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Celebrating Speed: Best of the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016

Celebrating Speed: Best of the...
Enjoy the best of Goodwood 2016
Enjoy the best of Goodwood 2016
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BMW was this year's featured marque at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
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BMW was this year's featured marque at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
BMW puts on a show at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
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BMW puts on a show at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
BMW's installation at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year
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BMW's installation at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year
Lord March said the installation "feels a bit risky and a bit dangerous"
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Lord March said the installation "feels a bit risky and a bit dangerous"
"It's by far the biggest in terms of square footage and in terms of engineering it's very critical," said Lord March
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"It's by far the biggest in terms of square footage and in terms of engineering it's very critical," said Lord March
BMW has some its most famous cars perched on the display
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BMW has some its most famous cars perched on the display
BMW's designers integrated the V12 LMR and a Brabham-BMW BT52 into the display
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BMW's designers integrated the V12 LMR and a Brabham-BMW BT52 into the display
A colorful collection of Lamborghinis at Goodwood
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A colorful collection of Lamborghinis at Goodwood
The Lexus RC F V8 is a uniquely Japanese take on what a modern luxury sports coupe should be
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The Lexus RC F V8 is a uniquely Japanese take on what a modern luxury sports coupe should be
BMW's art cars are beautiful, both as cars and as objects to be enjoyed in a gallery
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BMW's art cars are beautiful, both as cars and as objects to be enjoyed in a gallery
Honda channeled Fisher-Price for its stand at Goodwood
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Honda channeled Fisher-Price for its stand at Goodwood
Land Rover showed off what its cars can do with a unique installation at Goodwood
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Land Rover showed off what its cars can do with a unique installation at Goodwood
Motoring enthusiasts of all ages are catered for at Goodwood
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Motoring enthusiasts of all ages are catered for at Goodwood
The Mazda MX-5 makes the run up the hill at Goodwood
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The Mazda MX-5 makes the run up the hill at Goodwood
The Fiat 124 Abarth might share its underpinnings with the Mazda MX-5, but it looks decidedly Italian with its black bonnet and gaping front end
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The Fiat 124 Abarth might share its underpinnings with the Mazda MX-5, but it looks decidedly Italian with its black bonnet and gaping front end
Mercedes has won the last two world championships, and looks to be on track to take out the 2016 season too
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Mercedes has won the last two world championships, and looks to be on track to take out the 2016 season too
The McLaren 570S on display
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The McLaren 570S on display
Ford wanted people to have a bit of fun at their stand
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Ford wanted people to have a bit of fun at their stand
The BMW i8 in front of the BMW central installation at Goodwood
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The BMW i8 in front of the BMW central installation at Goodwood
John Saunders' Group B MG Metro 6R4 is a rally legend from a very different era
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John Saunders' Group B MG Metro 6R4 is a rally legend from a very different era
There were plenty of beautiful touring cars on display at Goodwood, including this Mannesmann DTM Mercedes
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There were plenty of beautiful touring cars on display at Goodwood, including this Mannesmann DTM Mercedes
The BMW M2 hammers up the hill at Goodwood
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The BMW M2 hammers up the hill at Goodwood
Goodwood is a celebration of all things automotive, so there's something for enthusiasts of all ages
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Goodwood is a celebration of all things automotive, so there's something for enthusiasts of all ages
Hints of this design still emerge on modern Mercedes, including the strakes down the bonnet 
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Hints of this design still emerge on modern Mercedes, including the strakes down the bonnet 
Porsche is building towards racetrack glory, brick by brick
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Porsche is building towards racetrack glory, brick by brick
The Aston Martin V12 Vantage is one of the world's most beautiful cars, and makes a noise that could wake the dead
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The Aston Martin V12 Vantage is one of the world's most beautiful cars, and makes a noise that could wake the dead
We can only imagine how much time and effort went into this Lego car
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We can only imagine how much time and effort went into this Lego car
