Truro & District Motor Club
Tregrehan Hillclimb Course
Situated on the outskirts of St Austell, Cornwall, this 600 yard hill sits in the grounds of what was once the home of Miss Carlyon, herself a keen motorsport competitor. The Truro & District Motor Club has use of this track three times each year, where the open parklands afford the spectator many vantage points from which to witness the struggle between man and machine. Starting from a usually slippery startline, through an avenue of trees, round the very long challenging right-hander to the heart-stopping hairpin before the final short burst to the finish.

Easter Sunday opens the Tregrehan season for an early round of the ASWMC Hillclimb Championship(see aswmc.org.uk), and it has not been unknown for the event to paused by the odd snow shower!  In mid July the club holds its members only meeting, which has long been a favourite with the small numbers who attend since every driver can have as many as eight runs up the hill instead of the customary four and on the Sunday before the August Bank Holiday Tregrehan is yet again the venue for a further round of the ASWMC series.

Occasionally the racing cars are joined by motorcycle and motorcycle-combination hillclimbers, making the whole event a varied day out for competitors and spectators alike.

Click the mirror  for a few memories

Triumphant at Tregrehan

Charles Gracewood

Roy Bray

The "Earle" of Portwrinkle

David Crocker
 

 
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