The Biennial Wilbraham Hill Climb

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Event Information

Date/Time
Date(s) - Jul 07, 2017 - Jul 08, 2017
All Day

Who's Attending

  • Dick Little
  • earle tucker
  • Sandy Leith
  • Jon Lee

VSCCA Wilbraham Hill Climb

July 7- 8, 2017

The Wilbraham Hill Climb is a re-enactment of the 1908 historic climb up Monson Mountain Road, an unofficial proving ground for many of the early automobile and motorcycle manufacturers of the Brass Era. The 1908 event was put on by the Automobile Club of Springfield and sanctioned by the racing board of the American Automobile Association. The cars were timed over a measured mile by the Timing Club of New York City. The 72 car field was broken down into 21 classes for engine type, displacement and price. It was a challenging and exciting run. The VSCCA is excited to hold this biennial event. Join your fellow racers and families for The Climb up Wilbraham Mountain this year.

The entry fee of $155.00 includes a commemorative polo shirt for all entered drivers as well as lunch for you and a guest. There will be fun for the whole family. This event is a town wide celebration in the spirit of the good old days and as such with an additional brass era auto show on town green, food vendors, band and much more.

Several car clubs will be exhibiting cars at there own sites along Main St Saturday. We expect a significant contingent of Bugattis, Bentleys, Ferraris and Early Brass, just to name a few.

If you are not running the hill you can exhibit your car in the paddock or along Main St. Commemorative Hill Climb polo shirts will be available for purchase. The VSCCA festivities begin Friday at 5pm with a Kick off barbecue under the VSCCA tent at George Holman’s home ; $25.00/person or $45.00/couple.

 

Area Hotels:

Wilbraham Inn (Motel), 200 Boston Rd., Springfield, MA, 413-543-3787

Howard Johnson Express, 1356 Boston Rd., Springfield, MA, 413-783-2111

Comfort Inn & Suites, 321 Center St., Ludlow, MA, 413-589-930

Contact George R. Holman

If you are paying by check please send your payments to:

George R. Holman
583 Main St,
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Phone: (413) 426-1857


Bookings

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Hill Climb Participant Ticket
Includes the entry fee, lunch for two and a commemorative polo shirt.
$155.00
Friday Evening Kick Off Barbecue - Couple
Discounted ticket for two people. Barbecue to be held at George Holman's house in Wilbraham.
$45.00
Friday Evening Kick Off Barbecue - Single
Barbecue to be held at George Holman's house in Wilbraham.
$25.00
Saturday Lunch Ticket
For Saturday Lunch. This is for any additional lunch tickets you desire. Remember, lunch is included in the entry fee for the Hill Climb entrant and 1 guest).
$15.00

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