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A great Trackday in excellent weather at Forrestburn

A great Trackday in excellent weather at Forrestburn

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 …

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MSCC Production Car Trial – 11 October 2020

MSCC Production Car Trial – 11 October 2020

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

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Forrestburn Trackday: 27 September 2020

Forrestburn Trackday: 27 September 2020

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...

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Another successful MSCC Trackday

Another successful MSCC Trackday

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...

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Forrestburn Trackday: 13 September 2020

Forrestburn Trackday: 13 September 2020

We are delighted to say that we will be running a third closed Trackday at Forrestburn Hillclimb on Sunday 13 September 2020. The event will run from 11:00 to 15:00 with a strict gate opening and closing window. No spectators or photographers…

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MSCC Trackday: 16 August 2020

MSCC Trackday: 16 August 2020

Our second trackday under Covid-19 restrictions was a success! Entrants enjoyed a dry day at Forrestburn with only a couple of minor issues that you would expect of machines being rebuilt over the lockdown period. For many, it was an ideal time…

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Le Jog at Lomond Shores

Le Jog at Lomond Shores

Le Jog visited Loch Lomond Shores on Monday 9 December 2019 where competitors tackled an autotest. This was ably marshalled by Sarah Selman, Lorraine Noble-Thomson, Tony Smith and Derek House from Monklands Sporting Car Club and supported by marshals from Scottish...

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Le Jog at the Rest and Be Thankful

Le Jog at the Rest and Be Thankful

As the 25th anniversary of the HERO Le Jog Lands End to John O`Groats rally was passing through our part of the country, I thought there might be a chance of grabbing a few pics of the entrants who had been through some exciting weather before they would reach the test at…

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HERO Le Jog Monday 9 December 2019

HERO Le Jog Monday 9 December 2019

This year sees the Silver Jubilee running of LE JOG and that means a very special, traditional (and, as always, tough) event is in store. The 25th running will pay homage to the original 1993 event and include numerous locations which have not been visited recently,...

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Forrestburn Gymkhana Event – 23 October 2019

Forrestburn Gymkhana Event – 23 October 2019

Following on from the successful Gymkhana event held last November at Forrestburn Speed Hill Climb Track in collaboration with Gillian Sefton from Scottish Motor Sports (SMS) we ran another Gymkhana event on 23 October 2019.  The event was primarily for college...

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Forrestburn Results: 24-25 August 2019

Forrestburn Results: 24-25 August 2019

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...

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Dodging Donner und Blitzen

Dodging Donner und Blitzen

In spite of apocalyptic weather only a few miles to the east, the track night went ahead as planned. The usual regulars were in attendance plus several new faces. Amazingly, not a single drop of rain fell on Forrestburn for the entire evening and the track was in constant use. All participants and their cars survived unscathed

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MSCC Tracknight – 3 July 2019

MSCC Tracknight – 3 July 2019

We had a very successful tracknight on Wednesday evening. In fact, to quote one of the participants, “Good weather, good crowd, good “craic” and ran all the way until 9.00pm!” What’s not to like? Why not try to get involved in the next one – it’s on 7 August. If you are interested get your name down early.

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Forrestburn 23 June 2019 – first photos

Forrestburn 23 June 2019 – first photos

Here are the first sets of photographs from Sunday’s event including above, a wonderful panorama shot by Dominik Miturski, an unusual photo gallery from Paul Russell and another set from Frazer Tich Prentice. We really appreciate getting these images from people who enjoyed the weekend at Forrestburn.

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Forrestburn Results: Sunday 23 June 2019

Forrestburn Results: Sunday 23 June 2019

Not exactly the brilliant weather expected but mostly warm and certainly dry at Forrestburn today. Once again the hill defied the creation of a mass of new records except for one – Stuart Reid broke his own record from yesterday in Class B2 Modified Saloon Cars over 1400cc and up to 2000cc. And yet again, Gary Dickson…

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Forrestburn Results: 22 June 2019

Forrestburn Results: 22 June 2019

The weather was very kind to us at Forrestburn today. There was some sunshine and it was quite warm – most people were happy. Despite the great conditions, there was only one class record broken in the B2 Modified Saloon Cars over 1400cc and up to 2000cc class. Stuart Reid broke the record in his Peugeot 205.

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Eunos Ecosse MX-5s at Forrestburn

Eunos Ecosse MX-5s at Forrestburn

Eunos Ecosse, one of the most active and popular clubs in Scotland, hired Forrestburn for the day on Saturday 8 June in order to give their members an opportunity to get used to the track in advance of the hill climb events on 22-23 June 2019. This was really useful for new drivers…

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Autotest: Forrestburn 12 May 2019

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

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

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!

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

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 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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