SLS & Japanese Car Show (Sunday Only)

Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd July, 2018

Straight from the Land of the Rising Sun, it's the annual Knockhill Japanese Car Show given our new 2018 twist by becoming one of our Super 6 family events. With a huge selection of some of the biggest names like Honda, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan and many more. Come and see your favourite Japanese machines in the flesh and on track. See some of Scotland's most popular and stunning modified and high performance machines competing to win prizes in a number of categories as one of our most popular events returns for 2018. 

As one of our Super 6 events on Sunday there will be a whole host of family friendly activities including Costume Characters, Action Simulators, Childrens Funfair Rides, Magic Shows, Stunt BMX Displays and much more!

The weekend also sees Super Lap Scotland kick up a gear as the season heats up. This will be the penultimate weekend for competitors to gain as many points as they can ahead of the season finale in September. Saturday's SLS action will take place on the anti-clockwise layout of the circuit while Sunday goes clockwise. In addition on Sunday we have another round of our brand new Chase Series race.

Over the weekend you'll also see competitors from the British Sprint Championship competing on both days with incredible single seater machines capable of running sub-50 second laps in an extreme test of driver skill and ability. Finally on Sunday we have an inaugural visit from the racers of the Scottish Legends Championship who will be competing at an SLS championship for the very first time.

The Japanese themed show and family funday takes place on Sunday only. 

See previous action from the Japanese Car Show here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcS8-Ot_zto

See the weekend's timetable - available in the Documents and Downlaods Section below.

SLS & Japanese Car Show (Sunday Only)
SLS & Japanese Car Show (Sunday Only)
SLS & Japanese Car Show (Sunday Only)
SLS & Japanese Car Show (Sunday Only)

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.

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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

The Super Lap Scotland powered by Rockstar Energy Drink blasts back onto the Knockhill track featuring some of the fastest and loudest cars you’ll see at Knockhill this year; as round 4 and 5 take place over Saturday and Sunday. Once again the two Knockhill configurations will be utilised over two-days of competition (Reverse Saturday and Clockwise on Sunday). See the features tab for more info, but here’s a quick run through of what’s happening on the day:-

Saturday

  • Super Lap Scotland – Round 4 of the 2018 Series will take place on the anti-clockwise layout.
  • British Sprint – The British Sprint competitors will embark on another anti-clockwise time-trial event behind the wheel of a mix of stunningly fast single seat racers from F1 style machines to Formula Fords

Sunday

  • Super Lap Scotland powered by Rockstar Energy Drink– Round 5 of the six round Championship featuring some of the fastest modified cars in Scotland, battling to put their hands on the 2018 title
  • Scottish Legends - Racing on track, with three individual championship races set to take place on the day.
  • British Sprint - The British Sprint competitors swap track configurations for Sunday's action as time-trial activity hits overdrive around Knockhill's famous twists and dips.
  • Family Fun Day - this event will host an array of additional entertainment for families - more details announced in due course.
  • Show Cars - A full on Japanese themed show car event that will attract some of the most popular Janapese built marques to Knockhill for a day of celebration and competition.
  • *NEW* Rockstar Energy Chase Series - The pinnacle of the day, an all-or-nothing race open to all classes and based on a time aggregate format to ensure an open playing field. 

What is it?– Super Lap Scotland is a very intense time-trial challenge event, where competitors compete throughout the day to post the fastest overall time in each of the seven classes. All classes are based on the power-to-weight ratio of each car and driver; which allows even the most modest of road cars the opportunity to compete against the super-tuned monsters out on track; with points awarded for qualifying positions and overall finishing positions in each class. Meaning that a class F competitor (least powerful) could easily take the overall Championship title from a Pro class competitor (most powerful) by scoring more points throughout the season, giving us an overall "King of Knockhill".

What will l see? – You’ll see highly-tuned machines (Pro class) tackle the twists and dips of the two Knockhill track configurations at blisteringly fast speeds, with each competitor looking to string together that ‘PERFECT’ lap and top the timesheets against all the competition. You’ll see a plethora of vehicles, all shapes and sizes, and you’ll see some mighty impressive engineering under the bonnet of popular marques like Subaru, Mitsubishi, Caterham, Vauxhall, Ford and many more.

Championship Rounds- This year’s SLS Championship will take place over six rounds, with all taking place at Knockhill; utilising both the International and Reverse tracks. At each event, we’ll also have additional features such as visiting race series, Car Trackday Sessions, Show Cars and Drag races; please see each individual round for full details on what’s featuring at that event.

  • Saturday 21st July (Reverse)
  • Sunday 22nd July
  • Sunday 9th September

Who is it for? – The SLS Championship is for everyone - from individual racers/trackday enthusiasts looking for additional seat time, to men and women on the street looking to take their first step on track, or, for those looking to make their first foray into timed competition run under MSA rules. Our seven classes feature an array of vehicles from 1000bhp brutes down to standard road cars, driven to and from the circuit. Basically, if you own a car and want to compete on track, we’ll have a class that you can enter.

- A separate award for road-going cars competing in standard trim, taxed, MOT’d and driven to (and hopefully from) the venue. Tuning companies, car clubs or groups of drivers may also compete for the Team Trophy, consisting of teams of between 2 & 4 drivers.

Rules and Permits – The Super Lap Scotland Championship powered By Rockstar Energy Drink is officially recognised by the MSA and runs to Super Sprint Championship guidelines.

