|LAMBORGHINI CELEBRATES THE MIURA 50TH ANNIVERSARY AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED|
|Sant'Agata Bolognese/Goodwood, 27 June 2016 - A Miura SV restored by Lamborghini PoloStorico was awarded 'overall winner' in the Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d'Elegance at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016, in the year that Automobili Lamborghini celebrates the Miura's 50th anniversary.
Miura chassis #4846 is the original Miura SV shown at the 1971 Geneva motor show, and the subject of a full restoration by Lamborghini's specialist restoration center, PoloStorico.
Enrico Maffeo, h...[Read more...]|
|120 years of motor sport at Mercedes-Benz take centre stage at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014|
|'Addicted to Winning': at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mercedes-Benz looks back on some fascinating racing victories of the last 120 years
•The unique motor sport heritage of the Mercedes-Benz brand is being celebrated with an exclusive installation by sculptor Gerry Judah
•Mercedes-Benz and Gran Turismo®6 jointly celebrate '120 years of motor sport'
Stuttgart. – The thrilling victories of the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows mark the peaks of the history of motor sport for...[Read more...]|
|Bonhams sell ex-Tazio Nuvolari 1935 Alfa Romeo for world record breaking price of £5.9 million at Goodwood Revival Sale|
|One of the most charismatic of all the great pre-war Grand Prix racing cars - the ex-Tazio Nuvolari 1935 Alfa Romeo Tipo C 8C-35 '50013' - Scuderia Ferrari Nr '65' sold for £5,937,500 at Bonhams Goodwood Revival Meeting today (Saturday 14 September), creating a new world record for an Alfa Romeo sold at auction.
The previous record for this marque was £4,245,118 for a 1933 Alfa Romeo 8 cylinder Monza 2300 sold in California in 2010.
Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale saw the iconic 330-horsepow...[Read more...]|
|ROLLS-ROYCE WELCOMES BUSINESS SECRETARY AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED|
|Rolls-Royce Motor Cars welcomed the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, to the company's stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this morning. Mr Cable talked with Rolls-Royce apprentices and graduates and took the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the company's latest model, Wraith.
Mr Cable visited the stand with Richard Parry-Jones, Co-Chairman of the Automotive Council, and The Earl of March, founder of the Festival of Speed, following the launch of a new automotive industrial strategy ...[Read more...]|
|New Video Shows The McLaren P1™ Being Driven In Extremes As Testing Continues|
|• Durability and development testing carried out in the extreme conditions of the Arctic Circle
• McLaren P1™ to feature at the 2013 Goodwood festival of Speed
• Short, high definition video showing the McLaren P1™ testing can be viewed at: http://youtu.be/Hb_6pNFqqNA
With only a few months remaining until the first deliveries will be made to just 375 customers, the development programme for the McLaren P1™ continues to accelerate as it nears its end. This extensive wor...[Read more...]
|45Th Anniversary Of 'All-American' Victory At 1967 Le Mans|
|Forty-five years ago this past week, American racing history was made, and thus far has neve rbeen matched again.
With the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, Racing in America reflects on the 45th anniversary of the Ford Mark IV claiming the second of four consecutive victories for Ford Motor Company cars at LeMans, arguably the greatest American racing victory on foreign soil.
That day in 1967, the stunning red Mark IV, now in the procession of Henry Ford Museum as part of its Racing in ...[Read more...]|