• Hot Hatch Trackday & American Motor Show
  • Hot Hatch Trackday & American Motor Show

Hot Hatch Trackday & American Motor Show

Sunday 24th June, 2018

*Free Entry For ALL American Showcars*

June 24th is a Hot Hatch Car Trackday and will feature our very first American Motor Show here at Knockhill. 

On track action with be complimented by a vast selection of U.S. motors on display spanning multple decades. From Musclecars to Harleys and even a few Dodge Rams as well. With prizes, trophies and American entertainment, this is sure to be an event you don't want to miss
So come and enjoy a Sunday morning get-together, American style. 
We want to invite everyone with an American machine (car, truck or bike) along to get together and help build an event that will last for years to come! 

If you’d like to take part in the Car Trackday you can prebook HERE or alternatively you can call our friendly team on 01383 723337.

Hot Hatch Trackday & American Motor Show
Hot Hatch Trackday & American Motor Show
Hot Hatch Trackday & American Motor Show
Hot Hatch Trackday & American Motor Show

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

Hot Hatch Sessions Available

We will be running Hot Hatch Track day sessions throughout the day. These sessions will give you the chance to get on the Knockhill tarmac behind the wheel of your own car. If you’ve never done a track day before, worry not; we’ll give you a full safety briefing before venturing out on track. This ensures you are perfectly equipped to tackle the twists and dips of Knockhill, normally reserved for some of Scotland’s and the UK’s top racing championships. To book your Tracktime please follow this link; Hot Hatch Booking

We’re looking forward to hosting our first American themed Show Car and Trackday event on Sunday 24th June. Here’s an edited list of what’s on:

  • Classic & Modern American Cars
  • Show ‘N’ Shine Competitions
  • Awards and Trophies for best in class
  • Parade laps around Knockhill for showing cars
  • Hot Hatch Trackday Action
  • American Trackday Sessions (subject to numbers)
  • Music by Cherry Red ‘53
  • Dunfermline Kings American Football team

What will l see at the American Motor Show?

It's 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 American only sessions where you’ll see some of the most iconic U.S. models being put through their paces on track including Cadillac, Dodge. Ford, Chevrolet, Tesla and much, much more.

Off-track is event number two! You will see all kinds of American cars on display, both from private individuals and American 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 Showcar 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.

Why should l come to the American Motor Show?

It’s a great family day out for all American fans! If you ever had an American car, bike or truck 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 Dodge Vipers and Ford Mustangs, GTs and Corvettes. There will also be a large display of American bikes and trucks on the day and we'll even have American themed food and entertainment on show to make this a great celebration of everything American!

How To Take Part: 

We’d like to invite anyone with an American car, truck, pickup or bike along to the show. It’s free to exhibit your car and anyone showing a car will get free entry to the event as well. Any accompanying passengers on the day will also receive admission at the concession rate price (£8 in advance and £10 on the day).

Our Show ‘n’ Shine competitions are always a popular addition to these events and we’ll have trophies and goodies up for grabs in the following classes - pre 80s, 81-00, and post 2000 vehicles. It’s simple to get yourself involved, just head on over to our show car booking form and let us know what you are bringing, and how many passenger tickets you’ll require (at the concession rate).

Show Car Booking Form

Want to go on Track?

If you fancy the full Knockhill Experience - take your own vehicle on track. You'll receive 6 x 12minute sessions on rotation throughout the day, you'll join like-minded enthusiasts on track as they expole the limits of their own vehicles and driving skill around the undulating and exhilarating Knockhill Track. American Show Cars wishing to go on track can book their spaces via the link above. Alternatively, if you are an owner of anything other than an American car, you can book tracktime via our Trackdays website.

Book Tracktime here!

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

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Dunfermline Kings American Football Club

Dunfermline Kings American Football Club

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American Only Trackday Sessions

American Only Trackday Sessions

We'll also be running trackday sessions exclusively for any American cars that want to get out on track. Now is your chance to test your American muscle against Knockhill's unique undulating twists and turns. Any US car is eligible on these sessions and will prove to be a great experience for drivers and passengers alike!  To book yourself on the US only trackday sessions please use the link below


American Motor Show

American Motor Show

Got an American Car and want to show it at Knockhill on Sunday 24th June as part of our American themed Hot Hatch Trackday and Show? Great, simply head on over to our booking form and let us know what you are bringing and how many people will be attending with you. Drivers of showing vehicles get in for free, whilst accompanying passengers will pay just the concession price. It's our first time hosting an American themed event and we'd appreciate all your support in getting this inaugural event off to a great start.

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Live Music from Cherry Red '53

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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 8.00am 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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