Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb
The organisers have promissed a longer course for 2020
Drivers from across the UK flock to the region in a wide variety of machines which include almost standard road cars, to fully modified racers, all eager to sample the unique venue which is nestled on the North Cornish Coast between Padstow and Newquay.
Jointly organised by Newquay Auto Club, Plymouth Motor Club and Truro and District Motor Club, it was the first hillclimb to take place since the passing of a Parliamentary law enabled timed motorsport events to take place on closed public roads.
In September, the motorsport extravaganza will return once again with some exciting changes promised by the organising team. Thanks to approval from Motorsport UK, the governing body for the sport in the country, the challenging course will wind its way along the B3276 coast road between Padstow and Newquay.
In addition to the added distance to the course, spectators will be able to get a better view of the action thanks to a change in the location of the paddock and trade areas. After feedback from 2019, motorsport fans will be able to see much more of the hill and have full access to the paddock after the move to a clifftop location.
The event will also be the figurehead of Cornwall Motorsport Month which takes place throughout September. The county has a rich heritage of motorsport activities taking place throughout the year which can often be overlooked thanks to being a popular destination for tourists and surfers in the busy summer months. The campaign is supported by Motorsport UK and Visit Cornwall and has been created to highlight the region as a prime destination for both tourism and motorsport.
More information on the event can be found at www.watergatebayhillclimb.co.uk