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NGK set to exhibit at Autosport International

Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd 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 the 2018 Autosport International show.

The company has helped 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 at Birmingham’s NEC on January 11-14.

NGK – renowned for supplying original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors – will feature Lee Cohen’s 1700hp Ford Zephyr drag car on Stand 2850.

The 16ft long vehicle, which is based on a 1955 model and fitted with eight B9ES NGK spark plugs, runs in the super pro class and has run a best time of 6.7 seconds at 203mph.

There will also be a ‘Game Pod’ racing simulator where visitors will compete daily to win a remote-controlled Ferrari 458 model car.
Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said: “Autosport International gives us the opportunity to engage with the motorsport enthusiasts who follow many of the teams and competitors we support and whose own vehicles are fitted with our spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK sensors.
“We always attract a big audience to our stand and are looking forward to once again meeting up with racing fans planning to attend what should be a memorable event.”

Autosport International covers all areas of motorsport, both professional and grass roots, from karting right up to Formula One. It features the very latest in motorsport, automotive and performance engineering technology, alongside cars and exhibitors from every level of motor racing.
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