NEWS: Goodwood FOS Goes "On Fleek" For 2019
the globe’s most entertaining motor show – Goodwood’s iconic, do-before-you-die Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard – is usually evolving into even more of a motoring mecca in 2019. in addition to, judging by the press pics with the media Discharge (below), in which’s setting its stall out for the next generation of ‘yuff’ – BMX, VR, AR & different such ‘on fleek’ stuff.
which has a large space at This particular point free inside the Cathedral Paddock, an all-brand new attraction ‘The Arena’, will be introduced here. in which will be the 1st time Goodwood has created an amphitheatre of action This particular extreme. Throughout Friday, Saturday in addition to Sunday visitors will be in awe, witnessing drift cars shredding tyres, stunt drivers doing the daring, insane in addition to unimaginable with car in addition to motorcycle displays. The Arena will showcase some of the biggest stars in addition to daredevils in addition to allow fans to interact with their heroes.
Another paddock set to relocate is usually the First Glance Paddock. in which will find a brand new home next to FoS Future Lab, nestled right amongst all the some sort of stands. The First Glance Paddock, combined with FoS Future Lab, will be the hub of pioneering engineering achievement, with the latest cars in addition to technology alongside each different. FoS Future Lab, at This particular point in its third year, is usually an immersive technology experience, where visitors take a look into the future, in addition to experience the technology of tomorrow first hand. Last year, favourites included Roborace in addition to JetPack Aviation’s incredible ‘jet pack man’.
The Goodwood Action Sports zone, affectionately known as GAS, will also get an injection of brand new content, the much-loved shows featuring the incredible talent of BMX, mountain bikers, trials riders in addition to freestyle motocross will remain, however be joined by brand new features such as an e-gaming area.
Finally, Sunday is usually getting supercharged! After three days of practice runs the fastest cars of the weekend will enter the Sunday Shootout in addition to attempt to beat the 41.6-second record time in which has stood for 20 years. Supercars, touring cars, electric cars in addition to specially-built hillclimb monsters will battle to be crowned the fastest car of the event. The three fastest cars will be displayed outside Goodwood House after the Shootout for fans to get close to.
The Duke of Richmond, founder of the Festival of Speed said: “While celebrating the Silver Jubilee of the Festival of Speed last year we enjoyed record attendance. We’ve seen an incredible 4 million visitors through the event gates over the last quarter of a century. We’re always very conscious of looking to the future as much as we are celebrating the past. We desire with Future Lab, in addition to the relocation of the paddocks to make way for the brand new live action arena, there genuinely is usually something to represent every area of motorsport in addition to technology. There is usually something to appeal to all, coming from the youngest inside the family to the most hardcore motorsport fan.”
Tickets for the Festival of Speed are available coming from goodwood.com/fos in addition to coming from Goodwood Customer Sales on 01243 755 055.