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Happy Motoring in Scotland - A Wee Highland Coo Van Adventure

Updated: Mar 23

Scotland has a motoring heritage dating back to 1910 with cars such as the classic Argyll built in Alexandria, on the west coast of Scotland. With our love of cars, it will come as no surprise that there is the Scottish Rally Championships, Motorcar Racing Champions, and home to the National Motorsport Centre - Knockhill Racing Circuit. Here are the best events and attractions not to be missed.

Happy Motoring Events and Attractions in Scotland

Festival of Motoring - Ignition

A few weeks ago the Glasgow S.E.C.C hosted its first Festival of Motoring - Ignition. Hamish was really excited to be going along, seeing the super sports cars, witnessing the skill behind the Top Gear stunt team, and meeting some of Scotland's best drivers David Coulthard and Gordon Shedden.

Top Gear Performance Cars ©MDHarding

Festival of Motoring Live Stunts

Over the weekend there was a skilled and thrilling display by the Top Gear Stunt Team led by Paul Swift, Bro's Motorbike Stunt Team, and JCB's Dancing Diggers.

Live Action Area, Ignition Motoring Festival ©MDHarding

Classic Car Events

There are a number of classic and vintage car events taking place throughout Scotland during the year.

Bo'ness Hill Climb Revival ©MDHarding

Knockhill Racing Circuit

Knockhill Racing Circuit has a history dating back to the first motorcycle race in the 1970s, car racing has come a long way since then! Today you can witness the skill and excitement of the Scottish Touring Cars, Scottish Bike Racing, and Hot Hatch Days. For enthusiasts, there are also a number of hair-raising events such as the Gordon Shedden Driving Experience and much more!

Gordon Shedden, Ignition Motoring Festival ©MDHarding

The David Coulthard Museum