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The Goodwood Festival of Speed wrapped up on Sunday after three days of pure motorsports Heaven. While we would have liked to have posted a gallery or two a day from the event, internet issues kept us from sharing anything else after firing off our initial couple of posts. To make up for it we have a few massive galleries of goodness from Goodwood planned. We start today with some highlights, but will try to show some of the special categories individually too in later posts. After all, it isn't really a race in the strictest sense of the word and the pics will keep you just as entertained now as if they come next week. So hopefully you'll appreciate what we have to offer and if it isn't your thing, feel free to move onto something else you like better.

For those who want to stick around you can expect to see coverage of everything from the Cartier Style et Luxe concours to the Airbus A380 flyover. We'll also include some shots of the people and sights from around the grounds of Lord March's estate. Although the racing is what brings people here, it is truly the ambiance that keeps them coming back year after year. The photos are captioned as much as possible for your convenience, but look for supercars, celebrity drivers, vintage racers, classic cars, movie cars, wild track action and much more. We hope you enjoy our expanded coverage of the 2008 Goodwood Festival of Speed as much as we enjoyed being there and sharing it with you.

All images copyright © 2008 Frank Filipponio/Weblogs, Inc.

Alfa Romeo 8Cs
  • Alfa Romeo 8Cs
  • Morgan Lifecar
  • Parajet Skycar
  • Toyota iSwing
  • Vintage Dragster Display on Cricket Pitch
  • Jaguar XKR racer
  • Land Rover display gets climbed
  • Land Rover LRX concept
  • Land Rover Defender 60th
  • 2005 Red Bull RB1
  • 1972 Ferrari Spazzaneve
  • 1982 Lotus-Cosworth 91
  • 1992 Benetton-Ford B192
  • Schumacher car
  • Hawthorn-like Ferrari 246 Dino remake
  • 1908 Mercedes GP
  • Austro-Daimler Prince Henry
  • Dougie Lampkin drives over Goodwood House
  • Airbus A380
  • DBR9 Le Mans winner
  • Honda dance
  • Caparo T1
  • SLR Roadster
  • Porsche GT2
  • Maserati GT S
  • Toyota Ago Crazy
  • Nissan GTR
  • Lamborghini LP560-4
  • M3 convertible
  • DBS
  • Ferrari GP cars from every decade
  • Jaguar XKR-S
  • Gumpert Apollo
  • Super Snake
  • Morgan Aeromax
  • Jaguar XFR
  • Abarth 500
  • Bentley Silver Spur Speed
  • Ascari KZ1
  • Pontiac G8 brother
  • Alfa 8C
  • CART
  • Bug chases Scud
  • Mazda Furai
  • Auto Union Type D
  • Rod Millen's Celica hillclimb special
  • NASCAR goes off-road
  • Bourdais' Lola-Cosworth B03/00
  • 2007 Focus WRC
  • Bentley Speed8
  • SLR racer
  • Jaguar XR-9
  • Fastest car of the week
  • Ferrari TR58
  • Tail-wagging Jag
  • Porsche 718 RSK
  • Lola T160
  • MG-Lola overtakes Alfa
  • Vauxhall Cavalier
  • Paul Tracy
  • Bond DB5
  • Parking
  • XKR-S

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      • 7 Years Ago
      The Morgan Lifecar is unbelievably beautiful. Does it actually run?
      • 7 Years Ago
      I just noticed this supposed festival of speed has a bunch of SUVs stuck onto that sculpture. Um. Okay. So is it a festival of speed or a festival of poser suburbanites who don't use signals?
        • 7 Years Ago
        The SUVs are 4X4 Land Rovers, and owe their heritage to the WWII General Purpose Utility Vehicle ('Jeep'). They've been around for 60 years, and have been "speeding" aid workers, missionaries, farmers and everyone else into the remote regions of the world where they would otherwise have been bogged down. It isn't Land Rover's fault if some of them end up as "Chelsea Tractors" doing the daily school run!
        • 7 Years Ago
        It's Land Rover's 60th Anniversary, so maybe it is quite appropriate to put the best SUVs of the lot onto the sculpture
      • 7 Years Ago
      Awesome pics Autoblog, so many beautiful cars, new, old, and very old. Really digging the Defender 60, the Morgans, the Aygo Crazy, and of course, the 500 Abarth and 8Cs. (I could go on, but as they say, a picture says a thousand words)
      • 7 Years Ago
      The gallery was pretty awesome until I saw the NASCAR car... wth?

      "One of these things is not like the others."
      • 7 Years Ago
      BTW, what is Bentley Silver Spur? Or do you mean Flying Spur or have I missed something? just a bit confused