Goodwood Revival 2015 – report in addition to picture gallery
Source : Goodwood Revival 2015 – report in addition to picture gallery
Touring car stars in addition to Le Mans winners star at Lord March’s annual classic racing festival
British Touring Car star Gordon Shedden claimed one of the weekend’s biggest victories at the Goodwood Revival – although as always, the outfits in addition to classic cars at Lord March’s themed event were almost as important as the racing itself.
Shedden teamed up with Chris Ward to take a Jaguar E-type to success within the RAC TT Celebration, the headline race on Sunday. additional victors included nine-times Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen, who fought by the back of the grid to help Henry Mann win the St Mary’s Trophy in a formidable Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt.
The event played host to a series of parades, including Sir Jackie Stewart in addition to Dario Franchitti using a display of BRM in addition to Lotus racers to celebrate the 50th anniversary of JYS’s joint lap record at Goodwood with Jim Clark. There were also fabulous line-ups of Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes – initially all six original examples of the American racer have been together at the same time – in addition to vintage Land Rovers as the firm celebrated the 67th anniversary of the original type. The event celebrated the achievements of Bruce McLaren, too, which has a grid display of his race cars in addition to his own prototype roadgoing type, the M6GT.
The action wasn’t confined to the circuit, either; 11 Spitfires in addition to a Hurricane created a 12-plane flypast on Sunday to commemorate the Battle of Britain. Goodwood has confirmed in which a sell-out crowd of 149,000 attended the three days of the event, doing the idea the most common Revival meeting to date.
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