Goodwood sets 2016 dates for Festival, Revival

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2015 Goodwood Revival Goodwood, England. 11th - 13th September 2015 Paddock atmosphere at sunset. Photo: Drew Gibson
Festival of Speed set for June 23-26, 2016 | Goodwood photos
Festival of Speed set for June 23-26, 2016 | Goodwood photos

Goodwood has announced “provisional” dates for its 2016 Festival of Speed and Revival. The Festival is set for June 23-26 while the Revival is slotted for the September 9-11 weekend. Ticket sales for both open on November 5, 2015.

St. Mary's Trophy race at the Revival, 2015
St. Mary’s Trophy race at the Revival, 2015

The Festival of Speed opens with the Moving Motor Show and features speed runs up Goodwood hill. The Revival claims to be the “world’s largest historic motor racing and vintage culture event, bringing back to life Goodwood Motor Circuit’s glory days (1948-1966).”

Goodwood said it will announce “key highlights” of both events in the coming weeks.

Another major event at the circuit, the Members Meet of the Goodwood Road Racing club, is scheduled for March 19-20, 2016.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.