HILLCLIMB5

  Welcome to HILLCLIMB5 A blog that details competing with a 1994 turbocharged road going Mazda MX-5 in the UK. 2017 was my first season on the hills. Hillclimbing has been a sport I have grown up with, having spectated since a young age. After many years competing in two stroke Karts it was time […]

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2017 Review: The Season Begins Well // The Great Western Sprint // Castle Combe // 25:3:17

So… The first event of the 2017 HSA speed championship is done and dusted. Im delighted to have come away with a class win and a new HSA class record which means maximum championship points! However, the great western sprint wasn’t that straightforward… First off I was only a reserve so was not guaranteed competitive […]

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2017 Review: // Gurston Down // The 50th Anniversary Event and the Tony Marsh Memorial Weekend // 17-18:6:17

30 degree temps at Gurston for the 50th Anniversary celebration. Two long days of hillclimbing. You can’t beat it! Day 1 Report I managed to finish 2nd in class in a good field of 11 cars. There was a good mix of interesting machinery to compete against this weekend. Amongst the entries were a previous […]

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