Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 – High octane fuel and manor houses

Check out the latest post from Goodwood Festival of Speed over the weekend on my new blog districtautoclub.wordpress.com

Classic Car and Vintage Car Culture

The sound of screaming engines, tyre smoke, hi-octane fuel and fighter jets replaced the tranquil sound of chirping birds at the Goodwood House this last weekend in West Sussex, England. The Goodwood Festival of Speed is the event for any petrol head since it’s creation in 1993 and for 4 days is home to some of the most historic race cars of all time.

No where on the planet can you watch vintage Cafe Racer Norton race bikes, F1 cars at full chat from every era, mad drift cars going sideways up the hill and NASCAR’s burning tyres as if they grow on the trees (that’s just a very small sample) and all in a stunning setting…there is simply nothing like it in the world.

It was always going to be a mixed show for me as I was working all weekend (doing the day job) so couldn’t explore it like a visitor…

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