Category: Club News

Two motorsport legends gone in a week
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Two motorsport legends gone in a week

With the news of the passing of Jim McClements after his long battle with ill-heath, the TSCC has lost a Member who was a true gentleman and a giant of local motorsport in the latter part of the Twentieth Century. A week ago Archie Phillips, one of Jim’s fiercest rivals, also passed away. These two [...]

July Autotest
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July Autotest

What a great autotest we had on July 2nd. £280 raised for Marie Curie, thanks to the efforts of Lucinda McKee and team as well as some kind donations. Here are the results, images and updated championship table; Results TSCCNI 2014 Championship Images of the day from Kandi-Images

Rally Icon Returns to Win Class
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Rally Icon Returns to Win Class

Last weekend Dromore’s Stuart Biggerstaff made his eagerly anticipated return to Cultra Hillclimb, after making a spectatular debut in 2012. Biggerstaff once again returned to “Ulster’s Motoring Garden Party” with his father’s MG Metro 6R4 No.1, one of rallying’s most iconic rally cars from the Group B era. Since its last appearance at the event [...]

Cultra Podium On Debut
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Cultra Podium On Debut

As Mini’s was one of the main themes of this years Cultra Hillclimb event, it seemed only fitting that Fermanagh’s Mervyn Johnson and his famous Mini Cooper ’S’ made it onto the podium at “Ulster’s Motoring Garden Party”. The recent event was situated in the spectator friendly parkland grounds of the Ulster Folk and Transport [...]

Cultra Hillclimb Event results, report and more
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Cultra Hillclimb Event results, report and more

The Cultra Hillclimb 2014 crowned no less than 10 new outright and class champions as ‘Ulster’s Motoring Garden Party’ delivered a packed programme of thrills. Over 2600 visitors flocked to the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum for the event – run by the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club. There was something for everyone at the 109year-old [...]

Final instructions, map, etc, Cultra 2014
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Final instructions, map, etc, Cultra 2014

Please read the following two documents carefully and print them for your reference. There are times and places for scrutiny and signing on for Friday evening as well as Saturday morning. Your car number is also your paddock number. Final instructions here Map and directions here

Superkart part of the official opening for Cultra 2014
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Superkart part of the official opening for Cultra 2014

Trevor Roberts, Superkart world champion and The Dewart superkart will be part of the official opening of Cultra Hillclimb Event 2014. Trevor Roberts would be one of the longest and most experienced competitors both here in Northern Ireland and in the UK, since Trevor lifted the World Title in Knockhill all them years ago there [...]

Cultra entry list
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Cultra entry list

The Cultra Hillclimb event 2014 entry list here. Study the list carefully and make sure your given information is correct. If ANYBODY has NOT heard that they have been confirmed, on the reserve list or declined, contact Terry at dewinne.freeserve.co.uk Looking forward to a great event on Saturday.

Monster on show at Cultra
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Monster on show at Cultra

What’s that Coming Over the Hill? Is it a Monster? Another star car for Cultra; Ian Glass runs Country Lane Tours, a business organising classic car holidays from his delightful family home in North Wales. This weekend he has decided to have holiday himself in Northern Ireland with his very own Monster Car- a 1946 [...]

Rally Icon Returns to Cultra
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Rally Icon Returns to Cultra

After making his Cultra Hillclimb debut in 2012 Stuart Biggerstaff will once again return to “Ulster’s Motoring Garden Party” with one of rallying’s most iconic rally cars, his father’s MG Metro 6R4 No.1 The June 14th event is centred around the twisty 640m long Cultra Hillclimb course, which sits in the spectator friendly parkland grounds of the [...]

Johnston Set to FLY at Cultra Hillclimb
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Johnston Set to FLY at Cultra Hillclimb

Fermanagh’s Mervyn Johnston and his famous Mini Cooper ’S’ will making their competition debut at the renowned Cultra Hillclimb event, next Saturday 14th June. “Ulster’s Motoring Garden Party” is centred around the twisty 640m long Cultra Hillclimb course and sits in the spectator friendly parkland grounds of the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum North Down. [...]

'Mother' C-Type for Cultra
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‘Mother’ C-Type for Cultra

Jaguar XKC-030 will make its European competition debut in the North Down Borough Council (Tourism) supported Speed Hillclimb Competition at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum’s Cultra 2014 Event on Saturday 14th June, driven by experienced historic racer and preparation expert, David Brazell from Towcester. The car was supplied to a Mr. David Hirsch in [...]

TSCC May Autotest results and photos
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TSCC May Autotest results and photos

Our May autotest was held on Wednesday May 21st in Bangor. For results click here. Images can be viewed below thanks to Steve at Kandi Images. Click images to enlarge,

Capacity Cultra 2014
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Capacity Cultra 2014

PRESS RELEASE ‘Capacity Cultra’ The Entry List for the Cultra Hillclimb 2014, on the 14th June, reached its 100 capacity at the weekend and with two weeks still to go to the Official Closing Date the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club(NI) organisers have opened a Reserve List. TSCC President and Cultra Event Co-ordinator William Heaney commented [...]

Croft report and more...
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Croft report and more…

Last Saturday 12th April 2014 saw the 25th running of Croft Hillclimb Holywood, Co Down, under the stewardship of the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club NI. With the sprinting season already under way this ever popular event gave Ulster’s hillclimbing fraternity their first competition action of the year, playing host to Round 1 of the 2014 [...]

SuperFinn gets his trike
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SuperFinn gets his trike

You may recall that TSCC dedicated this year’s charity autotest in February to an individual, namely, one Finlay Blaine or “SuperFinn” as he is known to many. He was nominated for the 2013 Ni4Kids Family Awards and a Finalist for Child of the Year. Finlay who is six years old was in need of a [...]

Crossle and McCandless on youtube
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Crossle and McCandless on youtube

Below are the links to the two latest Youtube videos from the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. The first is called ‘Building a Dream’ and follows the construction of a brand new Crossle 9S sports racing car. Click here to watch. The second video is named ‘McCandless goes to Goodwood’, showing the story of the [...]

Historic Folk Museum setting for Circuit’s Qualifying Stage
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Historic Folk Museum setting for Circuit’s Qualifying Stage

  Top Circuit of Ireland Rally competitors will converge at Ballycultra Village in the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum on Thursday 17 April from 11:00 for the official Qualifying Stage of this year’s Circuit of Ireland, the first pure asphalt rally on the FIA European Rally Championship calendar and a counting round of the ERC [...]