Goodwood and Rolex continue successful partnership for the Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival | Press Article 17/04/24

Goodwood has secured a new long-term partnership with prestigious Swiss watchmaker, Rolex, to continue as the Official Timepiece and Drivers’ Club Partner for Goodwood Revival, which this year runs from 8 -10 September.

The long-standing relationship, sees Rolex clocks prominently positioned across the Goodwood Motor Circuit site during the Goodwood Revival, including the Main Clock Tower at the Start/Finish line. As well as retaining the prestigious role as Official Timepiece of the Goodwood Revival, Rolex will also remain the partner of the on-event Drivers’ Club, an exclusive space for the drivers, riders who take to the historic Motor Circuit across the weekend.

The Duke of Richmond said: “Rolex is a highly valued partner of Goodwood, and we are delighted to be continuing a very successful relationship. Their precision timepieces are renowned the world over for their quality and prestige and match the values of Goodwood and the ethos of Revival.”

This year’s Goodwood Revival marks its 25th anniversary and promises to be an exciting three days with 150,000 visitors expected. The event will celebrate the life and achievements of racing icon Carroll Shelby, who would have been 100 in January. The legendary American driver, car manufacturer and entrepreneur will be honoured with one of Goodwood’s signature tributes, comprising cars that were not only raced, but also designed and developed by the 1959 Le Mans winner. The Revival will also celebrate Lotus’ 75th anniversary and welcome a fleet of up to 75 cars from the iconic car manufacturers’ heritage, including a special on-track celebration.

The popular Revive and Thrive Village is set to return with a number of new headline appearances including renowned restorer, TV presenter and author Dominic Chinea, TV presenter and sustainable interior designer Micaela Sharp and author and founder of The Bargello Edit Nerrisa Pratt. 

The Revive and Thrive Village will embrace the strikingly relevant ethos from which it takes its name with heritage skill-focused demonstrations and pop-ups, and by amplifying the voices of those with a passion for sustainable heritage crafts. Within this creative hub, a schedule of live workshops and demonstrations with a line-up of experts from around the UK will champion the revival of beautiful old possessions.

The 2022 Goodwood Revival attracted an impressive array of motor racing talent, with 15 F1 drivers including Rolex Testimonees Sir Jackie Stewart, Jenson Button and Tom Kristensen, who holds the record for the most wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race with nine victories.


Notes to Editors: 

Goodwood Revival, Friday 8 - Sunday 10 September. 

About the Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival is an immersive celebration of vintage lifestyle, championing exceptional craftsmanship and the enduringly fabulous stories told by second-hand treasures. ‘Revive & Thrive’ is the thoroughly modern message woven through the Revival landscape; a clever stitch with which the old is made new again, it runs through every carefully restored classic car, each beautifully preserved piece of clothing as it is passed from one generation to the next.

It is, proudly, the world’s biggest and most glamorous second-hand event.


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