• Scottish Ford Live & Hot Hatch Car Trackday
  • Scottish Ford Live & Hot Hatch Car Trackday

Scottish Ford Live & Hot Hatch Car Trackday

Sunday 21st May, 2017

Scottish Ford Live & Hot Hatch Car Track Day, sponsored by Elite Automotive, 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 Ford only driving sessions within Hot Hatch sessions.

We are delighted to have a great number of new features this year including the return of one of the world’s best stunt drivers Paul Swift, custom truck display, M-Sport trade stand, Transit Scotland and a new elite car display within the covered pit lane garages.

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).

Scottish Ford Live & Hot Hatch Car Trackday
Scottish Ford Live & Hot Hatch Car Trackday
Scottish Ford Live & Hot Hatch Car Trackday
Scottish Ford Live & 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.

This event has now finished and ticket sales are no longer available. Please check back later for next years advanced ticket sales.

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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

Now into its 7th year, the Scottish Ford Live & Track Day and Show, sponsored by Elite Automotive – in association with the Central & East and North East of Scotland RSOC Regional Groups - has grown year on year with 2016 acting as the biggest and best event yet. Up to 150 cars will take to the Knockhill track and some 300 plus Fords of all ages will be on show. We welcomed all Ford models, young and old, with participating Clubs/Owners travelling from as far afield as Durham and Oxford just to showcase their vehicles.

This year, we are improving further on the number of cars participating and expanding the diversity of vehicles on show. We’re also working hard behind the scenes to entice a few ‘Special Exhibits’ never seen in Scotland.

The main features of the event will include:

  • Hot Hatch track sessions – all makes and models of vehicle welcome
  • Ford only track driving sessions
  • 300 plus Fords on show
  • Competition Fords on display
  • Tribute to the iconic RS500 – 30th anniversary
  • M-Sport trade stand and display
  • “Transit Scotland” – display of Transits and M Sport Transits
  • Custom Truck display
  • Clubs and private owners showcasing a huge mix of Ford models
  • Show ‘n’ Shine competitions with trophies for ‘best in class’ models supplied by Autosmart Fife 
  • Trade Stands promoting car care products and accessories
  • Special Ford Exhibits; details to be announced soon.
  • Ford GT Supercar on display
  • Paul Swift – World class stunt driver – amazing car control and stunt driving in Focus Rs’s
  • Colin McRae Ford rally car on display
  • Carlos Sainz WRC rally Focus on display
  • British Touring Car display - two Ford Focus BTCC cars of Tom Chilton and Mat Jackson

What is Scottish Ford Live?

Scottish Ford live is a car track day and show where we welcome hundreds of Ford models from up and down the country, and beyond, to celebrate the famous Ford brand – both on-track and off – all in association with the Central & East and North East of Scotland RSOC regional groups.

What will l see at Scottish Ford Live?

It is two events in one! The main live activity of the day is, of course, the track day sessions where you will see individual car owners take to the famous twists and dips of the Knockhill track behind the wheel of a vast array of vehicles including Citroen, Renault, Subaru, BMW and Honda. We’ll also have dedicated Ford only sessions where you’ll see some of the most iconic Ford models being put through their paces on track including RS Escorts, Cosworths, Fiestas, Capris and much, much more.

Off-track is event number two! You will see upwards of 300 Ford cars on display, both from private individuals and Ford Owners’ Car Clubs – all with a single aim – to showcase their pride and joy to an enthusiastic audience. The man-hours alone spent on prepping these cars for the Show ‘n’ Shine element of the show is staggering, and quite simply, it is hard to believe that some of the cars are more than 40 years old, such is the pristine condition of their presentation. The entertainment and action continue with world class stunt and precision driving by the renowned Paul Swift as he takes to two wheels in his Ford Focus RS!

Why should l come to Scottish Ford Live?

It’s a great family day out for all Ford fans! If you ever had a Ford or own a Ford, this event is for you! It’s very much like a time warp as you stroll along the rows and rows of some of the most iconic cars the planet has ever seen, such as MK1 and II Escorts, RS2000s and Sierra Cosworth RS500s. As well as the old cars, there will be plenty of the newer Focus and Fiesta ST lining the paddocks – in every conceivable colour you could imagine. It really is a Ford Owners’ paradise, and even if you are not a Ford fan, it's great to see how like-minded people and Car Clubs can come together to share in a common aim – to celebrate all things, Ford!

 

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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 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.

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 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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