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A special treat awaits visitors to this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, as classic rallying specialists, HERO Events, brings the 2019 RAC Rally of the Tests to the NEC for the very first time. Read More »

As 2019 marks the 35thanniversary of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, the organisers have chosen to theme Hall 8 as ‘From 1984 – The 35th Anniversary Hall’. Held at Birmingham’s NEC from 8-10 November, this part of the show is dedicated to marques, models and clubs that have appeared since 1984. Read More »

The theme of the 35th anniversary Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, has been revealed as ‘Top Trumps’, the iconic card game that has been played across the world for over 40 years and is now more popular than ever!

In a show first, the organisers, along with headline sponsors Lancaster Insurance, are working in partnership with Winning Moves, owners of the Top Trumps brand, to bring the game to life. Motoring enthusiasts of all generations will be able to enjoy the game in a variety of ways as they explore the various displays. Read More »

Citroën Total World Rally Team unveiled the new colours of its C3 WRCs at the weekend, as the 2019 WRC season was officially launched at the Autosport International show at the NEC in Birmingham. The cars will be driven this year by Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia and Esapekka Lappi / Janne Ferm, and will feature a brand new livery. It is designed to celebrate the brand’s centenary, as well as the return of Red Bull alongside long-standing partners Total and Michelin.

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– Ex-F1 driver Johnny Herbert took to the Autosport Stage, with Karun Chandhok and Billy Monger starring elsewhere in the show
– Touring Car legend Andy Rouse awarded greatest-ever British Touring Car Driver
– Performance and Tuning Car Show highlights included TV star Yiannimize and the launch of Motorious.com with a stage which featuring a McLaren P1
– Thrills and spills continued in the Live Action Arena with performances from Billy Monger, a host of stunt drivers and competition racers
– Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers

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– Autosport International, the world’s biggest pre-season motorsport show, marked its opening day with the launch of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship
– WRC cars, drivers, co-drivers and team principals for 2019 from M-Sport Ford, Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT, Toyota Gazoo Racing and Citroën Total WRT were all introduced to the crowds
– McLaren CEO Zak Brown and F1 drivers Lando Norris Carlos Sainz opened the first public day and spoke to fans on the Autosport stage
– Karun Chandhok, Billy Monger, Darren Turner and British Touring Car Championship racers round off the list of motorsport icons on star-studded ‘Super Saturday’
– 1966 Lotus Cortina, raced by Jim Clark, Graham HIll and Jacky Ickx went under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions and sold for £150,000 Read More »

– Autosport International, the world’s premier pre-season motorsport show, wowed crowds on day two of the four-day event with a full grid of big name racing drivers
– Dedicated Autosport Engineering trade event comes to a close with sell-out show
– Former F1-driver David Coulthard took to the Autosport Stage alongside Esmee Hawkey and Sarah Moore to talk about the ground-breaking new W Series
– The stage also played host to BRDC British Rising Star and double amputee racing driver Billy Monger
– Elsewhere the HSCC celebrated the 50th anniversary of F5000 with a raft of stunning historical machines
– Saturday marks the launch of the WRC, with attendance from all of the drivers, co-drivers and team principals competing in 2019
– See all the Autosport Stage interviews live this weekend and buy tickets at: http://www.autosportinternational.com Read More »

– Autosport International, the world’s premier pre-season motorsport show, marked its opening day with a slew of stunning racing cars and stars
– Porsche’s 2019 935 ‘Moby Dick’ unveiled for the first time in Europe following its launch at the ‘Rennsport Reunion’ event in California a few months ago
– Launches came thick and fast with Series Elite taking the wraps off its Jaguar XE SV Project 8 racer, BAC announcing Pirelli as its official tyre partner and a raft of BTCC announcements for the coming season
– Elsewhere Martin Brundle, Derek Warwick and David Brabham appeared on the Autosport Stage with a special appearance from five-time Australian V8 Supercar Championship Series winner, Mark Skaife
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– FIA World Rally Championship drivers, co-drivers and team principals taking part in interviews, livery reveals, autograph sessions and a parade through the show to officially launch the 2019 WRC season
– Six-time WRC champion, Sebastien Ogier, was pivotal in the decision to move the launch to the weekend, giving more fans the chance to meet their heroes
– Autosport International will take place at Birmingham’s NEC, from 10-13 January 2019*
– Tickets to the show can still be purchased at: autosportinternational.com Read More »

– Selection of the finest super, hyper and racing cars at Autosport International and The Performance and Tuning Car Show this week
– Major automotive manufacturers, custom car designers and auction specialists will all be displaying vehicles
– 2019 Porsche 935 ‘Moby Dick’, Shmee150’s newly delivered McLaren Senna and McLaren’s 2018 F1 car to headline the show
– A host of cars, never seen in public before, to be launched at the Birmingham NEC from 10-13th January 2019
– Tickets to the show can be purchased at: autosportinternational.com Read More »