• SMRC Reverse Direction
  • SMRC Reverse Direction

SMRC Reverse Direction

Sunday 16th September, 2018

Scottish Championship Car Racing organised by the SMRC, has a superb range of racing classes, a super-slick racing format with around 16 races to entertain you during an action-packed afternoon. This time around the SMRC racers will tackle the Reverse Circuit at Knockhill - only the third time the SMRC competitors have sampled this layout at Knockhill. Valuable Championship points will be up-for-grabs as the leading racers jostle for the top of the Championship standings during the penultimate round of the season. Traditionally, this is when championship challenges are made and expect to see the best racers in each class battle hard at the front of the grid for those all-important race wins.

SMRC Reverse Direction

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

Event info

It's the second visit this year to the reverse configuration of the Knockhill circuit, which brings some different challenges for the drivers. Some drivers have already sampled the track on Reverse test and track nights, but for the vast-majority Sunday will be like racing on a completely new circuit. You’d think, surely the track couldn’t be that different… right… it’s the same corners just ran in the opposite direction. But, trust us… it’s not.

Championships are entering a critical phase as those title contenders aim to secure yet more wins that will keep them marching towards Championship glory for 2018. Aside from the regular six classes that appear at all SMRC events, this event will also see a selection of Formula Junior race cars make an impromptu visit to Knockhill with two races and a FREE  to attend grid walk on Sunday 16th September during the lunch break for all spectators.

Additional points of note:

  • SMRC race days are great value for money with 8 hours or fast and furious action that will keep you and your family/friends and relatives enthralled from start to finish
  • You’ll see 80+ of Scotland’s top racing drivers compete in a wide variety of vehicles and Championships.
  • Spectacular viewing areas are available throughout the venue and multiple corners can be seen from several locations.
  • Remember to bring your camera, you’ll be amazed how close you can get to the action – and it’s a perfect way to showcase what you’ve been up to at Knockhill.
  • There’s also a family play park and picnic area; perfect for those moments when you need the kids to let off some steam.
  • Family and kids karting is also available at our 500m, outdoor track (subject to availability).
  • Spectator car parking areas allow you to watch the action from the comfort of your car, when the weather takes a turn for the worse.
  • As well our two on-site restaurants, there are always a number of other outlets to purchase food and beverages from.

 

Who is this event for?

Our SMRC racedays are an exciting and action-packed day out suitable for families of all ages. Members of the public can watch multiple racing classes on one day, with up to 30 competitors competing on track at any given time; there’s always plenty of fast-paced entertainment on view, alongside plenty of heart-stopping incidents to talk about on the journey home.

What is the SMRC?

The Scottish Motor Racing Club (SMRC) is Scotland’s premier car racing club and features members from up and down the country, competing on track for Scottish Championship titles. The Club, organises and administers a series of events each year, with points scored at each round determining the overall Scottish Champions for each class.

When do the events take place?

SMRC events take place throughout the year at Knockhill Racing Circuit. The SMRC also takes some of its member classes to other UK circuits throughout the year. At Knockhill, the SMRC hosts seven individual events that take place once a month (from April to October), with the series reaching a dramatic climax at the final event of the year (October).

Why attend this event?

The SMRC racedays feature a full day-long programme of racing with up to 18 races competing on track in one day. The SMRC is made up of seven main Championship classes – with sub classes within each main class. On any given SMRC raceday you’ll see competing races for the following Championships:

  • The Celtic Speed Mini Cooper Cup
  • The Scottish Formula Ford 1600 Championship
  • The Scottish Saloons and Sports Car Championship
  • The Scottish Classic Sports and Saloons Championship
  • The Scottish Fiesta & Hot Hatch Championship
  • The Scottish Legends Championship
  • The Scottish BMW Compact Cup

How to book?

Tickets for all seven SMRC 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 on each SMRC class is available via the features dropdown on this page, with links to the class info on the SMRC website. You can also keep up to date with all the latest SMRC event news and reports by checking out the News dropdown.

You can also find more info via the Official SMRC Website - SMRC Website

Event News

Penultimate SMRC action from Knockhill
Penultimate SMRC action from Knockhill

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Formula Junior racing joins SMRC
Formula Junior racing joins SMRC

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SMRC May Highlights
SMRC May Highlights

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SMRC Highlights April 2018
SMRC Highlights April 2018

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More News
Scottish Formula Ford Championship

Scottish Formula Ford Championship

Scottish Formula Ford – Often regarded as the purest form of motor racing, these 1600cc Ford Kent powered, open-wheeled racers have spawned the careers of some of Scotland’s top racing talent; with the series often acting as a stepping stone to international stardom. You could be watching the next David Coulthard, Dario Franchitti or Allan McNish when these four-wheeled single seat racers take to the track. Wheel-to-wheel racing is guaranteed as Scotland’s top chargers battle to become the next Scottish Champion.

