Yes, it’s that time of year again, it’s come round fast and really is the place to be to kick start you 2013 Motorsport calendar which can mean the Garage Awesome team will be heading to one venue this weekend and that’s the NEC in Birmingham for the Autosport International show.

Our third year on the trot as a Garage Awesome team, and you can expect the best coverage from all areas of the show including the live action arena! if your not going then we hope you have a great excuse as this show really is a case of ‘Miss it, Miss out!’

See below for all the details, grab some mates, fill your wallet with fresh notes and go get a piece of the action!


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 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

Words – Ollie/Autosport