Winter is notoriously difficult to get a decent car show or gathering due to the fact most owners like to molly cuddle their exotics. Well thanks to AutoSport International 2013 and The Performance Car show powered by PistonHeads, your high performance car fix can be had.
Taking place from Thursday 10th January to Sunday 13th January 2013 the show is one of the largest and most popular car fan gatherings in the UK. For many, since the demise of the British Motor Show in recent years there arn’t many opportunities to get your eyes on some of the hottest, fastest and most expensive exotics on the planet. This year’s offerings increase on previous line ups. Included in this years show are the Lamborghini Aventador featuring 700 BHP and a 3 second 0-60 time, the Ferrari 458 Spider being the ultimate summer cruiser, the Audi R8 incorporating a Lamborghini derived 5 Litre V10 and attempting to be the show stopper this year, the first UK public outing of the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. Yes you heard correct, the Ferrari 599 successor has arrived on UK shores, after making a loud, and no doubt unforgettable introduction on Europe’s roads.
The Performance Car Show run by PistonHeads runs alongside the main event on the 12 and 13th of January. This show is definitely one for the fans as it showcases cars and the greatest stars from the past and present of Motorsport. Making a rumoured appearance are the likes of Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull World Champion and motoring royalty Jackie Stewart not to mention the likes of Paul Di Resta, Derek Bell and Allan McNish.
The most popular feature of the show, the live action arena will also be making heart rates race, not to mention being able to get your hands on (and bottom in) Caterham passenger rides and karting challenges.
There are a total of 9 halls showing the best in motoring proving to be one of the best family and boys days out. Tickets cost £31 for adults and are available for £20 for children. To get your hands on them call the ticket sales line on 0844 581 1420 or visit www.autosportinternational.com
In true WiresNTyres promise, we’ll be there providing the hottest news coverage when and where we see it. We’ll post live updates during the days we are there as well as giving you the finest pictures of the cars you saw after the event so you’ll have fond memories… of course that is until next year’s show!
See the original press release here:
Motoring show preview
AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL 2013
If you’re looking for the ultimate boys’ day out to get your 2013 off to a thrilling start, look no further than Autosport International!
Taking place at the Birmingham NEC on 12-13 January, a show within a show, The Performance Car Show: Powered by PistonHeads.com boasts an impressive display of supercars and performance cars, including the 700bhp V12 Lamborghini Aventador, the Ferrari 458 Spider, Audi’s R8 V10 Spyder and the fastest Ferrari ever built, the F12berlinetta.
The Performance Car Show runs alongside Autosport International, Europe’s largest motorsport show, which brings you the cars and stars from both past and present eras of motorsport. Red Bull’s Formula One World Championship winner and Ferrari’s challenger will headline a fleet of 2012 Grand Prix machinery on the F1 Racing Grid, alongside a special feature dedicated to the illustrious career of Sir Jackie Stewart.
Three-time F1 World Champion Stewart, current F1 driver Paul Di Resta and multiple 24 Hours of Le Mans winners Derek Bell and Allan McNish are just some of the celebrities set to attend the event. Visitors can witness white-knuckle racing and record-breaking demonstrations in the Live Action Arena, alongside getting involved themselves with Caterham passenger rides and karting challenges on offer.
Comprised of nine halls in total, Autosport International is the ultimate boys’ day out! Tickets for Autosport International cost £31 for adults and £20 for children aged five and over. For more information and ticket sales call 0844 581 1420 or visit www.autosportinternational.com.