If you have never been to a trackday before or have attended 3 or less and want to build more confidence, this First Timer Car tracknight is the session for you!
The car tracknight session for newcomers has less cars on track than a normal trackday and our staff are on hand to give you hints and tips to make the most of your time on track.
Registration and licence check from 5pm. Classroom chat from 5.30pm, on track from 6pm-8pm open session.
You will be sent a registration form and video briefing prior to your arrival.
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Entry: Will be available at least 1 hour before your confirmed start time. You will be asked to produce your licence for checking on arrival. Each Driver will be issued with a wrist band which must always be worn during the trackday. Please stop at the end of the pit lane and show the wrist band to the marshal, you will not be allowed on track if you do not show your wristband. Late arrivals will be administered at the first possible opportunity; however, you may miss your first session or some open track time.
Format: This trackday will be run in an Open Pit Lane Format
Track Stoppages: Every effort will be made by us to provide you with the full allocation of track time. However, some track stoppages are inevitable, and we ask you to be patient and allow our operations team the time and space to deal with any unplanned incidents on track. We will allow the session to recommence at the first possible opportunity.
Cancellations and Non-Attendance: If for any reason you are unable to attend your chosen date, we will accept one change to an alternative date provided you give us 3 full days’ notice by telephone. Cancellations made after this period will incur a 50% additional re-booking charge. Non-attendance will forfeit your booking. No refunds will be made.
If for any reason Knockhill Racing Circuit Ltd is forced to abandon the Trackday (for example, due to adverse weather conditions), the following credits will be offered.
Failure to start:
Running 25% or less:
Running for 50%:
Credits can be used towards a future booking at Knockhill Racing Circuit.
Noise Limit: Knockhill Racing Circuit has a noise limit of 105db.
Filming: Under no circumstances must Helmet Cams be used. Only bolt-on mounting systems designed specifically for the purpose will be allowed on test days, filming will NOT be permitted on Race weekends. All drones are forbidden at Knockhill Racing Circuit.
Paddock Conduct: Please be aware of other participants and pedestrians in the paddock and pit lane. Drivers are responsible for their own safety and that of other users of these areas who they may affect.
Pit Lane: Re-fuelling and the storage of petrol (or other fuels) is not permitted in the pit lane; The pit lane is strictly one way. Vehicle access to the pit lane is via the holding area.
Fuel: Please be aware that we are unable to sell you fuel for your car; please ensure that you purchase fuel on route to the circuit.
Refreshments: Kinnairds restaurant or The Paddock Café and Bar will be open and offering a takeaway and sit in service.
At Knockhill Racing Circuit we take pride in ensuring everyone has an enjoyable experience on track in a safe manner. All of our trackdays run to a national code of practice operated by all recognised MSA approved racing circuits and we are founder members of the Association of Trackday Organisers.
Listed below we have a list of the frequently asked questions and safety regulations, if you have never done a trackday before please take care to read all of the information. Our team are always on hand to help on the day or prior to your visit please give us a call with any questions.
All drivers must hold one of the following licences and comply with the relevant regulations in order to take part in a track day: DVLA road licence - must be a fully unrestricted (not provisional) valid driving licence issued by the DVLA (or the equivalent foreign licensing authority in the driver's country of residence) with the appropriate category clearly indicated. MSA National B (or higher) race licence valid in current year (drivers must be 17yrs +).
No licence = No driving. If you do forget to bring your licence, or if your licence has expired, we can call the DVLA to check you hold a valid licence for a fee of £10. Please note this can only be done up to 5.30pm and not on a Sunday.
All drivers and passengers must wear a suitable crash helmet and have their legs covered at all times whilst on circuit. In the case of open top vehicles, drivers must wear a full face helmet. Helmets are available to hire from Knockhill Racing Circuit for a small fee.
Any filming equipment must be secured inside the vehicle and may be inspected prior to track session. Hand held or helmet cameras are NOT permitted.
In the case of road cars - the vehicle must conform to MOT minimum standards for road use or MSA current safety regulations for track cars. All cars must have working seatbelts regardless of age. It must be in good condition both mechanically and bodily and suitable for its intended use on the track. It is your duty to ensure that the vehicle remains in this condition for the duration of the activity, in the interests of your safety and the safety of others at the circuit. Open wheels/single seaters are not permitted.
Most insurance policies do not cover your vehicle for track use. You should check your policy with your insurer.
Registration will normally take place in Kinnairds Restaurant approximately 1 hour prior to the start of the trackday. You will be asked to complete and sign an indemnity form and produce your licence.
All drivers must attend a safety briefing, at registration you will be advised of the time and location. Normally the briefing takes place 30 minutes prior to the start of the trackday. In addition there is a separate briefing for any first time participants. It is important everyone attends the safety briefing, even if you are a regular participant.
Proceed to the pitlane or the holding area next to the pitlane if the trackday is running as an ‘open pitlane session’. You will then have your wrist band checked by the circuit controller and be released onto the circuit. If the trackday is split into sessions please follow the instructions given over the public address system.
Remember to exit the pitlane in a safe manner as described in your briefing, start off slow and build up your pace up throughout the day.
Circuit Entry: Gates open from 8.00am
Cancellations and Non-Attendance: If for any reason you are unable to attend your chosen date, we will accept one change to an alternative date provided you give us 3 full days notice by telephone. Cancellations made after this period will incur a 50% additional re-booking charge. Non-attendance will forefit your booking. No refunds will be made.
Noise Limit: Knockhill Racing Circuit has a noise limit of 105db.
Refreshments: Kinnairds restaurant will be open and available for both hot and cold food and drink during your visit to Knockhill.
Fuel: Please be aware that we are unable to sell you fuel for your car, please ensure that you purchase fuel on route to the circuit.
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