RCCarZone Visits Autosport International 2016

Having real world inspiration for our RC builds is sometimes just as difficult as sourcing the most relevant components themselves. Luckily the RCCZ office is less than 10 minutes from the NEC in Birmingham and meant we could attend the recent AutoSportInternation show and truly get inspired. Alongside the F1, Rally Cars and Classic Autosports favourites were Ultra4 rigs, competition built 4×4‘s and even MadMax creations…

Damon Hill OBE was the figurehead of the show, and this year marks the 20th anniversary of his 1996 F1 World Championship win. Hill, who appeared at the show throughout the weekend, opened the NEC event on Saturday morning with Petter Solberg, cutting the ribbon in front of thousands of hardcore motorsport fans. Other highlights the weekend included Williams Martini Racing driver Felipe Massa driving a Williams FW08C in the Live Action Arena on Sunday afternoon, while there were also appearances on the Autosport Stage from Alan McNish, Gordon Sheddon, Matt Neal, Colin Turkington and Andrew Jordan.

We only had a few hours to get as much in the photo archive as possible, but here’s a gallery of some of our favourites!

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