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What Car? Staff
05 December 2011

Here are three of the big-ticket items coming up in 2012.

Autosport International Show
Cost: From 30

Know someone who'd appreciate tickets to the ultimate motorsport experience? Then the Autosport International Show is the perfect gift. It will also help to blast away the January blues because its held at the NEC in Birmingham on the 14th-15th of January 2012. Confirmed special guests include Formula One presenter Jake Humphrey and ex-driver/pundit David Coulthard, and current F1 pilot Paul di Resta. The Formula One grid will be on display, along with plenty more motorsport A-listers battling it out in the Live Action Arena.
Formula One British Grand Prix
Cost: From 45 for Friday practice only
Where: www.

It's the must-have ticket for any true Formula One addict. General admission tickets start at 135 for race day and increase to 155 for a general admission adult three-day pass that's valid for practice, qualifying and the race itself. Range-topping Club Silverstone passes will cost you 420 and bag you a reserved seat in the Becketts Grandstand for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Cost: From 22 for Thursday adult entrance

Goodwood's Festival of Speed is the something-for-everyone event, where motorsport of all levels opens its arms to embrace the public. It brings an essential fix of high-octane medicine for any motorsport junkie or casual car fan alike. There's almost unrestricted access to all levels of motorsport, with a plenty of opportunities for some serious celeb-spotting. The 2012 Festival of Speed will take place over the weekend of June 28 July 1, with prices ranging from 22 for Thursday entrance to 120 for a full weekend pass. Children under 12 are free with concessions for those aged 13-21.