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Hillclimbing (Car)

Hillclimbing is a sport of motorsport discipline, where drivers race on an uphill course in a time trial format, where each car navigates the entire course alone against a clock. The objective is to complete the course as fast as possible. The driver that completes the course in the fastest time is declared as the winner. The sport originated in France in the late nineteenth century and is currently popular in Europe and North America.

There are several hillclimbing racing events that are conducted every year in several countries. Some of the most popular races are:

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