ITV To Broadcast Pair Of Goodwood Festival Of Speed Shows

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867528_Mercedes GP at Festival of SpeedThe 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed will appear on television twice in July on ITV with a pair of programmes to mark this year’s biggest-ever event. The shows, which have both been produced by Aurora Media, will bring the very best of the action from this year’s Festival of Speed to the small screen, as well as taking a close look at the new-car technology that has been showcased at Goodwood. An all-new show, ‘Festival of Speed: Cars of the Future’, will be screened on Wednesday, 9 July at 20:00 on ITV4 HD and ITV4 and will be presented by Craig Doyle, Nicki Shields and Robert Llewellyn. The programme will feature the very latest in new-car technology from the Festival of Speed and Moving Motor Show presented by The AA in association with The Telegraph and will include a test drive with the incredible new 1345bph Koenigsegg Agera One:1, which made its UK debut at Goodwood in the Michelin Supercar Paddock. A highlights show of this year’s event, ‘Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014’, will follow on Thursday, 10 July at 20:00 on ITV4 HD and ITV4 and will also be presented by Doyle and Shields. Among the key moments of the 2014 Festival of Speed, which celebrated the theme: ‘Addicted to Winning’, were a spectacular central feature marking 120 years of motor sport success by Mercedes-Benz, John Surtees and Kimi Raikkonen parading their title-winning Ferrari Formula 1 machines in tandem up the Goodwood Hillclimb, and ‘The King’ of NASCAR, Richard Petty, in his 1967 Plymouth Belvedere racer.Tags:,