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– Burlen Managing Director Mark Burnett and Dickie Meaden raced a Swiftune-prepared, ex-Jon Mowatt Mini 1275GT in wintery conditions at last weekend’s 76MM meet at Goodwood.
– The Salisbury-based company also displayed its newest products, including the latest updates on its revolutionary SUi injection project and fresh items from the SU Clothing Company
– Despite atrocious conditions the racing went ahead throughout the weekend

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Formula 5000 single-seaters thundered around the Goodwood Motor Circuit this morning as the 76th Members’ Meeting honoured these charismatic racers. This category was hugely popular in Europe, the USA and Australia during the late 1960s and much of the ’70s, and 30 of these small-block V8-engined monsters ventured trackside, ranging from such well-known marques as Lola, Chevron and McLaren to the one-off Hepworth-Ferguson four-wheel drive machine and a brace of ultra-rare Begg-Chevrolets. Several period drivers have also been reunited with their former mounts this weekend including British ace, Tony Trimmer. Read More »

Former Formula One star David Coulthard impressed during qualifying for the Salvadori Cup race. The Scot steered the IWC Schaffhausen historic Racing Team Mercedes-Benz 300SL with gusto against an army of sports-racers ahead of tomorrow’s race. IWC is in its fourth year as Official Timing Partner of the Goodwood Members’ Meetings, having previously created such memorable moments as Mika Häkkinen and Jochen Mass driving the fabulous W196 ‘Silver Arrows’ in 2016. IWC CEO, Christoph Grainger-Herr, was on hand on Saturday morning to unveil the 300SL ‘Gullwing’ before brand ambassador Coulthard ventured trackside in anger. Read More »

The Goodwood Motor Circuit shook to the sound of race engines being revved to valve bounce in honour of the late Henry Hope-Frost. The hugely-popular commentator and journalist died in a road accident last week, and the loss of ‘Fever’ is a palpable one within the motor sport community. A minute’s noise was a fitting tribute to a man whose love of racing cars and the people who guided them was infectious. RIP Henry – you will be missed. Read More »

The early murk has cleared over the Goodwood Motor Circuit, and a mouthwatering array of historic racing cars are currently storming the track in what promises to be a thrilling Members’ Meeting. It may be chilly, but it isn’t snowing! In addition to a packed race programme, there will be high-speed demonstrations of V8-engined Formula 5000 single-seaters and flame-spitting Group 5 sports and saloon cars. There will also be a minute’s noise for the much-missed ‘Fevermeister’, Henry Hope-Frost, who was the voice of Goodwood for so many years. Read More »

– William Medcalf will run the famous 1936 Pacey-Hassan Special in a special pre-war race at the forthcoming Goodwood Members’ Meeting.
– The Pacey-Hassan is no stranger to circuit racing, she is considered an old war horse which traces her history back to the glory days at Brooklands however she is making her Goodwood debut at the Members Meeting
– Pacey-Hassan’s fastest lap at Brooklands was 129.03, recorded in August 1938, and was awarded a coveted 120mph badge
– The car can be seen racing on the famous Goodwood circuit on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March when it competes in the Bolster Cup.

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– JD Classics is returning to Goodwood Members’ Meeting on the 17th-18th March as Official Classic Car Partner
– The Maldon-based classic car and historic motorsport experts will be campaigning five iconic racing cars over the weekend
– The JD Classics’ on-track action will include the team’s Costin Lister, Ford GT40, Rover SD1 and Jaguar Mk2
– A customer’s Lister Knobbly will be competing with full race support from the JD Classics team
– JD Classics will also be hosting a number of guests and VIPs in an exclusive lounge, offering on-track rides and paddock tours Read More »

– JD Classics has kicked off the racing season in style, with two wins and a podium finish at the 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting
– The Maldon-based team raced to a double victory in its Rover SD1, competing in the two Gerry Marshall Trophy races
– JD Classics also battled in a close-fought race to finish 2nd in the Scott Brown Trophy with its Lister Costin
– A total of seven cars were campaigned by JD Classics, including debuts for the Cooper T45 and Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 Monza
– The team’s TWR Jaguar XJS also took part in Group A demonstrations on the circuit over the weekend, with Steve Soper at the wheel
– As well as the on-track action, JD Classics also hosted a number of VIPs in the Jackie Stewart Pavilion, located adjacent to the pits Read More »

– JD Classics’ Patrick Motorsport Rover SD1 came from third position on the grid to win the first race of the Gerry Marshall Trophy
– Having extended a huge lead in the second race, the safety car came out to cut JD Classics’ lead, with the Patrick Motorsport SD1 eventually crossing the line in second
– JD Classics also supported John Young’s Ford GT40 in the Alan Mann Trophy, which was forced to retire from the race having climbed to seventh position

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– JD Classics’ Rover 3500 SD1 comes from the back of the grid to take second in the Gerry Marshall Trophy
– Alex Buncombe piloted the JD Classics Lola T70 Spyder to third-place in the Bruce McLaren Trophy

JD Classics capped off an extremely successful 73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting with two podium finishes: second-place for its Rover 3500 SD1 and third for its Lola T70 Spyder. Read More »