Highlights From Maserati’s Stylish Centenary Celebrations at Goodwood Revival

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Maserati at Goodwood RevivalThis weekend, Maserati continued its centenary celebrations in glamorous vintage style at one of the premier events on the British automotive calendar; the Goodwood Revival. As well as marking the Italian car maker’s 100th anniversary, Maserati also honoured 60 years of a Formula One legend; the Maserati 250F. The iconic Maserati 250F, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, took centre stage in the paddock in a recreation of the 1954 pit lane from the famous Italian race circuit, Monza. 16 examples of the legendary race car were assembled for the event and a large number took part in high speed demonstrations on both Friday and Saturday.  On Sunday, 10 of these racing cars took part in the Richmond Trophy – a 15 minute race for front-engined 2.5 litre Grand Prix cars. On display in the ‘Monza’ pits as well as racing on track was the single-seater Maserati Tipo 420 M 58 ‘Eldorado’, raced by Sir Stirling Moss in the 1958 Monza 500, and on loan from the Panini Museum Collection in Italy. Large crowds converged on the sunny Goodwood estate this year where Maserati was able to demonstrate not only its past but also its future within the art deco Earls Court Exhibition Centre, reminiscent of the London Motor Shows of the 1950s and 1960s. A 1961 3500 GT Vignale Spyder and a 1969 Ghibli Tipo AM115 took centre stage alongside two examples from Maserati’s current range – the GranCabrio MC and new Ghibli executive saloon. As part of an immersive experience, visitors watched screenings of original Maserati motorsport footage in a miniature vintage cinema alongside the car display.Tags:, ,