The 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed is Coming.

Festival of Speed | Press Article 17/04/24

There are whispers in the corridors of Goodwood House. Will this year be the year that Nick Heidfeld’s record-breaking hill run of 41.6 seconds is finally broken?

The 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed is coming and the team are gearing up to go full throttle.

The official digital launch of the 24th Festival of Speed will take place on Tuesday 12 April at  The launch will include news about the cars and drivers coming to celebrate our 2016 theme ‘Full Throttle – The Endless Pursuit of Power’, a celebration of the most powerful competition cars and motorcycles from the history of motor sport, and the heroic drivers and riders who tamed them.

We will reveal more about Gerry Judah’s newest masterpiece Central Feature, soon to emerge glistening in the sunshine on the turning circle, alongside more on our James Hunt 40th anniversary Formula 1 World Championship tribute and news about Thursday’s Moving Motor Show.

The Festival of Speed will take place from 23-26 June 2016.

Tickets and hospitality packages for both events are on sale with Saturday and Weekend tickets already in limited numbers. More information is available via or via phone 01243 755055.



Staged every summer since 1993, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is the world’s largest automotive garden party; set against the spectacular backdrop of Goodwood House in West Sussex, UK. Over 600 cars and motorcycles spanning the phenomenal history of motoring and motor sport take part with some of the most legendary figures from the sport as well as international celebrities regularly attending. Highlights of the 2015 event, which took place on June 25-28, included the Moving Motor Show presented by the AA in association with The Telegraph, Forest Rally Stage, Michelin Supercar Paddock, Michelin Supercar Run, F1 paddock presented by Sky Sports F1, Drivers’ Club presented by TAG Heuer, GAS Arena powered by TomTom Bandit, Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d’Elegance, Aviation Exhibition and Bonhams Auction.

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