Return of Goodwood Revival Show
id September saw the return of the 2012 Goodwood Revival Show, exhibiting some of the UK’s most exclusive classic cars it was a classic car enthusiast dream. Organisers have said that it was their biggest collection to date worth an astonishing £600m, including 15 Ferrari 250 GTO’s worth £300m.
Themes at this year’s Revival included a tribute to the AC/Shelby Cobra and a celebration of the life of Carroll Shelby himself who passed away earlier this year, with the Shelby Cup featuring an all-Cobra grid and some spectacularly racing.
As one of the most popular classic car events of the year, Goodwood saw its spectator numbers rise to over 130,000 over the course of the weekend. Spectators included a host of famous faces including, Red Bull Formula 1 team manager Christian Horner, touring car champion and commentator Tim Harvey, Le Mans legend Derek Bell, 1079s F1 driver Arthuro Merzario and Pink Floyd drummer and avid car enthusiast Nick Mason.
As a significant corporate sponsor, Maserati was a big player in track action over the weekend’s events. In total 23 Maserati models raced in various trials, with Duncan Ricketts’ Maserati, Tipo 26, setting the fastest lap in the Brooklands Trophy.
With on track parades and demonstrations from the Silver Arrows of Mercedes and Auto Union as well as celebrating 50 years of the Ferrari 250 GTO.
With this year’s Goodwood being so successful we look forward to what next year’s hold, see you there!!!