• Hot Hatch Car Trackday
  • Hot Hatch Car Trackday

Hot Hatch Car Trackday

Sunday 6th August, 2017

This Hot Hatch Car Trackday event is catered towards for those who wish to participate on track, or simply to enjoy some of the motorsports-themed fun in and around the paddock. There’s always a vast array of machinery lined up throughout the venue; so if you like your Scoobies or Evos, then a Hot Hatch is definitely the scene for you. Fancy taking to the track yourself? Book in with the confidence that you will be with likeminded drivers in a controlled environment. Full instruction and safety briefings will be issued on the day. Come along and get on track!

Hot Hatch Car Trackday
Hot Hatch Car Trackday
Hot Hatch Car Trackday
Hot Hatch Car Trackday
Hot Hatch Car Trackday

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.

Sun 6th Aug
ProductAdvance PriceQTY
Adult Ticket £10£10.00
Concession Ticket £6£6.00
Family Ticket £26£26.00

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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

Features

Hot Hatch Track Sessions

On the day we will be running a number of Hot Hatch Track day sessions. These sessions will give you the chance to get on the Knockhill tarmac behind the wheel of your own car. If you’ve never done a track day before, worry not; we’ll give you a full safety briefing before venturing out on track. This ensures you are perfectly equipped to tackle the twists and dips of Knockhill, normally reserved for some of Scotland’s and the UK’s top racing championships.

Drag Competition

We’ll be hosting a 16 strong Drag Racing competition, up the main Knockhill straight, with the eventual winner taking away bragging rights. We have pulled together the fastest and most powerful street cars in Scotland for this Knock-out style competition. There’s no room for error when your ego’s at stake!

 Drift Demonstration

At our Hot Hatch days, we regularly host Scottish Drifting Championship demos around the Knockhill Hairpin. Prepare to be wowed by some of Scotland’s most talented drifting drivers as they show off their sideways style and plumes of tyre smoke! This demo will act as a promo to our drifting spectacular on the 4th November 2017 – click HERE to find out more!

 Who are Hot Hatch Days for?

Our Hot Hatch events offer a safe and controlled environment to test the full capabilities of your own car, away from the public highway. Head out onto the famous Knockhill track and participate in one of our trackday sessions (road and track cars eligible). Alternatively, the day also offers car enthusiasts and clubs, a location to meet and spend some time with their members/friends; whilst also watching or participating on track.

What is this webpage for?

Via this page, you can purchase spectator tickets for our Hot Hatch Trackday (various dates throughout the year). We’ll also have a number of additional Hot Hatch dates, starring alongside our Super Lap Scotland Championship season. See the events calendar for full listings and availability.

When are the Hot Hatches held?

Our Hot Hatch Sessions take place throughout the year (mostly Sundays). Traditionally, our Hot Hatch events take place once per month - during the off-season and every 6-8 weeks during the season.

Where do these events take place?

All Hot Hatch Trackdays take place at Knockhill Racing Circuit. We also have a number of Car Show events where you can participate by showing your vehicle/club, particularly at our themed Ford and Japanese days. There are also a number of other Trackday and Driving Experience options if you fancy heading out on track.

Why would l want to attend?

If you are into motorsport, racing or tuning then our Hot Hatch Trackdays offer the ideal environment to connect with like-minded people, whether that’s on track or simply in the paddock.  Our Knockhill FM Radio station broadcasts throughout the event and you can also participate in our FREE to enter Drift and Drag racing lunchtime competitions. There’s always plenty to see on the track, with upwards of 30 cars participating on track at any given time.

What if I fancy having a go on track?

Great, we are always open to newcomers, and you’ll receive a full safety briefing before heading out on track. There are also a number of rules and flag signals you’ll need to be aware of, but we’ll give you this information on the day. Trackday sessions can be booked via our Trackday Website (http://trackdays.knockhill.com) or you can simply turn up on the day and ask to head on out (subject to availability – it’s always wiser to pre-book).

Book Tracktime Here

If you have any specific Hot Hatch Trackday enquiries or need further information, simply call the Team on 01383 723337 or email: enquiries@knockhill.co.uk

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Gate Opening Times

Gates on Sunday open at 8.00am

How to get here

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

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

If traveling 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.

The drop-off area for taxi's etc. will be at the main gate.

Parking

All parking is on site, you can drive all around the outside of the circuit to view from your preferred area.

Disabled Parking

For disabled spectators, you can drive around the outside of the circuit and also in the disabled parking area overlooking the hairpin.

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.

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

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.
  • 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 from 7.30am to 5 pm if you need any help or assistance, you can pop in or call on 01383 723337.
  • Official Knockhill Merchandise is available at the circuit office.
  • Mobile Food Outlets are located throughout the venue as well as our onsite restaurants, Champions Clubhouse and Kinnaird's restaurant.
  • Karting - pre-booking is advised as 'arrive and drive' is not always available.

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 motorsport entertainment.

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Whether you’re a 2wheel or 4wheel fan, a motor racing event at Knockhill will surely whet the appetite. Those wanting to be a bit closer to the action, our popular Hot Hatch Car trackdays are run thoughout the year and offer you the opportunity to get onto the Fife race track to experience the twists and dips, first hand. With a diverse range of motorsport events happening at Knockhill this year, we’re confident there is something to interest everyone!

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