In 1968, Porsche launched the lightweight single-seater speedster 909 Bergspyder, designed specifically for hillclimbing
, or speeding hill competitions.
On Sunday, there's more hillclimbing
at Doune, while the Andy Wilson Autotests starts at Knockhill at 11am.
Sheryl was fastest in her class in the 2014 event, and has only been Hillclimbing
for a year - Cultra was her first ever Hillclimb event last year.
IAN Ashby took the honours as grass hillclimbing
returned to the Valley of Kilburn in North Yorkshire for the first time since the 1960s.
A separate memorial event will be held at a Hillclimbing
event locally, press will be notified..
With the sort of pace the Raptor provides, it's no wonder Andy wants to try out hillclimbing
as it was an action-packed weekend at Doune.
Said Richard: "The challenge of speed hillclimbing
is to drive the course in the fastest possible time, finding the quickest lines through each corner.
They now return to their primary sport of sprinting and hillclimbing
in the TJ Services Northern Speed Championship, having finished second and third respectively in class R1 last year.
This meet incorporates the British Hillclimbing
Championship, with two Scottish racers in with a chance of victory.
Holme Valley Wheelers secretary Christine Tiffany said: "It was a wonderful achievement for a young lad from Huddersfield, and Ben's tremendous effort follows a well-established hillclimbing
tradition within Huddersfield cycling clubs."
One of the most basic features of hillclimbing
is that you have two chances to get a good result.
Here, he reports on how he got on in his fifth event of the season last weekend One of the great things about the sport of hillclimbing
is that if you're not competitive with people in your own class, you can still compare times with people in others.