Chairman Message June 2018

Dear All We look forward to welcoming you to Doune this weekend to help us celebrate 50 years of the hill. The event is oversubscribed with a fantastic variety of competitive machinery along with a static display of vehicles including at least one that competed in the...

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To All Prospective Media

To All Prospective Media Doune June 23rd/24th  50th anniversary weekend ALL Media tabards for this event have been allocated Please DO not attempt to gain trackside access without one as you will be refused. This has been done to protect the club and venue and also...

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Doune hill climb 50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary of the Lothian Car Club and Doune Hill Climb  On Saturday night [June 23rd]  there will be a hog roast along with accompanying salads and deserts, we have hired a marquee and live music will be played throughout the evening with dancing until 11pm,...

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Lothian Car Club – Chairmans Message April 2018

Dear Member, Competitior, Official, Marshal past and present. As you may be aware the club celebrates 50 years of the creation of Doune Hillclimb the king of hills this year. The committee met to discuss the arrangements for our June event to mark this significant...

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Messsage from the Chairman

Dear All Firstly I would like to thank the team at Lothian Car Club, Scottish Motorsport Marshals Dunblane Scouts and the volunteers who helped over the recent event at Doune which was I can say one of the most challenging we have faced. I know all of you have been...

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Can Electric Cars Replace Gas Guzzlers?

When electric cars first appeared, they looked like a way for the world to escape dependence on fossil fuels and move to an environmentally friendly method to power our transportation. High costs and poor battery performance have deterred many people from making the...

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What is black and made of rubber?

Tyres are round, black and made of rubber. That’s about all you need to know, isn’t it? Well, if all you want is the cheapest set for your road car, possibly, but for hillclimbing there’s a while science behind these vital components. For starters, the tyre is the...

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Chairmans message 2018

Dear Member/Competitor A very happy new year to you all, may I take this opportunity to wish you every success for the coming season I am sure preparations are well on their way. Some of you may already received your licences for this new year I would like to point...

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