WORCESTERSHIRE'S Shelsley Walsh hosts two days of action this weekend to celebrate 70 years of the British Hill Climb Championship.

Several past champions and their winning cars from over the years will return.

They will do a lunchtime parade up the track on both days together with static vehicle displays followed by photo opportunities in the paddock on Sunday.

Championship organisers BARC host a party on Saturday evening while interviews with the top drivers take place throughout the weekend.

There will be two run-offs for the fastest cars each day fighting for 2017 championship points.

Worcester driver Trevor Willis, champion in 2012, leads the standings in his OMS 28 Powertec-V8-engined racing car.

Many other ex-national champions are due to attend including David Grace, Alastair Douglas-Osborne, Alex Summers from Tenbury in his DJ Firestorm and six-time winner Scott Moran from Ludlow in the Gould GR61X.

Besides the celebratory 70th anniversary Championship Challenge a range of sports, saloon and racing cars aim for points in the competitive Midland Hill Climb Championship.

The Paul Matty Sports Cars Lotus Championship on Saturday will see a full entry of classic models competing against a handicap target time.

The 1100cc racing car class again sees a capacity entry of more than 20 cars with close competition guaranteed.

Young driver Zachary Zammit travels from Malta to drive the latest Empire Evo single-seater racing car from the stable of Bill Chaplin in Somerset, sharing with former 1100 class winner Tom Poole.

Invited clubs include the TVR Club Speed Challenge, the 500 Owners Association Championship and the Pirelli Ferrari Hill Climb Championship.

Worcester drivers entered include Jonathan Bibby, Simon Durling, Simon Fidoe, Paul Jones, John Palmer, Aaron Walters, Graham Pattinson and Darren Gumbley in various vehicles.

Practice and qualifying will be from 9am each morning.