The Ford Fiesta ST200 is stiffer and more powerful than a standard ST, although you wouldn't be able to tell judging by its subtle exterior
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The Ford Fiesta ST200 is stiffer and more powerful than a standard ST, although you wouldn't be able to tell judging by its subtle exterior
The BMW M2 is around the same size as an E30 M3, but has more power and modern driver aids
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The BMW M2 is around the same size as an E30 M3, but has more power and modern driver aids
The BMW 2002 Hommage was launched earlier this year, and pays tribute to the car which still defines how a BMW should drive
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The BMW 2002 Hommage was launched earlier this year, and pays tribute to the car which still defines how a BMW should drive
It might have a Mini badge on the bonnet, but Charlie Butler-Henderson's Mini Challenge car has plenty of attitude
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It might have a Mini badge on the bonnet, but Charlie Butler-Henderson's Mini Challenge car has plenty of attitude
Renault's new Megane makes a run up the hill at Goodwood
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Renault's new Megane makes a run up the hill at Goodwood
Unfortunately, most competitors are looking in the mirror at Renault's F1 car, not following from here
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Unfortunately, most competitors are looking in the mirror at Renault's F1 car, not following from here
The Mini Superleggera takes the classic Mini shape and pares it right back
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The Mini Superleggera takes the classic Mini shape and pares it right back
We're still hoping Mini will bite the bullet and put the Superleggera into production
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We're still hoping Mini will bite the bullet and put the Superleggera into production
The Tesla Model X spreads its wings on a grey day at Goodwood
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The Tesla Model X spreads its wings on a grey day at Goodwood
The BMW i8 uses its hybrid powertrain to great effect at Goodwood
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The BMW i8 uses its hybrid powertrain to great effect at Goodwood
The BMW V12 LMR raced at Le Mans in 1999
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The BMW V12 LMR raced at Le Mans in 1999
Porsche showing its SUVs will work in a muddy field, not just in a soccer club carpark
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Porsche showing its SUVs will work in a muddy field, not just in a soccer club carpark
Goodwood celebrated some of F1's most colorful characters
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Goodwood celebrated some of F1's most colorful characters
Kamaz makes some of the most rugged off-road racing trucks in the world
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Kamaz makes some of the most rugged off-road racing trucks in the world
The Mini 7 Edition pays homage to a legendary British car
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The Mini 7 Edition pays homage to a legendary British car
The Tesla Model S showing the classic cars what comes next
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The Tesla Model S showing the classic cars what comes next
Ford has some seriously well-known racers on its books
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Ford has some seriously well-known racers on its books
Susie Wolff signs autographs
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Susie Wolff signs autographs
Alain Menu's Renault Laguna made the run up the hill at Goodwood
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Alain Menu's Renault Laguna made the run up the hill at Goodwood
The Ford GT, fresh off its class-winning efforts at Le Mans 
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The Ford GT, fresh off its class-winning efforts at Le Mans 
The Ferrai FXX-K looks properly mean, and has the performance to back it up
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The Ferrai FXX-K looks properly mean, and has the performance to back it up
Brawn GP ran just one season in Formula 1, winning the world championship in 2009. The team was bought by Mercedes in 2010
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Brawn GP ran just one season in Formula 1, winning the world championship in 2009. The team was bought by Mercedes in 2010
It's terrifying to think drivers raced wheel-to-wheel in cockpits this small, with no real protection in an accident
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It's terrifying to think drivers raced wheel-to-wheel in cockpits this small, with no real protection in an accident
Red Bull at work on its F1 car, proving Daniel Ricciardo's Monaco mess-up was a once off
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Red Bull at work on its F1 car, proving Daniel Ricciardo's Monaco mess-up was a once off
Few liveries are as iconic as McLaren's classic red and white paintjob
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Few liveries are as iconic as McLaren's classic red and white paintjob
The Martini Porsche is sporting an iconic paintjob on its way up the hill
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The Martini Porsche is sporting an iconic paintjob on its way up the hill
The SLS GT Mercedes is still doing service in global endurance racing 
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The SLS GT Mercedes is still doing service in global endurance racing 
The McLaren F1 GTR makes a run up the hill
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The McLaren F1 GTR makes a run up the hill
Can Am classics at Goodwood
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Can Am classics at Goodwood
