Purcell and Cannell Feel the Pressure

Whilst British and Midland Hillclimb contenders are at Prescott Hillclimb and South West Hillclimb contenders are at Wiscombe Park, the loyal band of Gurston Down Hillclimb regulars will be out for the final time this year at the Wilstshire venue.

Simon Purcell Lotus Exige

Simon Purcell is in the pound seat for the Gurston Championship (thanks to everleyphotography.co.uk).


As always for the BARC SW Centre’s events, Gurston Press Office Simon McBeath has put together a preview for the event.

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Cracking June Gurston

The events at Gurston Down at the weekend featured lots of cars, lots of variety and lots of hot competition. Both of the cluby one-dayers were over-subscribed and many regulars only got an entry to one or other day.

Tony Wiltshire Gould GR55 Gurston Down

Wilt took FTD on Sunday (thanks to Everly Photography)

Gurston Press Officer Simon McBeath has sent us this report & images:

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Gurston Weekend – The Classes

What an amazing event we witnessed at Gurston Down’s farmland venue in Wiltshire last weekend. We had great weather, superb organisation, a surprise winner, some stunning new records and a whole host of personal bests.



The BARC SW team did a fantastic job, under pretty difficult circumstances after losing a good portion of track time to little incidents during the morning. But after a seriously late lunchbreak they sent cars up the hill at an amazing rate all afternoon, caught up, and managed to complete the event (including prize giving) by 5.30pm.

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