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Scottish Legends Championship

Scottish Legends Championship

Legends Championship – These cars are amazing 3/5th scale American hot rods with high revving Yamaha motorcycle engines. There is no series in the world that has closer racing as often these buzz-bombs will be racing 4-abreast towards the first corner – awesome! The grids are always jam-packed full of potential race winners, so expect the unexpected when these pocket rockets take to the track; with multiple winners on one day, reverse and gentlemen's grids; there is always loads of overtaking manoeuvres and exceptional racing action on view.

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Celtic Speed Mini Cooper Cup

Celtic Speed Mini Cooper Cup

Celtic Speed Mini Cooper Cup -The new style Minis all race on Yokohama tyres in their fiercely contested championship. They also visit English tracks in a busy season. The minis have a 3-race format similar to the British Touring Cars, keeping all the drivers on their toes throughout the day. The action is always entertaining, and the series has also made a number of guest appearances on the British Touring Car event timetable at Knockhill BTCC rounds.

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Classic Sports and Saloons

Classic Sports and Saloons

Classic Sports and Saloons - The Classic Sports & Saloon Championship is one of the more popular events held at SMRC, both mass production-based cars and limited production run cars take part in this championship. All vehicles taking part are split into 8 different classes, these classes are mainly for cars created up until the 31st December 1985. However, cars in Class F are for cars manufactured from the 1st January 1985 to the 31st December 1990. The traditional SMRC XR2 championship will also find its home in our classics grid, and give this exceptional one make series a new lease of life being the only classic one make series available in Scotland.

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Saloons and Sports Cars Championship

Saloons and Sports Cars Championship

Saloons and Sports Cars Championship - This championship is for a variety of different cars with modifications. It’s the most powerful cars that race at SMRC that will compete in this kind of championship. A range of 6 classes take up this championship and all cars may race on slick racing tyres or treaded road-based tyres; however, this is dependent on their class rules.

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General Gate Opening Times

Gates on Saturday will open at 8am and close at 8pm

Gates on Sunday open at 7.30am

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.

Taxi Drop Offs

The drop off area for taxi's etc. Will be next to the TICKET COLLECTION POINT, this area will have a suitable turning area and access to exit routes. Pedestrians should then proceed to the pedestrian gates to purchase tickets / display passes.

Public Transport

Unfortunately Knockhill is not on any public transport routes! Please ensure you make alternative arrangements for getting to and from the Circuit.

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.

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
  • All routes to Knockhill will be very busy this weekend. Please give yourself appropriate time to get to the Circuit. There will be delays, but hopefully we can keep these to a minimum with your help and co-operation.
  • 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 Sat 8am - 6pm and Sunday 7.30am to 6pm if you need any help or assistance, you can pop in or call on 01383 723337.
  • Trades stands are located at the hairpin and main straight.
  • Official Knockhill Merchandise is available at the circuit office and a display is at the hairpin trade area.
  • Mobile Food Outlets are located throughout the venue as well as our onsite restaurants, Champions Clubhouse and Kinnaird's restaurant.
  • Arrive and Drive Karting will be operating for Kids 8yrs plus and Adults throughout the weekend from just £10, visit the Karting Centre for the timetable and full Info.

Very, Very Important: please drive with due care and observe speed limits when leaving the venue, we don't want your day ruined by receiving a speeding fine.

Drones: Due to CAA safety regulations the flying and use of drones are strictly forbidden at Knockhill Racing Circuit .

That's all for now, but if you do require additional information, please call the Circuit Office on 01383 723337.

SMRC September 2018 Entry

The provisional entry list for the next instalment of the SMRC Car Racing season can be downloaded from the link below. With racing for Mini, Legends, Formula Ford, Classics, Sports & Saloons, Hot Hatch and a guest appearance from a selection of Formula Junior cars the action this weekend will be fast and frantic.

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SMRC Sept 2018 Timetable

As well as the traditional SMRC classes, on Sunday 16th September we'll also have a guest appearance from a collection of  Formula Junior competitors. With Qualifying and Practice in the morning and Racing in the afternoon, this Sunday's SMRC event will be action packed. Check out the provisional timetable.

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