Exploring Hillclimb Racing with Caroline Ryder | BWRDC Into Speed Initiative

March 7, 2024

Join Billy Grace from Motorsport UK TV as he sits down with Caroline Ryder, vice chair of the British Women Racing Drivers’ Club (BWRDC), at the British Hillclimb Championship round at Loton Park. Together, they delve into the exhilarating world of hillclimb racing and discuss everything from Caroline’s iconic Van Diemen RF86 Formula Ford 1600 to her journey into the sport alongside her young family.


Throughout the conversation, Caroline shares insights into the welcoming and inclusive atmosphere of women in hillclimb racing, emphasizing the supportive community found both on and off the track. Discover her top tips for newcomers eager to embark on their own hillclimbing adventures.


If you’re looking to get started in hillclimb then the BWRDC’s groundbreaking initiative, Into Speed, might be for you! Designed to encourage women to explore motorsport for the first time, Into Speed offers a clear and friendly pathway for enthusiasts of all ages. From initial experiences in the driver’s seat to the thrill of competition, this program aims to empower women to embrace the excitement of motorsport.


Supported by a contribution from Motorsport UK, the Into Speed initiative focuses on hillclimbing as its central discipline, providing accessible and affordable opportunities for aspiring racers across the UK.


Join us as we celebrate the spirit of female empowerment and dive into the world of hillclimb racing with Caroline Ryder and the BWRDC.



Watch this and more on Motorsport UK TV, available at www.motorsportuk.tv, a dedicated internet video portal providing a single destination for the UK motorsport community and fans to access a huge variety of video content to enhance enjoyment of the sport. Motorsport UK TV brings you national competition livestreams, highlight videos, ‘how-to’ videos, circuit guides, behind the scenes content and the best of British motorsport together in one place.