145 vintage cars racing up Shere hill climb this weekend

McLaren F1 designer to open this weekend's Shere Hill Climb

Miss the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed? Then rock on down to the Shere hill climb this Sunday, 6 September, to grab a piece of classic and supercar action.

More than 145 vintage, specialist and sports cars will be demonstrated, each running up the hill 3 times. There’s a busy spectator paddock and a showground with displays, fairground rides and stalls. Fun for the whole family and a great social day out.

McLaren F1 designer to open this weekend's Shere Hill Climb

Last year around 4,000 spectators attended the event and enjoyed the entertainment. This year you’ll see action ranging from a brand new Aston Martin N430 roadster, through Porsche 911 Turbo and Shelby Cobra to a 1907 Berliet Curtiss.

The bulk of the, entries, however, are classic British sports cars, including that of Motoring Research’s Peter Burgess, driving his 1970 red Lotus Elan; come and say hello in the paddock.

The event runs all day on Sunday, though the earlier you get there, the easier parking will be. Tickets are £10 for adults, while under 10s go free. The event takes place near Guildford, in the Surry hills, just off the A246, postcode GU4 7RL. More on Shere hill climb’s website.

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