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CANALETTO, STUBBS, HEARSEY AND E-TYPES. THE GOODWOOD ART COLLECTION GROWS

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CANALETTO, STUBBS, HEARSEY AND E-TYPES. THE GOODWOOD ART COLLECTION GROWS

Not only is Goodwood home to two of the world’s leading annual motor sport events – the Festival of Speed (1-3 July) and Revival (16-18 September) – it also houses a fine collection of art, including stunning landscapes painted by Canaletto, and famous horse scenes by celebrated equine artist George Stubbs.

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JAGUAR CARS TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF ITS ICONIC E-TYPE AT THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED AND REVIVAL

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JAGUAR CARS TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF ITS ICONIC E-TYPE AT THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED AND REVIVAL

Jaguar Cars will be officially celebrating two significant anniversaries at Goodwood’s popular annual motor sport events this year, with 50 years of Britain’s best-loved sports car – the legendary Jaguar E-Type – being honoured at both the 2011 Festival of Speed.

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‘MAD JACK’ AT THE DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL, 30 APRIL TO 1 MAY 2011

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‘MAD JACK’ AT THE DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL, 30 APRIL TO 1 MAY 2011

The latest highlight announced for the first, action-packed Donington Historic Festival, 30 April – 1 May 2011, will be the ‘Mad Jack’ – a race named in honour of Richard ‘Mad Jack’ Shuttleworth, the pre-War racing driver famous for his daring exploits in both aeroplanes and cars, and the winner of the first ever Donington Grand Prix, in 1935.

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ERIK CARLSSON TO ATTEND START OF XIV RALLYE MONTE CARLO HISTORIQUE, REIMS, JANUARY 28TH, 2011

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ERIK CARLSSON TO ATTEND START OF XIV RALLYE MONTE CARLO HISTORIQUE, REIMS, JANUARY 28TH, 2011

Erik Carlsson at the Monte Carlo Rally 1963[/caption]Rally legend Erik Carlsson is to support the centenary celebrations of the Monte Carlo Rally by backing a team who will compete in this week’s XIVth Monte Carlo Historique rally in an exact replica of the car that took him to victory back in 1963.

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RALLY CARS RETURN TO DONINGTON

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RALLY CARS RETURN TO DONINGTON

The latest thrilling addition to the Donington Historic Festival on 29 April to 1 May 2011 is the return of the legendary Group B rally cars. Over the weekend of the Festival, spectators will be treated to a full power demonstration of these iconic ‘too fast to race’ rally machines.

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Brand New Race Series From Motor Racing Legends: Touring Cars 1977-1985

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Brand New Race Series From Motor Racing Legends: Touring Cars 1977-1985

The new series will be called the JD Classics Challenge, thanks to the help and support of the premier classic car dealership, JD Classics

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Three New Race Series At Donington Historic Festival 2011

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Three New Race Series At Donington Historic Festival 2011

“Everyone seems keen to be part of this fabulous new event. We expected a positive response, but even we were overwhelmed by the reaction of the race organisers – and by the owners and drivers themselves, who have been calling us non-stop to ask what races are being held.”

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Goodwood Confirms 2011 Dates And Announces Festival Of Speed Theme

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Goodwood Confirms 2011 Dates And Announces Festival Of Speed Theme

The Moving Motor Show will be held on 30 June, the Festival of Speed from 1-3 July, and the Goodwood Revival from 16-18 September

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Motor Racing Legends Announces Details of Historic Support Race at Le Mans

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Motor Racing Legends Announces Details of Historic Support Race at Le Mans

Motor Racing Legends is delighted to announce the return of the Le Mans Legend historic support race to next year’s Le Mans 24 Hours weekend. For 2011, the race will be for cars that were eligible for Le Mans from 1949 to 1965.

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DONINGTON LAUNCHES A NEW HISTORIC FESTIVAL TO ‘RIVAL THE BEST’

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DONINGTON LAUNCHES A NEW HISTORIC FESTIVAL TO ‘RIVAL THE BEST’

The future of one of Britain’s greatest race circuits, Donington Park, has been spectacularly confirmed by the launch of its own annual Historic Festival.

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