A stroll around the Goodwood Revival 2016: pictures and video

Published: 11 September 2016

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We streamed live video footage from the 2016 Goodwood Revival on this page, taking you backstage at Lord March's showcase historic racing event in West Sussex.

Read on for pictures, tweets and snapshots from the pre-'66 racing event held on 9-11 September. Don't expect a race report: we're more after the sights and sounds, the curio snapshots and backstage mood of the 2016 Revival.

Join us on a whistle-stop tour around one of the world's most feted historic motorsport events.


A classic scene from the start-finish straight on Goodwood's twisting 2.4-mile circuit. 

Sam Thomas

Sam Thomas in the 1963 Brabham BT5 came fifth in the popular Madgwick Trophy at the 2016 Goodwood Revival; the race was won by McLaren chief test driver Chris Goodwin in a Lotus-Ford 23B.

Tiff at Goodwood

Local Tiff Needell is a Goodwood stalwart and has competed here since the first Revival in 1998.

It's stopped raining for the last day: we'll be uploading more pics from the action on Sunday. Pop back later for more updates throughout the final day of the 2016 Goodwood Revival.

Another rosso crowd-stopper: a great way to clear the crowds at the Goodwood Revival

Another rosso crowd-stopper: a great way to clear the crowds at the Goodwood Revival.

Kinrara Trophy

Night-time racing comes to Goodwood: the Kinrara Trophy transforms the 2.4-mile circuit in to a flash of period headlamps.

Racing in the wet: commonplace on Saturday

Rain and lots of it: Saturday was epically damp in West Sussex. Made for great slip-sliding around many of the corners, numeous spins and plenty of pirouetting by historic racers that were treated in the spirit their makers intended. It's the best thing about Goodwood for us.

Goodwood Revival 2016

The array of cars performing at Goodwood Revival 2016 is extraordinary. Check out the scale of this period racer - it's like sitting in a (very narrow) bathtub.

Kinrara Trophy at the Goodwood Revival

The Kinrara Trophy at the Goodwood Revival (above), contested at sunset on Friday night. It was won by nine times 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen, who took Joe Macari’s Ferrari 250GT SWB to victory.

The odd modern car slips through - only in the outer reaches of the event, though. That's manufacturer muscle for you; they're always keen to cement the link between the ancien régime on track and their current-day successors.

The paddocks

The paddocks are always one of the highlights of the Revival. Parc fermé is somewhat more surprising than your typical modern-day grand prix.

Mechanics dress up at Revival

Even the mechanics are caught in the time warp.

Check out the 2016 course car at Goodwood; just popped in from the factory vaults next door, the home of Rolls-Royce. 

Aston Martin at the 2016 Goodwood Revival

An Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato wends its way through period-suited show-goers. A classic Goodwood scene. The event focuses on cars that would've raced at the original race circuit, from 1948-1966.

Wherever you turn, there are amazing cars at the Revival. And unlike the Festival of Speed, there's no distraction of modern metal to dilute the effect.

Planes at the Goodwood Revival

The action continues in the air - it's the tenth Freddie March Spirit of Aviation concours d’élégance this weekened, as part of the Revival. Look out for the 1944 Spitfire flown by Tony Gaze and the oldest surviving de Havilland Chipmunk too. They're all a poignant reminder that the Goodwood race track was an important WW2 airbase.

They're celebrating the 1966 England World Cup victory at this year's Revival. Look out for plenty of football themed nostalgia over the weekend!

Ford GT40 at Goodwood

CAR Online editor Lewis Kingston managed to blag a go in a mint GT40 around the Goodwood track in between races. 'Just been round the circuit in this original RHD roadgoing GT40,' he tweeted. 'Outstanding. Surprised by how civilised it was!'

The Goodwood media centre: typewriters, anyone?

Pop into the Goodwood Media Centre for a blast of old-school journalistic skulduggery; this web report was not produced on one of these...

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Ladies in sixties attire line up on the track. 1966 or 2016? You decide...

We'll be adding new pictures, snippets and reaction from the 2016 Goodwood Revival from the top of this page over the weekend. Stay tuned for more!

Photography: CAR staffers, Goodwood, Nick Dungan

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