An exciting mix of Australia’s top motorsport drivers, past and present, and legendary team owners will delight the huge professional audience attending the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo (AAAExpo), co-located with Collision Repair Expo.
Despite a busy racing schedule as part of the Australian F1 Grand Prix weekend, Friday 8th April will see visitors get up close and personal with their heroes and a rare unfiltered glimpse into experiencing Australian motorsport at the highest level, as will the drivers think about the revamped Albert Park F1 track layout, and more.
Star drivers from the Repco Supercars Championship, Tim Slade – Blanchard Racing Team/CoolDrive Racing, James Courtney – Tickford Racing/GUD, and Thomas Randle – Castrol Racing will take part in the AAAExpo, proudly hosted by Repco on the AAAExpo seminar stage on Friday , the 8th The entertaining panel discussion will be moderated by long-time motorsport media expert Paul Marinelli.
Garry Rogers Motorsport will be attending the Collision Repair Expo sponsored by SAPE Group and will take to the CRE seminar stage on Friday 8 April from 12:30pm. It will be a rare opportunity to hear motorsport legends Garry and Barry Rogers and GRM Performance Director Marcos Ambrose and Jason Bargwanna up close in a quirky and entertaining session. The stable of current GRM riders competing in TCR Australia, S5000 and Trans Am will also be in attendance including: Dylan O’Keefe, James Golding, Nathan Herne, Aaron Cameron, James Moffat and Ben Bargwanna.
“There is no doubting the importance that motorsport plays in the Australian automotive aftermarket industry and we are delighted to have so many high profile drivers and team owners attending the Expos to meet visitors up close and personal,” Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) chief executive officer, Stuart Charity, said.
The Expos are a perfect platform for teams and personalities from motorsport, as both sectors are closely intertwined on many levels. From motorsport utilizing Australia’s leading aftermarket brands and technology on race cars, racing equipment and in the team factories, to representing aftermarket brands through motorsport marketing and sponsorships.
This fantastic addition to the Expo is just one element of an incredibly valuable lineup of offers for trade visitors from Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th April. Under the motto “The Future Is Here”, the expos will enlighten the industry and prepare it for success in the future. Over 8,000 trade visitors are expected over three days to see 250 of the industry’s leading brands showcasing the latest vehicle repair and maintenance equipment, parts, tools and accessories, new technologies and trends. The expo is also the only place where visitors can experience the Future Pavilion’s futuristic workshop and 4WD Innovation Zone.
The combined Expos will employ strict Covid-Safe protocols to ensure a safe environment for all attendees while complying with government regulations.
Expo registration is quick and easy – and free, allowing attendees to avoid queues when registering at the event. To register, visit www.collisionrepair.com.au