Goodwood festival of Speed - richy
So, anyone from here going this weekend?
Goodwood festival of Speed - smokie
Been before, a good day out but not that cheap...
Goodwood festival of Speed - Galaxy
I usually watch it when it's on TV.
Goodwood festival of Speed - henry k
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Goodwood festival of Speed - tr7v8
Yup going Friday as are a lot of the Independant Porsche Group, we got free tickets from the Sunday Times.
Goodwood festival of Speed - DP
The best motorsport event in the country at the moment, IMO.

Will be there on Sunday (battling the crowds).

Cheers
DP
Goodwood festival of Speed - richy
Agree with you there DP,

Will be there Friday and Saturday, have a ticket for sunday too that may be up for grabs (might have to work unfortunately)

Anyone going off here that wants to meet up for a beer?
Goodwood festival of Speed - DP
Well what a day!

Chucked with rain in the morning (Sunday) but got better as the day went on.

Highlights:

Bumping into Hannu Mikkola who was wandering around the forest rally stage. What a thoroughly nice bloke! Bona fide rally legend who actually seems to enjoy meeting and talking to fans. Watching an ex BTCC RS500 Cossie trying to go up the hill in the bucketing rain. Needed wipers on the side windows.
The big cheesy grin clearly visible through Damon Hill's open faced lid as he powered past in a Lotus 49 F1 car.
Standing 10 feet from Giancarlo Fisichella in his 2006 Renault F1 car at 19,000 RPM with the back tyres alight. I want to bottle the noise and smell, and use them as anti-depressants.
The Group B cars blatting around the Rally Stage. Metro 6R4, Quattro Sport, Lancia Stratos (dribble, slurp), Manta 400.
Modern WRC car anti-lag systems. What a noise!
Marcus Gronholm riding the banking in his Focus WRC and removing the wheelarch liner, yet still setting the fastest time of the day.
The heroic chap in the Clio V6 on the supercar run doing big, smokey burnouts every 100 yards.

Lowlights:

Crowds
Foul weather in the morning
£15 for 1x 48 second lap in the Bowler off roader. No we didn't bother.

Going again? Absolutely.

Did anyone else go?

Cheers
DP
Goodwood festival of Speed - Group B
Did anyone else go?


No I'm a bit disappointed with myself that I didnt make it. Does anyone know if/ when there will be some coverage on TV? Or have I already missed that as well? Did a general search and a search on Sky website but didnt find anything.

Cheers,

Rich.
Goodwood festival of Speed - Dynamic Dave
>>Does anyone know if/ when there will be some coverage on TV?

IIRC, ITV for the past 2 or 3 yrs have shown it on a Sat afternoon, 2 or 3 weeks after the event.
Goodwood festival of Speed - martint123
No sign of it on TV in the next 2 weeks. ISTR that MotorsTV had it live last year??
Shame, it's a bit too far for me.
Goodwood festival of Speed - tr7v8
My Fix from Friday!

Pictures finally sorted from FoS, would have preferred better pics from the hill but dificult to see past the crowds.

www.pbase.com/tr7v8/goodwood_fos

Goodwood festival of Speed - AlanGowdy
Not going this year to either FOS or Revival though usually try to make one or the other. They are fantastic events - they might be a bit expensive but at least that ensures that the crowd is a committed one - not a bunch of chavs with nothing better to do on the day.
Goodwood festival of Speed - DP
Good pics tr7v8!

I was always told the Friday was quieter, but looking at your pics, it would seem not.

I decided to take the video camera this year for the first time. Got some good footage, but lots of the back of people's heads! The stuff on the rally stage came out well though.

It's still a class event, and I'd recommend it to anyone. As long as you don't mind crowds.

Cheers
DP
Goodwood festival of Speed - tr7v8
Definitely not as quiet as we expected! Even at 09:05 we were 12 rows back in the car park & it was already busy & when we left at 16:40, people were coming in.
Goodwood festival of Speed - richy
Was there on fri and sat, a lot more cars running on sat even if the ticket is more expensive it's worth it. Really is something there for everyone, one of the few motor events where WAGs don't winge too much.Get there at 7am and leave at 7 pm and it's possible to see the lot in one day. Should be able to make the revival on 1/2/3 of September for the first time.
Goodwood festival of Speed - Dynamic Dave
Does anyone know if/ when there will be some coverage on TV?


It was announced after today's F1 GP.

Tuesday 3rd October on ITV 1 at 23:00

A quick look on tvgenuis ( tinyurl.com/ndtlp ) also shows there is some other Goodwood stuff on:-

Wednesday 4th October on Men & Motors at 20:00, & Tuesday 10th October on ITV 1 at 23:00
Goodwood festival of Speed - henry k
>> Does anyone know if/ when there will be some coverage on TV?
Tuesday 3rd October on ITV 1 at 23:00
A quick look on tvgenuis ( tinyurl.com/ndtlp ) also shows there
is some other Goodwood stuff on:-
Wednesday 4th October on Men & Motors at 20:00,

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& Tuesday 10th October on ITV 1 at 23:00

Which is the Goodwood Revival Meeting.
Thanks for that as it was originally stated as the 24th October.

These are also shown on the Speed channel in the USA but as yet no dates
Goodwood festival of Speed - Group B
Great stuff cheers for that Dave, I'll Sky+ it all tonight. That tvgenius site looks handy too, not seen that before..
Goodwood revival - PhilW
On ITV now (in Milands anyway) - have a look at those wonderful old cars
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Phil
Goodwood revival - PhilW
With Murray Walker!
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Goodwood revival - PhilW
And Stirling Moss! derek Bell, Tony Jardine etc
Well, I'm loving it !!!!
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Phil
Goodwood revival - PhilW
Now the D-types, Dinos, Astons, Lister Jags
cracking.
But what I would really like to know is whether the Mondeo TdCi is better than the Vectra - or whether I should have another whisky.
cheers - I have decided.
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Phil
Goodwood revival - PhilW
I'm quite happy in my own little world thanks.
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Goodwood revival - PhilW
And now the Nortons, Matchless and AJS
Names from the '60s, and racing on Oliver's Mount, Scarborough when I was young (and then the Japs arrived - faster but did they sound as good??)
Still happy in my own little world!!
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Phil
Goodwood revival - PhilW
Damn, Phil Hill looks so old - (champion 1961 after von Trips death?), still picture him as a young man.
Sign of old age??
Had my fun , best prog on TV this year??
Mods, delete if you want to!
Night, night all, sweet dreams (of Dinos, Cobras, D-types, that lovely Maserati Birdcage, Norton Featherbeds etc - and don't forget that Matchless I fell off in 1966)

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