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Knockhill Racing Circuit, Dunfermline

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Knockhill Racing Circuit is a motor racing circuit in Fife, Scotland, opened in September 1974. It is Scotland's national motorsport centre. The circuit is located in the countryside about 6mi north of Dunfermline and was created by joining service roads to a nearby disused mineral railway, closed in 1951, which served Lethans Colliery.The CircuitThe circuit is 10 metres wide and has two layouts, the 1.3 miles International layout and the 1 mile National layout.A major spectator vantage point is on the final corner, Taylor's, a hairpin situated a short distance before the start/finish line on the uphill pit straight. The circuit then levels out and passes under the pedestrian bridge before a short braking zone preceding the first of the nine corners, Duffus Dip.Between 1974 and 1983 the circuit had several different owners which helped to steadily develop the circuit's facilities and attractions. Since the 1980s, Knockhill has been developed to a point where it is able to host rounds of most of the major British car and motorbike championships.Today Knockhill offers a range of motorsport facilities in addition to the original circuit, including an offroad track, rally stage and a go-kart track. The circuit hosts many different events throughout the year, including the British Superbike Championship, touring cars, stock cars and various trackdays for car and bike enthusiasts.
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  • I was lucky to have the Ferrari and Honda Type R driving experience as a Christmas present. As a relatively conservative driver this would be a slightly nerve racking experience, however my worries we...  more »
  • Fantastic day out lots going on and totally enjoyed our day here nobody complained of being bored which is unusual can't wait to go to another event  more »
  • Amazing race track - high speed straights, dangerous hairpins, what else would a driver want? Really friendly staff and well worth the price.  more »
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  • great track with a great feel but dogs are not allowed hence why its only stars
  • If your looking for somewhere to go and watch the BTCC, Knockhill is the place to go! Always a great, entertaining race. Facilities are also brilliant and the atmosphere is fantastic.
  • Boys really enjoyed their gokarting experience. Been twice now & loved it. Staff really friendly.
  • Friendly bunch weather was superb sat 1 oct arrive alive lads
  • Great place,, friendly staff. Excellent circuit..proper fun