Tag Archives: Goodwood

The Settrington Cup is Probably the Most Adorable Part of the Goodwood Revival

What were you doing when you were six years old? Were you racing at Goodwood? I highly doubt it.

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Watch The Bizarre Porsche 961, The First All-Wheel-Drive Le Mans Car, Run Again

The Porsche 961 was the endurance racing version of the Porsche 959 meant originally for rally. Only one was ever made and its racing career was brief, but thanks to Goodwood we can see and hear what it’s like again.

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A Close Look at the New Toyota Supra Reveals Some Major BMW Parts [Updated]

The new Toyota Supra was sort of half-revealed at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. While we didn’t get a clear, camo-free look at the car, keen eyes on the ground did make some interesting observations about parts that the Supra appears to share with BMW.

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The 700 Horsepower Brabham BT62 Made Me Laugh Like a Child

Brabham’s return to the track is, categorically, A Good Thing. It returns a legendary marque to where it belongs, and it means there’s another uncompromisingly rapid car in the world. The BT62, Brabham’s 700 horsepower track-only megacar, will set you back $morethanyoucanafford and is basically a racing car. But…

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That Self-Driving 1965 Ford Mustang at Goodwood Was Probably Destined to Fail

With some fanfare, Siemens announced earlier this month that they’d be attacking the Goodwood Hillclimb with an autonomous 1965 Ford Mustang. It went poorly. We finally have some explanations as to why.

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This Video of a Range Rover Sport SVR Going Up the Hill at Goodwood on Two Wheels Gets Extremely Tense

Terry Grant, a stunt driver who’s more than a little familiar with the Goodwood Festival of Speed, had already crashed out once this year trying to do the Hillclimb on two wheels. But then, later that day, he tried again.

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The Fastest Way Isn’t Always The Most Fun At Goodwood 

Like a getaway scene in an old school Brit bank heist film, Grant Williams drives his 1959 Jaguar Mk1 sedan racer at full tilt and only half in control. It’s well known that drifting and sliding is rarely the fastest way to negotiate a circuit, but at Goodwood you’re rewarded for being memorable. If Grant had simply…

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This V8-Powered Aston Martin Cygnet Is A True Miracle Of Human Creation

Aston Martin stuffed a V8 engine into its cute little Cygnet city car as a one-off commission project for a person who has a better imagination and bigger wallet than any of us, and it’s like a wasp in car form—miniature in size but terrifying enough to send full-grown adults running in the opposite direction.

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Goodwood Shows No Mercy, Sends Lexus RC F GT3 Up In Flames

A Lexus RC F GT3 race car caught fire in the paddock at the 2018 Goodwood Festival Of Speed. Driver Scott Pruett is reportedly and thankfully unhurt, but the car looks pretty well cooked.

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Watch This Hood Try To Escape This Fire-Spitting Mazda RX-7

While the exact source of Mad Mike Whiddett’s rage remains unclear, we now have definitive proof that his hood wants no part of it.

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