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The 700 Horsepower Brabham BT62 Made Me Laugh Like a Child

Brabham’s return to the track is, categorically, A Good Thing. It returns a legendary marque to where it belongs, and it means there’s another uncompromisingly rapid car in the world. The BT62, Brabham’s 700 horsepower track-only megacar, will set you back $morethanyoucanafford and is basically a racing car. But…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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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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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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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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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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The Goodwood Revival Is An Extraordinary Step Back Into The Greatest Eras Of Cars

The Goodwood Revival, counterpart to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, is all about vintage cars, as its name describes. Held over the course of three days at the Goodwood Circuit instead of on Charles Gordon-Lennox, the 11th Duke of Richmond’s driveway, the Revival brings the iconic race cars of the 1920s through the…Read more… Continue […]

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