20 years of the Goodwood Revival to be celebrated in style

| 31 Jul 2018
Classic & Sports Car – 20 years of the Goodwood Revival to be celebrated in style

Can you believe that this year's Goodwood Revival will be the event's 20th running? No, we can't either.

Of course, the Duke of Richmond will ensure this auspicious anniversary is celebrated in style and, as it coincides with Silverstone's 70th birthday, this year's themed pits will evoke the Northamptonshire circuit's ’50s glory days.

Constructed in 2012 for the jaw-dropping, 10-strong collection of Silver Arrows and Auto Unions, perhaps it's appropriate that the pits will commemorate the fact that 70 years ago was also the first race of the ‘modern’ Grand Prix era, hosted at Silverstone.

And, of course, there's a thrilling race programme in store for September's extravaganza, too.

Classic & Sports Car – 20 years of the Goodwood Revival to be celebrated in style
Expect a special celebration for the Revival's 20th anniversary

The Revival's 20th will also be marked with a large parade of cars that have been race-winners across the event's two-decade history.

Indeed, the Revival Winners demonstration will feature nearly 50 racing superstars, including the Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 25, raced by Andy Middlehurst, that's taken the chequered flag in five of the last seven Glover Tophies.

Another great Goodwood race-winner set to star in this parade is the ex-Raymond Mays ERA A-type R3A.

Classic & Sports Car – 20 years of the Goodwood Revival to be celebrated in style
The ultimate 'garagiste'? Rob Walker Racing will be remembered in September

Rob Walker Racing will also be celebrated at the 2018 Goodwood Revival. Today's Formula One might be famous for eye-watering budgets, but Rob Walker's team made the most of meagre funds to take on the sport's greats.

Finding success with Stirling Moss, Walker also ran cars for stars including Jo Bonnier, Jo Siffert and Jack Brabham, so expect an evocative commemoration in Sussex this September.

The Goodwood Revival takes place from 7-9 September and Classic & Sports Car will be there in force. Don't want to miss out? Buy your Goodwood Revival 2018 tickets here.


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