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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Doune On-Board Action

With it ultra high-speed, claustrophobic, tree-lined ‘Tunnel’ section at the lower end of the hill, the curving blast through the Meadow and tricky East Brae and Esses section at the top, Doune Hillclimb in Scotland is undoubtedly the king of hills.

Doune Hillclimb

The confines of the Tunnel at Doune Hillcimb

 

It is a mighty challenge for drivers of all category of cars an always provides a culture shock for first time visitors whether they are in the driver’s seat or standing on the bank watching.

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Gurston Preview in Detail

Part two of Simon McBeath’s┬ábrilliant event preview of Gurston Down’s Midland Championship weekend looks at the likely runners & riders in each class.

Chris Cannell St Bruno Roughcutter

 

There is an impressive entry in all of the classes, and this event will certainly be looking for a regular place on the Midland Hillclimb Championship calendar.

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Doune Preview

Doune this weekend could see the next installment of the Scottish Renaissance in the British Hillclimb Championship. Lee Adams and Wallace Menzies have already won BHC Runoffs this year and will surely be at the pointy end of the field at their local hill.

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