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Autotest: Forrestburn 12 May 2019

Monklands Sporting Car Club will organise a Clubmans Event on Sunday 12 May 2019, at Forrestburn. The event is open to all fully elected members of Monklands Sporting Car Club, MG Car Club, Morgan Sports Car Club, and Bentley Drivers Club. For those of you who have attended before…,

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A Sunny Start to 2019 at Forrestburn

The first competitive event of the 2019 season got underway at Forrestburn on Sunday 24 February in beautiful conditions. The Production Car Trial was well attended. We have a video of the event from Scott Clements. We don't have a report on the day yet but more text...

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Development Sub-Committee: Progress

This video, presented by Alastair Reynolds, describes the activities of the MSCC Development Group over the last year. The video was shown at the MSCC Annual General Meeting on 17 February 2019. The video describes why the Development Group was set

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The 2019 Season starts here!

Hello everyone, Jonathan Neale here - I hope you are all fighting fit and raring to go for the 2019 season. Please download the regulations for the production car trial which is to be held on Sunday 24 February at Forrestburn. If you would like to enter then there are...

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Le Jog visits Forrestburn: 10.12.18

On behalf of the Club, a big thank you to all those who braved the very cold conditions to marshal at Forrestburn for the visite of Le Jog 2018. We had a challenge in that this was the first event coming through in the dark but it went surprisingly smoothly…

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Le Jog is coming on Monday 10 December!

Le Jog 2018 is visiting Forrestburn on Monday 10 December. The venue will be open at 14:00 and will be set up for 15:10 when the advance car will arrive. The first competitor is due at 15:40 and the closing car due at 17:30. The competitor times may vary. If you are...

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2018 Speed Championships Finale

The final event of the 2018 Speed season will take place at Kames on Sunday 7 October. Run by the organisers of the Cross Border Speed Championship (XBC) in conjunction with East Ayrshire Car Club, this event is their own Championship closing round, and also the closing event for the Eunos Ecosse MX5…

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Cycling at Forrestburn – 13 August 2018

An event was held on Monday 13 August 2018 to investigate the possibility of using our hill climb track as a future cycling venue. Numerous clubs throughout central Scotland were invited to send someone along to try out the track and give their impression via video…

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Welcome to a couple of new photographers

Here is the first set of images from our event on Saturday 25 August 2018 taken by William Stuart and Jim Flynn. We are always grateful to all the photographers who allow us to use their images of events - they all have a different take on the track, the cars and the...

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Forrestburn Results: 26 August 2018

Well, that was exactly as predicted yesterday - a thoroughly dismal day in pouring rain with plenty of red flags, trips into the landscape and murky weather. Ross Napier took BTD again on 47.51 seconds in his NBR Force PC and second BTD was set by a very familiar face...

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Forrestburn Results: 25 August 2018

Today the Ross Duology continued from the June events with Ross Glen breaking his own Class Record for A9 in the first timed run (52.46s) and then again in the second run (52.08s). Ross Napier again set BTD but was 0.65 seconds off breaking the Class Record

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Coulter Grass Autotest – 22 July 2018

Our very own Alfred Hitchcock, aka Alastair Reynolds, put together this amazing video of today's happenings at Coulter. As the camera doesn't lie, this must be a fair representation of the event. I hope that the heavy rock soundtrack was added later. Not exactly...

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Forrestburn: June Record Breakers

Two weeks ago, after a depressingly windy and cold Saturday at Forrestburn, the weather cleared up on Sunday, the track dried out and two Class Records fell, together with the outright Hill Record. The new Class Records are: A9 Scottish MX5 Hillclimb and Sprint...

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Motor Trend visits Forrestburn

On Thursday 17 May, Forrestburn hosted a film crew from across the United States. They were the media journalists for Motor Trend one of the largest motoring video magazines in the US, testing the new Aston Martin Vantage and Audi R8 V10

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Season Warm-Up: 8 April 2018

Graeme Delargy kindly sent in these photos from the Season Warm-Up which took place at Forrestburn on Sunday. I don’t have any commentary on what took place but I’m sure you can all imagine what happened. Clues = #cars, #hill, #round-and-round, #gossip

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Righteous Rompers

The sun again shone on the righteous as competitors in the 25 March trial at Forrestburn enjoyed a sunny Spring day. Competition was close and it was good to see a couple of entrants in Class 1 (FWD saloon cars) in contrast to some previous trials.

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A bright start to the Season

MSCC PCT Forrestburn – February 2018
Our normal reporter, Donald MacDonald was competing today so we only have the briefest of notes. The start was delayed due to the traditional problems with the fork lift truck! The weather was great. The entry was poor…

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Happy New PCT

Hi all, I hope that you are all well and raring to go for the new season. The plan is that all the snow will have disappeared by Sunday 25th February when we are holding the first production car trial of the year at Forrestburn, however I will be bringing at least...

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The sun has got his hat on…

In spite of another small conflagration on the fork truck immediately under Keith’s seat en route to opening up at Forrestburn, the day was a great success. Many entered into the spirit of the now traditional silly hat competition and the weather was amazingly good

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It’s the Trials Season again

While Hurricane Irma batters the USA, it’s time to focus our attention on production car trials once more. The regs and entry form for the trials on Sunday 8 October and Sunday 5 November 2017 are now available here and on the events page. […]

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