Scott Moran

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Scott Moran (born 1976 [1]) is a British hillclimb driver, based in Ludlow, Shropshire,.[1] Scott Moran has won the British Hill Climb Championship five times (2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2014) driving the Gould GR61X he shares with his father, 1997 British Champion Roger Moran. For some years Scott was the junior partner, but in 2006 he finished ahead in the British Championship standings for the first time, coming second with Roger third. In 2007 he finished second to Martin Groves and in 2008 sealed the championship at Gurston Down.

On 3 June 2007, after an epic battle at Shelsley Walsh with Martin Groves in which the outright hill record swapped back and forth several times, Moran ended the meeting as record-holder with a time of 22.83 seconds; the record (held by Groves) at the start of the day had been 23.75 seconds.[2] He held the record until the very end of 2007, when it was snatched back by 0.02 seconds by Groves.

On 12 October 2014 : He brokes the track record of "Eschdorf FIA Hill Climb Masters" in the 2nd heat just before being beaten by the french championship leader, Nicolas Schatz, the final race winner. Who can predict what would have happened if the third round had been played without the arrival of rain that prevented drivers compete for a beautiful finish ? One thing is sure, this driver has astonished regulars european championship , especially those familiar with this hill climb .[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CHAMPIONS TWELVE YEARS APART LOOK FOR THIRD TITLE". top12runoff.co.uk. Retrieved 6 April 2009. "Scott, aged 33..." 
  2. ^ "SHELSLEY WALSH HAS NEW RECORD HOLDER". top12runoff.co.uk. 2007-06-03. Retrieved 2007-06-06. 
  3. ^ "GROVES WINS THIRD TITLE + SHELSLEY RECORD". top12runoff.co.uk. October 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Martin Groves
British Hill Climb Champion
2008-2009
Succeeded by
Martin Groves
Preceded by
Martin Groves
British Hill Climb Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Incumbent