The 2008 Goodwood Festival of Speed was deemed by the 140,000+ spectators as the best one yet, with so much going on, that the crowds didn't know where to look first. Just one week after Lewis Hamilton's epic victory at the British Grand Prix, a wildly partisan crowd toasted the Formula One star with champagne as he appeared on the balcony of Goodwood House to the interviewed by popular presenter Chris Evans. … [Read more...]
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Audi Tradition is marking this year's Festival of Speed at Goodwood, England, held July 11th – 13th, with a world debut. At the largest classic car racing event in the world, the Ingolstadt company will be taking the wraps off an absolutely authentic reconstruction of the original Auto Union "Silverarrow" Type D Dual Compressor from 1939. Construction of this racing car, the original version of which won two Grand … [Read more...]
With just over two weeks to go until the 2008 Festival of Speed gets underway July 11th – 13th, Goodwood is getting into celebratory mode as it prepares to mark a number of significant motor sport and automotive anniversaries at the event, including Goodwood's own 60th anniversary since motor racing began at the famous West Sussex venue in 1948. A selection of the many anniversaries being recognized at the 2008 … [Read more...]
With over five weeks to go until the 2008 Festival of Speed on July 11-13, Goodwood can already confirm that over 80 of the world's greatest motor racing drivers and riders will be present at the world's largest celebration of motoring culture, with more big names still expected to follow over the coming weeks. Here are just some of the star drivers and riders taking part in this year's Festival of Speed: … [Read more...]
To the earth-shaking accompaniment of over 50 competition racing cars and motorcycles firing into life, The Earl of March announced the key attractions due to appear at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, being held between July 11-13. Many top competition cars, motorcycles and road-going supercars due to be at the Festival in July, were gathered in the Park at Goodwood House in West Sussex to celebrate the … [Read more...]