Accelerating into the year: The Goodwood Road Racing Club’s 2023 programme of events

Motorsport | Press Article 17/04/24

The Goodwood Road Racing Club (GRRC), the membership club behind the world class Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival and Members’ Meeting, has released details of its 2023 events calendar.

Celebrating its silver jubilee in 2023, the Club is delighted to be hosting an action-packed schedule of events, from an exclusive Breakfast Club and track days, to unmissable driving tours.

Existing members can secure spaces at those events on sale now, with some already sold out and several on sale later this year. Those keen to get access to a selection of events can do so as a Fellow for £79 annually, with other benefits including ticket discounts and the use of  pit-stop enclosures at the Festival of Speed and Revival.

Calendar highlights include:

AutoSOLOs – Sunday 5 March and Sunday 15 October – GRRC Members

A great way for racing fanatics to compete on the Goodwood track without the hassle of owning a purpose-built racing car! The experience is all about having fun, competing against others and being crowned a class winner. The AutoSOLOs take place on two separate dates - one in the spring and one in the autumn. Click here for more information. 

Spring Sprint – Sunday 18 March – GRRC Members

A firm favourite amongst our Members, the Spring Sprint sees drivers compete on the Goodwood track alongside a mix of motor vehicles with other like-minded members. Click here for more information. 

GRRC Breakfast Club – Sunday 25 June - GRRC Members and Fellows

One for the early birds! The exclusive Breakfast Club will return to the events calendar in June 2023 and will continue to be a space to share much-loved vehicles with fellow members all alongside a hearty breakfast. Registration will open in Spring. 

Summer Ball – Thursday 13 July – GRRC Members and Fellows

It’s the summer party of the year as Goodwood House welcomes GRRC members for an evening of fine wine, delicious food, great company, stunning fireworks and live music all in the company of His Grace The Duke of Richmond. Held on Thursday 13 July, it’s a spectacular way to mark the first day of the 30th Festival of Speed. Click here for more information. 

Regional Drives – various dates – exclusive Membership and Fellowship drives

The Regional Drives enable our members to enjoy some of the most picturesque routes in the UK from behind the wheel. After taking the scenic route, the drives are followed by the Regional Social evenings. Click here for more information.

11th March – Cotswolds – Members only – SOLD OUT

25th March – Goodwood and West Sussex – Members only – SOLD OUT

26th March – Goodwood and West Sussex – Fellows only

29th April – West Country – Members only – SOLD OUT

20th May – Wales – Members only

24th June – Goodwood and West Sussex – Members only – SOLD OUT

29th July – North Pennines – Members only

30th July – North Pennines – Fellows only

16th September – Suffolk – Members only

Track Days – various dates – GRRC Members  

Held at one of the world’s most historic racing circuits, enjoy a high-octane, fun-fuelled day of driving your own car around the Goodwood track. Click here for more information and confirmed dates. 

Driving Tours (further afield!) – various dates – GRRC Members

A GRRC Driving Tour sees Members take in amazing sights, visit incredible places, and conquer extraordinary routes. 2023 tours include: Sicily, the Isle of Man, Ireland and an Alpine adventure. Click here for more information and confirmed dates. 

19th -23rd April – Sicily – Spaces limited

21st-26th May – Ireland – SOLD OUT

17th -26th September – Alps – SOLD OUT

29th September -2nd October – Isle of Mann – Spaces limited

Other events coming in 2023 include the Members’ Meeting and Goodwood Revival Testing Days, social meets at the Kennels members’ club, Christmas Balls, online Q&As with racing and industry legends, factory tours and much more still to be announced.


Notes to Editors:

Full 2023 events calendar available here.

Many of the GRRC’s 2023 events are available to book online now. Booking for the Breakfast Club, Open Day and the full programme of factory tours will open closer to each event.

With a host of new benefits introduced for the 2023 motorsport season, Members and Fellows can take advantage of an exclusive 10% discount on Festival of Speed and Revival tickets in addition to the early bird ticket windows. Joining the GRRC Fellowship is the only way to become a full GRRC Member.

Journalists wishing to feature any of our events, including our Regional Drives, Breakfast Club, Track Days and AutoSOLOs, should contact the Motorsport Press Team for availability.



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About the Goodwood Road Racing Club

The Goodwood Road Racing Club (GRRC) is the community of motorsport enthusiasts at the core of Goodwood’s iconic events and motoring legacy. The club is a growing community of all ages who share The Duke of Richmond’s passion for motorsport.

With a host of new benefits recently introduced for the 2023 motorsport season, entry fellowship status is open to all at just £79 per year. Joining the GRRC Fellowship is the only way to become a full GRRC Member.