Autosport International (or ASI) is an annual event motor show catering for automotive industry professionals, non-trade people who are actively involved in the sport (such as competitors etc) and the motorsport fans who simply enjoy following and being close the sport.
The first two days (Thursday and Friday) are for industry professionals only and registration is required.
The weekend days are open to the public, meaning that anyone can visit to see the latest race cars competing all over the world, exclusive launches, enjoy special discounted prices on many motorsport and car-related products, brush shoulders with top drivers and celebrities (past guests have included Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, David Coulthard and Mark Webber) and enjoy the company of other people who share the same interests and passions.
Its vital statistics include a latest audited attendance of 77,130 which include over 4,000 overseas visitors and a 75% male demographic.
All catogries of track and off-road motor racing are represented, including Formula One, BTCC, Le Mans 24 Hours and much more. The show also has a 'Live Action Arena' where spectators can witness motorsport action indoors.
Autosport International often attracts big name drivers from the world of motorsport. Past drivers to attend include David Coulthard, Jenson Button, Gary Paffett, Anthony Davidson, Allan McNish, Damon Hill and 2007 F1 runner-up Lewis Hamilton.