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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Events This Weekend

Whilst the British Hillclimb Championship takes a weekend off prior to the series finale at Loton Park next Saturday & Sunday, there are other non-National level competitive hillclimbs going on.

The events taking place on the UK mainland this weekend are as follows:

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Spotted At…. Doune!!

The poor weather, and even worse forecast, in the centre of Scotland at the weekend probably accounted for the relatively small crowd at Doune Hillclimb on Sunday.

A few hardy souls were spotted in and around the paddock over the weekend though, including:

 

  • Nick & David Kemp
  • Simon Frost
  • Andy & Justin Kittle
  • Graeme Wight Snr

 

Spotted At... Doune Hillclimb

Events This Weekend

There are events from Devon to Scotland this weekend featuring club level, historic and National Championship competitions.

As far as the British Hillclimb Championship is concerned this weekend could well be the big one. The title race is very delicately poised and a good weekend for points leader Scott Moran could take his lead beyond the reach of defending champion Trevor Willis.

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Bank Holiday bonanza as bumper batch of Britain’s best bowls into Burston/Gurston!

…And we thought that we were getting good at the alliterative headlines!

This weekend the Wiltshire plains will be echoing to the sound of racing engines as a full entry of hillclimb cars attack the challenging & high-speed Gurston Down, near Salisbury.

Karl Chard Mazda MX5

Karl Chard mowing the Ashes infield (thanks to everleyphotgraphy.co.uk)

 

The BARC South West Centre’s Press Officer Simon McBeath has kindly sent us his usual preview for what is sure to be one of the best BHC events of the year.

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Wicked Wiscombe!

The fabulous, rustic Wiscombe Park venue in East Devon hosted it’s annual British Hillclimb Championship weekend in changeable conditions at the weekend.

Wiscombe Park Hillclimb

A rare sunny view of Wiscombe Park!

 

After wet and dry practice runs on the Saturday, Sunday started overcast but dry, although the twisting, most tree-lined course remained damp after overnight rain.

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