Feel the vibration in your chest, smell the high octane fuel, and hear the scream of high powered engines as they roar past you down the track. The Festival Of Speed, held at the famous Goodwood track in Sussex, England, is steeped in motor racing history. The festival doesn't stop at traditional motor racing, as you'll see both the finest classics and modern cars on display and on the track. Rekindle your passion for motorsports by getting Festival Of Speed tickets at StubHub, today.
Experience The Festival of Speed
The Festival Of Speed has been going since 1993 showcasing the best of the motor industry, past and present. There are different areas, specific to the each type of race on the program. The exciting hill climb, with an incline of 4.9°, will have you gripping your program as the revs of the engine increase enough to propel the car and driver up the steep gradient. At the top of the hill is the domain of the rally cars where top drivers, wow the onlookers with their high-speed skill on unpaved roads. The motor show brings together concourse classics cars and modern supercars, a perfect opportunity to see the elegant designs of the past compared to those of today.
There's more than viewing high end sports and racing cars, since 1997 elaborate temporary monuments have been erected on the front lawn of Goodwood House. These modern art pieces highlight one manufacturer's success or anniversary. The Festival of Speed isn't only about vintage and classic racing cars. Since 2010 the Moving Motor Show gives potential buyers of new cars, the opportunity to try the cars on the track driving at speed. Coupled with this, potential buyers and spectators can witness new sports cars and high-end models in the Supercar Run. This timed trial is an important showcase of the latest range of current and prototype cars.
Four days of thrilling family fun
The Festival Of Speed is a favourite summer activity for the whole family but its popularity necessitated the need to cap attendance numbers to 150,000 spectators. Advance booking is necessary to buy Festival Of Speed tickets. Spread over four days, each day offering different itineraries and events. The weekend has the most attendees as the famous hill climb challenge takes centre stage. Celebrities from motor racing, television and films show their driving and motorcycle prowess on Saturday and Sunday in the events around the circuit. This is your chance to see some of your favourite racing drivers as they flock to this relaxed open air event in the beautiful Sussex countryside.