ULSTER HILL CLIMB.

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ULSTER HILL CLIMB.

THE Ulster Automobile Sports Club held a highly successful hill climb at Craigantlet Hill, near Belfast, on Saturday, 16th August. The programme of events was divided into two sections—a standard touring car division, and a standard sports car division—and each was separated into various classes. The event proved to be a big attraction to the public, and interest was added to the proceedings by a number of cars, which were over for the T.T., taking part. Earl Howe was -present with his blue Mercedes, and he succeeded in lowering the record for the hill ; his speed over

the mile course was 41.16 m.p.h. One of the outstanding climbs of the afternoon was that of H. Ferguson, who with his Austin ” 7 ‘ clocked 1 minute 43 2/5 secs. In the standard sports class (up to 2,000 c.c.) L. G. Callingham performed exceptionally well on his AlfaRomeo. He also won the class 4, standard touring car event. The results were as follow : Standard Touring Cars up to 860 c.c.-1, T. E. Watson (747 Austin), 2m. 5 2/5s. ; 2, R. Edgar (747 Austin) ; 3, W. M. Cameron (847 M.G.). Standard Touring Cars up to 1,100 c.c. 1, W. M. Cameron (847 M.G.), 2m. 30 1/5s. Standard Touring Cars up to 1,500 c.c.-1, H. C. McFerran. (Lea-Francis) w.o., 2m. 4 2/5s. Standard Touring Cars up to 2,000 c.c.-1, L. G. Callingham (Alfa Romeo), lm. 45 3/5s. ; 2, H. C. McFerran (Lea-Francis). Standard Touring Cars, Unlimited.-1, Earl Howe (Mercedes), Im. 40 1/5s. ; 2, R. J. Heyn (4,398 Bentley) ; 3, W. P. Noble (Vauxhall). Standard Sports Cars up to 1,100 c.c. —1, H. Ferguson (747 Austin), Ina. 43 2/5s. ; 2, R. Doak (1,089 Piley) ; 3, W. M. Cameron (847 M.G.). Standard Sports Cars up to 1,500 c.c.-1, W. Gregg (1,497 Lea-Francis), lm. 40 4/5s. ;

2, J. C. Alexander (1,089 Riley) ; 3, W. Sullivan (747 Austin). Standard Sports Cars up to 2,000 c.c.-1, L. G. Callin.gham (Alfa Romeo), 1m. 45 3/5s. ; 2, J. C. Alexander (Riley). Standard Sports Cars, Unlimited.-1, Earl Howe (Mercedes), lm. 38 2/5s. ; 2, R. G. Heyn. (Bentley) ; 3, Dr. Benjafield (Stutz). Private Owners’ Handicap.-1, W. P. McCalla (2,996 Bentley), 23s.; 2, Dr. J. Benjaiield (Stutz), 14 1/5s. ; 3, W. P. Noble (Vauxhall), 10 1f5s.

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