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Cultra- Ulster’s ultimate motoring garden party- with Tony Gregory.

Rudi Gage Maguire Mini PhotoTom Maxwell

Last weekend’s Cultra Hillclimb event in Northern Ireland, definitely pulled out all the stops to entertain this year’s bumper crowd of over 2000 and again create Ulster’s ultimate motoring garden party. Organised by Thoroughbred Sports Car Club and hosted by Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, the event perfectly utilises the parkland setting in providing a short technical hill climb and an historic manor

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For the third year in succession the Thoroughbred Sports Car Club’s historic Cultra Hillclimb on Saturday 13th June has an oversubscribed entry, even though the Club were offering an additional 10 places to reflect this years’ 110th Anniversary of the first running. Event co-ordinator and TSCC President William Heaney commented. “We’re delighted in the response from the motorsport community to

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Gone- but never forgotten. Simon McKinley


The picturesque village of The Naul in North County Dublin came to a halt yesterday. Aptly, the sun shone on the lines of Race, Rally,  Kart and Hillclimb drivers, all wearing their racesuits and carrying their helmets. The mood, predictably, was sombre. The man who could arguably described as the King of Irish Hillclimbing, Simon McKinley, was about to be

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