Goodwood Motorsports

Photos, event coverage, news and information on Goodwood Festival of Speed, Goodwood Members Meeting and Goodwood Revival, each held annually at Goodwood House in England.

Scarab Collection at Bonhams Goodwood Revival 2015

1959 Scarab Formula 1 Single-Seater, 1959-Type Scarab Formula 1 Single-Seater and the Scarab Formula 1 Team Transporter

The Reventlow Automobiles Inc.’s (RAI) Scarab Grand Prix single-seaters were the first, home-grown, all-American team of Formula 1 racing cars. Bonhams will offer two of these Formula 1 classics, along with their Fiat-Bartoletti transporter, at the 2015 Goodwood Revival auction, to be held 12th September at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester, England. The Scarab racing team was the brainchild of Woolworth … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting Returns in 2016

1954 Cooper-Jaguar T33

The Goodwood Road Racing Club (GRRC) announced the 74th Members’ Meeting will be held on the weekend of March 19-20, 2016, at Goodwood Motor Circuit. The Members’ Meeting was revived in 2014 for members of the GRRC to continue the tradition of the 71 club motor sport events held at Goodwood from 1949-66, and has, for the past two seasons, become the opener for the historic motor racing season. … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Celebrated at 2015 Goodwood FoS

300 SLR Traffic Jam

The 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrated the most successful racing sports car of the 1955 motor sport season, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR. Sixty years after the Mille Miglia victory by Stirling Moss driving a 300 SLR, the world’s largest automotive garden party celebrated the British racing icon Moss and his team colleague Hans Herrmann in their authentic silver racing sports cars from 25 to 28 June. “Seven … [Read more...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 – Photo Gallery

Lukas Hüni awaiting take off in the Maserati 250F at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

The 2015 running of the Goodwood Festival of Speed was staged June 25-28 at Goodwood House and the 9-turn, 1.16-mile Goodwood hill climb in West Sussex, England. Over 600 cars and motorcycles spanning the history of motoring and motor sport took part, as well as some of the most legendary figures from the sport. Goodwood welcomed seven-time MotoGP World Champion, Valentino Rossi, to the event for the first time in … [Read more...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 – Style et Luxe Concours

1937 Talbot-Lago T150 C SS 'Goutte D'Eau'

The Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d'Elegance at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed was held 25-28 June on the lawns of Goodwood House in West Sussex, England. The 21st annual event was highlighted by five Figoni et Falaschi-bodied cars of the 1920s and '30s brought over for Festival of Speed from the Peter Mullin Automotive Museum in California. Best of Show at the 2015 Goodwood Cartier Style et Luxe Concours … [Read more...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 – Report and Photos

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR #704 driven by Hans Herrmann

The Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 was held June 25-28 at Goodwood House and the 9-turn, 1.16-mile Goodwood hill climb in West Sussex, England. The central theme for the 2015 running of the Goodwood Festival of Speed was 'Flat-out and Fearless: Racing on the Edge', honoring some of the most spectacular drivers and moments from motorsport’s past and present. Alongside the overall theme, the 2015 Festival … [Read more...]

Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 – Auction Results

Aston Martin Ulster

The Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 auction was held Friday 26 June on the Tapestry Lawn at Goodwood House in Chichester, UK, resulting in £17,789,688 in total sales and an 86.26% sell-through rate. The top result at Bonhams' 2015 Festival of Speed sale went to the ex-Works Racing Aston Martin Ulster Team Car 'LM19' that sold for £2,913,500, a new auction record for a Pre-War Aston Martin. The Ulster was … [Read more...]

Live from Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

Le Mans Lagonda leads down hill

Sports Car Digest is offering a live stream of this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, held 25-28 June at the 1.16-mile Goodwood hill climb in West Sussex, England. Starting each day at 8:30am BST (3:30am ET), Lord March's 22nd annual Festival will feature more than 300 cars and motorcycles hammering the hill climb each day. If you can't attend, stay tuned here all three days (Fri-Sun) to watch and hear the latest … [Read more...]

Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe at Goodwood Revival 2015

1964 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe - Tom Kristensen and Kenny Brack

The 50th anniversary of the Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe will be celebrated at the Goodwood Revival 2015, scheduled for 11-13 September at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester, UK. Only six examples of the Daytona Cobra Coupe were ever produced; its acquired name a reference to the car’s debut at the Daytona Continental in 1964, at which its drivers Dave MacDonald and Bob Holbert caused a sensation by securing … [Read more...]

Fearless but Flat-Broke at 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ex-Gary Brabham/Bruno Giacomelli Life 910

While the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed will celebrate the theme ‘Flat-Out and Fearless – Racing on the Edge’, an all-new category for the Hillclimb will honour those that put everything into reaching Formula 1, but never quite achieved the success that they craved. ‘Fearless but Flat-Broke’ shines a light on the teams that, despite limited resources, followed their dream of making it to motor racing’s highest … [Read more...]

Stirling Moss’ Porsche RS-61 Offered

1961 Porsche RS-61

A 1961 Porsche RS-61 currently owned by Sir Stirling Moss OBE will be offered for sale at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 sale, to be held June 26th at Goodwood House in Chichester, UK. Sir Stirling Moss OBE famously bought this Porsche RS-61 (chassis 718-070) for $1,705,000 USD at the 2010 Gooding Amelia Island auction, less than one week after breaking both his ankles after falling three stories down … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 – Photo Gallery

John Aldington Trophy Race for Pre-1966 2-litre Porsche 911s

The Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 was held 20-22 March at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. More than 400 historic racing cars participated in the Goodwood Road Racing Club's 73rd Members' Meeting. The first day of the 2015 Members' Meeting featured the largest on-track collection of McLaren F1 GTRs ever assembled; including Derek Bell in the yellow, Harrods-sponsored car he raced at Le … [Read more...]

Ex-Works Aston Martin at Bonhams Festival of Speed 2015

Aston Martin Ulster Ex-Works

An ex-Works Racing Aston Martin Ulster, chassis LM19, will headline the Bonhams Festival of Speed 2015 auction, scheduled for June 26th at the Goodwood House in Chichester, UK. The LM series of pre-war Aston Martin Works Team Cars were individually numbered from LM1 to LM23. As the initials indicate, they were produced to challenge the world’s best in the annual Le Mans 24-hour race. … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 – Picture Gallery

Start of the Bruce McLaren race for Pre-1966 CanAm and Group 7 Prototypes - Goodwood Members Meeting 2015

The 73rd Goodwood Members' Meeting was held March 20-22, 2015 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Members' Meeting was revived in 2014 for Members of the Goodwood Road Racing Club to continue the tradition of the 71 club motor sport events held at Goodwood from 1948-66. The Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 featured twelve races, including the Gerry Marshall Trophy for Group 1 … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2015 – Graham Hill Trophy

Graham Hill Trophy Race - Goodwood Members Meeting 2015

The Graham Hill Trophy at the Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2015 was held March 20-22 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The race for closed-cockpit Grand Touring cars from the golden era of 1960 to 1966 was named in honor of great Graham Hill. A magnificent grid full of AC Cobras, Jaguar E-Types, Aston Martins and more powering around the circuit with their lights ablaze highlighted the … [Read more...]