Sponsors - Now in its fifth year, Super Lap Scotland Championship is brought to you in association with the Knockhill Motor Sports Club and Track Scotland, with title sponsorship coming from Rockstar Energy Drink. SLS also receives valuable support from RA Motorsport, Clark Motorsport, Samsonas, Turbosmart, AET Turbos, Track Formula, Whiteline, Nolathane, Turner Autosport, ECU Master, FMIC.EU Performance, Toyo Tires, Opie Olis, Ignite and Meddicks Blacksmiths. Our sponsors are also a big part of the SLS scene, and regularly attend, compete and showcase their products at events. Make sure you come along to an SLS event and get some expert advice, tips and equipment from our SLS series sponsors.

How To Take Part: We've launched a new Online Clubstand System to give clubs complete control over their attendances at events. Club Admins can now create their own clubs and at a glance see how many of their members are signed up to events. Over time Knockhill will be adding more functionality to this system based on your feedback. For those already registered on the online system, you DO NOT need to register again. Simply login with your existing ID and password. To register simply follow the instructions below:

For Club Admins:

  • Simply visit https://www.knockhill.com/clubstand/clubs/ and register your club.
  • You will then be assigned a Club ID – please keep this safe as it will be needed by your members to sign up to the club.
  • Simply pass on your Club ID to your members which they will input when registering online and therefore linking them to your club.
  • Currently the only function of the admin page is to allow you to view the club members signed up for each event. We welcome any feedback you have on what you need from the system as admins. The goal is to make life easier for you all!
  • Individuals who are not part of a club must sign up as an admin first and then as a member using the Club ID provided, so you can then book into events.
  • Admins of car clubs must also sign up as a member using the steps below to confirm your own attendances.

For Club members

  • Visit https://www.knockhill.com/clubstand/members/ and click Register Here.
  • Please remember to use the Club ID provided by your Club’s admin.
  • After this you can now signup and buy tickets for the events using the individual event pages.
  • We have also added a “Season Pass Holder” tick box in the ticket section,  allowing Season Pass holders to register for an event without having to purchase a Showcar ticket.

If you have any questions or feedback please contact David Christie at davidc@knockhill.co.uk

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Bouncy Castles

Bouncy Castles

Because.... bouncy castles! Our inflatable activity parks will keep the kids amused for hours with fun on multiple levels.


Dan Bastianelli's Magic Show

Dan Bastianelli's Magic Show

Dan has been practicing magic for as long as he can remember and has been performing semi-professionally at events since he was 14 years old. Having made 2 television appearances by the age of 16, Dan continues to wow audiences of all ages with his unique style of magic shows.


Show and Shine

Show and Shine

Show and Shine makes its return for 2018. With new categories and bigger prizes and some incredible showcars as our star attractions this year. Our Show and Shine events run alongside Super Lap Scotland events making the events a true celebration of power, style and performance which attract petrolheads in their thousands, so what better place to come and show your pride and joy? Throughout the year we'll be hand-picking 60 of the finest showcars on display to be invited back for a special exclusive display for our BTCC event where your car could appear as a star in front of a sell-out Knockhill crowd!


Rockstar Energy Chase Series

Rockstar Energy Chase Series

Open to Super Lap Scotland competitors, the Rockstar Energy Chase Series aims to provide drivers with a racing opportunity that coincides with the Super Lap Scotland Championship calendar (Sundays only). Our goal is to provide competitors with the chance to take their next step on the motorsport ladder while competing within the same class structure as SLS and against drivers they have grown to trust.


Super Lap Scotland

Super Lap Scotland

Super Lap Scotland is not racing, it is a very intense time-trial challenge event, where competitors compete throughout the day to post the fastest overall time in each of the seven classes. SLS is simply man and machine against the track and the clock, with competitors ultimately aiming for the PERFECT lap. Competitors start the day participating in two timed practice sessions, to perfect racing lines and car set-ups. Next, it’s onto the first points scoring activity of the weekend, with qualifying. Then the day's competition reaches the grand finale with the Super Lap Final, where each competitor gets one opportunity to lay down a single hot lap!


Drag Race

Drag Race

Our popular Drag Races return at lunchtime to entertain the crowds, with a selection of high-powered machines battling it out to be first over the finish line.


SLS Timed Qualifying

SLS Timed Qualifying

Qualifying – consists of two runs of 2 x scoring laps with competitors aiming to top the timesheets with their fastest lap, counting as their outright best time. From there, the fastest drivers in each class then progress onto the single-lap final shoot-out.


SLS Timed Final

SLS Timed Final

Final - this is when the pressure really intensifies. The slate is wiped clean and all the day’s work leading up to the final counts for nothing at this stage. Competitors get one lap, that’s right, a solitary lap to post their quickest time - which ultimately defines the winners from the losers. This really is, for want of a better phrase, win it or bin it!


British Sprint Championship

British Sprint Championship

Aside from the SLS action, the British Sprint Championship also makes its annual visit to Knockhill. Once again, the British Sprint cars will tackle the two track configurations of Knockhill – Anti-clockwise on Saturday and Clockwise on Sunday. There's also three Scots in the lineup this weekend so it will be interesting to see if home advantage counts for anything!


Gate Opening Times

Gates on both days 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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Event timetable for the July SLS weekend

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