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.
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.
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.
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.