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SMS Launch 2018 Focus Club Selection

SMS Launch 2018 Focus Club Selection

We understand that clubs are at the very heart of our sport. For this reason, we are fully committed towards supporting their growth and development in order to continually showcase and strengthen the great work that they do.

SMS Academy - Session 1

SMS Academy - Session 1

The first ever SMS Academy session took place at Knockhill Racing Circuit on 18 October. 2001 World Rally Champion, Robert Reid, kicked off proceedings with a delivery on the aims and objectives of the SMS Academy. This part of the day was delivered to both parents and the athletes to help build an understanding of the coaching process and to help build an understanding of what the athletes can expect to gain out of the SMS Academy programme.

SMS Club Development Day

SMS Club Development Day

We are delighted to invite clubs to attend our inaugural SMS Club Development Day on Sunday 26 November. The day, which will be run from Blair Drummond Community Hall, intends to provide MSA and SACU clubs with a relaxed and informal environment to share best practice and hear about new club development theories.

2017 SMS Academy Announcement

2017 SMS Academy Announcement

This morning saw the successful applicants to the inaugural Scottish Motor Sports Academy announced at the Ignition Festival of Motoring, with the help of Formula One presenter Lee Mckenzie and 2001 World Rally Champion, Robert Reid.

SCMRC MX Event at Drumlanrig Castle

SCMRC MX Event at Drumlanrig Castle

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July saw riders from across the globe travel to the picturesque Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries and Galloway to take part in the, ‘Scottish Classic Grand National,’ hosted by the Scottish Classic Racing Motorcycle Club (SCRMC). Flags from 18 different countries flew aside the track as an excess of 150 riders competed across the two day event.

EACC Girls Event!

EACC Girls Event!

On Wednesday 21 June, East Ayrshire Car Club is set host 40 girls from two local high schools - Auchinleck and Cumnock Academy - at their Kames sprint track to introduce them to the world of motorsport.

Announcement: Scottish Motor Sports to Launch SMS Academy, supported by McNish and Mackenzie

Announcement: Scottish Motor Sports to Launch SMS Academy, supported by McNish and Mackenzie

Scottish Motor Sports are delighted to announce the launch of a new talent development initiative to support promising young SACU riders and MSA drivers in Scotland.

SACU COACHING PRESENTATION

SACU COACHING PRESENTATION

All SACU club members are invited to attend a short presentation and discussion on a proposed new structure to develop motorcycle sport coaching in Scotland. Coaching is identified in the Scottish Motor Sports strategic plan as being a key element to the sports long term success; both from a participation and performance perspective. One of the key outcomes of the strategy is therefore to develop a more comprehensive coaching structure for the SACU.

Competitors wanted to help advance Concussion Research

Competitors wanted to help advance Concussion Research

PHD candidate, Stephanie Adams, is carrying out research into concussion in motorsport and is interested in your feedback to help with the development of a concussion education programme for the sport.

Student Auto Test

Student Auto Test

On Saturday 4th February SMS and Glenrothes Motorsport Club organised an Auto test training day for students at Knockhill. Auto testing has proven to be one of the most popular activities delivered within the SMS student events of the past couple of years, so the training day was intended to give student club members the opportunity to spend a bit longer practicing in car in order to refine their skills before trying their hand at competing.

SMS STUDENT CHALLENGE EVENT

SMS STUDENT CHALLENGE EVENT

Spirits were high as the sun shone down over Knockhill Racing Circuit during the second SMS Student Challenge of the year. On Saturday 1st October, 59 students from across the country travelled to Knockhill Racing Circuit to try out different forms of motorsport and endeavour to be crowned the victor! From the four Universities that attended the event; Edinburgh, Heriot Watt, Robert Gordon and Strathclyde; three groups were formed.

IGNITION EVENT SUMMARY

IGNITION EVENT SUMMARY

The weekend of the 5-7th August saw the inaugural Ignition Festival of Motoring event visit the SECC in Glasgow; a motoring festival that included exhibitions, driving displays and Glasgow’s first ever street circuit.

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