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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More Cultra News

Further to our preview a couple of weeks ago, our Ulster Correspondent Tony Gregory brings us yet more news of some great attractions appearing at Cultra Hillclimb.

Jaguar C-Type

‘Mother’ C-Type set to appear at Cultra Hillclimb

 

The Cultra Hillclimb, close to Belfast, always puts together a stunning entry of cars for this once a year extravaganza and 2014 will be no exception.

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Countdown to Cultra

We are less than a fortnight away from one of the highlights of the Northern Irish Hillclimb year, the popular Cultra hillclimb near Belfast.

MGB Cultra Hillclimb

 

Our Ulster Correspondent Tony Gregory has sent us over the latest updates from the competition secretary, highlighting the entries which will surely be stars of the show at the event on 14th June.

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Hillclimb Champion makes Cultra Podium

Further to Tony Gregory’s brilliant Cultra report that we ran yesterday, here is an additional story from the event which ties in nicely with a post of ours from a couple of weeks ago…

Jo Hodgson Lotus Elan

Jo Hodgson on a charge in the Kings Mews Elan (thanks to Tony Gregory)

 

Last weekend the BWRDC’s reigning hillclimb champion Jo Hodgson and husband Roger made the long trip to Ulster to for fill an invitation to compete at this years Cultra Hillclimb Event, Sat 1st June, which is held in the parkland grounds of the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, North Down, Northern Ireland. The 700 yard course is currently the world’s oldest active speed hillclimb having been first run in 1905 by the gentlemen of the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club.

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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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