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It’s been a very busy few weeks for Baggsy. Not only have we seen the global release of the very much anticipated Monster Energy #BattleDrift2, Baggsy’s brand new R35 GTR also made its first UK public appearance at the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed and European debut at Gatebil Festival.

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• Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) reigned supreme at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017, winning its class on the famous Hillclimb
• The One-of-a-Kind Mono supercar with BAC Test Driver Oliver Webb at the wheel surged to an impressive time of 49.54 seconds – beating its nearest rival by almost half a second
• BAC took home the Supercars and Race Cars for the Road Shootout trophy, seeing off the likes of the Radical RXC Turbo and the new Lamborghini Aventador S
• The BAC stand was one of the crowning jewels of this year’s event, with the stunning Autodesk Art Car and further features creating Mono Mania

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– Reigning Formula One champion Nico Rosberg takes to the hill in his 2014 F1 W05 Hybrid
– Modern and historic Mercedes-Benz models thrill the crowds

Formula One World Champion, Nico Rosberg, drove his 2014 Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 W05 Hybrid up Goodwood Hill in front of a packed crowd on Sunday. Read More »

What started as a bit of a crazy idea, very quickly became reality. That idea being, to take the ultimate Japanese import, the Nissan R35 GTR and rework it like never before. Many would loose their minds at the thought of taking the R35’s iconic VR38 V6 Twin Turbo and replacing it with a completely different engine and drivetrain. But for Baggsy it made perfect sense to transplant a Chevrolet LSX 454 V8 into the R35, and then some. This was not just a simple task of getting a car ‘Drift’ ready, this was a complete ground up build, reworking every part of the original car from top to bottom. Oh and all this happened in just three months.

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– Valterri Bottas wows crowds in F1 W05 Hybrid on the Hill
– Modern and classic AMGs put on display for Saturday’s visitors

Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas wowed the crowds at today’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, taking to the famous hillclimb in the 2014 Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 W05 Hybrid. The Finnish driver also greeted crowds of fans on the Mercedes-Benz stand. Read More »

The Ferrari 125 S, the first car to wear the iconic Ferrari badge, was the star of the Goodwood Festival of Speed’s tribute to Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary as it took to the famed hillclimb alongside the latest Ferrari, the very limited edition LaFerrari Aperta. The two cars were the lead cars in a special Ferrari-only parade of 70 cars which included an incredible array of significant and historic road and race cars, including many championship winning single seaters from the Scuderia Ferrari’s illustrious history. Read More »

– Modern and classic AMGs climb Goodwood Hill in celebration of 50 years of AMG
– DTM World Champion, Bernd Schneider, drives Type S from 1927

Mercedes-Benz has kicked off this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed with a selection of modern and classic AMGs taking to the famous Goodwood Hill. Read More »

Ferrari is celebrating its 70th Anniversary at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with an incredible and diverse display of current and historic Ferrari road and race cars, including the LaFerrari Aperta which is the star car of the company’s anniversary events. Some of the Ferrari cars being showcased this weekend include a Ferrari 333SP, driven by Emmanuele Pirro, a Ferrari 166 Dino F2, driven by Derek Bell, and a Ferrari 458 GT2, driven by Nicolas Minassian.

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Honda (UK) has today (29 June) pledged its support of the pioneering Dare To Be Different initiative, introducing Jenny Tinmouth as a Dare to be Different Ambassador in dramatic style – riding a Dare to be Different liveried Honda Fireblade at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

In addition, Honda will provide two liveried HRV vehicles for the year, which will be used to support the many events in the #D2BD calendar for 2017 – another strong endorsement of the burgeoning momentum behind the young charity. Read More »

• Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) has joined forces with Autodesk to create the ‘Art Car’ Mono
• Intricate design shows airflow over the car and mimics the Autodesk CFD simulation tool recently used to improve and develop Mono
• Exclusive Mono to be shown at global seminars and exhibitions to showcase technology and innovation
• The car will have its public debut at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed taking centre stage on the BAC stand

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