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Autosport International Show NEC

Britain’s National Exhibition Centre welcomes the world’s greatest four-wheel indoor event for a consecutive 23rd year. Running from 10-13 January and covering an epic 1 million ft², the annual Autosport show draws in every level of motor racing, from karting to Formula 1, and with a wide range of exhibitors from dedicated race suppliers to larger worldwide-renowned manufacturers – it’s a real treat for all those interested in motorsport.

Show area

The show offers a wide variety of devoted areas, each set out to help the public find out more about certain aspects of the sport. It’s great for those looking to educate themselves in a particular area, or if you can spare time from all the other activities on offer, why not visit them all!?

Career in motorsport

This area is aimed at visitors considering a career in motorsport or performance engineering. With universities, colleges, specialist training companies and recruitment consultants attending, it’s the place to be if you’re serious about pursuing your dream.

Historic motorsport

Located in Hall 6, you’ll find all the leading names in historic motorsport, as well as historic event organisers, bespoke restoration companies, historic car clubs and retailers.

Karting area

The karting area will certainly cater for all those involved or interested in the sport – you’ll find a wide range of products, from getting started right through to progressing, from buying a new kart and overalls to joining clubs and training.

National motorsport

This area is aimed at club competitors and drivers looking to participate in entry-level motorsport including circuit training, rallying, hill climbing, trails and auto test.

Oval racing

Located in Halls 9 and 10, there’ll be non-stop stage action, celebrity interviews and awards, together with new car and product launches.

Rallying area

The rally display is a true delight for all rallying fans, displaying all the latest cars from the top categories of the sport including WRC in a custom built environment setting.

The show also offers the opportunity to experience the thrill of live racing, in the purpose built indoor track. Watch amazing stunts, drifts, and races and you can even have a go at the karting track and simulators yourself.

Stars and cars

Get close to some of the most amazing cars, whether it’s through the F1 racing grid, the rally display, all while casting a watchful eye over some of the sport’s biggest star’s on the central stage. Make sure you bring a pen and pad, as the stars will be hosting autograph signings at the grid.


Standard - £31

Entrance to the show, plus a seat in the live arena.

Paddock pass - £41

Entrance to the show, plus a seat in the live action area, access to backstage paddock area.

VIP club – £110

Entrance to the show and free parking, fast track entry to the live arena with access to back stage paddock area, seta in VIP enclosure and complimentary drinks.

Specialised Covers will be attending the event and can be found at stand number 19440. It’s a great opportunity to witness our innovative Photocover, a product we’re really excited about and we think you’ll be equally as excited and maybe a little surprised. So if you’re looking for any advice on covering your car, or just curious about what we do, we'd love to meet you.