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Motor Racing at Goodwood An Illustrated History by Robert Barker

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Published by Breedon Books Publishing .
Written in English


  • Car racing,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Goodwood Race Course (England),
  • Transportation,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sussex,
  • History,
  • Motor Sports,
  • England,
  • Automotive - General,
  • Automobile racing

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8623956M
ISBN 101859832822
ISBN 109781859832820

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  On April 24th, , Stirling Moss entered a minor Formula 1 race known as the Glover Trophy at the Goodwood track in West Sussex. He danced at a country dancehall until 2 a.m. the night before, then rose, apparently unaffected, and prepares his pale green Lotus. On the eighth lap he pulled into the pits with a jammed gearbox. Addicted to speed. Goodwood Motor Circuit was officially opened on 18 th September when Freddie March, the 9th Duke and renowned amateur racer, tore around the track in a Bristol He received a rapturous response f spectators who had come to the opening of Britain's first professionally organised post-war motor-racing event. Looking forward Although we were unable to hold the Festival of Speed and Revival this year, we are looking forward to SpeedWeek presented by Mastercard, a new, one-time-only interactive entertainment experience, from Friday 16th - Sunday 18th October We recently reinvigorated the Goodwood Supporters’ Association (GSA) in the hope that the Goodwood community will stand beside us as.   The Glory of Goodwood is a fabulous and essential book for any enthusiast of historic auto racing. This book, with its beautiful photographs, puts us in the paddock and onto the track with some of the greatest drivers and cars in the history of the sport. The book celebrates the beauty and art of auto racing, as well as its thrills and s: 6.