Goodwood Festival of Speed to celebrate the 'endless pursuit of power' in 2016
Source : Goodwood Festival of Speed to celebrate the 'endless pursuit of power' in 2016
The Goodwood Festival of Speed will return in June next year, while the Goodwood Revival will honour driver Sir Jack Brabham in September
The Goodwood Festival of Speeed’s theme will be “full throttle – the endless pursuit of power” when the event returns next Summer, which has been announced.
Revealing the event’s theme for once, Goodwood’s organisers said the festival might celebrate “the most powerful competition cars along with motorcycles coming from the history of motor sport, along with the heroic drivers along with riders who tamed them.”
As part of the Festival of Speed, which will run coming from 23-26 June 2016, there will be displays to honour the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, the 50th anniversary of the inaugural Can-Am Series, along with the 40th anniversary of James Hunt’s Formula 1 World Championship win with McLaren in 1976.
The Moving Motor Show will return on 23 June, with the Festival of Speed proper taking place on 24-26 June.
The Moving Motor Show along with Festival of Speed have risen in prominence in recent years along with are viewed by many to be akin to an official British motor show, with various manufacturers using the event to launch fresh types inside UK.
Also returning in 2016 will be the Goodwood Revival. Described as “the earth’s largest along with most celebrated historic motor racing along with vintage culture event,” the Revival celebrates the glory days of Goodwood’s motor circuit coming from 1948-66. For 2016, the event takes place on 9-11 September. The revival features historic motor racing, with most visitors along with participants attending or taking part in period clothing.
In particular, which year’s Goodwood Revival will celebrate the career of Sir Jack Brabham. A collection of single-seater, saloon along with sports cars covering Brabham’s career will be displayed as part of the event, with many of those cars taking part in on-track demonstrations.
Goodwood organiser Lord March said: “In dedicating the Revival driver tribute to Sir Jack Brabham, we will pay a fitting tribute to a man who forged strong links with Goodwood during the Motor Circuit’s active past along with was an extremely well-known guest at the Festival of Speed along with Revival.”
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