2010 Autosport International Show in Birmingham, UK is World's Largest Motorsports Show

 
 
K&N booth at the 2010 Autosport International Show
K&N booth at the 2010 Autosport International Show
In January, 2010, over 85,000 visiters attended the world's largest motorsport show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The Autosport International 2010 offered auto enthusiasts a closer look at some of the rarest and most impressive racing cars from around the world. Jenson Button, Martin Brundle, Allan McNish and Sir Stirling Moss were some of the big motorsport names in attendance.
The Apollo was used in 2009 to set the BBC Top Gear lap record of 1 minute and 17.1 seconds.
The Gumpert Apollo Sport  was used in 2009 to set the BBC Top Gear lap record of 1 minute and 17.1 seconds.


All categories of track and off-road motor racing were represented at the Autosport International show. The show featured a variety of sections providing easy access to information on different aspects of the sport. These sections included historic racing, karting, oval racing, national motorsport and careers in motorsport.

This annual motorsports show offered something for all aspects of the trade. From industry professionals to automotive enthusiasts actively involved in the sport to motorsport fans who simply wanted to follow their favorite car or driver, the Autosport International show had something for everyone.
The Gumpert Apollo Sport is a street-legal race car with a base of 700 hp.
The Gumpert Apollo Sport is a street-legal race car with a base of 700 hp.


K&N set up a booth at the 2010 Autosport International Show to answer questions and offer visitors information on K&N performance air filters and induction kits.
The Gumpert Apollo Sport was the centerpiece of the K&N booth
The Gumpert Apollo Sport car was the centerpiece of the K&N booth


The centerpiece of the K&N stand was the Gumpert Apollo Sport used in 2009 to set the BBC Top Gear lap record of 1 minute and 17.1 seconds. It was also the fastest production car around the Nurburgring, a famous motorsport race track in Germany, at 7 minutes and 11.57 seconds. The car is equipped with K&N filters as factory fit.

The Gumpert Apollo Sport is a 1100 kg (2425 lb), street-legal race car with a base of 700 hp and 687 lb/ft of torque. It was designed to take on the Porsche 911 GT3. The Apollo is a mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive two-seater, constructed on a tubular Chromoly frame, with fiberglass or optional carbon fiber body panels.
Over 85,000 visiters packed the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK
Over 85,000 visiters packed the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK


An Audi 4.2L V8 700 hp bi turbo engine is joined to a six-speed sequential gearbox with Formula 1 influences. Top speed is 224 mph with 0–62 mph reached in 3.0 seconds and 0-120 mph reached in 8.8 seconds, making it the 9th best accelerating production car in the world. A new 800 bhp version is also being created.

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