Cultra Delivers New Champions and Debuts

Whilst the British Hillclimb Championship contenders were sunning themselves at Doune Hillclimb in Scotland, just across the Irish Sea in Northern Ireland competitors were in action at the historic Cultra Hillclimb.

Andy Hawthorne Reynard

Andy Hawthorne took FTD with his ex. Formula Vauxhall Lotus Reynard


Our Ulster Correspondent Tony Gregory was there and has kindly provided us with a cracking report as always….

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Season Catch-up Part 1

Over the past few weeks, the day job has well and truly interfered with the flow of news and event reports on this site.

Graham Thompson GTR Turbo

Graham Thompson’s 2013 form continued into the new season at Croft (thanks to Raceline Photography).


To try to play catch-up a little and get back on track with all of the goings-on around the regions, we will have a look back at the start of the season over the next couple of days.

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Cultra 2013 Remembers and Showcases

Our Ulster Correspondent Tony Gregory has kindly sent us this brilliant report from last weekends Cultra Hillclimb, near Belfast.

Adrian Mulholland Ford Escort RS

Adrian Mullholland attacks Cultra Hillclimb (thanks to Reinis Babrovskis)


Northern Ireland’s high octane garden party, Cultra Hillclimb (Saturday 1st June 2013) once again featured a principal theme which this year showcased ‘Women in Motorsport’ and in support the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club(NI) initiated a Ladies Handicap in memory of one of Ireland’s most successful competitors Gabriel Konig.

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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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One Hundredth Splits Titanic Battle

Hot on the heels of the mainland, Northern Irish hillclimbing kicked off last weekend with the traditional curtain-raiser at Croft.

Graham Thompson GTR Turbo

Graham Thompson took a narrow win at Croft (thanks to Reinis Babrovskis)


Our Ulster-based correspondent Tony Gregory was there to see the action first hand, and has very kindly sent us the following report:

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New Owner For Hollywood Car Company

Last week we received a news story from our Northern Ireland Correspondent Tony Gregory.

Crossle Car Company


Whilst not hillclimb related, we thought that some news about the future of the Crossle Car company from Hollywood, County Down would be of interest.

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