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It’s a fact only known by a few million people that if had too much of all the classic and brand new tarmac fighters at the Goodwood Festival of Speed’s Hillclimb Course, you can jump on a tractor to check out some of the coolest rally cars racing further up the hill. Here are most of those.

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It’s worth queueing up for, really. The route goes by Lord March’s parent’s house, which is lovely, and you can spot blue Ferrari F40s in the parking lot while passing by Jay Kay’s motorhome without knowing it.

The tractors also cross each other’s way at some very tight spots in the forest, so excitement is guaranteed all the way to the Rally Stage, which for this year’s FoS was designed by 1983 World Rally Champion Hannu Mikkola.

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Not too shabby, is it? Than again, nothing is half done at Goodwood.

Volkwagen Beetle (1958), British Rally Champion in 1960 and ‘61.

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Saab 96 (1962) In memory of Eric Carlsson!

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Austin Healey 3000 Mk3 (1967). Believe it or not, it was quick in period.

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Ford Escort Mk1 Twin Cam (1968). A legend.

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Lancia Fulvia Coupe 1.3S (1970). This is where it all started for Lancia.

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Datsun 240Z (1972). Nothing could beat it at the Safari Rally in 1971 and ‘73.

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We know this one, don’t we?

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Lotus Esprit (1972). I’ll have more on this soon.

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Fiat 124 Abarth (1974). Want.

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Fiat 131 Abarth (1975). More want.

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Vauxhall Chevette HS (1976). GM Europe!

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Ford Escort Mk2 (1979). The legend lives on.

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(1975)

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Porsche 911 Carrera (1976). Ready for the forest!

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Talbot Sunbeam Lotus (1980). RWD baby!

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(2014. Yes, it’s a replica built by former Talbot engineers.)

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Toyota Celica 2000GT RA40 (1980). It’s no Camry.

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Alfa Romeo GTV6 (1983). You gotta have an Alfa!

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Audi Quattro Group 4 (1981). Five-cylinder turbo power!

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(1984, S1)

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Lancia 037 Evo 2 (1984). Good luck!

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Nissan 240RS (1984). Square is good.

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Toyota Celica Twin Cam Turbo (1985). What deer?

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Ford RS200 (1986). Ford Europe!

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Ford Sierra Cosworth (1988). Where the Escort left off.

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Lancia Delta Integrale (1989). Please, don’t kill Lancia!

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Toyota Celica GT-Four ST205 (1995). The glory days of Toyota Europe.

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(1992, ST185)

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Subaru Impreza 555 (1996). The one and only.

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(1997, WRC)

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Ford Puma S1600 (1999). Of all things!

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Toyota Corolla WRC (1999). Unlike your Corolla.

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Ford Fiesta R5 (2012). Ken Block’s is faster.

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Citroën DS3 R5 (2015). 300 horspower.

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Of course there were more! But Robert and I are only humans.

Kris Meeke on the other hand...

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It’s been fun, have a great weekend everybody!

Photo credit: Robert Stokes and Máté Petrány/Jalopnik

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Contact the author at mate@jalopnik.com.

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