Fitted UK 2017


Posted on: August 10, 2017

Word and Photography: Michal Fidowicz

 

So, it’s the first time we attended FittedUK. As you can imagine, we’ve heard stories before, we’ve seen photos and we’ve seen films of the event before. So in a sense you could say we know the lingo.

But, you don’t quite understand the gravity of the event until you’re actually there. Believe me, it’s massive. Like, really big.

Let’s just cut out the unnecessary into and hop right into the photos, I feel like this is what you’re all here for. Whilst I’d love to write a bit more, if I’m honest I’m a little short on time (and I’m lazy.)

As soon as I entered the building, Reece’s E30 and Chris’ MK5 grabbed my attention. The lighting was perfect, and the cars were unbelievably clean. Take a look…

 

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As I moved around the Main Hall, it was apparent that the organisation behind this event was unlike any show I’ve ever attended. Platforms, perfect lighting, enough space for photographers (even with the silly amount of people there on Sunday) and most importantly, the best selection of cars a UK show has to offer.

 

 

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And then they had the thing that makes a show perfect. I bang on this in every article… variety!

 

 

The way some stands were organised at the event was also on a new level. Two of them really stood out to me. Firstly, I have to congratulate Ben Rye and Jake Hilling on pulling off not only their first stand ever, but also nailing it on their first attempt. Not to mention, Candy’s very own ’64 bug was also present there, which belongs to Sonny Harverson and was built with the help of HR and Sonny’s dad Ken. Cracking work guys…

 

 

The other stand which instantly grabbed my attention was the Slam Sanctuary one. Being one of the biggest brands in our automotive community, it’s only right that the set of cars they have on show is next level. And lets not forget the colour co-ordination. Bang on.

 

 

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Continuing with the Main Hall…

 

 

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I don’t know about you, but I love a blue car.

 

 

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On to the VIP Hall. The name speaks for itself here really.

 

 

Seeing as we had friends with cars inside, we had the pleasure of seeing all the cars leave after the crowds died down. Gave me a small chance to take some nice shots…

 

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Right and on that note, I’m going to conclude our FittedUK coverage. The whole event was next level, and I feel like the photos speak for themselves… which is handy as I’m in a bit of a rush and can’t say much, I need to jog on and get my car ready for Rollhard this weekend! See you there.

I’ll leave you with some rollers…

As always, thank you for reading.

 

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