Hot Hatch Track Day & Scottish Car Scene Show - Season Opener

Sunday 31st March, 2019

What better way is there to kick-off the show car season than having a collaboration with Scottish Car Scene with our Hot Hatch Season Opener. All eyes will be on Knockhill as we start 2019 is style with new features, attractions and of course, our famous Hot Hatch Track Day sessions. Trackday sessions provide a safe and controlled enviroment to push your machine just that little bit harder with regulars and first timers welcome.

Why not bring family and friends to watch as well, all spectators will be well looked after with an off track car show, live action and entertainment during the lunch break on track and some fantastic vantage points throughout the circuit to watch the cars on track. 

Newcomers are always welcome, whether it is showing off your pride and joy in the car show, taking it on track, or just coming along as a spectator to enjoy the action and atmosphere.

Hot Hatch Track Day & Scottish Car Scene Show - Season Opener

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 31st March
Product Advance Price QTY
Adult £10.00
Concession £6.00
Family £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

Who is the Hot Hatch Day Scottish Car Scene Season Opener for?

Our Season Opener will be a great event for fans of fast and modified cars, track driving enthusiasts, indeed all petrolheads who love to see and be seen with their pride and joys. This event, run in collaboration with Scottish Car Scene, is launch to a great 2019 season and will see a huge variety and quality of cars on and off track.

We are delighted that this years event will feature;

  • Track time from 9am to 5pm (Newcomers welcome)
  • Show & Shine Competitions with prestigious trophies up for grabs
  • Trade Stands
  • Car Club Displays and parades
  • Track Invasion
  • Drag Competition
  • Drifting demo
  • DJ Set
  • SLS display and demo
  • Goody Bag for all Show Cars worth £30 plus

The Hot Hatch track time offers a controlled environment to enjoy the full capabilities of your own car, away from the public highway. After registration and a safety briefing, drivers will head out on groups onto the famous Knockhill track - the same track as used by the famous British Touring Car Championship. Off track, the day offers car enthusiasts and clubs, a location to meet and spend some time with their members/friends; whist also watching or participating on track. A whole range of extra features, trade stands and entertainment is planned, details to follow, making the Season Opener a great way to start a new season of action at Knockhill.

Why would l want to attend?

Our Hot Hatch Trackdays offer the ideal environment to connect with like-minded people, whether that’s on track or simply in the paddock enjoying the spectacle of a super gathering of show cars.  The Season Opener is a new event and will feature show cars, track day cars, Show & Shine compeition, trade stands and track action from 9am to 5pm.  

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

What to show your car?

Do you want to become part of the show? Well you can! Details to follow as to how you can show off your pride and joy! 

 

Event News

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 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 brown 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. Temperatures are likely to be low, so please wrap up warm.

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.
  • 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 5pm 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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