Autosport show wows fans

By Laura Payne Thursday 17 January 2013 Updated: 18/01 11:12

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Ian Cook from Popbang Colour. (s)

MOTORSPORT enthusiasts were wowed by fast cars at Autosport International.

The event at Birmingham NEC drew the crowds with famous faces such as Sir Jackie Stewart, F1 star Paul Di Resta and former BBC F1 presenter Jake Humphrey.

The F1 Racing Grid allowed visitors the chance to take a close look at the grand prix cars while the live action arena, featuring the UK's largest indoor race track, was the place to go for adrenaline fuelled races.

Visitors could also get in on the action by taking passenger rides and karting challenges

And Solihull artist Ian Cook from Popbang Colour was on hand to show off his art created by using radio controlled cars.

Photos courtesy of Chris Wynne.

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Motorsport enthusiasts were able to have a close-up look. (s)

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The starting grid was a must see for racing fans. (s)

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Motorcyclists showed off their tricks. (s)

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Police transport has changed over the years. (s)

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These youngsters take a close look. (s)

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Jackie Stewart. (s)

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A quad bike demonstration entertained the crowds. (s)

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