McIntosh races to Autosport International Show Vancouver, Canada (Jan.14, 2005) -- Canada's Sean McIntosh, having only just announced his plans to return to Europe and lead a title-attack on the 2005 Formula Renault UK Championship with Team ...
McIntosh races to Autosport International Show
Vancouver, Canada (Jan.14, 2005) -- Canada's Sean McIntosh, having only just announced his plans to return to Europe and lead a title-attack on the 2005 Formula Renault UK Championship with Team Firstair, grasped a last minute invitation to attend one of the world's biggest and best motorsport exhibitions this week, the Autosport International Show in England.
The event, hosted in Birmingham's NEC from the 13th-16th January, traditionally heralds the start of a new season of motorsport with manufacturers and teams from a wide variety of disciplines choosing to showcase their 2005 driver line-ups and cars at the annual gathering.
With Sean's 2004 'Graduate Cup' winning Team Firstair Tatuus-Renault headlining Renault Sport's display, the 19-year-old Vancouver resident found the opportunity to attend and hook up with his team too good to pass up. Not only did Sean get to talk tactics with his new engineer, Chris Gorne, a full schedule of media engagements kept the Canadian charger busy throughout yesterday's official media day.
Commenting on his flying visit Sean reflected:
"I was really pleased to get the opportunity to attend the Autosport International Show, not least as my race winning car was on display but also to see the exhibits for myself and catch up with some familiar faces from my first season competing in the UK.
"With public interviews on both the Autosport and Motorsport News stages as well as some one-on-one interviews I barely had time to draw breath! It's a shame I couldn't spend longer at the show but all being well I'll get the opportunity to attend again next year!"
Sean flies back to Canada today before heading back across the Atlantic in early February to commence pre-season testing with Team Firstair.