Come to Knockhill and see the best bike racers in Scotland go head-to-head on track during a weekend-long programme of racing. You’ll see action from super-fast Superbikes all the way through to diminutive Formula 125 machines. A super-slick timetable will see the track action come thick-and-fast as up to seven different Championships race on the same day. Our open and inclusive paddock will allow you to get up close to same the riders, and machines, you’ll see hurtle past on track at speeds in excess of 150mph.
Competing Championships at this event will include:
- KMSC & Scottish Superbike Championships
- KMSC Shirlaw’s Clubman Championship
- Scottish and KMSC Skinner Motorcycles Superstock 600 Championships
- Scottish and KMSC Lightweight Championships
- KMSC Cupar Motorcycles Pre-Injection 600 Championship
- KMSC Classic and Formula 125 Championships
- Novice Races – exclusively for Novice (orange bib) racers
Knockhill Rewind - Knockhill Rewind is BACK! Do you have a special bike thats from the 70s/80s/90s? Bring your pride and joy along to show and go on track (if you want!).
Alan Duffus Motorcycles - The Alan Duffus team will be here celebrating 40 years in business with a number of test rides available and a few Niall Mackenzie pillion rides up for raffle - more info.
The main event is Sunday 5th June, the Rewind bikes will be in a special show area for you to get close to and some of them will also be on track in the track sessions. We also have a parade of all bikes during the lunch break.
What is it? Our KMSC and Scottish motorcycle racing events at Knockhill will represent points-scoring rounds of both the KMSC and Scottish Bike Racing Championships. The event will see upwards of 120 competitors take to the track for a series of championship races, with up to 30 competitors on the track at the same time. Racing on the day will come from several classes, with each featuring 2/3 times on the timetable throughout the day. The admission price offers great value for money, with entertaining races on all day from 10am to 4.30pm. An awards ceremony in the Clubhouse afterwards will allow you to put those individual faces to your favourite racers on the day – and all are welcome.
What will l see? On the day you’ll see a whole host of racing action, from practice sessions in the morning to 10/12 lap racers for up 30 riders in each class. A super-slick 18-race programme will keep you enthralled, amused and entertained throughout the day. The venue has ample viewing and spectator points, and even if the weather takes a turn for the worse, you can still see the racing from the comfort of your own car – via various trackside locations. If you’ve watched bike racing on TV you'll have a sense of the type of action you will see; but nothing compares to witnessing bike racers speeding past your seat within inches of each other, all in pursuit of becoming the next Scottish Champion, it really is a sight to behold.
Who is it for? Our KMSC and Scottish Championship bike racing meetings are an action-packed spectacle suitable for families of all ages. Spectators can watch from several locations around track, as the best Scottish bike racers go head-to-head on the famous twists and dips of Knockhill. Expect to see thrill-a-minute bike racing action as the top competitors in each class fight it out for race wins and podium positions. The action is always fast, frantic and highly entertaining – a true spectacle that will keep you enthralled from race to race.
Can l watch on TV? Yes, our KSMC events can be seen on MotorsTV - Sky 447 | Virgin Media 545 | Freeview 240. Our events are regularly spilt into several programmes which normally air a couple of weeks after the event. This coverage, is made possible by the contributions from our main sponsors:
- Bitwise – specialists in real time embedded software
- Motorrad Central – Edinburgh based BMW Motorcycle dealer
- Morrison’s – New and Used Car dealer based in Stirling
- Scotwaste – a Trade and Commercial waste disposal company
The KMSC also receives support from John Young Signs, Shirlaw’s Motorcycles, Skinner Motorcycles, Cupar Motorcycles and Suresafe.
What is the KMSC? The KMSC (Knockhill Motor Sports Club) is a motorcycle club that runs motor racing events at Knockhill, for both cars and bikes. Luckily, our bike racing events have also achieved SACU status – Scottish Championship – meaning that as well as competing for KMSC title silverware; several of the races throughout the weekend also rank for Scottish Championship points. The SACU Championship status of our events is a significant one – as this attracts the top Club racers form up and down the country to our events.
Why attend this event? The KMSC race events feature a full weekend-long programme of action; including practice, warm up and qualifying sessions, along with an incredible 32 race schedule. On the day you’ll see several different racing Championships; each with their on unique attributes that contribute to very different types of racing action on track – from the superfast Superbike category to the spectacular Sidecar category, that sees two competitors (driver and passenger) race on track aboard a 3-wheeled motorcycle at speeds in excess of 120mph.
When do the events take place? Our KMSC and Scottish Championship race events will take place on four separate, weekend-long, occasions throughout the year. Listed below are the dates for this year’s events:
- Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April
- Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June
- Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August
- Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September
Scottish Championship races also take place at other racing venues throughout the year – see the SACU website for further information.
How to book? Tickets for all KMSC bike race meetings held at Knockhill this year are available via the KNOCKHILL website. Knockhill Racing Circuit administers, dispatches and manages all ticket requests for the events. Booking online saves money with all advanced tickets subject to pre-booking discounts. Tickets can also be purchased over the phone (01383 723337) or purchased at the venue on the day of the event (subject to on the day pricing).
Further info? Further information about the Knockhill Motor Sports Club (KMSC) can be found via our dedicated Club website. Here you’ll find information about the events we host, as well as Championship standings, regulations and TV scheduling.