We are already working hard on the 2019 season and will be announcing the full schedule of events soon but can already confirm a round of the new TCR saloon car championship, a new bike festival day as well as the return of the fan favourites of the Super Tourers, Superbikes and the British Touring Cars. 2019 will have a longer and enhanced programme of events, and another round of venue improvements too, we hope your visitor experience will be even more attractive and entertaining, both on and off track.
It’s Round One of our Super Lap Scotland championship and we have added a Easter Family Fun Day and Show & Shine event has so much on offer this April! With the open Show & Shine contest and family activities on offer, plus our packed schedule of track action from Round 1 of the Super Lap Scotland Championship, the Rockstar Chase Series race and the Scottish BMW Compact Cup – we have a fantastic day out in store!
We look forward to celebrating Easter and the beginning of the new KMSC season with some very special family themed activities! You can expect egg painting, a mini funfair along with a MASSIVE treasure hunt. This all leads to lunchtime where everyone is then invited onto the track to roll their egg rolling down the famous Duffus Dip corner. Don’t miss out on this day of family fun with a unique motorsport twist!
At the first bike race meeting of the year, competitors will be itching to get things underway with the opening round of our 2018 KMSC Championship, with Scottish Championship races featuring on both days as well. Expect to see thrill-a-minute bike racing as the 2019 title hopefuls, race on track up to 5 times apiece over the weekend. Its 160mph thrill a minute bike racing action.
Scottish Ford Live & Hot Hatch Car Track Day, is now the 3rd largest Ford event in the UK featuring all Ford models as well as a huge display from the Ford RS Owners Club. The show areas are packed with display cars, prestige show cars, competition cars and on the track there will be two Ford only driving sessions within Hot Hatch sessions.
We are delighted to have a great number of features this year including a tribute to the iconic Escort Mark 2, M-Sport trade stand and more.
All Ford models are welcome, so come along and enjoy this huge Ford Festival. Even if you don’t own a Ford, but would like to take your vehicle on track – spaces can be booked via our Track days Section (special rate for Ford RS Owners Club members).
Super Lap Scotland, Saloon Racing & Japanese Car Show
Saturday 15th – Sunday 16th June, 2019
Straight from the Land of the Rising Sun, on June 16th, our annual Japanese Car Show returns to Knockhill! Alongside the Japanese Show & Shine contest we have a whole host of track action in store for you. It’s the midpoint of the season for the Super Lap Scotland, Rockstar Chase Series racing and Scottish BMW Compact Cup Championships and they will also be supported by visiting series of the super fast and competitive Northern Saloon and Sports Car Championship and the Junior Saloon Car Championship. This schedule is truly bursting at the sames with action
Round Three of the Scottish Championship Car Racing organised by the SMRC, has a superb range of racing classes, a super-slick racing format with around 18 races to entertain you during an action-packed afternoon. Battles will already have started across all the grids of Scottish Formula Fords, Legends, Mini Coopers, Hot Hatches, Sports & Saloon and Classic Sports & Saloon Championships
The Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB) – brings some of the best bike racers in the world back to Knockhill for three days of 180mph wheel-to-wheel action on 28/29/30 June 2019. Knockhill’s twists and turns always produce stunning elbow-to-elbow action for these 180mph Superbikes. This year we saw lap records set across all the major classes and with a second year’s worth of experience on Knockhill’s new surface – could the times drop yet further?
A cracking support package will provide plenty of entertainment for bike racing fans, in between two awesome BSB races. Please make sure you join us for this special Superbike event, theres giantscreens, trade stands, optional camping and 5 star VIP packages are also available for those wishing to make the most of their visit to Knockhill.
Scottish Championship Car Racing organised by the SMRC, has a superb range of racing classes, a super-slick racing format with around 18 races to entertain you during an action-packed afternoon. Action will come from Scottish Formula Ford, Legends, Mini Coopers, Fiestas ST and Hot Hatches, Sports & Saloon and Classic Sports & Saloons Championships and the new Citroen C1 Series. A jam-packed programme will keep you enthralled, thrilled and entertained throughout the day. The Knockhill track provides the perfect platform for open, exciting and wheel-to-wheel racing – which is always spectacular across all classes!
