Scotland’s first ever IGNITION Festival of Motoring has been hailed as a major success with over 25,000 motoring enthusiasts descending on Glasgow’s SECC over the weekend.

David Coulthard thrills the crowds at IGNITION 2

The most exciting, ambitious and complex motoring event ever to be staged in Glasgow attracted passionate visitors to each day of the festival, which featured the Red Bull Racing RB7 Formula One car, leading motoring personalities including David Coulthard, Mark Webber and Jimmy McRae and tame racing driver: The Stig.

IGNITION hailed a great success on debut

Over the three days, Mark Webber, the 2015 World Endurance Champion and winner of nine Formula One Grands Prix, took to the street circuit on Friday and was guest of honour at the show’s opening evening where he told tales of his Formula One experience and participated in a lively Q&A session with the audience.

Picture by Christian Cooksey/CookseyPix.com on behalf of Ignition Festival of Motoring and 3x1 PR. For more information please contact Laura Phillips on07413 529158 The Ignition Festival of Motoring has arrived at the SECC, Glasgow and runs from the 5th to the 7th of August. Pictured with a Porsche GT3 RS are LtoR. Touring Car driver Gordon Sneddon, former F! star and current Porsche driver Mark Webber and former Boyzone singer and Drift Car star Shane Lynch. All rights reserved. For full terms and conditions see www.cookseypix.com

David Coulthard was man of the hour across Saturday and Sunday, bringing a Red Bull Racing motoring experience to his native fans at IGNITION in the iconic RB7 on roads snaking between the SECC and the nearby SSE Hydro Arena.

David Coulthard thrills the crowds at IGNITION

One of the major names in Scottish motor sport – five times British Rally champion Jimmy McRae –inaugurated the IGNITION Street Circuit, driving Colin McRae’s famous Subaru Impreza world championship winning rally car, which was on display throughout the festival.

David Coulthard at IGNITION

Thrills were also injected across the weekend from Boyzone member Shane Lynch with Team Japspeed, Gordon ‘Flash’ Shedden, the double and reigning BTCC Champion and Welsh rally legend David Llewellin in the rapide Audi Quattro S1.