With ten cylinders more than today’s V6s, the Lotus 43 with its BRM H16 power plant took a surprise win in the 1966 US Grand Prix.
Here’s a selection of my 40 favorite Goodwood Festival of Speed pictured including famous faces, F1 cars and other exciting machines.
Group C endurance racing saw dramatic sports cars from the likes of Jaguar, Mercedes, Porsche, Lanica and Peugeot competing at Le Mans.
Sebastian Vettel made his first appearance at the Goodwood Festical of Speed, joining regulars Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and others.
Ayrton Senna had his first F1 test driving a Williams FW08C. His nephew and current Williams pilot Bruno Senna drove the car at Goodwood.
The Renault RE40 could – perhaps should – have been the first turbo-powered car to win the world championship.
Ferrari, McLaren, Red Bull and Mercedes demonstrated some of their most recent cars to Goodwood – and Williams brought Jenson Button’s 2000 car.
The Jordan 191, often hailed as one of the most beautiful F1 cars of all time, is among the collection of eighties and nineties machines at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
A collection of distinctive F1 racers of the 1970s are on display at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
McLaren won their most recent constructors’ championship with the Adrian Newey-designed MP4-13 in 1998. It also holds Goodwood’s hill record…
The beautiful 1967 Eagle-Weslake T1G, thundering V16-engined BRM P15 and more F1 cars of the fifites and sixties.
The Porsche 804 scored their first F1 win 50 years ago – but the team pulled the plug on its Formula 1 programme shortly afterwards.
The Tyrrell P34, Williams FW08D and March 2-4-0 are among the only F1 cars ever to be built with six wheels.