Motorcycle racers and spectators are revving up for a day of high-octane thrills against a unique classic country house backdrop.
On Sunday, September 22, Leighton Hall, near Carnforth in Lancashire, will host its fifth annual thrilling speed hill climb competition.
The hill climb, organised by Ian Sherrard of Sherrard Classic Vehicle Events, has quickly established itself as one of the most popular and competitively contested events in the off-road motorcycle calendar, with tricky challenges for riders racing at speeds up to and in excess of 100 miles an hour.
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The undulating uphill track, extended last year, includes a testing 50-60 degree bend just 50 metres from the start line, giving spectators a grandstand view of thrills and spills, with live commentary keeping everyone up to speed.
Read more in the September 2019 issue of OBM – on sale now!