MSO reveals Prost-inspired McLaren P1

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We’re going to start this post with a little rant. Such is the aura and legend of “the great” Ayrton Senna that you could be forgiven for not knowing that a little bloke by the name of Alain Prost won three of his four world championships with McLaren. “Oh did Allan Prost drive for McLaren […]

BMW i8 tackles Goodwood FoS hillclimb

Now that the BMW i8 is on sale in Australia this video from the car’s first “dynamic” UK appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed takes on new meaning. So what is this three-cylinder jobbie with electric sparkles really like? Watch this video to find out. It won’t give you a definitive answer, but it’s […]

Mark Webber in the Porsche 911 GT1-98

We’d been waiting for video footage of Mark Webber driving the Porsche 911 GT1-98 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and now here it is. There’s two clips and the second one from Goodwood TV has some good banter from Mark comparing the 911 GT1 to the Mercedes CLR-GT1 which he originally raced in competition […]

Video highlights from Goodwood FoS 2014

The Goodwood Festival of Speed truly is one of the motoring world’s great events. It’s becoming increasingly important for manufacturers, who often turn up with world premieres, such as the McLaren 650S GT3 this year. After the break there’s a collection of clips which showcase the diversity of the cars and drivers on show. Most […]

Alfa Romeo 4C bales out at Goodwood

It’s brief, it’s painful, but you can’t stop watching it. Here, the Alfa Romeo 4C gets a lesson in understeer and farming at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Thankfully, both occupants in the car were able to walk away from this one.

Porsche 918 tackles Goodwood FoS hillclimb

Let’s start your week with a run up the famed Goodwood hillclimb course, filmed aboard the Porsche 918 Spyder at the Festival of Speed on the weekend. The brief clip Porsche has made with titled “Sounds of Goodwood 2014” is a nice little treat as well. Mark Webber was at Goodwood on the weekend and […]

Red Bull is nothing, Porsche is everything

Porsche has released a highlights video from the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed showcasing its Le Mans heritage. It got us thinking, in Australia, the mainstream media just doesn’t seem to understand what a big deal it is that Mark Webber will be part of the iconic company’s return to LMP1 racing at Le Mans […]

Jenson Button talks about the Goodwood FoS

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed has become one of the landmark petrol head events on the global calendar. Jenson Button has been lucky enough to experience the FoS for 14 years in succession. In this video from McLaren Jenson talks a little bit about what makes Goodwood special. Oh yeah, he takes some random bloke […]

2013 Goodwood FoS in pictures – Porsche

For Porsche at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed it was all about the iconic 911 and its 50th anniversary. Here’s another 50-odd images from the festivities showing the many cars Porsche had on show and in action. Porsche was also the manufacturer charged with installing the annual sculpture in front of Goodwood House. It […]

2013 Goodwood FoS in pictures – gallery 2

This is your second fix of images from the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed. We start with McLaren and take you all the way to Vuhl, plus a few bonus pics at the end. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s final gallery which is a dedicated set of Porsche images. See also: 2013 Goodwood FoS in pictures […]

2013 Goodwood FoS in pictures – gallery 1

It’s taken us a while to prepare, but here’s your first instalment in our 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed image gallery. We’ve got more than 260 images in all which will be spread out over three galleries. Presented in alphabetical order, this selection of photos starts with Alfa Romeo and ends with Lotus. And doesn’t […]

Jaguar F-Type coupe coming to Goodowod FoS?

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On the same day it’s officially announced “an exciting new design study based on the Jaguar F-Type convertible sports car” will debut at this weekend’s Goodwood Fesitval of Speed new spy shots of the F-Type coupe emerge. Hmm, pretty easy to put one and one together on this one, don’t you think. Check out the […]