The Japfest Motor Show is one of the biggest Japanese events for car enthusiasts. The show is situated in the Castle Combe Circuit at Chippenham. This event will take place on 11th May for one day only.
The event will include some of the biggest Japanese car displays. The 2012 Japfest Motor Show attracted 93 clubs and displayed 2,500 Japanese cars. This year's event is expected to be as equally as attractive as last year. There will be Japanese classics, imports, modified cars, track day cars and the most modern cars all on display. Be prepared to have an exciting day out as you explore all that is on show and the special events on offer.
Japfest Motor Show entry rates and opening times
The opening times for Japanese motor enthusiasts will be on Saturday 11th May 2013 from 9.30 am and the gate will close at 5.30 pm.
Japfest entry fees are:
Entry - paying in advance will cost £18, but on the day the price will be £25.
Track Time – The price will be £35.
Sessions are 15 minutes.
Track Passenger Ride – The price will be £10.
Combined Japfest and Japfest 2 ticket - paying in advance will cost £30, but on the day the price is not applicable. There is a £13 saving on combining the gates.
Auto Series Season Pass - paying in advance will cost £75, but on the day the price is not applicable. This includes entry to six of the best car shows in the UK.
Club Tickets - paying in advance will cost £20, but on the day the price is not applicable. This includes driver and up to three passengers.
Children are free under the age of 14 but must be accompanied by an adult.
To book Japfest Motor Show 2013 tickets visit their secure on-line payments at here.
Once you arrive there will be plenty of free parking for everyone including disabled parking. Should you require disabled parking, please inform the attendants at the gate.
Japfest is located in a rural area, it is quiet and its beautiful scenery is breath taking. Since, Castle Combe is particularly calm and tranquil, it is vital to respect the locals. Safe driving is a must and noise is advised to be kept to a minimum.
Japfest at Castle Combe Circuit is situated just off the M4. The event is accessible from junction 17 by taking the A350 road towards Chippenham.
Train services to the event run every 15 minutes.
Anybody wanting to fly to the event should book their tickets to travel to Bristol Airport, BS48 3DY.
As this is a major event, every nearby hotel will be clamouring for your attention.
There are many of hotels in Chippenham, but you must book early as rooms will be snapped up quite quickly. Accommodation can be booked through the Castle Combe website here.
Camping is strictly forbidden at this time die to the nature and size of the show.
Japfest Motor Show highlights
Other than the many array of Japanese cars there are many competitions.
Additionally, there are:
- Drift King whereby cars compete to win £1000 and a trophy
- The Power and Style Awards to thrash those Japanese cars
- Jap Only Track Time to watch your favourite cars zip around the track
- Subaru Pro-R is giving demos
- Fast Car Magazine Stand
- Retail Village is there for your every Japanese car parts
- Free Children's Entertainment to provide plenty of action for the little ones
- Ultimate Prize to win tons of gadgets worth over £1400
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