After the Goodwood Motor Circuit closed to frontline racing use in the summer of 1966, it continued to be an extremely popular testing venue. It’s quite interesting now to look back upon some of the leading team’s old test records to recall what went on there.
Doug Nye: When racers were honed at Goodwood
Doug Nye began writing about racing cars at ‘Motor Racing’ magazine in 1963-64. Today he is a multiple award-winning motor sports journalist and author of over 50 years’ experience, with some 70 books to his name. He is Goodwood Motorsport’s founding Historian and consultant and fulfils similar roles for Bonhams Auctioneers and the Collier Collection/Revs Institute in Naples, FL, USA. He is a member of the National Motor Museum Advisory Council at Beaulieu, Hants, and is a regular columnist for ‘Motor Sport’ magazine, while contributing to many other specialist periodicals worldwide.