FOS 2016 – Drivers And Riders

09th June 2016
Ben Miles

Want to know which stars of two and four wheels you can expect to see at the 2016 Festival of Speed? Then look no further than the list below! Who are you most looking forward to seeing?


Riders and Drivers for 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

*List is provisional and subject to change

First Name Surname Who They Are What They're Driving
Giacomo Agostini 15-time Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion Riding an MV Agusta
Bruce Anstey 11-time TT winner, first rider to lap the Mountain Course at 132mph Riding the Padgetts Racing 2016 Senior TT bike
Rene  Arnoux Former F1 driver, 7 GP victories with Renault and Ferrari Driving a classic Renault up the Hill
Roland Asch 1970 Le Mans winner and works BRM, Cooper and Lotus F1 driver Driving a Mercedes up the hill
Richard Attwood Le Mans winner and Former Formula 1 driver Driving a Porsche 917/30 Can-Am car
Derek Bell Five-time Le Mans winner, F1 driver and endurance racing legend Driving the 1972 Mirage GR7 of James Hunt and the new Bentley Bentayga
Gerhard Berger Formula 1 Veteran with 10 grand prix victories Will be here with his 2008 Toro Rosso
Ed  Berrier Second-generation NASCAR Driver Driving a 2016 Chevrolet SS NASCAR
Frank Biela Five-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner, four-time Sebring 12 hours winner, 1996 BTCC champion Driving a 1990 Audi V8 Quattro DTM
Ken Block Gymkhana legend, creator of DC Shoes and international rally star Driving his 2015 Ford Fiesta RX43 (Gymkhana 8 car)
David Brabham Son of the late Sir Jack Brabham, 2009 Le Mans winner and ex-F1 driver  Driving the 2013 Bentley Continental GT3
Kenny Brack 1998 Indy Racing League (IndyCar) champion and 1999 Indy 500 winner Driving Lanzante's 2015 McLaren P1 LM
Ross Brawn Formula 1 Team Principal, director and engineer for three championship-winning teams (Benetton, Ferrari and Brawn) Will be here with his 2009 championship winning Brawn
Russell Brookes Two-time British Rally champion in 1977 and 1985, 3-consecutive RAC Rally podiums (1977-79) Will be driving a Sunbeam Lotus on the Forest Rally Stage
Martin Brundle 1990 Le Mans winner, Formula 1 driver and commentator  Driving the 2009 World Championship-winning Brawn BGP001
Buttsy Butler Professional Drifter for Monster Energy Drifting his unique Sauber F1 car and his Toyota Soarer
Vicki Butler-Henderson Former Top Gear and current Fifth Gear presenter Driving the Arash AF10 in the Supercar Run
Jenson Button 2009 F1 World Champion and current McLaren F1 star Driving the brand new Honda NSX
Ricky Carmichael Nicknamed "Greatest Of All Time" (GOAT) and the most decorated Motocross and Supercross rider ever Riding a Suzuki motocross bike up the hill
Alan Cathcart Veteran road racer and award winning motorcycle journalist Riding a Bianchi GP from the Sammy Miller Collection
Johnny  Cecotto 1975 350cc Champion, 1978 Motorcycling Formula 750 Champion, 2nd in 1982 Euro F2, front runner in early 90s DTM Driving 1993 BMW M3 DTM car
Karun Chandhok Former Formula 1 driver for Lotus and Hispania Racing, as well as Red Bull Test driver, currently competing in Formula E Driving a Williams FW17
Richard Childress former NASCAR driver and current team owner of Richard Childress Racing Driving his team's 2016 Chevrolet SS #3 NASCAR of Austin Dillon
Olly Clark UK Time Attack champion 2008  Driving Gobstopper II
Robert Collard BTCC race winner, long-serving driver with West Surrey Racing  
Ben Collins Best known as The Stig from BBC's Top Gear TV show, Ben's race pedigree included Formula 3 and Le Mans. Driving a Ford F-150 Raptor – tough off-roader in a race livery
Mike Conway Current FIA WEC Driver and FIA Formula E driver, Formula Renault UK Champion ('04) and British F3 Champion ('06) Driving Toyota's GT86 on the hill and the Rally stage
Josh Cook Current BTCC driver, 2015 Jack Sears Trophy winner Competing in the BTCC Shootout with Triple Eight Racing
Troy Corser Two-time world superbike champion and veteran road racer Riding a BMW Kaczor R50S
