McLaren get ready for Goodwood (Video)

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McLaren have released two videos showing their preparations for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. First up, Chris Goodwin talks about the McLaren-Honda MP4/4 which he, Bruno Senna and finally Lewis Hamilton will take turns in driving this weekend: And here another video showing their preparations for this weekend’s Festival: See the McLaren Youtube page for … Continue reading McLaren get ready for Goodwood (Video)

100+ pictures of F1 drivers and cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Just two days to go until one of my favourite dates on the motor racing calendar: the Goodwood Festival of Speed. I’m fidgety with anticipation as usual, so for the benefit of those of you who won’t be going, here’s a collection of some of the F1 cars and drivers which have appeared in recent … Continue reading 100+ pictures of F1 drivers and cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

F1 car and driver highlights at the 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Formula 1 cars from at least 14 different constructors will be demonstrated at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. They include a special tribute to Williams, Lewis Hamilton in one of Ayrton Senna’s old McLarens, the largest collection of Silver Arrows and, of course, plenty of modern F1 cars. Here’s a run-down of the … Continue reading F1 car and driver highlights at the 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Life L190 – the worst F1 car ever – to run at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Festival of Speed

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The Life L190* – in all probability the worst F1 car ever – will be demonstrated by Derek Bell at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The W12-engined car failed to progress beyond pre-qualifying in 14 attempts in 1990, and was typically around 20 seconds off the pace at most tracks. It will take a … Continue reading Life L190 – the worst F1 car ever – to run at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Hamilton to drive Senna’s McLaren

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Lewis Hamilton will drive the McLaren-Honda that Ayrton Senna won his first world championship in at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Earl of March announced today that Hamilton will be making his third visit to the festival and will drive a 1988 McLaren-Honda MP4-4. Senna scored his first of three world championships in … Continue reading Hamilton to drive Senna’s McLaren

Gallery: Glorious Goodwood

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed 2006 began today. We’re got three galleries of pictures from the event including Williams, Ferrari, McLaren, Benetton, Renault and other cars once driven by the likes of Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen and more. Besides Formula One there are supercars galore including the Bugatti Veyron … Continue reading Gallery: Glorious Goodwood