Ride & Drive Zone
We’re transforming the West Car Parks into a fully interactive space, where you can try your hand at everything from auto testing to electric motocross to go-karting. We’ll also have a special young driver area for teenagers aged 13-17.
Bookings for all activities are based on a first come, first served basis - simply visit the Ride & Drive Booking Desk situated in the main SEC boulevard.
AUTO TEST PASSENGER EXPERIENCE - FREE
Fancy yourself as the next Ari Vatanen, Ken Block or Gordon Shedden? The discipline of auto testing is the perfect place to start and you can get your first introduction to the sport at Ignition! Buckle up next to some of the sports best competitors and experience the thrills of this grass roots motorsport discipline from the passenger seat. Afterwards you will have the opportunity to sign up to a follow up training event which will take place in the month after Ignition and will allow you to get behind the wheel yourself!
This experience is available for anyone aged 12 years and over. You must also be over 4ft 6in (135cm). Each ride will last around 2 minutes.
KIDS GO KARTING - £5pp
Our kids go karting track provides a safe, fun environment for children to get behind the wheel and release their inner racer! Each go on the track lasts 5 minutes, and costs £5.
YOUNG DRIVER EXPERIENCE - £5pp
The wait for young drivers is over! This unique teenage driving experience allows 13 to 17 year olds their very first taste of driving in a safe, relaxed and controlled environment.
It is the perfect introduction to driving! All carried out in a safe and controlled environment there will be a mixture of fun and learning. Our team of instructors love to get the most out of their teenage students by building confidence slowly and progressively then encouraging new found driving skills to flourish. Young students will learn the basics of driving by taking the wheel of a dual controlled saloon training car, it’s amazing how quickly and easily young drivers can progress.
Knockhill is the home of driving experiences in Scotland and our team of highly qualified and experienced instructors allow us to promote safe and responsible driving techniques at an early age that can be taken onto the next stage of driving. Everything about our location was made especially for driving and our top class facilities enable us to provide teenage driving experiences on private roadways, large and safe tarmac areas and even our hillside rally stage!
TEST DRIVE FACILITY - FREE
Your chance to test drive the latest models from a wide range of manufacturers on the streets of Glasgow, free of charge.
DRIFTLAND - COST TBC
DriftlandUK is proud to present its famous DRIFT TAXIS available during all three days of the Ignition Festival of Motoring. Take the chance to get strapped into one of our specially-prepared cars ready for your high-octane experience! Our driver will take you for a thrill-ride of our track - powering into corners completely sideways and exiting in a haze of screaming engine and screeching tyres. Buckled in tight, you get the chance to feel what drifting is like from the heart of the action – we show you how to be in control, when out of control! Suitable for ages 12+, a Drift Taxi Ride is an experience to remember for all the family!