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All three of Goodwood’s major events are set to return next year, with limited numbers of tickets and full coverage online.
The 78th Members’ Meeting will be held across the later-than-usual weekend of 15-16 May, while the Festival of Speed will resume its usual spot when it takes over on 8-11 July, and the Revival will return on 17-19 September.
Tickets for all three will go on public sale on 1 February, although availability will be limited. Those who had tickets for 2020’s events can carry them over to 2021, but anyone who doesn’t want to should contact Goodwood by 31 December.
Meanwhile, learning from this year’s SpeedWeek and to ensure those who can’t attend can still enjoy them, all three events will be broadcast Goodwood’s website and social media channels, with additional interactive features.
As ever, the Members’ Meeting will include racing from the Edwardian era right through to ’80s touring cars.
Plus, the rallying that was planned for the 2020 running will feature, as well as two special demonstrations.
Rolling over 2020’s theme of ‘The Maestros – Motorsport’s Great All-Rounders’, the Festival of Speed’s return will also have a Driftkhana similar to that which made its debut at SpeedWeek.
Finally, the Revival’s evocative ‘stepping back in time’ meet will showcase some of the world’s most eye-wateringly expensive historic motorsport, and organisers will seek to promote sustainability in the spirit of ‘make do and mend’.
“More than anything else it is the people who make our events so special; the drivers, the teams, our staff and above all the fans,” said the Duke of Richmond.
“We were incredibly disappointed not to be able to welcome them to our much-loved events in 2020. Now we are thrilled to be able to announce that all three motorsport events are planned to be back next year.”
All events will run in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines and if it is deemed that any of these events cannot take place on advice from the UK government, customers can transfer their ticket to the following year or receive a full refund.
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