Writing about cars for a living has its plus points – I get to experience many things that most petrolheads and motorsport fans can only dream of, but it’s very much an observational job though. I tell stories, I don’t get my hands dirty, and…
Oliver Solberg is taking the rallying world by storm – the son of 2003 World Rally and 2014-15 World Rallycross champion Petter may only be 17, but he’s already proven himself in multiple series, across multiple continents.
Back in 2009 something was achieved that will likely never be repeated – Brawn GP, in its only season of competition, secured both the drivers’ and constructors’ Formula 1 world titles, achieving an unprecedented 100 percent win record.
Volkswagen finally ended McLaren’s 20-year run at the top of the Goodwood hill’s timing charts at this year’s Festival of Speed, with the all-electric I.D. R setting a new benchmark.
While we do get to drool over the latest and greatest road and track cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, ultimately it’s motorsport that is at the heart of the four-day event.
High-end trackday specials are becoming more and more popular these days – there are even companies like Brabham (above) which makes a business out of just making track-only cars.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed presents a unique opportunity to see some of the world’s most exclusive cars all in one place – machines you’ll probably never see anywhere else, new cars that have never been seen in public before, and much more.