The Renaultsport RS01 is the ultimate expression of what Renaultsport engineers can do
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The Renaultsport RS01 is the ultimate expression of what Renaultsport engineers can do
Lexus is taking the RC-F racing
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Lexus is taking the RC-F racing
Chevrolet has seen plenty of endurance racing success with its Corvette
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Chevrolet has seen plenty of endurance racing success with its Corvette
The Ferrari 599 might be old-hat compared to the F12 Berlinetta, but this 599XX is still a special car
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The Ferrari 599 might be old-hat compared to the F12 Berlinetta, but this 599XX is still a special car
The Bugatti Chiron draws plenty of attention to itself
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The Bugatti Chiron draws plenty of attention to itself
This little Repsol Ford Escort is from a different era in rallying 
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This little Repsol Ford Escort is from a different era in rallying 
One of the Ford Focus STs taking on the BTCC 
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One of the Ford Focus STs taking on the BTCC 
A drift Mazda RX-8 in an unnatural position - without smoke pouring from its tortured rear tires
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A drift Mazda RX-8 in an unnatural position - without smoke pouring from its tortured rear tires
The Ford F-150 Raptor brought a slice of Amerciana to Goodwood
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The Ford F-150 Raptor brought a slice of Amerciana to Goodwood
Another McLaren F1 makes its way up the hill, this time in GTR trim with a Fina paint-job
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Another McLaren F1 makes its way up the hill, this time in GTR trim with a Fina paint-job
The BMW V12 LMR took on Le Mans in 1999
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The BMW V12 LMR took on Le Mans in 1999
The Kamaz racing truck shape will change dramatically at this year's Dakar rally, but this shape has proven hugely successful
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The Kamaz racing truck shape will change dramatically at this year's Dakar rally, but this shape has proven hugely successful
Kamaz brings some Russian roughness to Goodwood
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Kamaz brings some Russian roughness to Goodwood
Honda's BTCC Civic on the way up the hill at Goodwood
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Honda's BTCC Civic on the way up the hill at Goodwood
The Red Arrows putting on a show at Goodwood
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The Red Arrows putting on a show at Goodwood
The Brawn BGP 001 is a championship-winning F1 car
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The Brawn BGP 001 is a championship-winning F1 car
Getting in the zone in the cabin of a classic Lotus
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Getting in the zone in the cabin of a classic Lotus
The Renault e.dams Formula E car brought  a bit of modern silence to proceedings
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The Renault e.dams Formula E car brought  a bit of modern silence to proceedings
McLaren will be hoping some of its former magic will rub off on its current cars, which are struggling for pace
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McLaren will be hoping some of its former magic will rub off on its current cars, which are struggling for pace
The Brawn BGP 001 running up the hill at the hands of Martin Brundle
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The Brawn BGP 001 running up the hill at the hands of Martin Brundle
Red Bull's latest liveries are a bit more subtle than in past, which matches the turbo-engined car's quieter exhaust 
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Red Bull's latest liveries are a bit more subtle than in past, which matches the turbo-engined car's quieter exhaust 
The Renault e.dams Formula E car is a very different beast to the rest of the cars going up the hill
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The Renault e.dams Formula E car is a very different beast to the rest of the cars going up the hill
The 1984 McLaren MP4/2 helped Niki Lauda to his third Drivers World Championship
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The 1984 McLaren MP4/2 helped Niki Lauda to his third Drivers World Championship
Sir Jackie Stewart gets behind the wheel at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
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Sir Jackie Stewart gets behind the wheel at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
Getting the crowd involved is a big part of the appeal at Goodwood 
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Getting the crowd involved is a big part of the appeal at Goodwood 
The Lotus 43 BRM was designed by Colin Chapman and Maurice Philippe
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The Lotus 43 BRM was designed by Colin Chapman and Maurice Philippe
Even F1 cars know how to have a bit of fun at Goodwood
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Even F1 cars know how to have a bit of fun at Goodwood
The McLaren MP4/2 raced in 1984, although a modified version was entered in 1985
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The McLaren MP4/2 raced in 1984, although a modified version was entered in 1985
Some of the fun has been scaled down for Goodwood 2016
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Some of the fun has been scaled down for Goodwood 2016
Porsche has always taken an evolutionary approach to car design, building on the last model like, well, Lego bricks
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Porsche has always taken an evolutionary approach to car design, building on the last model like, well, Lego bricks
