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NGK set to exhibit at Autosport International


Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd will be taking its place at the heart of the motorsport industry when it exhibits at the forthcoming 2019 Autosport International show.

NGK recently helped M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia secure their sixth FIA World Rally Championship for drivers and co-drivers

The company has a long and illustrious motorsport pedigree which it will highlight when it lines-up alongside the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers and teams at Birmingham’s NEC on January 10-13, 2019.

NGK has partnered some of the most famous Formula One, Rally and other four-wheel teams and drivers to numerous race victories and titles and will be exhibiting at the show on Stand 1454.

It recently helped M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s reigning World champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia secure their sixth FIA World Rally Championship for drivers and co-drivers.

NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd is a partner of the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team, whose Fiestas are fitted with NGK spark plugs and NTK Lambda sensors, and the team hosted specific NGK customers at the 2018 WRC legs in Sardinia and Catalunya.

Renowned for supplying original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors, NGK will feature the Mercedes-AMG GT4 race car from Team Parker Racing on its stand.

The 510hp four-litre twin-turbo V8 was steered to victory in the 2018 British GT4 Pro/AM championship by Nick Jones and Scott Malvern.

Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said: “We are delighted to once again be exhibiting at Autosport International and are looking forward to the opportunity of once again meeting motorsport enthusiasts who follow many of the teams and competitors we support, and also trade visitors.

“The show always attracts a big audience, many of whose own vehicles are fitted with our spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK sensors. It should be a fantastic event to start the New Year.”

Held at the NEC since January 1991, Autosport International will be celebrating its 29th anniversary next month.

The event covers all areas of motorsport, both professional and grass roots, from karting right up to Formula One.

Featuring the very latest in motorsport, autosport and performance engineering technology, alongside cars and exhibitors from every level of motor racing, the show caters for the industry and motorsport fans like; encompassing two trade-only days – on Thursday, January 10 and Friday, January 11 – for members of the motorsport industry to meet, network and do business and two days for enthusiasts to see the fastest cars, biggest stars and most amazing live action.

For more information about NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Lt and its products and services please visit www.ngkntk.com