With temperatures hovering in the mid 30s Fahrenheit, and a thin sheen of snow blanketing the grass around the circuit, vintage racers braved the weather at Goodwood to participate in the 76th annual Member’s Meeting vintage races. It’s always risky to take an expensive vintage race car out on the circuit, but this…
This one will make your heart hurt. While out at Goodwood Circuit for the 75th Members’ Meeting on Sunday, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason slammed into an outside wall with his McLaren F1 GTR on a parade lap. Mason got out of the car and was walking around afterward.
Are you ready for some Group 1 racing from the Goodwood Members’ Meeting? Of course. Watch Rovers, BMWs, Vauxhalls, Minis, Chevys and tons Group 1 cars from the 1970s and ‘80s race in the Gerry Marshall Trophy live on our Facebook page or right here in this post. It’s a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon.
The 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting is this weekend, which means you can spend all of your free hours sitting in front of a streaming device and watching all of the classic racing your body can stand. Oh, and did we mention that the Jalopnik Facebook page will have some live streams as well?
Three major crashes happened on the second day of the 74th Goodwood Members’ Meeting, and while everybody will live to tell their tales, that was down to luck as well as Goodwood’s crew doing their jobs flawlessly. And that’s why it doesn’t need to change.
This year’s Goodwood Members Meeting included a big 50th birthday celebration for the legendary Ford GT40. That meant lots of noise, lots of V8 fury, and lots of sideways action on the track.
The greatest contemporary flamethrower is the McLaren P1. Go back in time though, and the fire from those exhaust only get more violent.
All hail the men and women who make sure that when Lord March calls in 2016, people can watch and hear cars made no later than in 1923 race hard for glory. These ancient machines are something new for sure.
Ford is back at Le Mans this year with the new GT, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the GT40's first win in 1966, and the three more that followed until 1969. So at this year’s Goodwood Members’ Meeting, a bunch of them showed up. So did the noise.
The Goodwood Members’ Meeting is a weekend packed full of proper vintage racing of the highest quality. This year, there are 28 Ford GT40s competing for one of the trophies. 28 GT40s! Watch all the action here.
When you have a hundred-years-old car car with 250 horsepower, 3,000 pound feet of torque (!!!) and the weight balance of the RMS Titanic, people start to take notice on the road. And then go deaf.
The 74th Goodwood Members’ Meeting starts in two month, and people like Mike Vardy will be racing there, driving a 1905 Fiat Isotta Fraschini with a WW1 airship engine producing 3,000 lb ft of torque for a top speed of 127mph.
The Maserati Tipo 151 is rumored to be the first car to hit 300km/h (186.4 mph) at the original Mulsanne straight at Le Mans, but despite all the V8 power, it didn’t turn out to be reliable enough to win. That doesn’t matter now.
I believe some of you are already familiar with chassis number 24R since I reviewed it thoroughly last month. Now, it’s time for some proper McLaren F1 GTR porn straight from Goodwood’s studio.
Chris Harris is a lucky, lucky man. The Goodwood Members Meeting brought out everything from road-based race cars to vintage F1 and Le Mans racers. Not only did Chris get to race a Rover SD1 touring car from the era when touring cars were based on road cars, but he also got to drive in a race of all Porsche 911s.
Welcome aboard Mr. Philip Hall’s 1966 Lola-Chevrolet T70 Spyder! Your driver will be Nick Padmore today, average speed is expected to be around 110.46 MPH during your journey. Bon voyage and thank you for choosing Goodwood!
We were there for most of the 16 McLaren F1’s great moments at the 73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting, but nobody got closer to the action than McLaren themselves. Here’s how their weekend went.