Doune Hillclimb

Doune
Location Doune, Stirling, Scotland
Time zone GMT
Coordinates 56°12′31″N 4°04′26″W / 56.2087°N 4.0739°W / 56.2087; -4.0739Coordinates: 56°12′31″N 4°04′26″W / 56.2087°N 4.0739°W / 56.2087; -4.0739
Major Events British Hill Climb Championship
Hill Length 0.839 miles (1,477 yd)
Hill Record 35.62 (Scott Moran, 2009, British Hill Climb Championship)

Doune Hillclimb, Carse of Cambus, near Doune in the district of Stirling, Scotland, is the home of the only round of the British Hill Climb Championship to be held in Scotland, (other venues have featured in the past). The course is 1,476 yards (1,350 m) in length (although when it was first constructed in 1968 it was around 33yd / 30 m longer) and meetings are staged by the Lothian Car Club.

The current outright record holder is Scott Moran, who set a time of 35.62 seconds on 21 June 2009.

Contents

Doune Hillclimb past winners

Year Driver Vehicle Time Notes
1970 Sept 19/20.
1971 Mike MacDowel Palliser Repco V8 3-litre 50.52 sec [1] June 20. R.A.C. Championship.
Mike MacDowel Palliser Repco 45.36 sec R [2] Sept 19.
1986 Chris Cramer Gould 84/3 Hart 2.8-litre 39.62 sec [3] June 22.
2005 Round 33 : Martin Groves Gould-NME GR55B 3.5-litre 37.20 sec [4] Sept 18.
Round 34 : Martin Groves Gould-NME GR55B 3.5-litre 36.48 sec R
2006 Round 15 : Martin Groves Gould-NME GR5 3.5-litre 40.99 sec FTD [5] June 18.
Round 16 : Roger Moran Gould-NME GR61X 3.5-litre 41.88 sec
2007 Round 15 : Martin Groves Gould-NME GR55 3.5-litre 36.93 sec [6] June 17.
Round 16 : Martin Groves Gould-NME GR55 3.5-litre 36.00 sec R

Key: R = Course Record; FTD = Fastest Time of the Day.

Footnotes

  1. ^ Motor, July 17, 1971, Page 46.
  2. ^ Autocar, Sep 23, 1971, Page 28; Motor, September 26, 1971, Page 52.
  3. ^ Speedscene, August 1986, No. 29, Page 13.
  4. ^ Autosport, September 22, 2005, Page 117.
  5. ^ Autosport, June 22, 2006, Page 139.
  6. ^ Autosport, June 21, 2007, Page 109.

See also

  • Bo'ness Hill Climb
  • Fintray Hillclimb
  • Forrestburn Hillclimb
  • Rest and Be Thankful Speed Hill Climb.

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