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    Video: Radical RXC road car tackles the Goodwood Hillclimb
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    There are a multitude of reasons to watch this video, not least of which is the car featured in it. It's a Radical RXC, a street-legal racer we last saw in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Powered by a 380-horsepower, 3.7-liter Ford V6 (which sounds nothing like it does in the Mustang), the ...

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    Official: Updated McLaren MP4-12C to debut at Goodwood
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    McLaren has announced that it will debut the 2013 MP4-12C at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year. Jenson Button will whip a production prototype version of the machine up Goodwood Hill on June 30. McLaren has nudged final output from 593 horsepower to 616, and revised the throttle and shift ...

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    Featured: 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed in 235 pictures
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    Few events bring out the big guns every year like the Goodwood Festival of Speed. In the absence of a prominent British Motor Show, the car-fest hosted by the Earl of March is the most significant automotive spectacle the UK has to offer this side of seventeen seasons of Top Gear. But it's so ...

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    Jaguar E-Type celebrated with Goodwood sculpture
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    Every year, the Goodwood Festival of Speed selects one automaker as its featured marque and commissions a unique sculpture in its honor. With the iconic Jaguar E-Type celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Goodwood has picked Jaguar for the seat of prestige at this year's event, and this is ...

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    Goodwood Festival of Speed 2009 Mega Gallery
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    Goodwood Festival of Speed 2009 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Goodwood Festival of Speed took place last weekend at the Earl of March's home in West Sussex, England. Like every year, this event attracted throngs of auto fans from around the world, as well as celebrities (Jay ...

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    Goodwood Festival of Speed featuring 135-foot monument to Audi
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    Goodwood Festival of Speed Audi Sculpture – Click above for image gallery of more GFoS sculptures
    The Goodwood Festival of Speed takes place this weekend, and every year the Earl of March, who manages the 12,000-acre Goodwood estate that hosts the event, commissions a giant art piece ...

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    Event Alert: July Calendar of Automotive Events
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    As we start the second half of 2009, the automotive industry remains in turmoil but the economy is finally showing signs of recovery. And once again, we have a full calendar of events to keep our minds on the positive aspects of our industry. Show season is in full swing so you'll find plenty of ...

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    Jaguar officially announces XKR Goodwood Special... in lime green
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    2010 Jaguar XKR Goodwood Special -- Click above to enlarge
    In a press release announcing the cars it would be taking to this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, Jaguar's own Mike Cross has officially confirmed the coming of the Jaguar XKR Goodwood Special. We noted before that it would be louder ...

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    Hanna-Barbera's Wacky Racers take to the street ahead of Goodwood Festival of Speed
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    Wacky Races recreations in West Sussex – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The love of motorsports starts at a young age for many racing fans, and countless enthusiasts owe their obsession to Hanna-Barbera's classic Wacky Races cartoons. The 60's-era animated series featured all manner ...

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    2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed theme: 'True Grit - Epic Feats of Endurance'
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    Click above for high-res gallery of pics from the 2008 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    The Earl of March has announced that the theme of the 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS) will be "True Grit – Epic Feats of Endurance." Think monumental drive and determination from motor racing legends ...

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    '08 Goodwood Festival of Speed: The highlights
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    Click above for high-res gallery from GoodwoodThe 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 ...

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    Jaguar XF-R spotted at Goodwood Festival of Speed
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    Click on the above image for our high-res photo gallery of the XF-R Less than two months after Jaguar XF-R spy shots (followed by a second set) emerged, our man on the ground at the Goodwood Festival of Speed spotted the real thing doing double-time in front of the crowd. He was quick enough to ...

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    '08 Goodwood Festival of Speed: The Central Display is revealed
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    Click image above for high-res gallery of pics from our first night at GoodwoodWe got back from the Members' Ball at Goodwood House and we wanted to share some of our shots from the opening event. Although we were reduced to using a point-and-shoot, we thought you still might like to see some of ...

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    Jaguar to celebrate 60 years of XK at Goodwood
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    The Goodwood Festival of Speed is claimed to be "... the world's biggest and most diverse celebration of the history of motor sport and car culture." Held on the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex, England, the event was founded in 1933 and has grown over the years to include a hill climb ...

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    '08 Goodwood Festival of Speed: Welcome to Goodwood
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    The Goodwood Festival of Speed begins on Friday and we wanted to let you know that we'll be there, once again, to cover the action. Just like last year, we hope to provide you with massive galleries chock full of high res pics of everything from the motorbikes to the rally cars, from the concours ...

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    2007 Goodwood Festival of Speed: Other Stuff
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    We've shown you a lot of the vehicles that were at the track during the Goodwood Festival of Speed this week. Our hope was to help you experience the event for yourself, in case you missed it. While there have been tons of posts and pics along the way, we barely scratched the surface of what a ...

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    2007 Goodwood Festival of Speed: Open-wheel racers
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    Here's another big gallery of pics from Goodwood. This time we're posting images of the various open-wheel racers that haven't been seen elsewhere in our galleries. Think Indy, vintage sports car, A1GP, and the like. A lot of highlights in this group: The 1933 Napier-Railton that was driven by ...

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    2007 Goodwood Festival of Speed: Sports cars
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    Although we do get our fair share of sports car races over in the States, the popularity of this type of racing, compared to, say, NASCAR, makes it just a blip on the radar. European sports car racing is way more popular. At Goodwood we got a chance to see some great examples of race teams and ...

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    2007 Goodwood Festival of Speed: Formula One
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    Goodwood has been an incredible experience and we hope you have enjoyed the coverage as much as we've enjoyed providing it. One of the numerous highlights for us was undoubtedly the Formula 1 cars; from those outrageous beasts of the '30s and '40s, through the mid-engine revolution, and on up to ...

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    2007 Goodwood Festival of Green?
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    While slogging through the mud at Goodwood the other day, we came across a display building that looked like it might offer some interesting vehicles to peruse (as well as a dry place to stop and rest for a bit). It was called FoS-TECH, and inside we found some of the best show cars from the last ...

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