Goodwood Festival of Speed

Hamilton heads up the list for the 200 Goodwood Festival of Speed

With just over a month to go until the 2008 Festival of Speed (11-13 July), the organisers at Goodwood have confirmed what promises to be a spectacular line-up. Over 80 of the greatest motoring racing names past and present will be present at the world’s largest celebration of motoring culture, with more big name drivers and riders expected to appear in the final run-up to the weekend. 

All racing spheres are catered for.  Confirmed drivers will include current Formula One stars Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and Sebastian Bourdais, as well as WRC works drivers Petter Solberg, Chris Atkinson, Matthew Wilson and Mikko Hirvonen.  Current two-wheeled heroes in action will include WSB Championship contenders Troy Corser, Yukio Kagayama and Carlos Checa, plus BSB title challengers Leon Haslam and Michael Rutter.

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Famous names from motor racing’s past in attendance at Goodwood will include Sir Stirling Moss, Jackie Stewart, Carl Fogarty, Juha Kankkunen, Mick Doohan, Bobby Unser and John Watson. 

An added theme of this year’s event is the focus on the 50th anniversary of the hugely popular BTCC race series.  Stars doing a run up the famous hill include Tom Chilton, Andy Rouse, Anthony Reid, John Cleland Win Percy, John Rhodes and Frank Gardner. 

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