The BMTR Midland Hill Climb Championship rounds are staged at three of the leading British Hill Climb venues and feature some of the most intense and exciting competition in club motorsport. In addition, in 2018 six of the nine events are running alongside the British Hill Climb Championship, heightening further the standard of entry and range of entries.
Established in 1980, The BMTR Midland Hill Climb Championship regularly attracts over two hundred entrants who compete in a wide range of vehicles.
For 2018, each timed run will count, so that results from fourteen of the eighteen qualifying rounds count towards the total score for the season, with extra points available to drivers who set new class records. The BMTR Midland Hill Climb Championship is typical of speed hill climbing in general where the fascination is in the ongoing challenge for drivers to improve on their own personal times. As an amateur sport, it is inherently friendly and great fun for competitors and spectators alike.
In addition to the BMTR Midland Hill Climb Championship, each event also features the Top Ten Challenge where the fastest drivers in the fastest cars on the day feature in two Top 12 run-offs to gain points towards the Top Ten Challenge Award.
Come along and experience the atmosphere - or take part - each of the hills runs training courses where seasoned campaigners and aspiring champions can learn the fine details. Full details are available on the venue web-sites.
Enjoy the championship - we hope to see you at an event soon.
A highlight of the annual Midland Hill Climb Championship awards at the Chateau Impney was the elegant new Tony Fletcher Memorial Trophy for the driver achieving the lowest aggregate time during the class runs at Prescott, Shelsley Walsh and Loton Park. The first recipient of the award was Trevor Willis, after a great season including winning his second British Hillclimb Championship title.
The modified Vauxhall VX220 of Mike Turpin started life in rallycross before being converted for hillclimbs six years ago and he again collected the Silver Plate for being crowned Midland Hill Climb Champion.
Over 70 awards were handed out with Tina Hawkes winning the Ladies award and Jason Mourant taking the largest number to Jersey to add to his Air Miles collection from his many trips to the mainland.