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Loton Park Hillclimb

This weekend There is  a Hill climb at Loton Park, Alberbury, near Shrewsbury. On Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July Loton Park will host 2 National B one-day Hill Climb events featuring Ferrari (both days),  Lotus(Saturday), MG (Sunday), Reliant Scimitar (Saturday) and motorcycles (both days).

The  lotus event on Saturday sponsored by Lotus Specialist Paul Matty and is a heat in the Paul Matty Lotus Hill Climb Championship. Which is a class comprising of as many different and diverse models of Lotus’s ,  from road-going ‘baby’ Elans to new Elises, powerful and rare racing cars such as the formidable Lotus 30 and 6’s, 11’s, 51’s, 61’s and Lotus 69’s.  The Championship celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011 and has become very popular with spectators and grown each year to its current position,

Sticking with the theme of Motorsport,  Italian race car driver  Alberto Ascari was  born July 13th 1918, sadly he passed away in 1955, Italian racing  and Formula One driver  Jarno Trulli, was also Born 13th July  1974 and Belgian racing driver and former Formula One driver  Thierry Boutsen was Born 13th July  1957.

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