• Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday
  • Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday
  • Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday
  • Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday
  • Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday

Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday

Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th August, 2017

The 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, rounds 19, 20 & 21, will take place over the weekend of Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August 2017 at Knockhill - with the event being sponsored by Lokring Northern (UK) for the second consecutive year. Whenever the BTCC rolls into Knockhill, it brings controversy, rivalry and flat out hammer-and-tongs racing that enthrals, excites and entertains, in equal measure and our 25th-anniversary event promises to bring more of the same. A whole host of special features, invited guests and parades will make this one not to miss. Also, a superb support line-up featuring Porsche, Ginetta and British F4 Championship racing, will accompany three thrilling BTCC races. Don't miss our 25th BTCC event, it's going to be quite a spectacle!!!

Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday
Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday
Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday
Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Lokring Northern (UK) Raceday

ADVANCED TICKET SALES

Advanced booking discounts apply to all pre-booked tickets either online or by phone (01383 723337).
Alternatively, tickets can be purchased on the day at the gate.

Sat 12th Aug - Sun 13th Aug
ProductAdvance PriceQTY
Adult Weekend Ticket£39.00
Adult Weekend Ticket & Camping£59.00
Concession Weekend Ticket£20.00
Concession Weekend Ticket & Camping£40.00
Family Weekend Ticket & Camping£138.00
Family Weekend Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Conc)£98.00
Lanyard and Ticket Holder£5.00
Souvenir Event Programme£5.00
Sat 12th Aug
ProductAdvance PriceQTY
Saturday Adult Ticket£16.00
Saturday Concession Ticket£9.00
Saturday Family Ticket (2+2)£41.00
Souvenir Event Programme£5.00
Sun 13th Aug
ProductAdvance PriceQTY
Lanyard and Ticket Holder£5.00
Sunday Adult Ticket£30.00
Sunday Concession Ticket£18.00
Sunday Family Ticket (2+2)£78.00

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Ticket Types

Adult - Over 16 yrs
Concession - 12 to 16 yrs, OAP, Disabled, Student (with photo ID)
Family - 2 Adults + 2 Concession (not required if children are under 12 yrs)

Kids under 12 do not require a ticket, they are FREE.

Event Information

Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship
25th anniversary race weekend

Come and see Britain's premier racing series tackle the twists and dips of the Knockhill circuit. Touring Cars at Knockhill provides an action-packed day of entertainment for the whole family. It's a true festival of speed with exhilarating racing action all day long. You can even meet the stars, get autographs and merchandise goodies from your favourite teams. Knockhill can be a challenging venue for the competitors, but one thing is for sure... you are guaranteed superb action.

For those of you unfamiliar with British Touring Car events at Knockhill… it’s one of our headline events of the season. It will see top teams and drivers from the UK and abroad, compete for 2 days over the action-packed twists and dips of Knockhill. Exhilarating racing action is guaranteed - with practice, qualifying and 15 races to entertain and enthral over the weekend of 12th to 13th August.

The British Touring Car events have become much more than just a race-meeting, it's a real motorsports festival with entertainment, action and enjoyment for all; add in ultra-competitive racing that will have you on tenterhooks throughout and this makes the BTCC at Knockhill one of the must-attend events on the 2017 Knockhill calendar!!

 What to look forward to at Knockhill:

  • 2-days of non-stop British Touring Car racing
  • 15-race schedule with three BTCC races
  • BTCC Qualifying on Saturday 13th August
  • Support racing from some of the UK’s top Championships
  • Top racing talents like Shedden, Plato, Neal, Jordan and Turkington
  • Super Touring display and parade
  • Weekend Camping available - Friday to Monday (inclusive)
  • Trade Stands, Team Merchandise and Special Exhibits
  • Three giant screens to follow all the action
  • Special VIP Hospitality options available for £185pp + VAT

Action starts on Saturday 12th August with a number of warm up sessions for all classes. Saturday will see support qualifying, the intriguing BTCC qualification process and support class racing in the afternoon. Sunday 13th August (raceday) will feature exhilarating support class racing and three feature races for the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Here’s a run down of the classes participating at BTCC round at Knockhill:-

  • Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship
  • F4 British Championship
  • Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship
  • Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup
  • Porsche Carerra Cup Great Britain

A few other stand-out points about the 2017 event:

New Spectator Banking - At BTCC you'll be able to enjoy a new view at the Hairpin. We've created a new tiered banking directly behind the Hairpin that provides a complete panorama from Hislop's all the way through to the start-finish straight. You'll also be in prime postion to catch the big screen - an added bonus.

