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September Driving School Report

End of season finale Well, what a year we’ve had. The last school of 2018 was to be both challenging and successful. A recent accident meant that Alex Summers, one of our regular instructors, was only able to spectate from the sidelines. We were however lucky enough to be able to call on the services […]

August Black Plate Wednesday Report

Our last BPW of the year took place this week and the venue was changed from the Courtyard to the Members tent with all the classic cars making a beautiful display in front of the seats and viewing area. And what a spectacular location this is on a glorious summer’s day. The views across the […]

Championship Challenge at Shelsley Walsh

Paddock cheers confirmed the success of the 70th anniversary British Hill Championship events held at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb over the weekend. The run-offs for the fastest contenders on Sunday were unbelievably close with mere two hundreths of a second separating the top drivers and this is exactly what the sport is all about, said […]

Champions Celebrate 70 Years Of British Hill Climb Championship

Shelsley Walsh hosted celebrations for 70 years of the British Hill Climb Championship with a superb turn out of past champions and wining cars. A glorious weekend all round as the British Hill Climb Championship came to Shelsley Walsh for not only a weekend of high speed action where Trevor Willis retained his lead and […]

70 Years Of The British Hill Climb Championship To Be Celebrated

The Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb will be celebrating 70 years of the British Hill Climb Championship with past champions and their cars on the 12th and 13th August. There will be lunchtime parades on both days and Sunday will include a photo shoot of all the champions, their cars and those who built them. Championship […]

August Breakfast Club

Despite being at the height of the holiday season combined with competitive events being held at a number of hill climb venues across the midlands, the turnout at the August Breakfast Club at Shelsley Walsh was a lot higher than expected. Lots of regulars arriving early to eat and a pleasing number of visitors explaining […]

August Driving School Report

School day of two halves The August driving school seemed to be split into two distinct halves. The morning was fine and dry, and the afternoon included some serious downpours, the first of which started just as participants were walking back to their cars after lunch. As if the challenge of having the guidance markers […]

Superb Campbell Celebrations At Shelsley Walsh

Malcolm and Donald Campbell were honoured at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb during Classic Nostalgia with a fabulous display of cars including the Napier Bluebird replica. Gina Campbell and Don Wales joined in the Midland Automobile Club’s celebrations as the family’s Speed Records were put on display. Eight cars associated with the family surrounded the […]

Group A Rally Cars Thrill The Crowds

Group A Rally Cars took to the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb on the tarmac and on the grass as Group A put on a tremendous display at Classic Nostalgia. There were 20 Rally cars in action from the Rover Mini of John Partridge to Ryan Champion in the ex Piero Liatti Subaru Impreza and Malcolm […]

World Rally Cars Celebrated In Finnish Style

As part of Classic Nostalgia’s celebrations over the weekend, the World Rally Car was suitably recognised as Kristian Sohlberg took best time of day in class in the Lancer WRC04 at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb. The former works Mitsubishi driver flew over from Finland for the Saturday activities and very soon got to grips […]