To celebrate the incredible life and career of the hugely charismatic Dan Gurney, the 2012 Goodwood Revival featured a re-birth of the "Dan Gurney for President" campaign and a tribute parade of some of his most famous race cars. Ranging from a Lotus Cortina to his own AAR Eagle-Weslake, one of the most beautiful open wheel racers ever built it was truly a fitting way to thank the great man for the entertainment his passion for motor-racing has given us.
Freddie March Memorial Trophy Twilight Race, Goodwood Revival 2012
In the spirit of the Goodwood nine hour sports car races of the fifties and
sixties, the 2012 Goodwood Revival played host to some of the finest
European and American race cars in the thrilling Freddie March Memorial
Trophy race. This two driver, ninety minute twilight race echoed intense
battles between Jaguar C-Types, Aston Martins and Austin Healeys on classic
period tracks including Le Mans and was won by Alex Buncombe and John Young
in The Jaguar Heritage Racing C-Type, followed closely by the Cooper
Bristol Mk2 of John Ure and Nick Wigely. Rounding off the top three were
Peter Snowdon and Adrian Willmott in an Austin-Healy 100S.
Shelby Cup Cobra Race, Goodwood Revival 2012
To celebrate Carroll Shelby's magnificent Ferrari beating Cobra's fiftieth
anniversary, the 2012 Goodwood Revival played host to an inspiring one-make
race of his fabulous creations. Lasting forty five minutes for two drivers,
crowds were wowed by the sound of the biggest gathering of such machines
ever in the UK. Victory was taken by the Hall brothers ahead of the Dutch
pairing of Tom Colonel and David Hart in second and Ludovic Caron and
Anthony Reid in third.
St. Mary's Trophy Races, Goodwood Revival 2012
A collection of footage from the St. Mary's Trophy races for saloon cars of
the fifties at the 2012 Goodwood Revival. These hugely varied tin-tops
always provide exciting on-track action and this year featured a fine
battle between cars as flamboyant as Mk1 Jaguars, Austin A40s, a fine BMW
700 and the unique V8, rear engined Tatra.
Goodwood Trophy Race, Goodwood Revival 2012
Featuring some of the most exciting interwar machinery the world has to
offer, the Goodwood trophy never fails to excite. This years race was won
by the ear-splitting ERA A-Type R3A of Mary Smith driven be Mark Gillies.
Following close behind were the ERA B-Type R10B of Paddins Dowling in
second and the ERA E-Type GP1 of Duncan Ricketts in third.
Mercedes-Benz TV: Silver arrows at Goodwood Revival 2012
The revival of an era at the Goodwood Revival Meeting: In 2012 10 original
Silver Arrows from Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union took to the race track -
driven by renowned racing drivers. Among them the motorsport legend: Sir
Goodwood Revival 2012
A collection of footage from this year's (2012) Goodwood Revival.
Perfect weather, excellent racing and priceless cars.
One of the few racing events that will completely overshadow the grid value
of Formula 1.
Fordwater Trophy Race, Goodwood Revival 2012
Lotus Elans dominated this years Fordwater trophy at the 2012 Goodwood
Revival with Martin Stretton and Jackie Oliver coming home first and second
in their 26R's followed by the bellowing Shelby Mustang GT350 driven by John
Sunoco Camaro Celebrates a Tribute to Trans Am Racing at The Petersen Automotive Museum
Come to the Tribute to Trans Am Racing at The Petersen Automotive Museum
Thursday, November 12 to see this legendary car and its peers, meet Trans
Am racing icons, and hear how they bent the rules, plus cocktails, dinner,
an auction of Trans Am memorabilia, a short film, and more! Trans Am race
cars will also be on display from November 12 - December 13! Tickets are
available at: www.petersen.org
Mercedes-Benz at the Goodwood Revival 2012
Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union racers from the 1930s took to the track for
the first time at the Goodwood Revival between 14 and 16 September, some 75
years after the Silver Arrows first appeared in the UK.
All the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows that appeared at the Goodwood Revival
are original cars -- each with extensive racing history behind them. They
were driven by ex-DTM driver Roland Asch, Le Mans winner Jochen Mass,
five-times DTM champion Bernd Schneider, three-time Formula One World
Champion Sir Jackie Stewart and his son, ex-F3000 racer and team manager
Among the cars that appeared were the W 25 (1934), the W 125 (1937), a W
154 (1939) and a W 165 (1939). Power outputs range from the 254 hp of the
1.5-litre V8 W 165 to the 600 hp achieved by the mighty W 125. All were by
far the most advanced machines of their kind with innovative suspension and
drivetrains meaning they were highly successful and effective racing