The first Revival took place 50 years since the 9th Duke and Duchess of Richmond and Gordon opened the motor racing track in 1948 driving around the circuit in a Bristol 400, then Britain's state-of-the-art sporting saloon. Most people dress in period clothes. It is one of the world's most popular motor race meetings and the only UK event which recreates the golden era of motor sport from the 1950s and 1960s.
About the Goodwood Revival
The festival acts as a showcase for exceptional wheel-to-wheel racing around a classic circuit, untouched by the modern world and relives the glory days of Goodwood Circuit, which ranked alongside Silverstone as Britain’s leading racing venue throughout its active years. Between 1948 and 1966 Goodwood hosted contemporary racing of all kinds, including Formula One, the famous Goodwood Nine Hours race and the celebrated Tourist Trophy sports car race.
Helpful information about Goodwood Revival
There is complimentary parking for all guests at the Revival, but if you are arriving in a classic car then you may be able to use one of our exclusive parking areas. There are buses leaving from locations around the south of England and other community transport options too. It should allow you to leave the car at home and have a blast!
You need to know your way around the Motor Circuit and beyond to help you make the most of your day – so for this and also pre- booking tickets for 2017 sign up to their website
Where to stay in Chichester
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Things to do near in Chichester
There is so many fantastic things to do including: The Fishbourne Roman Palace – a villa with floor mosaics and gardens, Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, The Novium – museum for Roman baths, Chichester Festival Theatre and of course Chichester Cathedral. For the children:- Chichester Treasure Trail, Westgate Leisure Centre (1 mile away) with slide pool and toddler area.
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