New Exit Roads - The major improvement on last year will see two lanes of traffic leave from the Knockhill hairpin. We have widened the road (behind the new banking) to effectively double the amount of traffic that can leave via this exit. It is hoped the wider two-lane exit will speed up the leaving process considerably.

New Shelters - Just in-case the glorious sunshine abates for a while, you'll be able to take cover in our recently installed shelters at Duffus Dip and Scotsman corners, adding to the existing Clark and Hairpin shelters. Hopefully, these will only be used to shelter from the blistering sunshine come race day.

Touch the Track - For the second year running, we'll be opening the gates to the track after the final race on Sunday 13th August to do an American style touch-the-track event. Spectators can flood onto the track and walk the famous twists and dips of Knockhill to view the circuit from a rider's perspective - a brilliant way to finish off your BTCC weekend!

Extended Opening Hours - A number of food courts/vans/outlets will also be staying open for longer. So instead of rushing off and being caught in the exit process, sit back, enjoy some refreshments and reflect on all of the day’s highlights, whilst listening to some music.

Arrive and Drive Karting – Our Karting Centre will also be open to 6 pm, allowing adults and kids to participate in a spot of racing of their very own in our new fleet of Sodi kids and adult karts. Places can be booked throughout the day from £10 for 10-minute sessions. Simply call into the Kart Centre on the day for timings and availability.

Advanced booking discounts apply to all pre-booked tickets either online or by phone (01383 723337). Alternatively, tickets can be purchased on the day at the gate.

Check out the latest features, news, videos and images on the lead up to the event; and we hope to see you here for a fantastic tin-top racing extravaganza!

Event News

BTCC thanks and 2017 tickets now on sale
BTCC thanks and 2017 tickets now on sale

Just a quick note to say thank you to all those people who attended the BTCC meeting last weekend. T...

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Jackson holds on despite unrelenting pressure to win race 3
Jackson holds on despite unrelenting pressure to win race 3

It was status quo in the opening laps as initially Jackson led the squabbling duo of Rob Collard and...

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Neal storms from 8th to win BTCC race two
Neal storms from 8th to win BTCC race two

If race one didn’t quite deliver the blood and thunder action that everyone was expecting around K...

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Plato almost scores a perfect three!
Plato almost scores a perfect three!

Jason Plato had secured a memorable pole position on Saturday ahead of today’s opening race. If tr...

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Plato claims pole for his 500th race start
Plato claims pole for his 500th race start

We all knew it could happen… but like me, most of us probably had a lingering doubt as to whether ...

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Catching up with BTCC series leader Rob Collard
Catching up with BTCC series leader Rob Collard

We caught up with BTCC Championship leader Rob Collard as he prepares for the Dunlop MSA British Tou...

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All BTCC News
Touch-the-Track event at Knockhill BTCC

Touch-the-Track event at Knockhill BTCC

Ever wondered what it would be like to walk the Knockhill track? Well now’s your chance – at this year’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship event we will be opening the access gates to the track immediately after the final race of the 2017 Knockhill round on Sunday 13th August.


Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is the most important race championships in the UK, with a year history dating back to 1958. Cars are based on production models (i.e. Honda Civic, Ford Focus etc.) but with scope for development of suspension, engines and gearboxes. New NGTC regulations mean that the playing field is fairer for all teams, with individual boost quotas further equalising the field, so expect the unexpected in the MSA British Touring Car Championship

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F4 British Championship

Making a welcome return to the Knockhill programme this year is Britian's fastest junior racing series, the F4 British Championship. Featuring, the Formula Ford EcoBoost powered vehicles; the championship provides exciting and entertaining races from Britian's up-and-coming single seater racers.

