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Get Ready For Tonight’s Hill Climb

Ecce Homo comes from Latin and means something like “stride on man” or “come on, man”. So tonight it’s time for the Come On Man Hill Climb from Sternberk, Czechia. The course is a combination of local road 44424 and main road 46. At the top of the hill is the Ecce Homo statue of Jesus carrying the cross to Golgotha.

Tonight the Virtual European Hill Climb Championship will visit these famous roads which were used to racing for the first time all the way back in 1905. Today the hill climb course is used twice a year with the regular race held the first weekend in June and a historic hill climb at the start of autumn.

The current course record is held by Italian driver Merli Christian in his Osella FA30 EVO Zytek LRM with a time of 2:39.88. Will any of the drivers get close to that tonight?

Well, tune in on YouTube or Facebook tonight from 21:30 CEST and we will provide you with action and fast cars.

https://youtube.com/gtr24h/live

If you are a fan and want to cheer for your favourite driver, try visiting the fan zone at https://fanzone.gtr24h.org

And before you watch the race, maybe spend some time catching up with the 2021 standings which you can find here https://www.hillclimb-virtual-championship.net/driver-standings-2021/

 

About The Author

Peter Munkholm
When John Nielsen won Le Mans 24-Hours in 1990, Peter was hooked with motorsports. He started sim racing on his uncles PC with Formula One Grand Prix by Geoff Crammond in 1992. Then progressed through IndyCar Simulator and IndyCar Simulator 2 on his Amiga 500+. When he bought his own PC in 1994 and a Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback Pro Joystick he was already deeply in love with sim racing. His first skirmish with light modding was a Pernod Anis blue, white, and red skin for IndyCar Racing 2. He was hooked! But sim racing really kicked off for Peter with Sports Car GT in 1999. And with internet access and what felt like an ocean of mods. Sports Car GT and the F1 simulators with endurance racing mods swallowed most of his spare time. Then the GTR mod for F1 2003 arrived on the scene, from some Swedish dudes who called themselves SIMBIN. That would change everything! Right about then was also when Logitech steering wheels reach a state of useful. So when the GTR game officially released Peter bought a Formula Force GP wheel the same day, went home and founded the Danish Grand Touring League (DGTL). In 2006 the first LAN event was held. This became GTR24H in 2007. As they say. The rest is history!
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