Autosport International is always the event that attracts motorsport enthusiasts at the start of the year, this year was no exception.
M-Sport 2020 livery
M-Sport revealed their 2020 livery with drivers, Esapekka Lappi, Teemu Suninen and Gus Greensmith. It features a white and blue scheme instead of the predominantly blue and silver colours of last year, is inspired by the early ’90s Ford World Rally Cars. The livery also features more prominent sponsorship from Castrol.
On the Autosport Stage, David Coulthard discussed and shared his thoughts on W Series, stating that ‘It’s an opportunity and platform for development’.
W Series’ CEO Catherine Bond Muir joined drivers Alice Powell, Sarah Moore and Abbie Eaton to discuss 2019’s highlights and predictions for the upcoming season.
F1’s drive to Net Zero Carbon by 2030
The Motorsport Leaders Business Forum hosted Yath Gangakumaran, Director of Strategy and Business Development, F1 as he discussed F1’s drive to Net Zero Carbon by 2030.
Covering everything from net zero carbon powered race cars to 100% renewably powered offices, facilities and factories, forum attendees gained valuable insight into the future of F1.
Williams – Le Mans Esports
Williams staged a stunning comeback to win the Le Mans Esports qualifying race at Autosport International.
F1 technical boss Symonds admitted the 2019 aero rules were a mistake.
When asked onstage if there had been lessons learned from the 2019 aero rules, Symonds explained: “In shaping these ’21 regs, probably not as much as I would have hoped for.
British GT4 champions Fletcher, Plowman step up to GT3 in Bentley. It will be their third season together as a pairing, having taken the GT4 Pro-Am title fight down to the wire in an RJN-run Nissan 370 Z in 2018. Plowman and Fletcher are the second pairing to graduate from GT4 into a Bentley GT3.
Save The Date: Autosport International
14th – 17th January 2021
Book your tickets online here.