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Daily Archives: July 10th, 2013

Rolls Royce Goodwood13The world will stand still at this year’s Festival of Speed as the newest model in the leading super-luxury marque’s stable, Wraith, dominates the famous Goodwood Hillclimb during the Supercar Run. The most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history, Wraith will be on familiar turf, with the Home of Rolls-Royce within sight of Goodwood House. Read More »

Three drivers will represent the MSA British Rally Championship at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, Jukka Korhonen, Ruary Macleod and Chris Ingram taking to the rally stage at the world famous event.

The invitation-only event attracts upwards of 100,000 spectators every year and while the asphalt ribbon that makes up the hill climb course is best known, the rally stage has become an established part of the show in recent years.

Last year’s BRC invitations came on the back of their class and overall victories on the championship’s opening event, Rallye Sunseeker International. But since the Poole-based rally now forms the season finale, the organisers of this and the Goodwood Rally Stage, Southern Car Club, have chosen the three as noteworthy in the series. Read More »

Bentley Goodwood13• Continental GT3 to drive the Goodwood hill-climb
• First run at 13:25 on Friday 12th July

Bentley’s new Continental GT3 race car makes its running debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on Friday 12th July 2013. Following its global unveiling at 10:15, the car takes to the hill at 13:25.

Mini Brit13 sponsorCrashCAM™ has been confirmed as a major sponsor for this year’s Mini Britannia, the one-day classic competition tour, will break new ground when it runs from a base in London on Saturday 7 September with the event finish tied in to the Grand Rendezvous, Chelsea. Read More »

– Track-only variant of the 12C announced
– Lowered ride height with Pirelli racing slick tyres
– Optimised aerodynamic package with enhanced cooling
– Enhanced chassis tuning to deliver a GT racing experience

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Citroen DS3 Cabrio– Citroën is revealing its latest concept car, DS3 Cabrio Racing, at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed
– Maintains performance of original DS3 Racing with Citroën Racing-tuned 1.6-litre 202bhp engine & special running gear, brakes and carbon kit
– DS3 Cabrio Racing will be displayed on Citroën’s Goodwood stand from 11-14 July and will appear at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September Read More »

Stirling Moss Goodwood59– Progress toward the restoration of the Credit Suisse Race Control building celebrated with a “topping out” ceremony at Goodwood
– Racing memorabilia to be buried in a time capsule for future generations
– Sir Stirling Moss donated signed photo of his famous victory in the 1959 RAC Tourist Trophy to the time capsule
– Official building re-opening and time capsule burial set for 2013 Goodwood Revival

Following the seven-year extension of its partnership with the Goodwood Motor Circuit, Credit Suisse celebrated the swift progress of the historic Race Control building restoration with a “topping out” ceremony. Read More »