13th Nov, 2019

18,500 people attended this year's Chateau Impney Hill Climb

Tristan Harris 19th Jul, 2019 Updated: 19th Jul, 2019

THIS YEAR’S Chateau Impney Hill Climb ‘took the event to the next level’ – that was the view of the venue’s owners after it was revealed more than 18,500 people attended the extravaganza.

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Rod Spollen, the Chateau’s managing director, said he had been overwhelmed by the fantastic feedback he had received from visitors and competitors.

“From the first event in 2015, we set out to create an event which consistently exceeded expectations, year after year,” he added.

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“The incredible feedback is a credit to the team who make it happen.

“Chateau Impney offers a uniquely iconic centre piece for our annual motorsport garden party.”

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More than 200 pre-1967 cars took part in the racing and motorbikes took on the course for the first time.

The 100th anniversary of Bentley Motors and the 60th anniversary of the iconic Mini were also celebrated and there were flypasts by a Lancaster Bomber on Saturday and Sunday.

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Other attractions included a free vintage fair, a working steam engine from the Severn Valley Railway and the world famous Demon Drome motorbike stunt show.

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