Posts Tagged ‘Goodwood’

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 by

Goodwood Revival

It’s only 8.30am and I’ve already had a spiv try to sell me nylon stockings out of his coat pocket, been handed a ration book and accidentally bumped into Winston Churchill knocking his cigar straight out of his mouth. No, this isn’t a dream, it is just typical British eccentricity gone wonderfully mad at the Goodwood ...

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Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 by

The Antiques Road-Show – Goodwood Revival

It was a just another club meeting to the spectators on a cold March morning at Goodwood in 1960. But for one 26-year old multiple motorcycle world champion, it was his first ever car race. John Surtees lined up on pole position in an unpainted Formula Junior Cooper, eventually finishing second to the works Lotus ...

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Variety is the spice of life
Thursday, July 8th, 2010 by

Variety is the spice of life

Some say that the variety is the spice of life. If that is the case, the Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS) is a full spice rack. Every year Lord March invites anyone who has an interest in cars to his Goodwood estate for a massive motoring garden party. Over 175,000 visitors attended the Festival of ...

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Friday, July 2nd, 2010 by

Is it that time of year already?

Well it is 365 days since we last from Goodwood’s Festival of Speed. We are attending it again this year but on the weekend to try to soak up the atmosphere and make a levelled judgement on whether the Festival of Speed really is the best car show in the world. If you see us ...

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Motorfood’s Goodwood 09 photostream
Sunday, July 5th, 2009 by

Motorfood’s Goodwood 09 photostream

The annual petrolheads garden party was amazing as always this year. Of course I am talking about The Goodwood Festival of Speed held on Lord March’s estate in West Sussex. If you have never been I would strongly recommend it. Goodwood is the only place in the world where you can get up close to some ...

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The forgotten race?
Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 by

The forgotten race?

Think about these facts for a second. 156 turns, 12.5 miles, an assent of over 1400 feet on a mix of loss gravel and tarmac in cars, trucks, motorbikes and quads on the edge of a cliff. Now wouldn’t that be a great race? Well it is! Known as the ”Race to the Clouds” the Pikes Peak ...

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