Morgan Thrill on the Hill

Morgan Thrill On The Hill

On Saturday 23rd of July 2016 the stunning Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb will become the setting for one of the UK’s largest gatherings of Morgan vehicles. Sports cars from past and present will delight the crowds as hundreds of them tackle the challenging climb. With music, entertainment and much more to see and do, this is a not to be missed event for any Morgan enthusiast and their family. This year we celebrate 80 years of the iconic 4/4 with a special historic display and lunchtime parade. Also on display, and included in your ticket price: • Some of the latest, oldest and most interesting Morgan cars in the world • 100s of Morgan cars on display • Live music from Elles Bailey and the Worcester Male Voice Choir • Trade stands, fashion and accessories • Indoor and outdoor catering […]

Chimney Rock Hill Climb circa 1960
Classic Cars

VotW – Chimney Rock Hill Climb

Our video this week is a great period piece celebrating the Chimney Rock Hillclimb which ran in North Carolina for approximately four decades. The Chimney Rock Hillclimb was the most legendary hillclimb in the South. Held in Chimney Rock, North Carolina, it was a rite of spring for both drivers and spectators. Beginning in 1956 when sports cars and sports car racing was still in its infancy, the climb challenged Triumphs, Jaguars, MG’s and their drivers to a high-speed rollercoaster ride that scared even the most fearless. With two miles of hairpins and switchbacks and trees for guard rails, it was an event to behold. Sadly the challenge to the mountain came to an end as a result of “changing times”. In 1995 “the Rock” fell asleep again.     To quote the Chimney Rock website … Engines roared. Tires […]

Events

Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb Schedule for 2016

After a very successful 2015 The Midland Automobile Club announce Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb dates for the forthcoming year. The year starts with a round of the Sporting Trial which is held on the upper banks of the main car park. A real test of man, machine and skill, and providing a great spectacle as the drivers test their skills to navigate a very technical course. MARCH 13 Sporting Trial April 24th sees the club run its MAC Classic, a classic tour for 200 cars with four start points and a tulip book with all routes finishing at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb and a run up the 1,000 yards. Entry forms are available from the website and entries are now open.

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Events

Morgan Thrill-On-The-Hill

On Saturday 11th July 2015 the stunning Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire, England, will become the setting for one of the UK’s largest gatherings of Morgan vehicles. Sports cars from past and present will delight the crowds as hundreds of them will tackle the challenging climb. With music, entertainment and much more to see and do, this is a ‘not to be missed event’ for any Morgan enthusiast and their family. Morgan is pleased to announce that tickets for Thrill On The Hill 2015 are now on sale via their website. Having held two very successful events over the past two years, they are pleased to offer even more this year and expect tickets to sell very quickly. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets