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

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2014 – Report and Photos

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Breadvan

The 72nd Goodwood Members' Meeting was staged 29-30 March 2014 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The debut Meeting for the members of the Goodwood Road Racing Club served as a continuation of the 71 club meetings held at Goodwood during the 1950s and ’60s for the members of the British Automobile Racing Club. The new historic motor sport event featured than 400 iconic racing and … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz at 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR driven by Klaus Ludwig and Bernd Schneider

The 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed will pay tribute to 120 years of achievement in motor sport by Mercedes-Benz with a Central Feature in its honour. This year’s Central Feature, designed by sculptor Gerry Judah, will be the most architecturally challenging and spectacular installation ever seen at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and is sure to be a visual highlight of the June 26-29 event. Since its invention in … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2014 – Tony Gaze Trophy

Start of the Tony Gaze Trophy at 2014 Goodwood Members Meeting

The Tony Gaze Trophy at the 2014 Goodwood Members' Meeting was held March 29-30 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The race for sports and GT cars that raced before 1959 was named in honor of a man who was instrumental in the creation of Goodwood Motor Circuit, the late Tony Gaze. In addition to his distinguished exploits as a World War 2 fighter pilot, Frederick Anthony Owen ‘Tony’ … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2014 – Salvadori Cup Photos

1958 Lister-Jaguar Knobbly, 1958 Lotus-Climax 15 and 1958 Lister-Chevrolet Knobbly

The Salvadori Cup at the 2014 Goodwood Members' Meeting was held March 29-30 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The race for sports racing cars that competed between 1955 and 1960 was staged in honor of racing great Roy Salvadori. Salvadori, a man steeped in Goodwood motor sport lore, died in June 2012. Unlucky never to have won a World Championship-level Grand Prix, Salvadori excelled … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2014 – Grover-Williams Trophy Race

Pre-war Bugatti race at the 2014 Goodwood Members Meeting

The Grover-Williams Trophy race at the 2014 Goodwood Members' Meeting was held March 29-30 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. To celebrate the 90th anniversary of one of the most successful racing cars of all time, the Bugatti Type 35, a special one-make race was staged at the 72nd Members’ Meeting, featuring a variety of pre-war models. Goodwood's exclusive race for pre-war Bugatti … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2014 – Surtees Trophy Photos

1965 Ford GT40 at the 72nd Goodwood Members Meeting

The Surtees Trophy at the 2014 Goodwood Members' Meeting was held March 29-30 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The race for sports racing cars that competed between 1960 and 1966 was staged in honor of John Surtees, the only man ever to have won World Championships on two and four wheels. This year marks the 50th anniversary of John Surtees as Formula One World Champion in 1964 as a … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2014 – Moss Trophy Race Photos

Start of the Moss Trophy Race at the 72nd Goodwood Members' Meeting

The Moss Trophy at the 2014 Goodwood Members' Meeting was held Saturday, March 29th at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The race for closed cockpit GT cars of a type that raced between 1958 and 1962 was held in honor of long-time Goodwood supporter Sir Stirling Moss. The racing knight is inextricably linked with the circuit, having competed at Goodwood in all manner of machinery from … [Read more...]

Toyota Race Cars at 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Toyota TS010, TS030, TS020

Toyota will bring together four of its works Le Mans race cars at a single event for the first time at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, to be held June 26-29 at the 1.16-mile Goodwood hill climb in West Sussex, England. The gathering will chart the progress from the TS010 of early 1990s through to this season’s contender, the new TS040 Hybrid. Toyota Racing driver Anthony Davidson will be back at Goodwood, … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting Test Day 2014 – Photos

Jaguar E-Type Coupe at Goodwood Members' Meeting Test Day 2014

The test day for the inaugural Goodwood Members’ Meeting was held Friday 14 March 2014 at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The preparation for the 72nd Members’ Meeting testing featured a great selection of race cars being readied and drivers familiarising themselves with the famed Goodwood Circuit. Among the more unusual cars to have been prepared especially for the 2014 Goodwood Members' … [Read more...]

Ex-Graham Hill Lotus 49B at 2014 Bonhams Goodwood

Ex-Gold Leaf F1 Lotus 49B raced by Graham Hill

A Lotus 49B once piloted by Graham Hill will be offered, for the first at auction, during the 2014 Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed sale, scheduled for Friday, June 27th at Goodwood House in Chichester, UK. James Knight, Bonhams Motoring Director said, “By every standard, Colin Chapman’s Lotus 49 concept is an absolute landmark in Formula 1 design. It simply raised the bar for every rival manufacturer, and its … [Read more...]

Goodwood Breakfast Club 2014 Information

Jaguar E-Types at Goodwood Breakfast Club

The 2014 edition of the Goodwood Breakfast Club events will see an interesting mix of themes when Goodwood stages on five occasions from May to November. Among featured Breakfast Clubs for the ninth season will see street machines like the Volkswagen Golf GTi and Peugeot 205 GTi mix it with modern favourites like the Ford Fiesta ST and the Renault Clio 200 Turbo on the Hot Hatch Sunday on 5 October. … [Read more...]

Arizona Auction Week 2014 – Summary Report

1958 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Cabriolet Series 1 sold for $6,160,000

While there were records set at the Arizona auctions, they were individual benchmarks. The overall auctions’ results, reduced to a combined bottom line for Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele, RM Auctions, Gooding and Bonhams, were modestly better, $245.3 million in 2014 up from $226.2 million in 2013, an 8.4% increase in the sales’ total, but achieved by selling slightly fewer lots, 1,837 in 2014 against 2,029, a … [Read more...]

Ferrari 375 Plus Featured at 2014 Bonhams Goodwood

1954 Ferrari 375 Plus 0384 AM at Mille Miglia (photo: Marcel Massini)

An ex-Scuderia Ferrari 375 Plus will headline the 2014 Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Auction, scheduled for Friday, June 27th at Goodwood House in Chichester, Sussex, UK. Philip Kantor, Bonhams head of motor cars for mainland Europe, said, “We are honoured to have been chosen to sell this wonderful car, which represents a key early stage in the Ferrari racing legend. It is very rare indeed for a Ferrari team … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2013 – Behind the Scenes Gallery

Goodwood Revival 2013 - Off-Track Picture Gallery

The 2013 running of the Goodwood Revival historic car races were held 13-15 September at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Revival is a unique experience, combining period vehicles, costumes and a historic venue. It is no surprise the weekend is sold out year after year, and 2013 was no different. The weather may have been mixed at this year's Goodwood Revival, the racing was anything but as … [Read more...]

Maserati at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014

1957 Maserati 250F, ex-Fangio

Legendary drivers and riders, teams and manufacturers who dominated their sport will be celebrated at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, scheduled for June 26-29 at Goodwood House and the 1.16-mile Goodwood hill climb in West Sussex, England. In addition, the automobiles of Maserati will serve as featured marque at the 21st annual event. The theme for next year's Festival, 'Addicted to Winning - The Unbeatable … [Read more...]