28/01/2020

R.S. Club’s high profile start to 2020

The Renault Sport Owners Club says its stand at January’s Autosport Show International was the most successful yet with a knock-out display of R.S. models.
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The Club, the largest in the UK for R.S. enthusiasts, produced a stunning line-up of 10 Renault Sports for the show’s four days in Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre.

Included were a Clio 200 (supercharged), Clio 200 Cup, Clio V6, Clio Williams, early Nineties Clio Cup race car (1.8 16v), third and fourth generation Mégane Trophy-Rs, Mégane R26R, Mégane Trophy (‘Gen 4’) and a Clio 5.

“Autosport International is our favourite event of the year,” enthused Club co-founder Stevie Cunningham.

“With over 100,000 visitors it gives the club fantastic exposure at the start of the year and a chance to chat to new and current members.

“This year was our most successful year to date with a massive increase in new members.

“We would like to thank the members and Renault Sport UK who very kindly offered cars for what turned out to be a very impressive display of Renault Sport cars.

“Visitors to the stand were definitely impressed with the standard of cars on display.”

The Club is a reputation for organising some of the best events in Europe for R.S. enthusiasts.

Stevie added: “Plans are taking shape for some great events. We hope to announce a few dates soon – watch this space!”

Details will appear on the www.renaultsportclub.co.uk website (where info on becoming a member of the Club can also be found).

The Autosport Show display followed the Club’s recent participation in last November’s ‘meet’ for performance car communities at Caffeine & Machine, Warwickshire.

R.S. models, whose owners received a special invitation to the event by Renault UK, arrived in large numbers a – 140 in total – and were amongst the biggest draws.

Meanwhile the ClioSport.net community has confirmed the dates for its 2020 Clio Sport Festival ‘weekender’ – 17-19 July at Blyton Park Circuit, Lincolnshire.

The popular event – now in its tenth year – includes a main show plus track time for owners. Nor is it restricted to just Clios, in spite of its title, with all varieties of R.S. models welcome.