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Karting available at BTCC weekend

Karting available at BTCC weekend

As well as all the spectacular racing action going on at the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car event, there will also be a few opportunities to bag yourself a spectacular Knockhill gift at discounted rates. You can also participate in a spot of motorsport yourself over the course of the weekend by tackling the Knockhill Karting track in our fleet of Sodi GT5 and LR5 Kids Karts - Arrive and Drive session available all weekend (subject to track availability.

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Porsche Carrera Cup GB

Porsche Carrera Cup GB

The Porsche Carerra Cup Great Britian is made up of identical and exhilarating - 460 hp 911 GT3 Cup cars, meaning that the difference between victory or defeat comes down to team preparation and driver performance. There are a usually a few Scots in this class to add an extra level of intrigue to the racing. Make sure you check your programme for all the locals to support.

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Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup

Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup

The Ginetta GT4 SuperCup is Ginetta's flagship championship. Broadcast live on ITV4, it offers unrivalled exposure for drivers, teams and sponsors thanks to its place on the BTCC support bill. As a BRDC qualifying championship, it is a stepping stone into global GT racing. The Pro-Am grid format caters for both career drivers as well as quick gentlemen racers.

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Ginetta Junior Championship

The championship is for young drivers aged 14 to 17 and, having joined the BTCC's support package in 2008, has now truly emerged as the UK's top junior race championship. The G40 model is a two-seater sportscar, powered by a 1800cc Zetec engine and are identical in performance. This ensures the racing is both action-packed and highly entertaining for the watching crowds and TV audiences.

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Ticket Information

Tickets for Saturday or the full weekend can be booked until midnight Friday via our website (discounted advance prices).

Tickets for Sunday (main race day) can be booked until midnight on Saturday (discounted advance prices).

Alternatively all tickets will be available at the gate all weekend (gate prices).

All tickets bought via the website or phone (01383 723337) will be posted out up until midday on the Wednesday prior to the event, thereafter the tickets will be held in 'Ticket Collection', located on the hairpin gate approach road.

Kids under 12 do not require a ticket, they are FREE.

Tickets are non-refundable.

Ticket types:

  • Adult - Over 16 yrs
  • Concession - 12 to 16 yrs, OAP, Disabled, Student (with photo ID)
  • Family - 2 Adults + 2 Concession (not required if children are under 12 yrs)

Camping Information

The campsite is located near Clark's Corner, some of the pitches have a circuit view, these are allocated on a first come first served basis. The camp site is a grass area with a limited amount of hard standing gravel for caravans and motorhomes. As the camp site is normally a sell-out well before the event, advanced booking is essential.

Camping can only be purchased with a ticket (unless season pass holder)

A wristband will be given to you when you arrive at the campsite with your ticket. 

No animals allowed

No awnings allowed on caravans or motorhomes due to limited space.

Caravans & Motorhomes - there will be no surcharge for 2016

There is no power provided

Toilets, showers and water stand pipes are within the campsite

Under 12's free

Where possible cars can be parked beside the tents if there is no planned vehicle movement throughout the weekend. If the car needs to be moved we ask you to park in the car park next to the camping area.

No fires or fireworks

BBQs are permitted, they must be attended to at all times

Spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis

There will be a 'family / quiet' area for campers wishing a peaceful weekend, however we do remind all campers to behave responsibly and ensure the camping weekend is enjoyable for everybody. This includes no anti social behaviour and loud music.

The camp site is open from 10am on Friday until 12pm on Monday. Please do not arrive on Thursday, unfortunately we cannot open the camp site until Friday morning.

Gate Opening Times

Gates on Saturday will open at 8am

Gates on Sunday open at 7.00am

How to get here

Knockhill Racing Circuit is located on the A823, for SATNAV our postcode is KY12 9TF

If travelling from East/South, head to Junction 4, M90 Kelty.

