MSCC activities and membership
Remember me? Yes, it’s your friendly PCT organiser who has climbed out from under his rock to see what’s going on. More seriously I hope that you are all safe and well. I was worried that we would not be allowed to hold a PCT at Forrestburn this year but I have been very impressed with the safe way that the Trackday
It’s that time again! We are hoping to run another track day at Forrestburn on Sunday 27 September - Covid-19 permitting. The event will run from 11:00 to 15:00 with a strict gate opening and closing window. No spectators or photographers are allowed. The team has...
In spite of the weather forecast, there was no rain today although the track was quite wet in places, to begin with. The strong wind quickly dried the wet patches and almost everyone managed to stay on the tarmac. There were a couple of mechanical problems but they...
Forrestburn Speed Hill Climb
Forrestburn is the first purpose-built speed hill climb track to be built in the United Kingdom since the construction of the facility at Brooklands in 1907. It was planned in the early 1990s as the first phase of a larger motor sport complex including international and club circuits accessed from Junction 5 of the M8 Motorway. With its dramatic scenery, remoteness from centres of population but with proximity to the M8, Forrestburn is an ideal location for a motor sport complex.
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Track and events
The track layout was designed by the founding MSCC committee members with assistance from Derek Ongaro of the RAC MSA and former Scottish Hill Climb Champion Kenny Allan with advice from many others on safety and marshal requirements. The track is 1030 metres in length rising from 221m to 246m AOD with a maximum gradient of 1:4. Forrestburn hosts rounds of the Scottish Hillclimb Championship as well as Production Car Trials, Autotests and Track Nights.
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Getting to Forrestburn
Forrestburn Speed Hill Climb is located just to the north of Forrestburn Reservoir off Forrest Road near Harthill in Central Scotland. The postcode is ML7 4NW. It is 28 miles from Edinburgh and 21 miles from Glasgow. Find out more>