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Boyd takes to The Hill
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Boyd takes to The Hill

Image; Tom Maxwell. Raceline Photography Last weekend (3rd of June) while the bulk of the United Autosports organisation was away in France attending the mandatory pre-24hr Le Mans test day, one of United Autosports young stars, Northern Ireland’s Wayne Boyd was back in Ulster visiting Cultra Hillclimb. The Thoroughbred Sports Car Club organized event is […]






Cultra Hillclimb 2017 results and more
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Cultra Hillclimb 2017 results and more

  Image; Tom Maxwell. Raceline Photography Jack Brien (20), from nearby Holywood, eclipsed an experienced field to win the John Crosslé Celebration Shoot-Out for Formula Ford cars at Saturdays’ 3rd June Cultra Hillclimb Event in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. On his single-seater debut, and that of the family’s recently acquired Crosslé 16F he […]






Cultra Hillclimb Final Instructions
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Cultra Hillclimb Final Instructions

Final instructions for the event here. Cultra Hillclimb is being held on 3rd June 2017. The theme this year is “Fast & Furious Fords” celebrating 50 years of Formula ford and 60 years of Crossle Racing Cars. You will find supplementary regulations here. Official video here. We look forward to receiving your entries and seeing […]






Wayne at Cultra Hillclimb Event
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Wayne at Cultra Hillclimb Event

One of United Autosports young stars, Northern Ireland’s Wayne Boyd will next weekend visit Cultra Hillclimb, which is based within the parkland grounds of the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum. Dubbed “Ulster’s Motoring Garden Party” the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club run event will this year be celebrating 60 years of Crosslé Car Company and 50 […]






eRally’s Irish Launch at Cultra
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eRally’s Irish Launch at Cultra

Image; Eddie Kelly Cultra 2017 will see the Irish launch of eRally’s fully-electric rally car, this popular concept is based on the Renault Zoe and is the first fully-electric rally car to be inspected for a competition log book. During the day, the team will be doing demo runs up the technical hillclimb course, with […]






Oldest Active Crosslé Comes Home
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Oldest Active Crosslé Comes Home

The oldest Crosslé racing car currently in regular competition arrived at its’ Holywood birthplace last week and ran once more at Kirkistown at the weekend, in a Test Session. The 1962 4F Formula Junior of Derek Walker was John Crosslé’s first rear-engined design. These cars were also available in 1172 Formula specification and were the […]






Summer lunch at Cultra
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Summer lunch at Cultra

Thoroughbred Sports Car Club would like to extend an invitation for lunch at The Manor during our Cultra Hillclimb event to you, yours friends and family. The Hillclimb will take place on June 3rd and we hope you can join us for this special occasion. Limited paces available, so be quick if you would like […]






TSCC May Autotest results and images
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TSCC May Autotest results and images

Yet another successful and full attended Autotest was held on Wednesday May 10th at the Ulster Grand Prix Pits at Dundrod. Report to folllow soon. Results here. Images thanks to Leslie McMullan here. Next event on the TSCC calendar is the Cultra Hillclimb Event on June 3rd. Next Autotest will be on July 5th . […]






Croft, report, results & images
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Croft, report, results & images

Reigning NI Hillclimb Champion Chris Houston launched his title defence in the best possible way by winning the opening 2017 ANICC Millers Oils Hillclimb Championship round at Croft, Holywood last Saturday. Debuting his stunning, newly acquired, OMS CF08 Houston set a first run time of 36.12secs that wouldn’t be bettered all day. Initially it looked […]






TSCC March Autotest report, results & more
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TSCC March Autotest report, results & more

Another successful autotest is behind us. Results here. Report will up soon. If you have any images from this event, please contact me here. Next event on TSCCNI calendar is Croft Hillclimb, April 1st. More about the event here. Next Autotest will be on May 10th. Check back soon for more information about this event.






TSCC Charity autotest report, results and images
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TSCC Charity autotest report, results and images

We held our annual charity autotest at Kirkstown on Saturday 18th February. We had 50 entries including 4 Juniors. Congratulations to Tim Tomlin for his overall win and Ben McKee for the win in the junior class. We had some outstanding performances and would like to thank all Competitors for your support. The nominated charity […]






TSCCNI membership forms for 2017
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TSCCNI membership forms for 2017

Membership forms for 2017 can be found here. Please print, fill in the correct details and send by post together with the correct fees to the membership secretary at the address given at the bottom of the form.






