2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Published Date: 2nd Feb 2024

Image of Goodwood Festival MotorsportGet ready for the ultimate automotive spectacle like no other! The highly anticipated 2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed, presented by Mastercard, is set to take West Sussex by storm from Thursday, 11th July, to Sunday, 14th July. As you immerse yourself in the exhilarating world of speed, power, and precision at the iconic Goodwood House, prepare to be captivated.

 

Thursday, 11th July, to Sunday, 14th July 2024

 

Experience the thrill of witnessing jaw-dropping supercars, classic automobiles, and cutting-edge electric vehicles as they showcase their prowess on the legendary Goodwood Hill Climb. Feel the adrenaline-fuelled surge through your veins as you witness heart-stopping races, gravity-defying stunts, and breath taking displays of automotive innovation.

Indulge in the vibrant atmosphere of the world's largest automotive garden party, where petrolheads, enthusiasts, and families celebrate their shared passion for all things automotive. Explore the meticulously curated displays, marvel at the craftsmanship of renowned manufacturers, and discover the latest advancements in technology shaping the future of the automotive industry.

Savour delectable culinary delights from a wide array of food stalls and pop-up restaurants, offering a gastronomic journey to satisfy every palate. Immerse yourself in the pulsating beats of live music performances, engage in interactive experiences, and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

The 2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed is an unmissable event that will leave you awe-inspired and fuelled with excitement. Mark your calendars and visit this extraordinary celebration of automotive excellence that will leave a lasting impression.

 

About the Festival:

Since its inception in 1993, the Festival of Speed has evolved into a celebration of motoring history and motorsport, attracting over 250,000 visitors annually. With a backdrop of Goodwood House, this four-day extravaganza showcases over 600 cars and motorcycles, spanning the rich tapestry of automotive heritage.

 

Image of the Goodwood Festival Classic CarsKey Highlights:

 

  • Future Lab presented by Randox
  • Electric Avenue, presented by BP pulse
  • Forest Rally Stage
  • Supercar Paddock
  • F1 Pit Lane, presented by Sky
  • Drivers' Club
  • GAS Arena
  • Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d’Elegance
  • Bonhams Cars Auction

 

2023 Recap:

Last year's event celebrated its 30th anniversary with thrilling moments, exclusive debuts, and an impressive array of vehicles. Ferrari Le Mans winner and Formula 1 Champion Sebastian Vettel graced the festivities. Visitors witnessed global car launches and cutting-edge technology and had the chance to meet motorsport heroes.

 

What to Expect in 2024:

As the Festival returns in 2024, anticipate even more global car launches, the latest technology, and encounters with motorsport legends. Prepare for an extraordinary weekend filled with automotive exclusives, Hillclimb action, and the chance to be part of motorsport's ultimate summer garden party. The 2024 Festival of Speed will celebrate the many thrilling automotive advances that have propelled the car industry to where it is today and look at what new ideas may drive it into the future. 

 

The 2024 Festival of Speed Theme:

Goodwood Festival of Speed LamborghiniExciting news unfolds as Goodwood unveils the 2024 Festival of Speed theme presented by Mastercard: 'Horseless to Hybrid - Revolutions in Power.' This extraordinary theme pays homage to the rich history of motorsports, marking 130 years since the inception of the world's first motor race. A journey from the original horseless carriages to the cutting-edge hybrid technologies of today will be explored, capturing the evolution of power that has defined the automotive world. In addition to this captivating theme, the 2024 Festival will commemorate several other significant milestones. We will honour the incomparable Niki Lauda on what would have been his 75th birthday, celebrating 50 years since his inaugural Grand Prix victory and the 40th anniversary of his third World Championship. The festival will also pay tribute to the legendary Shadow team, marking 50 years since their triumphant win in the final Can-Am championship and Joest Racing, commemorating the 40th anniversary of their maiden Le Mans victory.

Entering a new era, the Festival of Speed recognises the changing landscape of automotive power. After a century dominated by the internal combustion engine, we stand at a crossroads, with electric, hydrogen, hybrid, and sustainable fuels presenting promising solutions for a greener future. 'Horseless to Hybrid' reflects on the remarkable journey of the automotive and racing industries over the past 130 years and, crucially, looks ahead to the future. This theme will permeate the entire event, from the thrilling hill climbs to immersive experiences in the Future Lab presented by Randox, showcasing the most innovative new technologies shaping the future of mobility.

 

The Duke of Richmond said: "With this year's theme - 'Horseless to Hybrid – Revolutions in Power' – we're not only reflecting on the past but very much looking ahead to the future of motorsport and automotive technology both here at Goodwood and beyond. Our automotive partners will be showcasing their very latest models with a number of debuts and unveilings set to take place at the event, alongside appearances from legendary motorsport teams from across the disciplines of Formula 1, MotoGP, WEC, WRC, Extreme E and Formula E, whilst continuing to showcase some of the latest innovations in Future Lab, as Goodwood continues to champion the future of mobility and bring unique stories together." 

 

Goodwood Festival Racing CarDon't miss the chance to witness the world's top drivers in exhilarating races and demonstrations throughout the event. Get up close and personal with your favourite drivers, collect autographs, and immerse yourself in the thrill of the competition.

For those passionate about cars, indulge in the opportunity to admire some of the rarest and most stunning automobiles on the planet. From classic gems to cutting-edge supercars, Goodwood has something to captivate every car lover.

So, if you love cars and motorsports, make sure to mark your calendars for the 11th to 14th of July 2024. Prepare for an unparalleled UK Automotive experience at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

 

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