Hillclimb and Sprint Association
a Motorsport UK recognised club


Speedscene is a highly regarded magazine published by the HSA five times a year and is the only full size UK publication dedicated to the sports of speed hillclimbing and sprinting. Speedscene is free to HSA members and and available on subscription. It contains reports, articles, photographs and features covering all aspects of the sport. The high standard of production of the magazine and its A4 full colour format sets it apart from the normal club publication.

A typical edition of Speedscene includes:

  • Photos and reports from events nationwide
  • News from championships around the country
  • Features on personalities from the sport
  • Technical articles & reviews
  • Features on suppliers to the sport
  • Regular columns by officials, competitors, marshals, spectators and scrutineers
  • Reviews of motorsport books and videos

Current Issue - Speedscene 206 November/December 2019

The cover of Speedscene 206 features Sean Gould firing up Prescott en route to a new hill record.  is traditional, this edition kicks off with comprehensive reports from the BHC and BSC as both seasons came to a close.  British Hillclimb rounds come from Prescott, Doune and Loton, while BSC reports are from Knockhill and Anglesey where John Graham secured the title.  SLC reports are from Blyton, MIRA and Curborough where Justin Andrews took the 2019 title.  The HSA Championship reports come from Three Sisters, MIRA, Shelsley Walsh and Curborough.

Alongside a comprehensive round-up of championship finishing positions from the season, Speedscene profiles Deputy Event Director of the newly-founded Watergate Bay Hillclimb who talks about the challenges of laying on such an event on closed public roads, and sets out his aspirations for the future.  Peter Herbert continues his series looking at the hills of the British Hillclimb Championship, turning his attention this edition to Loton Park, while it's success at last for Peter Hubbard who finally made it to the top of the hill in his self-engineered V8 two stroke "special"  The edition also includes the usual columns from regular contributors including Andrew Dinner, Clive Wooster, Chris Bennett, Jerry Sturman and Paul Parker who offer their usual forthright views and opinions on the world of speed events and motor sport in general.


Current issue of Speedscene
8.20 UK including P&P

Current issue of Speedscene
10.20 outside UK (airmail)