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Stars and Stripes event set to be a classic

Where: Prescott Hill Climb, near Gotherington, Glos

Saturday and Sunday, October 6-7

The popular American-themed Autumn Classic returns to Prescott Speed Hill Climb, Cheltenham next weekend (October 6-7).

The annual all-American Stars and Stripes event celebrates the biggest, brashest and iconic cars this side of the pond.

The action-packed weekend attracts a wide variety of cars competing on the historic hill climb course with special classes for American cars and hot rods, as well as spectacular American car displays, a dedicated 'show n' Shine' area and fantastic USA-themed entertainment from the thrilling Demon Drome Wall of Death to live bands and Vegas Showgirls.

The paddock will feature an awesome display of American classics, hot rods and muscle cars - from Mustangs, Cadillacs, Pontiacs, Buicks, Camaros, Corvettes, Chevys to Indians motorcycles and Custom Choppers and a whole host of other American vehicles, all of which will take to the iconic hillclimb course in a special lunchtime cavalcade.

The Orchard features a dedicated 'show n' shine' display area which is open to all for American vehicle owners.

On track - Saturday sees the championship rounds for the TVR Car Club, The BOC New Barn 'B' Licence, Downton Motor Club and TR hillclimb championships supported by saloons, sports cars and single seaters Bugatti Owners' Club Handicap.

Sunday sees competitive action from the 500 Owners' Association, the Aldon Classic Championship, Morgans, Austin Healeys, Flatheads and invited American cars.

Advance tickets to the event cost £15 per day or £25 for the weekend. On-the-gate: £20 and £35 respectively. Admission includes all entertainment, entry into the Wall of Death, free parking plus children under 14 years old go free!

For more event information, or to book tickets, visit www.prescott-hillclimb.com 

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