10 Biggest Car Shows and Best Motoring Events for 2022

There’s nothing like a shared love of cars to bring like-minded people together. So it’s no wonder thousands of petrolheads attend car shows and festivals every year.

The events are a great way to get close to incredible cars and bikes, and even take them for a test drive. You can preview the latest releases and rediscover old classics, or watch adrenaline-filled races with the world’s best drivers. Due to the challenges faced by the events industry in 2021, and mass cancellations as a result, we expect an impressive entertainment line-up and an even bigger turnout for these motoring shows in 2022.

Whether you want classic cars or supercars, motorbikes or motorsport, there’s something here for every enthusiast. Explore the 10 biggest and best car and motorbike shows and festivals around the world in 2022, including racing and motorsport highlights.

Unfortunatly the Geneva Motor Show has been postponed for the second year running, with the hope in 2023 the show can return with a more impactful event.

1. Isle of Man TT

The Isle of Man TT races are back with a unmissable event, after some challenging times over the last few years 2022 is set to be a full  on return to form at the home of real road racing. For information about where to stay, where to watch and how to get there click here.

The racing schduele has been announced and is unchanged from 2020 so you can enjoy up to 4 race days and a total of 8 races. The world's greatest road racers gather together to test themselves on the famous 'Mountain Course' of 37.73 miles.

4 - 10 June 2022. Book your tickets here.

2. London Motor Show

The UK’s largest car show is back! Head to Evolution Battersea Park in London in the summer to see a whole host of cars and learn about the latest technology innovations. Carl Cox Motor Sport is also displaying a selection of vehicles from his private selection alongside all the big car brands, plus an exciting selection of historic and iconic vehicles. Motorsport and motorcycle areas are also a welcome addition to the London Motor Show for 2021.

New dates for 2022 to be announced soon. Buy tickets here.

3. London Classic Car Show

2022 marks the 8th annual London Classic Car Show, More than 700 stunning classic cars will be on display alongside a feast of additional attractions to entertain and inspire show-goers of all ages. From vintage Formula 1 racing cars to American muscle cars its the undeniable event of the season for the UK's car enthusiasts.

Dates to be confirmed for 2022 soon (Late Jun). Buy tickets here.

4. Le Mans 24 Hour Race



The 2022 Le Mans race will be the 90th running of the world’s most famous endurance race, held in La Sarthe on the legendary circuit. It’s the pinnacle of sports car racing featuring the best cars and famous drivers over a gruelling 24 hours. The race begins at 3 pm on the Saturday and ends at the same time on the Sunday. Watch from the grandstand for a thrilling motorsport experience.

11 – 12 June 2022. Buy tickets here.

5. Formula 1 British Grand Prix



Watch the British Grand Prix in person as the Formula One season comes to Silverstone racetrack. The three-day weekend event is a celebration of motorsport, with some of the best cars and drivers out on the track. There’s a range of ticket packages available, from grabbing a seat in the grandstands to exclusive access into the T1 Enclosure area.

01 – 03 July 2022. Buy tickets here.

6. Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Festival of Speed calls itself the largest and most famous of all the car shows in the calendar. Held over a long summer weekend at Goodwood Estate in Chichester, the Festival is an extravaganza to celebrate motorsport, from Edwardian classic cars right through to cutting edge supercars and F1 models. Enjoy the famous Hillclimb and supercar run for your dose of speed and check out the FOS Future Lab for a look into the future of motoring.

23 – 26 June 2022. Buy tickets here.

7. Carfest Retro, North and South

This all-encompassing car show is the brainchild of Chris Evans and now has two locations for 2022 – North in Cheshire and South in Hampshire. It’s a true car festival, with car exhibits and races alongside live music stages, food and drink venues and funfair rides. New for this year, Retro CarFest celebrates classic and iconic cars in a truly ‘retro’ setting with a roller disco, vinyl fair and performances from some of the finest tribute bands money can buy. All the proceeds go to UK Children's charities too.

North 22 - 24 July 2022 Cheshire 

South 26 – 28 August 2022 Hampshire

Buy tickets here.

8. IAA - International Motor Show - former Frankfurt Motor Show

Hannover is now set to host the completely redesigned IAA, previously held in Frankfurt as the Frankfurt Motor Show. The autumn event sees many carmakers showing their new designs and models to the world. See highlights from the incredible German automotive industry and explore the latest concept cars and technological ideas. The Bavarian capital is set to help the IAA continue to evolve from a motor show into a mobility platform where visitors can get a glance into technological advances and the future of mobility.

20th - 25th September 2022. Buy tickets here.

9. The British Motors Show

Making a return for 2022, The British Motor Show combines past, present and future into 4 days’ worth of car content. Taking place at Farnborough International Expo Centre, brands will be showcasing their latest cars and you can even get a look at famous industry faces over on The Live Stage. There’s stunt shows, pro-drifting, passenger rides with the Sporting Bears, supercars, motorsport, classic cars, monster trucks and The Technology Hall for all the latest motoring tech. Ahead of the main event will be The Virtual Motor Show to deliver the latest news, car releases and expert advice.

18 – 21 August 2022. Buy tickets here.

10. Motorcycle Live

Hop on two wheels for the UK’s largest motorbike show at the NEC Birmingham. See incredible motorbike displays and speak to manufacturers about all your questions. You can also sit on the bikes and try out the best accessories and merchandise. There are live events including stunt displays, a wheel challenge, show of strength and Question of Bikes quiz.

19th - 27th November 2022 Buy tickets here.


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Let us provide peace of mind before your next adventure. Book your vehicle health checkservice or MOT today. Pay a visit to your nearest Jardine dealer.

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