MSCC activities and membership
A great big thanks to all the marshalls who had to endure some pretty awful weather today, allowing us to take to the hills for the first of the end of season Production Car Trials today. Also to Marion for taking on the scoring, etc and Shonah feeding us all with her...
Here’s a really standout set of pics from the Sunday event at Forrestburn. We got these from photographer William Stuart and, as always, we are very grateful and pleased to be able to publish them here. The cars and the landscape really shine in the brilliant weather.
This had to be the best ever weather on a hillclimb weekend at Forrestburn. Warm and sunny with temperatures in the high 20s was an ideal setting for many new class records, general good humour and a lot of sitting around gossiping. What's not to like? The Saturday...
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>