Autosport International is Europe's largest indoor pre-season motorsport event and is celebrating its 27th anniversary between the 12th and 15th of January 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham U.K. The show is unique in that it encompasses two trade-only days and also two days for the general public. Featuring the very latest in motorsport, automotive and performance engineering technology, alongside cars and exhibitors from every level of motor racing, the show provides the perfect platform for members of the industry to meet, network and do business as well as enthusiasts to see the fastest cars, biggest stars and most amazing live action.
The first two days of Autosport International are dedicated to members of the motorsport, automotive and performance engineering sectors. Featuring over 600 of the biggest and best-known exhibitors, a number of show areas and features, a dedicated business lounge and much more, the show is a hub of international motorsport business. On these days there is access to Europe’s biggest and most influential motosport technology companies who come to showcase the latest cutting-edge machinery and components on the eve of the new auto season. A dedicated “trade and technical” area supports a immense lineup of technical motorsport suppliers whom can all meet and do business in a very busy International Business Lounge and Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) stand. Two trade days also open access to those visitors that are aimed are considering a career in motorsport or performance engineering. Universities, colleges, and specialist training companies come and each offer advice on how to find a route into the industry.
Come the weekend and the show opens its doors to the thousands of motorsport and performance car enthusiasts from around both the U.K. and aboard. The show brings intense life to the NEC and celebrates all things motorsport with celebrity appearances, live action, thrill rides, and so much more! Sections dedicated to national motorsports and historic motorsports open up visitor’s eyes to entry-level motorsports including circuit racing, rallying, hill climbing, sprints, trials, and even auto tests as well as historic event organizers, preparation and bespoke restoration companies, historic car clubs, and auto-jumble. Part of the experience is to witness both fitness and driver preparation where visitors of the show can attain the best advice, products, and training schedules for them to succeed at every level of motorsport and also to witness and take part in the very latest in simulators, Ginetta Thrill Rides, and even race karts!
All together there is more to the Autosport International show to experience than could ever be described by pictures and articles. We recommend to all auto and race enthusiasts to some day visit and experience the immense and ever growing show!