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EVENT REPORT: Test Day & Reg Philips Trophy Meeting

Scorching success at Shelsley Walsh A brand new format for the weekend at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb has been declared a huge success by competitors and organisers alike. For the first time ever, hosts Midland Automobile Club held a timed but non-competitive practice day for club members on Saturday, with free admission to the public […]

Roundabout Run Report

The morning dawned bright with a good forecast for the day. A full entry of 50 cars had been accepted for this run although many potential entries had to be turned away for logistical reasons! This event broke new ground for us in that it used the same venue for both the start and finish […]

Event Preview: Test Day and Reg Philips Trophy Meeting

Free Entry To Shelsley Walsh Event On Saturday A mixed two days of motor sport are being staged this weekend at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, with free admission for all spectators on Saturday. For the first time ever, hosts Midland Automobile Club are giving members who hold an MSA licence the opportunity to drive the […]

New Forest Foray Report

Monday 22nd May was the day when 31 “Classics” descended on Moorhill House Hotel. They arrived in a variety of cars from an AC through a BMW MGBs,MGFs, Mazdas, a Morgan, Morris, Moto Guzzi, Porsche, Saab, two Jaguars and a TVR. Although just a short distance from the village of Burley the hotel was not […]

EVENT REPORT: June Breakfast Club

Yet again a huge selection of sports, classic and specialist vehicles made their way down the sunny lanes to Shelsley Walsh in search of a hearty meal at the June breakfast club. Porsche, Audi, MG and Morgan were all well represented along with rarer models such Lotus, TVR and Pembleton all taking their place on […]

British Hotchkiss Society Visit

On Friday 9th June, Shelsley Walsh played host the British Hotchkiss society with cars dating back to the Edwardian period. From 10.30am the Hotchkiss cars began to appear in the paddock. The society had travelled from all over the country. One Hotchkiss car had travelled all the way from France for this event. There were […]

Shelsley Walsh Electrified At British Racing Green

The Midland Automobile Club’s new classes for low emissions and electric cars aimed at the car manufacturers was very well received at Shelsley Walsh over the weekend. The brand new Ford Focus Electric, launched only a few weeks ago, won the BEV class and surprised even the current leader of the British Hill Climb Championship. […]

Bentley Take Two Hill Records And A Class Win At Shelsley Walsh

Bentley Motors took Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb by storm over the weekend with the 600bhp Bentayga shocking the crowds. Vicky Parrott drove the Bentley Bentayga up the famous hill climb with tremendous accuracy and speed to secure the first ever ladies hill record for an SUV, 80 years after Bentley last held a ladies record […]

EVENT REVIEW: Green For Go At Shelsley Walsh

Changeable weather conditions failed to drain the colour from the Midland Automobile Club’s British Racing Green event held at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb over the weekend. Undisputed star of the show was the futuristic-looking Aston Martin Vulcan, a £2.5million hypercar, which left the longest strips of rubber away from the start line that I have […]

Bentley Bentayga To Climb Shelsley Walsh

Bentley’s 600 bhp luxury Bentayga SUV will be tackling the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb on the 3rd and 4th June in a bid to recreate history, by setting a new women’s record. In September 1926 and 1927 Miss May Cunliffe set new ladies records in a 3 litre Bentley and to mark the 80th anniversary […]