If travelling from West, please head over the new Clackmannan Bridge and head on the A977 and turn tight at Powmill.

If heading from the North, motorway signs will say exit Junction 6, you can also head to Junction 4 as an alternative route.

All routes have Tourist Board direction signage.

Taxi Drop Offs

The drop off area for taxi's etc. Will be next to the TICKET COLLECTION POINT, this area will have a suitable turning area and access to exit routes. Pedestrians should then proceed to the pedestrian gates to purchase tickets / display passes.

Arriving at the circuit

All traffic on Saturday will enter the venue via the main drive.

On Sunday there are two entrance points in operation. Most traffic travelling from the West (via Kincardine Bridge, Perthshire) will enter via the main drive, unless disabled or on a motorcycle, all vehicle access to the circuit is through the hairpin gate (Gate A). Traffic from the East (Edinburgh, Dunfermline) will enter via Gate D at Scotsman corner. EXCEPTIONS - traffic must NOT enter via Gate D if you have an official vehicle pass, you hold a VIP or season vehicle pass, if you are on a motorcycle, if you are disabled or you have tickets to collect at Ticket Collection. If you are travelling from the East and your situation is listed in the Exceptions list you should enter via the main drive and follow the signs.

TICKET COLLECTION

Spectators must enter via the main drive only and head for the collection point which is clearly signed.

All parking is on site. For disabled spectators there is a limited number of trackside parking spaces. 

Please, follow all the direction of the stewards, they are there to assist and will get you in and out of the venue as soon as they can.

Please clearly display any passes, disabled car passes, season passes as visibly as possible.

Please also ensure you have your money ready if you are paying at the gate to help speed up the entry process.

When you park up please take notice of the car park signage to identify where you have parked your car.

The weather

Always a topical subject at Knockhill, quite simply, come prepared for all weathers. We would say the same if the forecast was for blistering sunshine.

Event Programmes

Programmes can be purchased online with tickets or at various locations on-site including at the point of entry when you buy your entry tickets and from the Circuit Office. 

General Information

Knockhill FM broadcasts on 87.7FM and will be on-air all weekend.

If you wish to Text the Tower for a shout out, you can do so via 07941 808552

All routes to Knockhill will be very busy this weekend. Please give yourself appropriate time to get to the Circuit. There will be delays, but hopefully we can keep these to a minimum with your help and co-operation.

No Pets or Animals will be allowed entry to the venue, please ensure you leave them at home and not left in the car.

The circuit office will be open Sat 8am - 6pm and Sunday 7.30am to 6pm if you need any help or assistance, you can pop in or call on 01383 723337.

Trades stands are located at the hairpin and the main straight.

Official Knockhill Merchandise is available at the circuit office and a display is at the hairpin trade area.

Mobile Food Outlets are located throughout the venue as well as our onsite restaurants, Champions Clubhouse and Kinnaird's restaurant.

Arrive and Drive Karting will be operating for Kids 8yrs plus and Adults throughout the weekend from just £10, visit the Karting Centre for the timetable and full Info.

Exiting

Please remember which gate you entered the circuit, if you leave via the same gate this will help to ensure you travel on the same road.

Please note that traffic will be allowed to turn left or right when exiting the circuit, this will be managed by traffic lights.  

Very, Very Important: please drive with due care and observe speed limits, we don’t want your weekend ruined by receiving a speeding fine.

Drones: Due to CAA safety regulations the flying and use of drones are strictly forbidden at Knockhill Racing Circuit .

That's all for now, but if you do require additional information, please call the Circuit Office on 01383 723337. Hopefully we will see you all here for a fab weekend of racing.

BTCC Timetable

All the action kicks off on Saturday 23rd August with a host of practice and qualification sessions for the leading race championships. Saturday afternoon will see some support class racing before Sunday 24th August heralds BTCC raceday.

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Dunlop MSA British Touring Car - Timetable

Download the provisional BTCC timetable now.

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Camping Information

All you need to know about camping.

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