TSCC Awards evening report and images
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TSCC Awards evening report and images

The Thoroughbred Sports Car Club of Northern Ireland celebrated another successful year of motorsport and friendship at the awards dinner and dance event at the Park Avenue Hotel last night. Around 100 guests enjoyed an evening of good food, great company and entertainment as well as our awards ceremony for the winners of TSCC Championship […]






TSCC duo WIN the Firecracker NavRally
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TSCC duo WIN the Firecracker NavRally

TSCC Hillclimbs Secretary Roger Fynn, navigated by multi-talented veteran Robert McGimpsey, in his MX5 won the UAC Firecracker Navigation Rally on Friday night (21st October) by a clear margin as they ‘cleaned’ seven of the twenty-seven sections that made up the event and only dropped 1 minute on six of the remainder. The MX5 of […]






September multi venue autotest report and results
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September multi venue autotest report and results

Another successful event held by TSCC. This out traditional and final autotest for the season was held on September 10th. 32 cars including 4 juniors set off after breakfast from Ulster Grand Prix Pits at Dundrod. They were divided into 3 groups and worked their way round 3 sites, The Pits, Transport Training Services at […]






TSCC Car & Coffee meet report, etc
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TSCC Car & Coffee meet report, etc

With over 220 cars at the cars & coffee event, it was blessed with good sunny weather. The TSCC run raised £145 for the Marie Curie Fund and the Marie Curie were walking around the event with the charity buckets. I hope they were well supported. The run which started in the Down Royal and […]






Eagles Rock Hillclimb report and images
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Eagles Rock Hillclimb report and images

Five TSCC Members from North Down’s Speed Eventing community made the long trip to Eagles Rock Hillclimb, overlooking Magilligan Point on Lough Foyle, worthwhile last Saturday by bringing home no less than four 2016 Millers OilANICC Hillclimb Championship titles and a 2016 Class Podium between them. With one round of the annual series remaining,this year, […]






August Autotest report, results and more
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August Autotest report, results and more

Good number of competitors were present at our August autotest at Millisle airfield which was ran till dark. In total 37 competed (including dual entries) in our August Autotest. Lucinda McKee organized the BBQ in aid of the charity, Be Free, Cambodia which all the profit, £225, after deducting costs will be donated to. Thanks […]






TSCC Peninsular run
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TSCC Peninsular run

Great event and even the weather was kind. Excellent variety of cars from old classics to modern sports cars. Unexpected 42 cars turned up at the start with the total of nearly 80 people (including passengers, etc) If you read the instructions fully you only had to put your name at the top of the […]






July autotest, results, report and images
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July autotest, results, report and images

Our July autotest was held at the King’s Hall complex in Belfast and proved to be yet another successful event. With 50 entries, including 5 juniors and some dual entries the dust didn’t quite settle until around 21.30 in the evening. Welcome to our new members who signed up at the event. Mark Faulkner was […]






Cultra Hillclimb Event 2016, Report, results and images
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Cultra Hillclimb Event 2016, Report, results and images

Two thousand visitors from 10 countries to the the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum on Saturday 11th June saw the annual Cultra Speed Hillclimb crown its fourth different champion in the past four years as Coleraine man Jaye Nevin pipped the current NI Hillclimb Championship leader, Bangor’s Chris Houston, to claim his maiden hillclimb victory […]






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Subscribe (for free) and get more from your club

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Cultra 2016 Final instructions
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Cultra 2016 Final instructions

Cultra Hillclimb Event will be held at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum on June 11th. More information can be found here. For Final instructions please see this link. For Provisional entry list please see this link.






May Autotest report, results and more
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May Autotest report, results and more

The 2nd round in the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club (TSCCNI) was held on Wednesday 11th May at the Ulster Grand Prix Pits at Dundrod. Competitors and officials alike were bathed in hot sunshine at the evening autotest. There was a healthy entry of 32 competitors with 2 of these being junior entries. The event was […]






Cultra 2016 at Full Capacity
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Cultra 2016 at Full Capacity

TSCC CLUB STATEMENT Cultra 2016 at Full Capacity As of mid-day Tue 3rd May the first 100 Entry Applications have been received for Cultra 2016. This is a remarkable response in just 14 days and TSCC appreciate this level of interest from potential competitors on the 11th June. A Reserve List has been opened and […]






Ulster's Motoring Gem Goes International
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Ulster’s Motoring Gem Goes International

Northern Ireland’s Prestigious 111 year old Cultra Hillclimb will this year be celebrating Pre War MG’s with the theme of “Midget Gems” with organisers hoping to have an example of just about every road going M.G. ever made during that fabulous period, with up to six Pre-WW2 MG’s competing in the Ards & North Down […]






Houston takes maiden win
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Houston takes maiden win

Last Saturday the 16th Arpil, Croft Hillclimb, Holywood, Co Down played host to Round 1 of the 2016 Millers Oils ANICC Hillclimb Championship, with Ulster’s hillclimbing fraternity producing a wide ranging entry of 69 cars of which 64 completed the course and posted a time. This popular Thoroughbred Sports Car Club NI run event was […]






Croft Hillclimb, results, images and more
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Croft Hillclimb, results, images and more

Well, that’s the first hillclimb of the year over in Northern Ireland and what a fantastic day it was too. Beautiful sunny day, if a little chilly saw competitors in various classes tackling this tricky hill. The weather also brought our plenty of spectators which surely enjoyed the day too. Hope to post a full […]