Johnson Set to FLY at Cultra Hillclimb.

June 14, 2014 by Tony Gregory  

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Johnston flyng his in his Cooper S

Fermanagh’s Mervyn Johnson and his famous Mini Cooper ’S’ will making their competition debut at the renowned Cultra Hillclimb event, next Saturday 14th June. “Ulster’s Motoring Garden Party” is centred around the twisty 640m long Cultra Hillclimb course and sits in the spectator friendly parkland grounds of the Ulster Folk and Transport... [Read more...]

Busy Season Hillclimb Season Opener at Croft.

April 17, 2014 by Tony Gregory  

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Image from Raceline Photography

Last Saturday 12th April 2014 saw the 25th running of Croft Hillclimb Holywood, Co Down, under the stewardship of the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club NI. With the sprinting season already underway this ever popular event gave Ulster’s hillclimbing fraternity their first competition action of the year, playing host to Round 1 of the 2014 ANICC Millers... [Read more...]

Minis, Mods and Rockers to star at Cultra 2014!

February 16, 2014 by Tony Gregory  

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Adrian Mullholland's 1971 Ford Escort RS tackles the course in 2013. Image from Reinis Babrovskisr

It has been announced that Minis, Mods and Monsters will be the overall theme for this years Cultra Hillclimb Event 2014, evoking memories of the swinging sixties as well as spectacular recent machinery. The event is located within the grounds of the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Holywood, Northern Ireland and will be held on Saturday June 14th... [Read more...]

Crossle at Cultra

May 17, 2013 by Ian Lynas  

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Crossle's Paul McMorran at speed in his 32F

The Cultra Hillclimb is staged at one of the oldest motorsport venues in the world and takes place on Saturday 1 June and local racing car constructor Crossle has a long association with the event. Based close by they are inviting customers past, present and potential to join with them at Cultra Manor where there will be a focus on Crossle at Cultra. There... [Read more...]

Cultra Brings Another Famous Car ‘Home’

May 16, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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The Allard J2 will return to Ireland for the Cultra event.

For the third year in succession the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum partnership have secured the appearance of yet another significant Northern Ireland race car for their 2013 Cultra Hillclimb Event. Sixty-two years after Cultra-born Desmond Titterington took delivery of his ‘Festival of Britain’ Allard J2... [Read more...]

One Hundredth Splits Titanic Battle

April 23, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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Graham Thompson's GTR Turbo took the win by the narrowest of margins. Image from Reinis Babrovskis

Croft Hillclimb Holywood, Co Down again played host to Round 1 of the 2013 ANICC Millers Oils Hillclimb Championship. The Saturday 13th April event was organised by the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club NI and came as a welcome relief to competitors, given the recent weather problems hitting the Province’s motorsport scene. A healthy entry of 67 was received... [Read more...]