Harewood Hillclimb

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Description

Harewood speed Hillclimb is a hillclimb near the village of Harewood, West Yorkshire, England. The track can be found on the A659 between Harewood village and Collingham, north of Leeds. In addition to national events, it hosts rounds of the British Hill Climb Championship, a Classic & Historic Hillclimb and an event that includes bikes. There are 12 meetings per year between April and September each year organised by the British Automobile Racing Club Yorkshire Centre. Cars compete against the clock on the 1440 metre tarmac track, with the latest single seater racing cars reaching speeds of 150 mph.

The first event on the track took place on 16 September 1962, and Best Time of the Day was set at 51.61s by Tony Lanfranchi driving an Elva Mk VI. This was on the original 'Short Course'. The first R.A.C. Hill Climb Championship event was held in September, 1964. In the mid 90's the track was extended to 1,584 yards (1,448 m), making it the longest British hillclimb. In 2015 a new outright hill record holder was set by Scott Moran with a time of 48.81 seconds.

Prices

Type Price
Adult £10
Under 14 Free

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  • On-Site Parking
  • Outdoor
  • Booking Essential

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