The 60th Knox Mountain Hillclimb is set for the 2017 Victoria Day Long Weekend in May The 60th Knox Mountain Hillclimb is set for the 2017 Victoria Day Long Weekend in May Courtesy Brent Martin

Knox Mountain Hillclimb Celebrates 60th Edition in 2017

Written by  on Friday, 10 February 2017 16:56

The 60th running of the “Leavitt Machinery” Knox Mountain Hillclimb will take place May 20-21, 2017 in the city of Kelowna, BC at Knox Mountain Park.

A Canadian racing institution, the Knox Mountain Hillclimb is the longest annually running paved hillclimb in North America and attracts the top drivers from throughout BC, Alberta and the Northwest United States.

The hillclimb is 3.5 km long and features a 245-metre climb with a total of nine turns from bottom-to-top. Cars are run one at a time, each trying to reach record the lowest elapsed time. Drivers/cars compete in various classes, from open-wheel formula cars to various sports car and sedan classes.

Who will be crowned “King of the Hill” by earning the fasted time of the weekend in 2017?

Spectator and registration information can be found by visiting knoxmountainhillclimb.ca.

Courtesy Brent Martin

Last modified on Monday, 13 February 2017 09:38
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