Also on show this weekend, we welcome all 4 classes of British Superkarting; Division 1 Superkarts, Formula 250 National, Formula 450 National and Formula 125 Open which promise some of the fastest racing ever seen on track at Knockhill.
BikeFest Rewind was a the brand new event from Knockhill in 2018 and celebrated everything on two-wheels. A top feature were two endurance racers over 100 laps with teams of riders taking on this extreme challenge. With a great mixture of on-track and off-track action, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this event!
Take part in the all-new endurance races or trackday sessions. Enjoy the sights and sounds of all the iconic bikes on show at the Rewind festival with 3 special track sessions for classic bikes.
So, whilst you check out all the bikes 70s, 80s and 90s you used to own down the years, the young ones can be off enjoying some of the other enterainment on offer. You’ll also score major brownie points for being the one that brought them along (oh, and it won’t cost you a bean as all kids under 16 go FREE)
The weekend sees Super Lap Scotland, the Rockstar Chase Series and the Scottish BMW Compact Cup kick up a gear as the season really heats up. This will be the penultimate weekend for competitors to gain as many points as they can ahead of the season finale in September. We also welcome two visiting series to this event, with the Scottish Legends joining us from Scottish Motor Racing Club, and the MG Trophy travel north of the border for their annual Scottish round. This fantastic line up of championships is sure to provide a full weekend of action worth watching!
The 4th World of Supercars Show and Track Day will be the biggest gathering of sports and supercars ever seen at Knockhill! An anticipated 350+ hypercars, supercars and sportscars will be on display with many driving on the famous British Touring Car Circuit.
Not only will be paddocks be packed with stunning machinery, but the air will be full of the noise of V8’s, V10’s and the odd V12 being put through their paces.
Most of Scotlands supercar dealerships will be present too with the very latest line-ups on show, including some models that have not yet been seen publically before in Scotland. There will also be the opportunity for passenger rides in a huge range of supercars – details to follow and charges apply.
Its a great event for all the family, for “petrolheads” old and new! It is one of our Fast Family Fun Days with a whole host of activities for the younger fans (charges may apply).
Autocar Magazine have recently listed their top 30 list of “Britain’s Best Hot Hatch cars of all time” – see the full list below. Included are the Williams Clio, Peugeot 205, Golf GTi, Focus RS , Civic Type R and many others that changed the world of motoring over recent decades and continue to do so.
Do you agree with their choices? Did you own a Hot Hatch when you were younger? Do you have one as your weekend pride and joy? Well we are reaching out to all the car clubs and owners who have a car that features on the Autocar list to put their car on show. In addition, you may not agree with the chosen 30 cars and have your own thoughts as to your favourite Hot Hatch of all time. If so, you too can take part in the new and exciting gathering of everything that was and is great about these cars.
Based at a Hot Hatch Track Day, we will host a car show in paddock with a very special twist and stir motoring memories with a gathering of cars and lunch break parade of the iconic 30 cars. But we need your help – if you have one of these cars or know of someone who has, get them to get in touch with us to be part of this special gathering.
KMSC and Scottish bike racing competitors head back to Knockhill for another full-on weekend of racing action. With up to 32 races, practice, warm up and qualification sessions the action will both fast and thrilling. On the track, see 600’s, 1000cc Clubman and Scottish Superbikes and other classes will race on the track at lightening speeds, often with only with the merest fraction-of-a-second separating the elite riders in each class.
The event will feature the largest gathering of Sidecars this year as riders vie for the prestigeous Jock Taylor Trophy, a Trophy that is known around the world, in memory of Scotland’s World Sidecar Champion from Pencaitland, Jock Taylor.
Scottish Championship Car Racing organised by the SMRC, has a superb range of racing classes, a super-slick racing format with around 16 races to entertain you during an action-packed afternoon. This time around the SMRC racers will tackle the Reverse Circuit at Knockhill – only the third time the SMRC competitors have sampled this layout at Knockhill. Valuable Championship points will be up-for-grabs as the leading racers jostle for the top of the Championship standings during the penultimate round of the season. Traditionally, this is when championship challenges are made and expect to see the best racers in each class battle hard at the front of the grid for those all-important race wins.