Knockhill

Knockhill Racing circuit is Scotland's national motor sport centre and as such, gives fans north of the border the opportunity to view top level racing during the year on home soil.

The circuit hosted its first event in 1974 after sheep farmer Tom Kinnaird had decided to build his own circuit, linking together a narrow farm track and a disused railway line to create a challenging, undulating lap of little more than a mile.

It's somewhat primitive facilities underwent extensive development during the 1980s to bring it up to the level required to host top level racing, with the arrival of the BTCC for the first time in 1992 becoming the pre-cursor to Knockhill securing its place on the calendar on many of the top British championships – with the BSB, British F3 and GT championships and British Rallycross having all held rounds at the Scottish circuit in the past.

Knockhill also plays host to the Scottish MotorFair every year and has a location second to none, overlooking the Firth of Forth north of Dunfermline with views over the Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh on a clear day.

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