Take to the track on this Hot Hatch featuring FORD LIVE Trackday and Clubstand Event. Test the full capabilities of your car around the twists and dips of the Knockhill Circuit. Hot Hatch days are for both Road and Track cars running in alternative sessions throughout the day. Like-minded enthusiasts will give you a warm reception and the Knockhill track will offer an exciting and exhilarating day out.
This event is one of the largest Ford events in the UK, featuring Ford models (new and old) as well as a huge display from the Ford RS Owners' Club. We hope the show area will be packed with display cars, prestige show cars and competition cars. On track there are two Ford only driving sessions, running alongside our regular Hot Hatch Trackday sessions that are open to any make and model of car.
Registration and licence check starts at 8am with the track going live at 9am until 5pm with a one hour lunch break. Pre-booking is advised.
Book a Track Car Session, Road Car Session or if you are driving any model of Ford (road or track) select the Exclusive 'Fords Only' Session
*** NEW FOR 2023! Hot Hatch trackday prices include entry fee. If you are a season pass holder please call 01383 723337 to book.
Track driving costs:
Passenger's are £10 each and are paid on the day.
|Date:||Sun 21st May|
|Track Fee:||£95 Main Driver and £55 Shared Driver|
Knockhill Season Pass Holders: Your season pass includes the cost of entry for this event; please select the appropriate season pass holder option.
Non Season Pass Holders: Please select a trackday option to include your gate entry fee. The gate entry fees included above are discounted rates. Incorrect selections will be charged at ‘on the day’ gate prices.
It’s great to be hosting Clubstand events once again and although it’s been a long time coming, we hope you’ll all be keen to visit Fife once again. As well as hundreds of Clubstand cars lining the venue, we’ll also see up to 150 eager car owners take to the famous twists and dips of Knockhill in our penultimate Hot Hatch event of the year.
• Hot Hatch Trackday - Join up to 150 other cars on track as you enjoy the thrills and spills of driving the Knockhill track - in your own car – in front of an enthusiastic audience.
• The format of Scottish Ford Live is a traditional show car / trackday type event with cars of all shapes and sizes both on track and lined up in the paddock for fans to see.
• The event is brought to Knockhill in association with the Central and East of Scotland RS Owners' Club who always turn out with some spectatular Ford machinery - both new and old.
• Individual Clubs and private owners will face-off in the paddock for the best in class show awards with lots of time and effort put into presenting the Clubs and the individual cars on the day.
• Aside from the paddock action, the on-track action will come thick and fast with a series of Car Trackday sessions operating throughout the day. We may even see some demonstration laps of special Ford machnery on the day and parade laps of Ford models are always a nice addition.
• It’s a great family day out for all Ford fans! If you ever had a Ford or own a Ford, 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 MK1 and II Escorts, RS2000s and Sierra Cosworth RS500s
• It really is paradise for Ford fans as they get to celebrate their favourite manufacturer with like-minded people.
You can purchase tracktime online by selecting above or call us on 01383 723337. We are open 7 days a week!
Start/FinishTimes: Hot Hatch days normally run from 9am till 5pm. In winter months times can be amended as daylight saving becomes an issue.
Circuit Entry: Gates will open at 8am.
Sessions: A Hot Hatch Trackday will run in sessions usually numbered 1 - 6. Sessions will run alternatively throughout the day with a maximum of 25 cars in each session.
Parking: Cars must park in the main paddock area in their designated session group. Groups will then be called to the holding area to go on track. Drivers will wait in this area before a marshal calls you forward into the pitlane, from here you’ll proceed on track when instructed by the light signals at the end of the pit lane.
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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