Autosport International is a show that's
famous for actually throwing in some live action. In
Hall 11 the Silverstone Karting centre is holding
kart races all day every day for the duration of the
show. Why not take part and prove for yourself that
you can race and mix it with the best of them? You
may even find yourself tousling for the lead with a celebrity
Next door, in Hall 12 you'll find the
Live Action Arena. In there you'll see the loudest,
maddest and most entertaining racing you're ever
likely to see! The Live Action shows will be hosted
by Top Gear presenters Tiff Needell and Jeremy Clarkson.
During each of the three public days there'll be four
shows at 11.00 am, 12.30pm, 2.15pm, and 3.45pm.
Displays will be held involving TVR
Tuscans, Rallycross, Rallying, and even quad bikes.
So... what would we suggest you go and
check out on your visit to the Autosport
International Show? Read on...
Pirelli have the nifty
Colin McRae Rally Simulator, while just next to the
Autosport stage is the Microprose F1GP2 stand
where you can try the F1 simulater whilst seated in mock
ups of Formula 1 cars.
Volvo are unveiling
their 1997 BTCC challenger - the S40, on Friday, Renault
are showing their development of this year's car as
are Ford with their Mondeo. Peugeot's
new 406 Touring car is on display at their impressive
The Bilstein stand
should be host to Top Gear's affable rally presenter,
Tony Mason, and the media & public friendly Simmonite
a 'marquee' made up of themselves and associated manufacturers
which is full of goodies and treats for the
motorsport enthusiast, including an impressive range
of motorsport engines like the incredibly succesful
Renault F1 V10 engine.
All throughout the weekend there are
events for everyone to enjoy. Even if you have no
plan for covering the whole show you'll still find
yourself bumping into car launches and celebrity
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