Welcome to Forrestburn!
At the heart of Scottish motorsport. 1030 metres of pure adrenalin on tarmac. Speed Hillclimb competition, Production Car Trials, Track days, Autotest, right here in the heart of Scotland –
Motorsport at Forrestburn is back!
We have a full season ahead starting with the SSHC Championships on the 12th and 13th June, another round in August followed by our hosting of the 2021 Bo’ness Hill Climb Revival. Sandwiched between are track days and we are gearing up for the return of Autotest and Production Car Trials. Keep an eye on our social media for updates.
Cracking good effort from all of you who came to reclaim the track last weekend. Armed with brushes, spades and strimmers, 1.03km of track has been returned to tip top condition ready for the inaugural track day of the season on Sunday 16th May. Keep an eye on social...
As a new feature, we have decided to pick a club member every month throughout the off-season and ask them questions on their experience and past motorsport history. We have kicked this feature off with Ben Jackson from Carluke. Ben is 19 years old and has some track experience already. Ben was spotted at one of our members track day here at Forrestburn Hillclimb…
We had a great day in excellent weather at Forrestburn for our Trackday event. A brilliant sunny day (entirely typical of Forrestburn – haha), excellent track conditions and a great effort and organisation by MSCC’s Trackday Team. Participants were able to get maximum track time and …
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>