Power Maxed MotoFest Coventry primed to get city centre pulses racing

The streets of Coventry City Centre are set to be transformed this weekend (June 1/2) as Power Maxed MotoFest Coventry puts on a show like no other in the heart of the UK’s Motor City.

Combining thrilling motorsport, heritage displays, global street food, live music and more; MotoFest Coventry is set to be the ultimate summer party.

One of the highlights of the weekend will undoubtedly be surrounding competitive motorsport taking place around the ring road of Coventry. Cars, motorbikes, supercars and classics will take to the track over the course of both days to set pulses racing in the crowds.

Headlining the action will likely be a variety of machines that will be competing in the latest round of the BARC Connaught Speed Championship. Pitting driver and car against the stopwatch, all eyes will be on the championship to see who comes out on top.

Double Kwik Fit British Touring Car champion Jason Plato will be in attendance too to meet the thousands of fans set to line the pavements and also get behind the wheel of his Sterling Insurance Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall Astra.

Following a three-year absence, some of the stars from the MV Commercial BTRA Championship will return to action to showcase their 1000bhp heavyweight behemoths. Multiple champion Stuart Oliver will be joined by Ray Coleman, John Bowler, Brad Smith and more.

Elsewhere, the Skydome Fueltopic Arena will be the place to be for modern classic, modified and custom cars to be found, both in action and on static display. The arena will also play host to Formula G Championship and London Cartel as well.

As part of its centenary celebrations, more than 1000 Citroen cars will line the streets for a display like no other whilst the world’s first ever urban inter-varsity drone race, including Coventry, Warwick, Oxford, Cambridge and Aston Universities will take place in the action arena on Saturday.

Across the whole weekend, there will also be kids go-karts in the Interactive Motor World; mini Land Rovers in the JLR Zone and a fire station open day.

To find out more information on this weekend’s event, head to https://www.coventrymotofest.com/