100 years of GP - in Birmingham
The 100 Years of Grand Prix Racing display with be a star attraction of Autosport International at the Birmingham NEC on January 12-15.
The display is organised in association with the Donington Grand Prix Collection, but Renault UK is bookending the display with the oldest and newest examples: 'Agatha', the 1907 Renault AK Vanderbilt Cup contender; and the Renault R25 with which Fernando Alonso won the 2005 World title.
Other cars include: Bugatti T35, Maserati 8CM, Auto Union D-type, BRM P15, Ferrari 500, Lancia D50, Maserati 250F, Vanwall, Lotus 18/21, BRM P56, Lotus 25, Brabham BT20, Eagle-Weslake, Lotus 49B, Ferrari 312B, Tyrrell 006, Lotus 72, Hesketh 308B, Tyrrell P34, Brabham BT46B fan car, McLaren MP4/1, Williams FW11B, McLaren MP4/4, Jordan 191, Ferrari F93A, Williams FW18, Ferrari F2000.
A 100 Years of GP Racing dinner will be held on Saturday January 14 at the Hilton Metropole Hotel. John Surtees, Jackie Stewart, Mark Blundell, Allan McNish, Tom Wheatcroft and Murray Walker will attend. Tickets cost £129, including show admission for Saturday and Sunday and hotel accommodation, and are available on www.hilton.co.uk/motorsports or 08705 201201. Public admission to the show is on Saturday and Sunday, price £25, tickets available from www.autosport-international.com or 0870 380 2244.