BARC's Harewood Hillclimb is the longest speed hillclimb course in mainland UK, hosting 12 events each year including 2 rounds of the prestigious MSA British Hillclimb Championship. The venue offers unrivalled views of high speed motorsport action set against a backdrop of the beautiful Wharfedale valley. Cars compete against the clock on the 1440 metre tarmac track, with the latest single seater racing cars reaching speeds of 130 mph.
If you haven't got either the cash or the desire to be a Motor Sport Competitor, one way of becoming actively involved in Motor Sport is to be a Marshal or Official.
2023 Dates for the Driving Academy are as follows:
Thursday 20 April - Harewood Driving Academy
Thursday 18 May - Harewood Driving Academy
Thursday 15 June - Harewood Driving Academy
Thursday 17 August - Harewood Driving Academy
The Harewood Driving Academy now provides YOU with an opportunity to drive the North's premier speed hillclimb venue.
The Championship is organised by the BARC Yorkshire centre and is open to all BARC Yorkshire Centre members, there is no Championship registration fee.
The Championship comprises a main section, with marking using a Bogey Time system, with a separate FTD Award section, scored on the fastest ten times of day, set by registered competitors.
The end of season Awards for the main Championship comprise trophies for the first three competitors, with souvenir awards for positions 4 to 10. In addition the first place winner will receive 6 free entries for future events, second place 4 free entries and third place 2 free entries. The FTD section winner will receive a trophy and 4 free entries to future events.