Definition of hill climb in English:

hill climb


  • A race for vehicles up a steep hill.

    [as modifier] ‘hill-climb championships’
    • ‘The hill climb season is now upon us and Otley CC members have been competing.’
    • ‘Competitors were treated to a well deserved drink and sandwiches at the Hare and Hounds Pub following the hill climb.’
    • ‘The Unitil Road Race is totally different with a big hill climb to the finish.’
    • ‘Last week I mentioned that in 1900, a racing version hybrid vehicle, complete with the designer at the wheel, won the Semmering hill climb.’
    • ‘Events varied from 20-km solo and team time trials to cross-country races, a hill climb and a dirt criterium.’
    • ‘A highlight will be a points battle for the King of the Mountains hill climb jersey at Oxenhope.’
    • ‘The car will be sold in coming months and the proceeds going towards the preservation of the hill climb.’
    • ‘The tarmac racing at the festival started yesterday with a speed hill climb at Oliver's Mount, to be followed by a sprint meeting today.’
    • ‘He then followed up with a fourth place in the hill climb and a further second place in the 15-mile time trial which rounded off the series.’
    • ‘For example, ice racing is more about handling and poses different obstacles than a hill climb.’
    • ‘He designed and built two trials racing cars which competed in the Rest and Be Thankful hill climb race held every year in Scotland.’
    • ‘Mayo and district motor sport club ran a hill climb on Achill Island on Sunday.’
    • ‘What was the make of the first four wheel drive to run in a hill climb?’
    • ‘The North Mayo Leisure Cycling Club have arranged a hill climb for St. Stephen's Day.’
    • ‘On a hill climb, power and traction are essential, but a fast time turns on the racer's ability to carry speed through corners.’
    • ‘He thought it would make for a great late season hill climb race, like they have in cycling.’
    • ‘Clearly, in a hill climb, just go for the light weight.’
    • ‘‘I have ridden the bike in trials with a different engine but it is the first time I have done a freak hill climb on it,’ he said.’
    • ‘She once, famously, beat a famous Australian racing driver in a hill climb, and I suspect given the opportunity she could have been very good.’
    • ‘He finished first in the hill climb earlier that day.’