There was plenty of fun to be had in the mud, with rain falling early on in the festival
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There was plenty of fun to be had in the mud, with rain falling early on in the festival
Land Rover showing off some of the range Rover's off-road abilities
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Land Rover showing off some of the range Rover's off-road abilities
This LaSupra Lancia's paintjob is the result of a collaboration with SpeedHunters
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This LaSupra Lancia's paintjob is the result of a collaboration with SpeedHunters
The Renault-Alpine A460 is a part of the legendary pairing's return to relevance
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The Renault-Alpine A460 is a part of the legendary pairing's return to relevance
Vaughn Gittin Jr got his Mustang RTR properly sideways on the run up the hill
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Vaughn Gittin Jr got his Mustang RTR properly sideways on the run up the hill
The Lancia Stratos is still as wedgy and arresting as it was when it launched in 1973
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The Lancia Stratos is still as wedgy and arresting as it was when it launched in 1973
The LaSupra Lancia Delta takes a familiar shape and cranks up the drama
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The LaSupra Lancia Delta takes a familiar shape and cranks up the drama
Jenson Button has a laugh at Goodwood
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Jenson Button has a laugh at Goodwood
The Beast of Turin gets going
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The Beast of Turin gets going
Space is at a premium in the cockpit of an F1 car
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Space is at a premium in the cockpit of an F1 car
The stunning Aston Martin Vulcan hammers up the hill at Goodwood
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The stunning Aston Martin Vulcan hammers up the hill at Goodwood
The Ferrari 599X swapped subtle scoops and wings for a massive rear spoiler
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The Ferrari 599X swapped subtle scoops and wings for a massive rear spoiler
The Brabham BT52 harks back to a different time in Formula 1
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The Brabham BT52 harks back to a different time in Formula 1
As the featured marque, BMW had some gorgeous metal on display, including this 635 CSI
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As the featured marque, BMW had some gorgeous metal on display, including this 635 CSI
Three letters guaranteed to the world's petrolheads fired up
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Three letters guaranteed to the world's petrolheads fired up
Even the BMW V12 LMR couldn't escape a set of kidney grilles
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Even the BMW V12 LMR couldn't escape a set of kidney grilles
The BMW 2002 Hommage looks similar in proportion to the M2, but aims to hark back to the legendary 2002 
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The BMW 2002 Hommage looks similar in proportion to the M2, but aims to hark back to the legendary 2002 
The McLaren F1 GTR Longtail on the move at Goodwood
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The McLaren F1 GTR Longtail on the move at Goodwood
The BMW M6 GT3 faces off against the Mercedes SLS we saw earlier
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The BMW M6 GT3 faces off against the Mercedes SLS we saw earlier
Hesketh Racing is famous for giving James Hunt a drive
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Hesketh Racing is famous for giving James Hunt a drive
Arrows F1 team made an appearance this year
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Arrows F1 team made an appearance this year
Vuhl showed off some new metal at this year's Festival of Speed
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Vuhl showed off some new metal at this year's Festival of Speed
The Renault 40CV was produced between 1911 and 1928, powered by engines ranging from 7.5 l to 9.1 l
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The Renault 40CV was produced between 1911 and 1928, powered by engines ranging from 7.5 l to 9.1 l
This Renualt Etoile Filante, or Shooting Star, hit 308.9 km/h in 1956
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This Renualt Etoile Filante, or Shooting Star, hit 308.9 km/h in 1956
This Sunbeam Tiger managed to hit 152 mph on Southport Beach in 1926
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This Sunbeam Tiger managed to hit 152 mph on Southport Beach in 1926
Few color combinations are as evocative as the green and gold 
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Few color combinations are as evocative as the green and gold 
The fin on this D-Type was used as inspiration for the Jaguar Project 7
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The fin on this D-Type was used as inspiration for the Jaguar Project 7
This Lorraine Dietrich 15 Liter GP Vieux Charles III is over 100 years old, but still got started and made a run
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This Lorraine Dietrich 15 Liter GP Vieux Charles III is over 100 years old, but still got started and made a run
The Bugatti Chiron has 1,479 hp, and will hit around 460 km/h 
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The Bugatti Chiron has 1,479 hp, and will hit around 460 km/h 
This 28.3-liter Fiat S61 chased the world speed record, and earned the nickname The Beast of Turin
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This 28.3-liter Fiat S61 chased the world speed record, and earned the nickname The Beast of Turin
Can your grandma's Camry do that? Didn't think so...
