Jo Jo’s Ready For Action!

Over the course of last week, in the small Devonshire town of Newton Abbott, a minor miracle occurred.

Jo Hodgson Lotus Elan

Jo Hodgson’s Elan at Wiscombe back in 2011

 

As many of you will know, our Responsible Adult here at speedhillclimb.com, Jo Hodgson had a pretty big off on the approach to Sawbench Hairpin at Wiscombe Park’s 500 Owners Association clubby on 11th May.

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‘Fast Ladies’ Heading to Cultra

The Cultra Hillclimb in the North of Ireland is always an exciting and interesting festival of motorsport and the 2013 event is no exception.

GTR Turbo Graham Thompson

Graham Thompson was 2nd overall at Cultra in 2012 (thanks to Raceline Photography)

 

Although the event is not until the first weekend of June, competitors are signing up for the meeting, and the build-up is already beginning.

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BWRDC Awards

We were very honoured to be invited to attend the British Women Racing Drivers Club Awards do at the Gaydon Heritage Motor Centre last Saturday.

British Woman Racing Drivers Club BWRDC

The BWRDC Award winners at Gaydon on Saturday

 

The invite came from our Responsible Adult here at speedhillclimb.com, Jo Hodgson who was receiving the Shell Trophy for hillclimbing.

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2012 in Pictures – Drivers at Rest

Our photo selection from the 2012 British Hillclimb paddock concludes today with another look at some of the drivers.

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Birthday Girl!

We don’t normally get into Birthdays here at speedhillclimb.com, but sometimes we really do need to!

Jo Hodgson Roger Hodgson

Jo Hodgson with husband Roger at the MG Wiscombe meeting in September.

 

BWRDC Shell Trophy winner, Lotus Elan driver and SHC’s ‘Responsible Adult’ Jo Hodgson is celebrating a very special Birthday today….

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Dodge’s Dellow

Some of you may know that our ‘Elder Statesman’ here at speedhillclimb.com is veteran South West hillclimber and all-round automotive hooligan Roger Hodgson.

Roger Hodgson Dellow

Hodgson ready for a run at Wiscombe

 

Roger has shared his wife Jo’s highly developed King Mews Racing built Lotus Elan at South West and Midland hillclimbs for the past 10 years or so, but every now and again he fancies taking on a new automotive challenge.

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