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Hamilton, the brother of five-time world F1 champion Lewis, will be on stand N170 at the NEC from 10am to 3pm on Wednesday, June 5.
The 27-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, is being sponsored by NGK in the BTCC championship, racing a specially modified Ford Focus RS for the ROKiT Racing with Motorbase team.
Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said: “We are delighted to announce that Nicolas will be making a personal appearance on our stand at Automechanika. I’m sure that all our customers who visit the show and who follow the BTCC will be thrilled to meet him in person and show their support of him in the championship, which is broadcast live, free-to-air, in the UK on ITV4.”
Visitors to the NGK stand during the show, which is being held on June 4-6, will also have the chance to compete on a virtual reality racing simulator with the person recording the fastest lap time over the three days winning the BoxClever Cup and a fantastic voice-controlled electronic Amazon Echo Plus. In addition, the first 200 garage visitors to the stand each day will receive a free LED Pocketstar torch.
NGK recently introduced a new range of premium NTK camshaft and crankshaft sensors (also known as engine speed & position sensors) to the UK.
The new sensors – comprising more than 200 UK-specific part numbers with excellent UK vehicle parc coverage – will be featured on the stand alongside the company’s full product range which includes new NTK ‘5-wire’ Lambda sensors, Mass Air Flow (MAF) and Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensors and original equipment (OE) spark plugs and glow plugs, plus ignition coils.
Mark Hallam added: “Our staff will be on hand throughout the show to talk to workshops about the full range of our ignition components which they fit daily in their workshops. Plus, there will also be the chance for visitors to receive some fantastic gifts, making it a must-visit event.”
About NGK SPARK PLUG: Worldwide: NGK Spark Plug is one of the leading automotive and technical ceramics suppliers, with its corporate headquarters in Nagoya, Japan and sales organisations and production facilities all over the world. The automotive side of the company specialises in the fields of ignition and sensor technology, supplying Original Equipment and Aftermarket customers across the globe. Its product portfolio for the Aftermarket comprises spark plugs, glow plugs, ignition coils and leads under the NGK Ignition Parts brand, whilst oxygen and temperature sensors, NOx sensors, mass air flow (MAF) and manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensors operate under the brand NTK Vehicle Electronics. With more than 14,500 employees, the company’s automotive and technical ceramics activities generate a total annual turnover of around 3.1 billion Euros worldwide. NGK Spark Plug is represented on all continents and has 41 group companies, 24 production plants and five technical centres. NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd is a leading supplier of original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors, plus ignition coils, to the independent UK automotive aftermarket.
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