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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.

GET INVOLVED IN MOTORSPORT AT IGNITION!

GET INVOLVED IN MOTORSPORT AT IGNITION!

If the answer is ‘YES!’ then Scottish Motor Sports invites you to join us at Glasgow’s Ignition Festival at the SECC. Find us in Hall 5 where we will be celebrating everything that is Motor Sports. On our stand, there will be the opportunity to get close to a variety of modern and classic competition bikes and cars.

GILLIAN SEFTON APPOINTED AS SMS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

GILLIAN SEFTON APPOINTED AS SMS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

The future growth and development of motor sport in Scotland has been strengthened by the appointment of Gillian Sefton as Development Officer for Scottish Motor Sports. This appointment follows our recent launch event, where we announced Sportscotland’s commitment to invest into the development of motor sport over the next four years.

SPORTSCOTLAND INVESTMENT ANNOUNCED

SPORTSCOTLAND INVESTMENT ANNOUNCED

Motorsport legend Sir Jackie Stewart joined representatives from sportscotland, the Motor Sports Association, and the Scottish Auto Cycle Union to announce a new partnership to grow the motor sport in Scotland.

2016 STUDENT EVENT

2016 STUDENT EVENT

A cold but sunny Knockhill racing circuit played host to the SMS Student Challenge on 5th March. The event, which is running for the second year, attracted almost 50 students from across the country. Teams were fielded from; Aberdeen University, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh College, Robert Gordons University and Strathclyde University.

THE ALL-NEW MOTORING FESTIVAL BRINGS FORMULA 1 TO THE STREETS OF GLASGOW

THE ALL-NEW MOTORING FESTIVAL BRINGS FORMULA 1 TO THE STREETS OF GLASGOW

The news has broken that a new three-day motoring festival will be greeting the streets of Glasgow this year, starting on the 5th August.

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