I spent the first day at the Goodwood Festival of Speed running around taking tons of pictures. Today I snapped a few more, but I also had a lot more time to talk to people and soak up the atmosphere.
The collection of early Grand Prix cars on show at Goodwood this year features some real classics. It includes a Maserati 250F in an uncharacteristic blue livery. Plus an ex-Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T3 and the Matra-Cosworth MS10 in which Jackie Stewart famously won at the Nurburgring in heavy rain by over four minutes. Pictures in … Continue reading F1 cars, pre-1980 (Goodwood Festival of Speed 2009 pictures)
Forty years ago, Frank Williams made his start in Grand Prix racing, entering Piers Courage in a customer Brabham. After several years fielding customer cars by the likes of De Tomaso and March, Williams eventually became a constructor. That took them to championship glory, first with Alan Jones in 1980, and most regularly in the … Continue reading Williams F1 cars collection (Goodwood Festival of Speed 2009 pictures)
Among the anniversaries being marked at the Goodwood Festival of Speed is 75 years of the German ‘silver arrows’. This name was first applied to the cars raced by Auto Union (fore-runner of the modern Audi) and Mercedes-Benz from 1934. Former Red Bull driver David Coulthard is among the contemporary F1 drivers piloting the cars, … Continue reading Mercedes and Auto Union Silver Arrows (Goodwood Festival of Speed pictures)
I’m at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend – here’s my first batch of photographs of F1 cars. This set includes the 1988 McLaren-Honda MP4/4 (ex-Ayrton Senna), an ex-Michele Alboreto Ferrari and the gorgeous Benetton-Ford B188. Plus, several cars from the 2008 F1 season. Pictures in this gallery: 275
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)
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
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
This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed will mark 40 years since Sir Frank Williams first entered a car into a Grand Prix. This video shows what they’ve got planned.
Here are some more pictures from the 2008 Goodwood Festival of Speed. These are some of the sports car that were driving up the hill including the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours winning Aston Martin DBR9. Previous Le Mans winner Bentley was also there with the Speed 8 that triumphed in 2003. Other cars featured … Continue reading Goodwood Festival of Speed – Sports cars
Here’s a selection of pictures of some of the cars present at the 2008 Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrating the 50th anniversary of the British Touring Car Championship.
More pictures from Goodwood – this time a selection of Ferraris, McLarens, Williams and more. From Juan Manuel Fnagio’s 1957 Maserati 250F up to Giancarlo Fisichella’s 2003 Jordan-Ford.
I was at the first day of the Goodwood Festival of Speed today. Here’s the first set of photographs I took of some of the recent F1 cars on show.
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