Published: 11:03 am, Saturday 05 November 2016

Ingliston Gears up for 2017 Revival

Ingliston Racing Circuit, the historic motoring venue at the Royal Highland Centre on the outskirts of Edinburgh is getting ready for the return of the Ingliston Revival Classic Car Festival which will return on Saturday the 13th and Sunday 14th May 2017.

The Ingliston Revival is a classic and prestige car festival that showcases the best racing, sports and specialist classic vehicles from Scotland and beyond.

Last years event celebrated the circuits 50th Anniversary and the 2017 event has grown and developed from the experience of the first year to create an even more engaging motoring festival experience.

There are many changes and enhancements to the event to enhance the public and participants experience and most notably the event will host a sprint race across the weekend with the fastest cars in each class being awarded a trophy at Ingliston for the first time in 20 years.

For drivers not wishing to race, there is the opportunity to take part in parade laps and of the car concourse will be extended for those wishing to display their vehicles at the event.

Visitors will experience a host of activity and attractions both on and off the track, with a victorian fun fair, extensive indoor retail village, interactive driving simulators and challenges to entertain every taste.  An extended food and beverage village offers great food and drink from high-quality independent caterers including made-to-order log fired Pizza, Gourmet burgers and Lobster tail brioche rolls. The Revival Bar will return serving premium alcoholic beverages from local suppliers.

A precision Stunt show will wow the onlookers across the weekend.

Visitors can spend the day watching all the action in the paddock and on the track from the grandstands with ticket holders having access to all event areas and grandstands. The interview stage will welcome names from old Ingliston and wider motorsport as well as live music and entertainment for all.

Event organisers are planning to welcome up to 12,000 visitors to the Ingliston Revival across the weekend who are looking for both a trip down memory lane to old Ingliston and also those looking for a high-quality family day out.

For modern car enthusiasts, Prestige and Performance manufacturers will again display their latest models in the new car avenue and for those wishing to get on-track the regular Gift Experience Scotland supercar event will take place on the full circuit on Friday 12th May.

The Ingliston Revival is getting ready to be a great day out for the entire family. Early bird tickets are now on sale with Adults priced at £10 (usually £20) and children under 16 going free.