Wonderful Werrington

This weekend we decided to give the Midland Hillclimb Championship event at Shelsley Walsh a miss and take on the long journey down to the M5 to Launceston in Cornwall for some proper club hillclimbing at Werrington Park hillclimb.

Werrington Park

Werrington House overlooks the famous Cattle Grid.

 

Set in the Tamar Valley, just over the county border, this very fast parkland hill is a real challenge for competitors with some very narrow and very high-speed sections to the course. It may not be World Famous, but Werrington Park has a hardy bunch of supporters!

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The New Season is Nearly Here….

Great news everyone… Hillclimb event previews have started appearing online, so after the long winter break, we must be getting close to the start of the 2014 Hillclimb Season!

Doug Bennett Sylva Striker

Doug Bennett attacks Werrington in his uber-powerful Sylva Striker (thanks to www.soperfectimages.co.uk)

 

There are many different forms of preview available, but one of the best has to be the video trailer through youtube or another video hosting website.

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Record Tumbles at Werrington

Plymouth Motor Club hosted it’s annual two-day Speed Hillclimb at the stunning Werrington Park venue, near Launceston, in Cornwall last weekend.

Terry Graves Gould GR37

More Werrington FTDs for Terry Graves (thanks to www.soperfectimages.co.uk)

 

Having partially resurfaced the hill in time for the 2012 events, the organising club completed the remainder of the hill over last winter so records were expected to tumble.

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South West Settled

We have noticed that another Hillclimb Championship winner has been crowned in recent weeks.

 Craig Moore

Craig Moore claimed the ASWMC Hillclimb Championship (thanks to teltphotography.com)

 

The Association of South West Motor Clubs Hillclimb Championship is one of the most popular in the country with over 90 points-scorers this year in the series which runs at venues from Tregrehan, nr. St Austell to Gurston Down, nr. Salisbury.

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South West Finale

With the Scottish Hillclimb Championship having been decided in Fin Whyte’s favour at Doune last weekend, let’s have a look at another regional Championship, this time at the exact opposite end of the country to Scotland.

Terry Graves Gould GR37

 The Association of South West Motor Clubs Hillclimb Championship is one of the most keenly contested in the country, with over 100 entries and nearly 90 points scorers at events from Cornwall to Wiltshire.

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Spectacular Shelsley Scheduled

This weekend is The Big One at Shelsley Walsh in Worcestershire.

Shelsley Walsh Hillclimb

 

A huge entry of cars are scheduled to appear at The World Famous venue as the British, Leaders, Midland and Paul Matty Championships are joined by a mouth-watering selection of historic cars. The Lotus marque is the theme for this weekend and there will be a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Lotus Elan during the weekend.

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