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Motorsport history will be made at Gurston Down Speed Hillclimb on 28 and 29 May

  Motorsport history will be made at Gurston Down Speed Hill Climb on the weekend of May 28/29. The most unusual, certainly the quietest, and probably the “greenest”, of the cars taking part in the British Hillclimb Championship event will be a Toyota Mirai, which has no engine but produces energy for it’s electric motor […]

British Hillclimb Championship at Gurston Down for August Bank Holiday

Two days of motorsport action against the clock are lined up over the Summer Holiday weekend of August 29 and 30 at Gurston Down, Broadchalke, near Salisbury as the British Hillclimb Championship returns to the celebrated Wiltshire venue for its second visit of the season. In addition the Hillclimb Leaders Championship contenders will be battling […]

Gearing up at Gurston for 2015

The new motorsport season gets into gear again at Gurston Down Speed Hillclimb, Broad Chalke near Salisbury on April 18th and 19th with two packed days of exciting championship racing against the clock. As always the opening weekend will provide a real feast of speed as over 130 drivers in saloons and sports cars from […]

Tiff Needell signs up as Wilton Classic & Supercar ambassador

Racing driver and television presenter Tiff Needell is set for a starring role at this year’s Wilton Classic & Supercar show as an ambassador for the two day event. Tiff, who is back on TV screens this month in Fifth Gear, is set to host the daily parade interview sessions with drivers and owners and […]

Matt Neal to compete at Gurston

British Touring Car Championship leading light Matt Neal is to compete at Gurston Down Speed Hillclimb on Sunday April 27th to help with the venue’s celebration of its 300th meeting! Honda Racing are bringing along a Racing Jazz for him to compete in the Chairman’s Invitation class alongside Honda’s Alyn James, who will run in […]

Wells storms to podium in Macau Grand Prix thriller

Salisbury Racing Driver Dan Wells completed his debut at the Macau Grand Prix in style on 10th November, earning second position at the legendary 6.120 kilometre circuit in what was a close encounter to the chequered flag. The 2012 Formula Pilota China Series Vice Champion took to the treacherous street circuit in wet conditions which […]

Japfest at Castle Combe Circuit

Japfest, Europe’s biggest Japanese car show returns to Castle Combe Circuit in Wiltshire on Saturday 11th May 2013. The show opens at 09:30 and with Drift displays, Car clubs, Exhibitors and much more, it’s sure to keep any petrolhead happy.  

Great action at big crowds at Gurston Down Speed Hillclimb season opener

Two fantastic days of motorsport action were enjoyed by the competitors and the spectator crowds at Gurston Down Speed Hillclimb, Broad Chalke, near Sailsbury on April 20th and 21st, with plenty of local drivers notching up their first successes of the new season. Best Time of the Day on both days was set by Ed […]

Capacity entries for Gurston Down opening weekend

With capacity 135+car entries on both days plus over 30 motorbike entries on Sunday it certainly is a spectacular programme to start the Gurston Down Speed Hillclimb season of motorsport action against the clock on April 20th and 21st! And as well as the usual eclectic mix of road-going and modified production cars, sports racing cars […]

Chris Evans Magnificent Seven at Longleat

Seven of the most beautiful cars in the world growled up the sweeping drive of Longleat House today during the Wiltshire section of the Chris Evans Magnificent Seven tour for BBC Children in Need. The Magnificent Seven are: 1960’s Ferrari 275 GTB 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO 1992 Ferrari F40 1993 Ferrari 512 TESTAROSSA 2011 Ferrari […]