This year, the event’s ‘Revive and Thrive’ ethos will be brought to life with a new ‘Make-Do & Mend’ area showcasing a host of restoration projects, as well as the inaugural Car Boot Sale on the Sunday of the event, celebrating circular fashion.
The on-track action remains at the heart of the event, with another weekend of unrivalled historic racing, including the newly renamed Stirling Moss Memorial Trophy, returning favourites like the RAC TT Celebration and Whitsun Trophy, and the John Whitmore Trophy – a 45-minute two-driver race for Mini Coopers on Saturday morning.
Star Studded line up for Whitmore Trophy:
Six-time Olympic and 11-time World Champion Sir Chris Hoy and rock legend Brian Johnson of AC/DC fame will line up alongside the likes of Le Mans 24hr winners Emanuele Pirro and André Lotterer; former Formula 1 drivers Jochen Mass and Brendon Hartley; the only multiple Formula E Champion in the series’ history, Jean-Eric Vergne; as well as F1 drivers-turned-broadcasters Martin Brundle, Karun Chandhok and Tiff Needell, with the former going head to head with his son Alex, himself a European Le Mans Series Champion.
Inaugural Eroica Britannia Bike Ride
Sir Chris Hoy MBE will take to the track at the Goodwood Revival on Sunday 19th September, leading over a hundred cyclists for the first-ever Eroica Britannia vintage bike ride at Goodwood. Following a lap of the historic Motor Circuit, the six-time Olympic champion and Goodwood’s new cycling ambassador will lead the peloton of Eroica fans for a scenic tour of the South Downs and the Goodwood Estate.
Jenson Button to race in the Stirling Moss Trophy
Jenson Button, will make his historic racing debut at the event. On the Friday evening Button will take part in the Stirling Moss Memorial Trophy. Formerly the Kinrara Trophy and first held in 2016, the sunset race will see Ferrari 250 SWBs take on the likes of Aston Martin DB4GTs, AC Cobras and a host of early-60s GT racers. Button will be sharing the driving seat of a Jaguar E-type, prepared and run by RJN Motorsport, with Alex Buncombe.