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Can your grandma's Camry do that? Didn't think so...
A muddy Honda having some fun in the fields at Goodwood
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A muddy Honda having some fun in the fields at Goodwood
It takes a special type of rider to get into sidecar racing
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It takes a special type of rider to get into sidecar racing
Goodwood is unique because it lets fans see their favorite cars and bikes on the move
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Goodwood is unique because it lets fans see their favorite cars and bikes on the move
The Brough Superior was the Rolls-Royce of motorcycles in its day
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The Brough Superior was the Rolls-Royce of motorcycles in its day
Riders chewing the fat before taking off up the hill at Goodwood
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Riders chewing the fat before taking off up the hill at Goodwood
It might just be for fun, but that doesn't mean runs up the hill at Goodwood don't get competitive 
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It might just be for fun, but that doesn't mean runs up the hill at Goodwood don't get competitive 
Those hay bales have claimed some scalps over the years
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Those hay bales have claimed some scalps over the years
The Brough Superior on the move at Goodwood
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The Brough Superior on the move at Goodwood
Goodwood is unique because riders and drivers can let their hair down
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Goodwood is unique because riders and drivers can let their hair down
It takes a brave rider to tackle corners on tires that skinny
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It takes a brave rider to tackle corners on tires that skinny
Classic MV Agustas were out in force at Goodwood
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Classic MV Agustas were out in force at Goodwood
You can see how bikes have evolved from skinny-tired machines to their more modern wide-tired, windscreen equipped shape
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You can see how bikes have evolved from skinny-tired machines to their more modern wide-tired, windscreen equipped shape
The Energica Ego is an electric sportsbike from Italy 
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The Energica Ego is an electric sportsbike from Italy 
The BMW S1000RR is the model of bike piloted by Michael Dunlop around the Isle of Man TT this year
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The BMW S1000RR is the model of bike piloted by Michael Dunlop around the Isle of Man TT this year
The BMW S1000RR was a favorite of Gizmag's Loz Blain 
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The BMW S1000RR was a favorite of Gizmag's Loz Blain 
No drag bike run would be complete without the smoky burnout to start
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No drag bike run would be complete without the smoky burnout to start
Wheelies and stoppies were the order of the day at Goodwood
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Wheelies and stoppies were the order of the day at Goodwood
MV Agusta's GP bikes made for excellent viewing on the way up the hill
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MV Agusta's GP bikes made for excellent viewing on the way up the hill
This classic Suzuki Works XR45 caught our eye with its beautiful blue-and-white paintjob
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This classic Suzuki Works XR45 caught our eye with its beautiful blue-and-white paintjob
The Rothmans Honda NSR 250 is a two-stroke tearaway
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The Rothmans Honda NSR 250 is a two-stroke tearaway
It's not showing off if there's a crowd of petrolheads egging you on
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It's not showing off if there's a crowd of petrolheads egging you on
There are some things you can only do on the track - this is one of them
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There are some things you can only do on the track - this is one of them
BMW Motorrad at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
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BMW Motorrad at the Goodwood Festival of Speed