DRIVE A Racing Car

from £149.00

Racing Car Experience

from £149.00

Calling all Formula One Fans! Want to drive a REAL racing car that is Quick! Slick! and delivers an awesome driving experience? Just inches above Scotland’s famous international circuit you will feel every camber and vibration as you power along the track. Expert tuition from our dedicated team will allow you to easily master your racing car and go quicker and quicker as your confidence builds with every lap. Please be aware our racing cars can be highly addictive!

Your Racing Car Experience

  • Group welcome and track briefing
  • 4 coaching laps at the wheel of the new Honda Civic Type R
  • Demonstration drive by your expert instructor
  • 10 solo driving laps in your own F1 style racing car
  • Debrief with driver assessment, awards and certificates

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Racing Car Experience

From the moment you step into your very own racing car you know this is going to be Fun! Fun! Fun! Learn the racing lines under expert tuition at the wheel of a Honda Civic Type R. Then sit back and relax as our talented instructors take the wheel for your demonstration laps. Remember to pay attention as now it's your turn to take control and hurtle around the track just inches from our international racing circuit as you drive your single seater racing car… Lewis Hamilton had better watch out!! These cars are quick, 60mph feels more like 160mph and you feel every vibration as you put your racing car through its paces.

Your Racing Car Experience

  • Group welcome and track briefing
  • 4 coaching laps at the wheel of the new Honda Civic Type R
  • Demonstration drive by your expert instructor
  • 10 solo driving laps in your own F1 style racing car
  • Debrief with driver assessment, awards and certificates

Visiting time approximately 2 hours

Registration building – Kinnairds Restaurant

You can customise your racing car experience package to allow you weekdays or weekend dates and you can also make a saving and opt for a 5 month validity experience voucher. Please see the table above for the full breakdown and prices.

Extended Racing Car Experience

This experience gives you maximum time on track and the greatest amount of fun! Learn the quickest and smoothest racing lines with expert tuition in a Honda Civic Type R then take to our famous racing circuit for an abundance of laps behind the wheel of your very own racing car. Your drive takes place on Scotland's International Racing Circuit with first class facilities and a top team of instructors all eager to make your experience a memorable one.

Your Extended Racing Car Experience

  • Welcome and personal track briefing
  • 4 coaching laps at the wheel of the new Honda Civic Type R
  • Demonstration drive by your expert instructor
  • 10 solo driving laps in your own F1 style racing car
  • Mid-session debrief with feedback
  • 5 solo driving laps in your own F1 style racing car
  • 5 further driving laps in your own F1 style racing car
  • Debrief with driver assessment and certificate

Visiting time approximately 1.5 hours

Registration building - Kinnairds Restaurant


Triple Track Experience

Perfect for those who always want more! Expert tuition, a quick and slick Racing Car, a quirky Legends racing car and a karting challenge all in one visit! This experience is jam packed with driving. Sitting inches from our international racing circuit in two different racing cars you will gain confidence and speed with every lap. A quick pit stop and then it’s time to show us what you're made of! Go Ballistic! Go Mad! GO KARTING

Your Triple Track Experience

  • Group welcome and safety briefing
  • 4 coaching laps at the wheel of the new Honda Civic Type R
  • Demonstration drive by your expert instructor
  • 10 solo driving laps in your own F1 style racing car
  • 10 solo driving laps in a Legends racing car
  • Group karting competitive race event
  • Debrief with driver assessment, awards and certificate

Visiting time approximately 3.5 hours

Registration building - Kinnairds Restaurant

Q. Do I need a full driving Licence for this experience?

A. Yes! A full valid UK/European driving licence is required for the Racing Car Experience. We may ask you to produce your licence and ask that you have this available.

Q. How long is the Racing Car Experience Gift Voucher Valid for?

A. Generally our gift vouchers are valid for 8 months if purchased in the months of January through to October and 12 months if purchased in November and December. We also have some special offers available for shorter validity gift vouchers. Please check the validity stated on your chosen Racing Car Experience package.

Q. Must I use the Racing Car Experience voucher before the expiry date?

A. Yes, although we will be happy to extend your voucher at a charge of £10 per month for a maximum of 6 months. After this time your voucher will be expired.

Q. How soon will I receive my voucher?

A. An e-voucher will be sent to you instantly on completion of your order! Our gift vouchers and gift boxes are posted out to you within 1 day using Royal Mail’s first class post service. For those really urgent postal orders you can select Next Day Delivery for an additional £5 fee.

Q. What does a Racing Car Experience e-voucher look like?

A. Our e-vouchers are sent directly to your email address as a PDF attachment. This prints off easily on to A4 sized paper and shows lovely images and full experience details. It’s a super quick and easy way to order a gift voucher, simply purchase then print off and present! There is no charge for sending an e-voucher.

Q. What does a Gift Voucher look like?

A. Our printed gift vouchers look great! They are A4 sized and contain experience images and full details of your visit; there is a perforated section at the bottom with security foil and booking details. We will post this out to you with a glossy gift wallet and accompanying envelope. Our packaging is unbranded to keep the gift a secret until the big day. There is a charge of £1.50 for this service.

