Duke of Cambridge, Prince William takes to racing tracks in pioneering electric race car while visiting Scotland

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Visit Scotland - Day Two
The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Visit Scotland - Day Two / Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Prince William aka Britain's future King is currently on a visit to Scotland after being named Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and he sure looks like he's having fun!

Kensington Palace made an announcement earlier this week on May 19 that Prince William will be spending a few days in Edinburg, Fife and Orkney spanning from Friday, May 21 to Thursday, May 27. According to reports, the gorgeous Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge aka Kate Middleton and wife of the Duke will also be joining her handsome Prince in a few days time - Scotland holds dear memories for the pair as it's where the couple first met at the prestigious University of St. Andrews.

While he waits for his lovely lady to arrive, the Duke of Cambridge got up to some 'macho' activities, and boy did he look like he was having fun!

On the first day of his trip, Prince William met up with some of Edinburgh's first responders for a couple of cold pints of beer at the pub to watch the Scottish Cup final, and on his second day, the 38-year-old Duke got behind the wheel of a pioneering electric race car and fearlessly gunned it down the track at the Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife, take a look at the snap of William in his racing gear below.

According to reports, the Duke of Cambridge drove an electric SUV made specially for Extreme E - an FIA-sanctioned international off-road racing series that uses spec electric SUVs to race in remote parts of the world - around the muddy twists and turns on Knockhill’s 4×4 track.

The racing car was pimped out for the Duke's visit and was equipped with a “Prince William” decal with a British flag. Taking to his social media account, the Duke of Cambridge posted a fun video of his day out on the racing tracks. and gave followers a further sneak peak of what the future may hold for electric vehicles, watch the video below.