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Coulter Grass Autotest – 22 July 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

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

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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Hurricane Irma?

Hurricane Irma?

Not quite, but the weather was sufficiently traditional Forrestburn to deter a number of entrants from turning up. Those who did brave the conditions were rewarded with constant access to the track although it was extremely slippy […]

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On the grass

On the grass

Sitting in the results suite at Forrestburn (aka freezing steel container) with no windows and limited connection with the outside world, it’s possible to imagine the sun always shining at Forrestburn events. Apparently, this is an Alternative Fact. On Saturday I was told that

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Making Amends

Making Amends

As dreadful as the weather was at the previous track night, the weather at Wednesday night’s event was amazing and as the event wore on, the sun became a hazard to drivers but a blessing for spectators and marshals. A capacity entry had been received along with a number of reserves and […]

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Coulter Grass Autotest 2017

Coulter Grass Autotest 2017

A few brave souls endured a typical Scottish Summer day on 25 July during the annual Grass Autotest at Coulter.  The rain started at the same time as the competitive runs and continued for the duration of the event and in addition to the usual memory test

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Shrouded in Mist(ery)?

Shrouded in Mist(ery)?

Most people left home in glorious sunshine to be greeted by a bitterly cold Forrestburn where the low cloud and damp mist made seeing the other side of the paddock a real challenge. The hardy regulars were not to be put off and some newcomers joined the ranks of those tackling the hill in the misty conditions.

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Forrestburn people: 25 June 2017

Forrestburn people: 25 June 2017

This is a slightly different take on photography at Forrestburn from David Baxter. For this event, he has focused on people rather than cars. Okay so there are a couple of car images but this time it’s about the people. Hope you enjoy this.

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Forrestburn Results: 25 June 2017

Forrestburn Results: 25 June 2017

It really wasn’t a warm day at Forrestburn but a little more pleasant than the Saturday of the doubleheader. Ross Napier took Best Time of Day again in the C6 Racing Cars class with his NBR Force PC and set a new class record of 40.81 seconds in the process.

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Forrestburn Results: 24 June 2017

Forrestburn Results: 24 June 2017

It was Midsummer at Forrestburn – but very windy and cold. Happily there were no major incidents. Ross Napier took Best Time of Day in the C6 Racing Cars class with his NBR Force PC. The weather ensured that there were no new class records but […]

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Track night with David Baxter

Track night with David Baxter

Here's an alternative take on the recent track night at Forrestburn courtesy of photographer David Baxter who has been noticeably silent for the past while. But I've heard he will be covering the hill climb next weekend.

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Fair weather and a full house.

Fair weather and a full house.

A full entry of 20 turned up for the track night which was run in summer-like weather. Unfortunately, this prompted a number of participants to dress for the beach rather than the track with short sleeves and even shorts in one case. Fortunately, suitable apparel...

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A Baltic Warm-up: 9 April 2017

A Baltic Warm-up: 9 April 2017

As ever, Trish and Donald MacDonald were at the season warm-up at Forrestburn. Their report is brief and to the point - the photographs are much appreciated: "A few new faces and the "regulars" turned out for the Season Opener at Forrestburn on Sunday. The weather was...

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The very wet Trial: 26 February 2017

The very wet Trial: 26 February 2017

For only the second time in recent memory today's trial was abandoned at lunchtime due to the weather conditions. Conditions were so bad that many competitors were struggling to leave the start lines and on Hill 1, only one managed to make it past the nine penalties...

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Production Car Trial: 26 February 2017

Production Car Trial: 26 February 2017

Hello all Time to start another season’s motorsport (“what already?”, I hear you ask). Yes, MSCC’s season is longer than the F1 world championship by a long chalk (although sadly we don’t hold a round in Brazil). But hey, the sun always shines at Forrestburn so who...

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