Knockhill Racing Circuit

Driving Experiences

E-Type Experience

A star is born! The E-Type Jaguar has gained public admiration on a scale that no other sports car has ever enjoyed. Over 40 years ago the E-type jaguar stunned the world and now you are about to find out why! Feel how effortlessly this iconic 4.2L Series 1 E-type blasts along the powerful straights of Scotland’s famous international racing circuit. The challenging twists and turns of the track allow you to truly experience the capabilities of this British Classic all from the comfort of the aircraft-like cockpit.

  • Range:3rd Gear
  • Availability:Weekdays Only
  • Duration:1.5 hrs approx
  • Price:£195.00

E-Type Experience


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This e-type is in its element blasting through the twists and turns of the legendary Knockhill racing circuit.  An iconic sports car that is adored by young and old alike.

Arriving fresh on the scene many years ago the E-Type Jaguar stunned the world andsome things never change! The E-Type has gained public admiration on a scale that no other sports car has ever enjoyed. This classic 4.2L Series 1 E-type is one of the most comfortable cars in the Knockhill collection roaring through the twists and turns of our legendary track.

Your Visit

  • Welcome and briefing
  • 4 tuition laps at the wheel of a sporty SEAT
  • Demonstartion drive by your instructor
  • 6 driving laps at the wheel of the E-type Jaguar with full tuition
  • Debrief and certificate of completion

Extra Details

  • Visiting time is approximately 1 - 1.5 hours
  • 3rd Gear E-type Experience is available weekdays only
  • Full and valid Driving Licenceis required

E-type Experience

4 Superb training laps at the wheel of a sporty SEAT with an instructor providing 1:1 race tuition to teach best racing lines, breaking points and track safety. 2 Demo laps driven by a senior instructor reminding you of the do’s and don’ts of successful track driving. 6 stunning laps in the powerful E-Type Jaguar. The last of the series one 4.2ltr, 4 speed synchromesh box this car is truly a legend!

Registration Building

Kinnairds Restaurant

Open Choice

The E-type Experience is available as part of our 3rd Gear Choice Voucher

At no extra cost you can select the gear and let them choose the experience, the perfect way to give that special gift reassured that they can choose exactly what they want to do!

Choices within the 3rd Gear Range:

  • Racing Car Experience (Weekdays & weekends)
  • Rally Experience (Weekdays & weekends)
  • Legends Experience (Weekdays & weekends)
  • E-type Experience (Weekdays only)

Take me to the 3rd Gear Open Choice Voucher

You will be able to select from the following optional extras during the check out process.

Bring a Friend - Optional Extra - Various

Looking for some friendly competition? Invite a friend or family member along to join you for this amazing experience and receive our most competitive rate. For a greatly reduced price your chosen companion can experience Knockhill with you. Booked into the same activity at the same time you can challenge your friend to better your awesome driving score! Evidence can be provided to settle the score! Call To Book.

Karting - Optional Extra - From 10

Based at the heart of Scottish motorsport our 500m Karting Track just oozes fun and is the ideal place to unleash your competitive streak. We have karts for kids as young as 8 years and faster karts for the 'Grown ups'. Karting sessions are available to suit your own requirements. With the latest timing technology, super karts and friendly staff we know you will love karting at Knockhill. Call to book!

Professional Photographs - Optional Extra - 15

Smile you are on Camera! Capture the action and keep it with you forever with 3 professional high resolution photographs. Included in the package is a head shot of you at the controls and two action shots out on track or stage. Download your pictures through our Knockhill Photos website within 7 days of your experience. The perfect memento of your Knockhill Experience.

E-Voucher - Voucher Option - Free

E-Voucher - Our instant E-Voucher allows you to purchase a Knockhill Driving Experience Gift 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - (Even on Christmas day!) We will send your chosen voucher directly and instantly to your email address allowing you to print off and present ....its quick, simple and no charge!

Gift Box - Voucher Option - 6.50

Let them unwrap the excitement with our Gift Box option. For only £6.50 including postage you can present your chosen gift experience in an alloy presentation box embossed with a Knockhill logo. This includes your chosen glossy gift card with experience details, a quality ballpoint pen and metal keyring.

Gift Card - Voucher Option - 1.50

Sent to you by 1st class royal mail post, you will receive a glossy gift card containing experience details and envelope. Simply add your own message and present your gift. £1.50 including postage

Andrew Martin

Andrew is a very capable and straight talking instructor with 6 years experience competing in the Fiesta XR2 championships and currently racing an MG ZR 170 in MG trophy championship.

Bob Watson

We don't know anyone who knows more about Rally driving than Bob! Many many many years spent behind the wheel both competing and instructing qualifies him to know what he's talking about!

Rory Butcher

2005 Scottish Ford XR3 Championship, 2006 Scottish Mini Cooper Cup, 2007-08 Scottish Formula Ford Championships, 2009 Scottish Formula Ford Champion, 2009 Formula Ford Festival- WINNER (60 entries) 2011 2nd Overall in the Porsche Carrera Cup Pro-Am 1 Championship 2012 5th Overall in Porsche Carrera Cup GB (2 wins, 2 poles, 9 podiums) , 2013 3rd overall in Porsche Carrera Cup GB (5 wins, 19 podiums), 2014 – present British GT Championship

Knockhill Race Track

Knockhill Racing Circuit is Scotland’s only approved MSA and FIA Internationally graded Circuit and is famous for hosting major televised motorsport events such as the British Touring Car and the British Superbike Championships. It is a demanding road-circuit style track, 1.3 miles (2km) long, and 30 feet (10 m) wide, with a unique series of twists, turns, drops and climbs, varying by around 200 feet (60m) from highest to lowest point. Feel the thrill of Knockhill’s legendary track as you push your driving skills to the limit on the same International Circuit as driven by Jackie Stewart, Stirling Moss, David Coulthard, Paul De Resta and our very own Gordon Shedden.

Jaguar E-Type

Its combination of good looks, high performance and competitive pricing established the E-Type as a classic. It may be a classic but it’s a fast one – this series 1 e-type produce the same power as the 3.2litre, the same top speed however has more torque which meant better throttle response for drivers that did not want to shift down gears. This is your chance to gear behind the wheel of a British classic.

Seat Leon – Various models

Our tuition track cars are currently from the Seat Leon family, whether it’s the race-inspired FR or the sporty cupra which is Auto Express’s “Best Hot Hatch of 2014” these cars will ensure you are prepared for the twists and turns that knockhill has to offer. These sporty hatches offer great handling and are very responsive and with top speeds of up to 142mph – they are sure to make you smile.

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