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This Video of a Range Rover Sport SVR Going Up the Hill at Goodwood on Two Wheels Gets Extremely Tense

Terry Grant, a stunt driver who’s more than a little familiar with the Goodwood Festival of Speed, had already crashed out once this year trying to do the Hillclimb on two wheels. But then, later that day, he tried again.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Bruno Senna Rips An Awesome Burnout In A Senna At Goodwood

The lightweight McLaren Senna supercar made a run up the Goodwood hill this weekend with Bruno Senna at the wheel. The nephew of Formula One’s perhaps most iconic driver, former F1 driver in his own right, and 2017 FIA WEC LMP2 world champion, the 34-year-old Senna is also a McLaren factory development driver and…Read more… […]

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The Fastest Way Isn’t Always The Most Fun At Goodwood 

Like a getaway scene in an old school Brit bank heist film, Grant Williams drives his 1959 Jaguar Mk1 sedan racer at full tilt and only half in control. It’s well known that drifting and sliding is rarely the fastest way to negotiate a circuit, but at Goodwood you’re rewarded for being memorable. If Grant […]

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This V8-Powered Aston Martin Cygnet Is A True Miracle Of Human Creation

Aston Martin stuffed a V8 engine into its cute little Cygnet city car as a one-off commission project for a person who has a better imagination and bigger wallet than any of us, and it’s like a wasp in car form—miniature in size but terrifying enough to send full-grown adults running in the opposite direction.Read […]

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Autonomous Race Car Does Goodwood Hillclimb Just Fine, Proving That Mustangs Will Be Mustangs 

The car from Roborace, an upcoming autonomous, electric series, successfully ran the Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb without ramming nearby objects. The same cannot be said for the autonomous 1965 Ford Mustang that attempted Goodwood, perhaps scientifically proving that Mustangs will be Mustangs. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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That Self-Driving 1965 Ford Mustang Self-Drove Into A Wall

Siemens worked out a way for autonomous car to suck even more fun out of driving by developing a self-driving system that could be fitted to classic cars, like the 1965 Ford Mustang it ran at the Goodwood Hillclimb today. It’s too bad for them that the system sucked.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Toyota Supra Makes ‘World Debut’ Yet Toyota Still Won’t Show Us The Car

The new Toyota Supra made its “world debut” on Thursday at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, once again reminding us that we still don’t know a lot about the car and that Toyota likes it that way. We haven’t even seen it, really.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Aston Martin V8 Cygnet Is Your Dream 430 HP City Car

You may not remember the rumors that Aston Martin was going to shove a V12 into its infamous Cygnet city car, but you’re never going to forget that they went ahead and shoved a naturally-aspirated V8 in there instead despite the car being dead for over five years. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Roborace’s Robocar Will Attempt The First Fully Autonomous Hillclimb At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed

The dog bone-looking thing you see above is the self-driving race car from Roborace, the world’s first driverless racing series. It is bringing the Robocar to the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed to attempt the first-ever fully autonomous hillclimb. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Japan’s Answer To The Goodwood Festival Of Speed Is Totally Awesome

If there’s one event you should experience in Japan, it’s the Richard Mille Suzuka Sound of Engine. Now in its third year, the Sound of Engine is possibly the closest thing Japan has to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Except rather than watching cars go up a hill they go around one of Japan’s most […]

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