We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship sponsored by Lokring UK in association with Cataclean event this weekend. We’ll pulled together some important info in the hope of making your trip a memorable one. We can’t wait to see you all back for what promises to be a spectacular weekend of racing.
BTCC Spectator Info
1 – ALL PARKING IS ON SITE – Please allow extra time for your arrival, there may be queuing on the approach roads, so please drive carefully. Once on site, please follow the directions of our stewards.
2 – GATES OPEN – 7.30am each day.
3 – PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE PURCHASED ALL YOUR REQUIRED TICKETS PRIOR TO ARRIVING AT THE GATES – TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ON LINE ON THE DAY OR AT THE GATE
Please have your tickets ready on your phone as you approach the gates and have the brightness turned up full so that it can be easily scanned (please also don’t have your device in dark mode). You can also purchase a programme at the gate or it can be purchased at the Circuit Office in the main paddock.
FRIDAY No access unless you hold an event ticket or are on our campsite
SATURDAY Adults £25 Concessions £18 Children U12 and parking FREE
SUNDAY Adults £35 Concessions £25 Children U12 and parking FREE
If you plan to purchase tickets whilst on route to the Circuit, you can use our tickets only webpage which is easy to get to and remember:
4 – TRACK ACTION – Starts at 9.00am on Saturday, and 9.05am on Sunday; and finishes around 6.20pm on Saturday and just before 6pm on Sunday
When moving around the site, please respect your fellow spectators and a reminder that a face covering must be worn when entering any public building such as the Circuit Office, any toilet block, Kinnaird’s Bistro or the Paddock Cafe and Bar – this is required by Scottish Government.
5 – TOURING CARS ARE ON TRACK – Saturday at 9.30am (Free Practice 1), 12.05pm (Free Practice 2) and QUALIFYING at 2.50pm
Sunday BTCC: Race one 11.45am, Race two 2.25pm & Race three 5.25pm (all 24 laps)
The BTCC paddock will close to spectators 30 minutes prior to each race until all cars are back in their awnings after each race. Spectators are requested to leave paddock one after PA announcements.
There will be a track crossing to and from the infield immediately after each Touring Car race. Crossing point is located at the Beatson’s Building Supplies Bridge
6 – AUTOGRAPH SESSION – There will be no Autograph Session this year due to Covid-19 guidelines, instead the drivers will take part in a Parade at 1.10pm on Sunday
7 – FOOD ON SITE – We have Kinnaird’s Bistro and the Paddock Café and Bar – both located in the main BTCC paddock.
There are mobile courts located around the site with food courts beside the Beatson’s Building Supplies Bridge, McIntyres Corner and Hairpin serving a selection of food. In addition, there are food vans at the Chicane and Clarks corners
8 – TOILETS – There are 9 permanent toilet blocks around the venue, at any point, you will be less than 250m from a block.
9 – CASH LINE – We do not have a cash line on site so please bring cash or credit / debit card.
10 – NO ANIMALS – NO DOGS or any other animals are allowed at any time apart from guide dogs.
10 (a) – DRONES – The flying of DRONES is not permitted at any time.
11 – CLOTHING/FOOTWEAR – As we are based on a hillside, please take EXTRA CARE when moving around the site, on pathways or on the bankings. Please wear sturdy trainer type shoes (no leather soles or high heals). In the race paddocks, please be aware of the movement of race vehicles and please supervise your children at all times.
12 – MEDICAL CENTRE – There is a MEDICAL CENTRE located near the Beatson’s Building Supplies Footbridge and there are two First Aid points around the circuit (see map)
13 – MERCHANDISE – there is a trade area located at the approach to the hairpin (see map) and the Knockhill and Rory Butcher merchandise and other items can be purchased at the Circuit Office
14 – GETTING OUT AT THE END OF THE DAY – Everyone arrives over several days, but all want to leave at once! Please be patient and follow our stewards instructions and we will get everyone out as quickly as reasonably possible. Rather than joining a queue why not WALK THE TRACK! Yes we have our TOUCH THE TRACK where you can take a gentle stroll around the track that BTCC cars were racing on just minutes earlier. Access is beside the Paddock Café and Bar and at Clarks Corner. We’ll also still be broadcasting throughout the exit period so please get in touch with the Commentary team for song requests and shout outs by texting ‘knockhill’ to 60777 (small fees apply). You can tune into Knockhill FM on 87.7.
15 – Finally, please drive slowly on the roads away from Knockhill, respecting other road users, and remember, “Race on Track, not on the Roads”. The BTCC will be back in 2022 over the weekend of 30/31 July (provisional), hopefully we’ll see you all back once again.
Keep an eye on www.knockhill.com for all our event details and on our social media.
Well, it’s just one more sleep until the action starts… see you all over the weekend and we hope you have a fabulous time watching the BTCC at Knockhill once again… it’s been far too long.