Competition Licence
Competition Licence
Competition Licence
ARDS & BARS Competition Licence

Competition Licence

Congratulations! This is the first step into competitive motorsport.

As Scotland's National Motorsport Centre, we are delighted to offer both the 'MSA' approved course for Racing (ARDS) and Rally Driving (BARS). On successful completion of this half day of training, you will be the proud owner of a National Class B Competition Licence. All you need now is a set of wheels to Go Racing or Go Rallying!

Experience Overview

Buying Options

£325

BARS Rallying

Valid 12 Months


ARDS & BARS Competition Licence
ARDS & BARS Competition Licence
ARDS & BARS Competition Licence

Your Competition Licence Course

Realise your dreams and get yourself 'Licensed To Thrill'. Choose the 'MSA' approved course for Racing (ARDS) or Rallying (BARS) and on successful completion, you will be the proud owner of a National Class B Competition Licence. All the necessary application forms and documents required are provided; you will need to obtain a medical certificate from your GP (ARDS only). This course takes place over a half day!

  • ARDS Approved Assessment Venue
  • Classroom session & Written Assessment
  • On track/on stage coaching with assessment
  • Vehicles Provided
  • Completion of appropriate paperwork
  • Visit time approx. 4.5 hours
Honda Civic Type R

Honda Civic Type R

The Type R responds instantly to the driver, no hesitation. Underneath the sculpted bonnet lies a four cylinder VTEC TURBO engine. It’s no surprise to discover this gives the Type R the ability to sprint from 0-62 mph in 5.8 seconds and achieve 169 mph top speed.

2.0 Litre

VTEC Turbo

Engine

6-Speed

Rev Match

Manual Transmission

169mph

Top Speed

Front Wheel Drive

Ford Fiesta Zetec Rally Car

Ford Fiesta Zetec Rally Car

Custom built full rally specification Fiesta Zetec's Rally cars boast 150bhp powering you through the challenges of the hillside rally stage with ease. They have fully-featured roll-cages and safety harnesses and a hydraulic handbrake to help with all those tight twists and turns bringing your rally experience to life.

0 - 60mph

in 7.5 secs

Front Wheel Drive

150bhp

5 speed

Manual Transmission

130mph

Top Speed

Knockhill Racing Circuit

The 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.

Race Track

A demanding road-circuit style track, 1.27 miles (2km) long, and 30 feet (10 m) wide, with a dramatic series of twists, turns, drops and climbs, varying by around 200 feet (60m) from highest to lowest point. Drive on the same International Circuit as driven by Jackie Stewart, Stirling Moss, David Coulthard, Lewis Hamilton, Paul Di Resta and our very own BTCC Stars Gordon Shedden and Rory Butcher.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Licence starter pack:

  • A Competition Licence application form
  • A CD version of the MSA Yearbook
  • An instructional DVD
  • A booklet outlining the next steps to take in order to acquire your first Competition Licence

Classroom session

Written assessment

Practical driven exam

The cost of your first years licence

A medical, completed by your GP is required for the ARDS Course (racing) and is NOT required for the BARS (rally) course. This should be completed prior to the day of your test.

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Choose the 'MSA' approved course for Racing (ARDS) or Rallying (BARS) and on successful completion, you will be the proud owner of a National Class B Competition Licence.