Good­wood Fes­ti­val Of Speed 2017

The world’s largest au­to­mo­tive gar­den party

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Staged ev­ery sum­mer since 1993, the Good­wood Fes­ti­val of Speed is set against the spec­tac­u­lar back­drop of Good­wood House in

West Sus­sex, UK. Over 600 cars and mo­tor­cy­cles span­ning the phe­nom­e­nal his­tory of mo­tor­ing and mo­tor sport take part with some of the most le­gendary fig­ures from the sport as well as in­ter­na­tional celebri­ties reg­u­larly at­tend­ing. High­lights this year in­cluded the Mov­ing Mo­tor Show, For­est Rally Stage, Miche­lin Su­per­car Pad­dock, Miche­lin Su­per­car Run, F1 pad­dock, Driv­ers’ Club, GAS Arena, Cartier Style

et Luxe Con­cours d’El­e­gance, Avi­a­tion Ex­hi­bi­tion and Bon­hams Auc­tion. Fes­ti­val go­ers en­joyed a joy­ous week­end of mo­tor­sport, with high­lights based around this year’s ‘Peaks of Per­for­mance – Mo­tor­sport’s GameChang­ers’ theme, pay­ing trib­ute to the high-wa­ter­marks of mo­tor­sport.

In ad­di­tion, Good­wood paid trib­ute to 70 years of Fer­rari, 110 years of Brook­lands, Tom Kris­tensen’s 50th birth­day and the 20th an­niver­sary of his first Le Mans win along­side wel­com­ing a ver­i­ta­ble host of leg­ends of mo­tor­sport in­clud­ing cur­rent World Cham­pion

Nico Ros­berg and an iconic cre­ation by sculp­tor Gerry Ju­dah - jointly pre­sented

by Good­wood and For­mula 1 in cel­e­bra­tion of the ex­tra­or­di­nary life and ca­reer of Bernie Ec­cle­stone.

For the first time, Good­wood opens the doors on FoS Fu­ture Lab, an ex­hibit ex­plor­ing the travel, trans­port and tech­nol­ogy of the fu­ture, fea­tur­ing au­ton­o­mous Robo­cars, VR drone rac­ing, fly­ing cars, never-seen-be­fore NASA pho­tog­ra­phy and much more.

The four-day event cul­mi­nated with Good­wood’s first ever drift com­pe­ti­tion in­clud­ing all the cur­rent stars of the drift­ing world and fi­nally the spec­tac­u­lar Sun­day Shootout where the fastest cham­pi­ons of the week­end will com­pete for the ti­tle and the tro­phy.

The Five Ages of Ec­cle­stone by sculp­tor Gerry Ju­dah © Paul Mel­bert

A pa­rade in cel­e­bra­tion of Fer­rari’s 70th An­niver­sary.

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 wins 'Show­stop­per' award at Good­wood

Bernie Ec­cle­stone © Do­minic James

Cur­rent F1 World Cham­pion Nico Ros­berg © Steve Stringer

Rolls-Royce Black Badge Dis­play

The Fer­rari 125 S and the very lim­ited edi­tion LaFer­rari Aperta

The FOS's first ever drift com­pe­ti­tion © Drew Gib­son

Rad­i­cal Sportscars' one-off, spe­cial edi­tion Rad­i­cal RXC Turbo 600R

The Cater­ham 620R

KTM bikes have their day at the FOS as well

Nis­san BladeGlider

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