend. We had great weather, superb organisation, a surprise winner, some stunning new records and a whole host of personal bests.

 

 

The BARC SW team did a fantastic job, under pretty difficult circumstances after losing a good portion of track time to little incidents during the morning. But after a seriously late lunchbreak they sent cars up the hill at an amazing rate all afternoon, caught up, and managed to complete the event (including prize giving) by 5.30pm.

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