Q. What is included in the gift box?

A. If you choose to add a gift box to your order, we will enclose an A4 sized printed gift voucher in a metal presentation box alongside a quality branded ballpoint pen and Knockhill keyring. This is posted out to you in an unbranded protective cardboard wrapping just the right size to fit through your letterbox. It’s a lovely gift in itself and fun to wrap up and keep them guessing. There is a charge of £6.50 for this option including postage.

Q. Are the Racing Car Experience gift vouchers refundable?

A. For your peace of mind you can return your voucher to us within 7 days of receipt for a full refund. All refunds will be made to the purchaser by the original payment method. After the 7 day period and before the expiry date you may transfer the voucher to an alternative driver, experience or product from the Knockhill range.

Q. What happens if I pick the wrong experience?

A. Our driving experience collection is completely flexible! If you have chosen the wrong experience, we will be happy to change this to any other experience within the same price range at no additional charge. You can also upgrade to another experience at any time.

Q. Do I have to arrange a date for the Racing Car Experience?

A. No! A suitable date and time can be arranged with us anytime within the validity period.

Q. How do I arrange a date and time to take part?

A. You can contact us by telephone! We are available 7 days a week from 9am until 6pm (5pm at weekends). Alternatively you can book a date online; select ‘Redeem a Voucher’ and follow the on screen instructions; you will need your voucher reference number and the driver’s surname.

Q. What happens if the weather is bad on the day of my Racing Car Experience?

A. We are normally unaffected by the weather and experienced at operating within the Scottish climate. Your safety is our number one priority and should the weather become extreme and we feel it is not safe to drive on track; your experience may be withdrawn. If this happens we will make every effort to contact you before you make your journey to Knockhill, unfortunately for late cancellations this may not be possible. Your experience can be rearranged for another date suitable for you and we can grant you 3 additional months validity on your voucher if you need it!

Q. What if I need to cancel my chosen date?

A. We will be happy to accept one cancellation and rebooking at no extra charge; all we ask is that you give us 14 days’ notice. Any cancellations out with this period will be subject to an additional £20 cancellation fee. Non-attendance will incur a 50% additional rebooking charge.

Q. Can I arrange ‘Extra Products’ on the day of my Racing Car Experience?

A. Yes, however all products are all subject to availability so prebooking is recommended.

Q. Will there be other people driving on track at the same time?

A. Yes, you will take part alongside other participants. There may be some reasonable waiting time involved and your briefing and debriefing will be held as part of a group! In our experience this makes for a fun visit with a little friendly competition.

Q. Can my family and friends come along to spectate?

A. Yes, the more the merrier! All our experiences are great fun for spectators too. Friends and family are welcome to cheer you on from the ‘Pit Lane’ or view from the warmth of ‘Race Control’. Our on-site restaurant will be open for hot and cold food, snacks and drinks. We do ask that you leave your dogs at home as they are not permitted within the venue.

Q. How early should I arrive for my Racing Car Experience?

A. Please arrive at least 20mins before your allocated briefing time. You should report to the registration area located within Kinnairds restaurant.

Q. Is there an age restriction?

A. Yes, you must be at least 17 years old and hold a + with a full valid UK/European driving licence. There is no upper age limit.

Q. Is there a height and weight restriction?

A. There are no set restrictions for the Racing Car Experience. The seating area of the Racing Car may be restrictive for some of our larger or taller customers. If you have any concerns at all about your comfort in the vehicle you are very welcome to come along at any time prior to the experience and try it out for size.

Q. What sort of clothes and footwear is best?

A. Dress for comfort and outdoors. We suggest Jeans and trainers or anything that you are comfortable driving in. High heels, sandals and flip flops are best avoided. We have waterproof suits available for rainy days.

Q. What happens if I crash?

A. We take your safety and the safety of our staff and our other customers very seriously at Knockhill; if you follow the directions and guidance of our instructors and experience team this is highly unlikely. However, motorsport is dangerous and should any accidents happen on track all vehicles are the responsibility of Knockhill Racing Circuit Ltd and you will not be liable for damage to them. Our operations team are all highly trained in emergency first aid for your safety and peace of mind. We also hold public liability insurance to the value of £10, 000,000.

Q. Are there any other Charges or fees?

A. In a word NO! There are no hidden charges with our experiences. We don’t ask you to sign up for expensive liability waivers or cancellation insurances. The price we charge offers you a full experience with first class facilities, expert instruction and allocated laps on track. You can purchase extra products such as photographs or extra laps to enhance your Racing Car Experience; these are entirely optional and are available for your enjoyment at Scotland’s National Motorsport Centre.

Q. HELP!

A. Give us a call on 01383 720044 select option 1 and we will be happy to help. Normal opening hours 9am-6pm (5pm Sat/Sun).

Knockhill Race Track

Knockhill Racing Circuit is Scotland’s only approved MSA and FIA Internationally graded Circuit and is famous for hosting major televised motorsport events such as the British Touring Car and the British Superbike Championships. It is a demanding road-circuit style track, 1.3 miles (2km) long, and 30 feet (10 m) wide, with a unique series of twists, turns, drops and climbs, varying by around 200 feet (60m) from highest to lowest point. Feel the thrill of Knockhill’s legendary track as you push your driving skills to the limit on the same International Circuit as driven by Jackie Stewart, Stirling Moss, David Coulthard, Paul De Resta and our very own Gordon Shedden.

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