Scottish Championship Bike Racing (KMSC) – featuring the Jock Taylor Trophy

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd September, 2017

It’s finally arrived, the final round of the KMSC Championship season featuring the Jock Taylor Sidecar Race. The leading riders in each class battle it out for the Club Championship glory – all added to with the Jock Taylor sidecar race!

All the hard work of the season counts for little unless the riders can hold their nerve, and speed to claim more points than their Championship rivals this weekend, to see them cross the finishing line as the best rider of the year in each class, and ultimately crowned the KMSC (or Scottish) Champion for 2017. 

Scottish Championship Bike Racing (KMSC) – featuring the Jock Taylor Trophy
Scottish Championship Bike Racing (KMSC) – featuring the Jock Taylor Trophy
Scottish Championship Bike Racing (KMSC) – featuring the Jock Taylor Trophy
Scottish Championship Bike Racing (KMSC) – featuring the Jock Taylor Trophy

Event Information

Come to Knockhill and see the best bike racers in Scotland go head-to-head on track during a weekend-long programme of racing. You’ll see action from super-fast Superbikes all the way through to diminutive Formula 125 machines. A super-slick timetable will see the track action come thick-and-fast as up to seven different Championships race on the same day. Our open and inclusive paddock will allow you to get up close to same the riders, and machines, you’ll see hurtle past on track at speeds in excess of 150mph.

What is it? Our KMSC and Scottish motorcycle racing events at Knockhill will represent points-scoring rounds of both the KMSC and Scottish Bike Racing Championships. The event will see upwards of 120 competitors take to the track for a series of championship races, with up to 30 competitors on the track at the same time. Racing on the day will come from several classes, with each featuring 2/3 times on the timetable throughout the day. The admission price offers great value for money, with entertaining races on all day from 10 am to 5 pm. An awards ceremony in the Clubhouse afterwards will allow you to put those individual faces to your favourite racers on the day – and all are welcome.

What will l see? On the day you’ll see a whole host of racing action, from practice sessions in the morning to 10/12 lap racers for up 30 riders in each class. A super-slick 18-race programme will keep you enthralled, amused and entertained throughout the day. The venue has ample viewing and spectator points, and even if the weather takes a turn for the worse, you can still see the racing from the comfort of your own car – via various trackside locations. 

Who is it for? Our KMSC and Scottish Championship bike racing meetings are an action-packed spectacle suitable for families of all ages. Spectators can watch from several locations around the track, as the best Scottish bike racers go head-to-head on the famous twists and dips of Knockhill. Expect to see thrill-a-minute bike racing action as the top competitors in each class fight it out for race wins and podium positions. The action is always fast, frantic and highly entertaining – a true spectacle that will keep you enthralled from race to race.

What is the KMSC? The KMSC (Knockhill Motor Sports Club) is a motorcycle club that runs motor racing events at Knockhill, for both cars and bikes. Luckily, our bike racing events have also achieved SACU status – Scottish Championship – meaning that as well as competing for KMSC title silverware; several of the races throughout the weekend also rank for Scottish Championship points. The SACU Championship status of our events is a significant one – as this attracts the top Club racers from up and down the country to our events.

Why attend this event? The KMSC race events feature a full weekend-long programme of action; including practice, warm up and qualifying sessions, along with an incredible 32 race schedule. On the day you’ll see several different racing Championships; each with their on unique attributes that contribute to very different types of racing action on track – from the superfast Superbike category to the spectacular Sidecar category, that sees two competitors (driver and passenger) race on track aboard a 3-wheeled motorcycle at speeds in excess of 120mph.

When do the events take place? Our KMSC and Scottish Championship race events will take place on four separate, weekend-long, occasions throughout the year. Listed below are the dates for this year’s events:

  • Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April 
  • Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May 
  • Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July – 3rd Rewind Festival
  • Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September 

Scottish Championship races also take place at other racing venues throughout the year – see the SACU website for further information.

How to book? Tickets for all KMSC bike race 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 about the Knockhill Motor Sports Club (KMSC) can be found via our dedicated Club website. Here you’ll find information about the events we host, as well as Championship standings, regulations and TV scheduling.

Event News

Scottish Championship Bike Racing and Jock Taylor Sidecar Memorial Race
Scottish Championship Bike Racing and Jock Taylor Sidecar Memorial Race

This weekend the 2017 Knockhill Motor Sports Club bike racing championships come to a conclusion (2/...

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Gate Opening Times

Gates on Sunday open at 8.00am  to the General Public.

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.


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 5 pm 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.

KMSC September Timetable

Timetable for the KMSC/Scottish Championship racing event to take place at Knockhill over the weekend of 2/3 September - featuring the Jock Taylor Memorial Trophy


KMSC Entry List

Entry list for the KMSC September event which will feature up to 130 riders across 8 different classes with bikes ranging from F125 to Superbike.


Sidecar Entry List

Entry list for the Scottish Marin Sidecar Cup at Knockhill over the weekend of 2/3 September - featuring the Jock Taylor Sidecar Memorial Race


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