About this event
Relive the glory days of sports car racing in Ohio at the annual Bellefontaine Hill Climb Revival, the Longest running public road competiton in Ohio, 1953-1974. Drive the original historic Hill Climb course in your vintage sports car. Open to cars manufactured prior to 1974 and select others by approval; no specialized preparation required, much like an autocross competition.
Experience in competition including Autocross, Rally or Racing required to enter the event.
Cars classified as "Production" (stock) or "Modified;" broken into sub classes by engine displacement.
Trophies awarded for the top three in class.
Competiton Entry Limted to 60 vehicles.
Touring laps have no restrictions on driver experience nor vehicle.
Sportsmanship demands safe driving!
This is a Vintage Sports Car driving Exhibition. To keep within the spirit of celebratiing the history cars must be manufactured prior to 1974 with these and other selected exceptions being; All MG, Triumph, Jensen Healey, Jensen Interceptor, Spica injected Alfa Romeo, CIS injected Porsche 911, Porsche 924, Fiat 124/2000 Spider/Pinanfarina to 1985. Others accepted at the organizer's descretion for the Vintage Classes.
Newer Cars can petition for entry into the EXHIBITION class. Limited space is available. Only one example of a make and model will be accepted (ex; 1 Miata, 1 C5 Corvette, 1 Toyota MR2, 1 Porsche Cayman). These cars are examples of what would run today if the Bellefontaine Hill Climb had continued through the decades.
Competition Driving experience is expected, Road Racing, Time Trials, Rally, Autocross history is accepted. Valid state driver's license required
Snell SA 2015 or newer helmet, long sleeves and pants.
Cars should be prepared to similar to an autocross competition. Fire Extinguisher-5 lb. hand held, sufficient seat belts, throttle return spring, brakes, tires less than 6 years old, securely tied down battery with covered terminals, no loose equipment in the cockpit. Safety inspection performed prior to the start of competition.