Maria Costello First woman to stand on the podium in an Isle of Man motorcycling event (2005 Manx Grand Prix). Made an MBE in 2009 Riding a BMW Kaczor R50S
Helmut Daehne Former endurance motorcycle racer, holder of the last "official" motorcycle record around the Nordschleife Riding a BMW R90S 1976
Robert Dahlgren Longest serving Volvo works driver across a number of series including STCC, WTCC, V8 Supercars Driving the Volvo V60 Polestar in First Glance
Yannick  Dalmas Four-time Le Mans winner and former F1 driver with Larrousse  Driving the BMW V12 LMP
Jean-Phillipe Dayraut Six-Time Andros Trophy Ice Racing Champion (2009-2015), 3rd at 2013 Pikes Peak Hillclimb, 2001 French Supertouring Champion Taking his Mitjet Mini Pikes Peak up the hill
James Deane 2011, 2014 and 2015 Drift Allstars European Champion,  Drifting his Nissan 200XS
Giniel de Villiers 2009 Paris Dakar Rally champion Driving the Toyota Hilux on the Rally Stage
Nyck de Vries GP3 driver, FRenault 2.0 Eurocup/Alps champion in 2014, 3rd in FRenault 3.5 in 2015 Driving the 1984 McLaren MP4/2 up the Hill
Liam Doran Son of Pat and WRX star Driving his Citroen DS3 RX up the hill
Pat Doran Four-time British Rallycross Champion, European Rallycross round winner Driving the Ford RS200 Pikes Peak up the hill
Peter Dumbreck Former DTM and Le Mans driver. Driving the Aston Martin Vulcan on Friday
Colin Edwards Two-time world superbike champion and MotoGP rider Riding the Barry Sheene's Yamaha OW48R YZR500
Emerson Fittipaldi Two-time Formula 1 World Champion, two-time indy 500 winner and CART champion Will be driving a Penske PC22 on the hill
Kelvin Fletcher BTCC driver with Power Maxed Racing, best known as Andy Sugden in Emmerdale Competing in the BTCC Shootout with Power Maxed Racing
Troy Flis Spirit of Daytona Racing owner Driving the Spirit of Daytona DP
Carl  Fogarty Four-time world superbike champion, the most successful world superbike racer of all time Riding Triumphs up the Hill
Marino Franchitti Sportscar driver, winner of 2014 12 Hours of Sebring Driving a 2016 Ford GTLM up the hill
Patrick Friesacher Festival favourite and former Minardi F1 driver Driving the Red Bull NASCAR he made a scene with in 2015
Howden  Ganley Former F1 and Can-Am driver, and Le Mans podium finisher Will be driving on the hill
Pierre Gasly GP2 driver and Reserve driver for Red Bull Racing. 2014 FRenault 3.5 runner up Driving the RB8
Marc Gené 2009 24LM winner, Former Minardi and Williams F1 driver and Ferrari test driver Driving the Ferrari F10
Fabrizio Giovanardi European touring car legend with BTCC, ETCC and European Super Touring championship titles Will be driving on the hill
Bill Goldberg Former top Professional Wrestler and NFL player and now actor Driving a NASCAR Toyota Tundra Truck
Chris Goodwin McLaren chief test driver and Revival hero Driving two McLarens in the Supercar run and a McLaren Can-Am car
Marc Goossens Le Mans Veteran, FIA GT and F3000 driver Driving a 2012 Coyote Corvette
Stuart Graham The only post-war winner of TT races on two and four wheels Riding a pair of classic Honda motorcycles
Vaughn Gittin Jr Professional drifter in Formula D Drifting Monster Energy Ford Mustang up the hill
Mattie Griffin World-renowned stunt rider Riding his Honda F800R
Sylvain Guintoli 2014 World Superbike Champion Riding his WSBK Yamaha YZF-R1 (if fit)
Lewis Hamilton Three-tim Formula 1 World Champion Driving the Mercedes W05 Hybrid
Nicky Hayden 2006 MotoGP champion and current Superbike World Championship Riding a Honda RC213V
Mark Higgins Three-time British Rally Champion ('97, '05, '06) Driving his Isle of Man record-holding Subaru Impreza
James Hillier Isle of Man TT winner 2013, current lightweight TT lap record holder Riding his TT Kawasaki ZX-10R
Lee Holman Legendary American owner of NASCAR, drag-racing, rally and sportscar team Holman-Moody Racing Driving a 1963 NASCAR Ford Galaxie
Sir Chris Hoy Britain's most successful Olympian ever, with 6 cycling gold medals, 2015 ELMS LMP3 Champion, now Nissan LMP2 driver Driving the Ligier-Nissan JSP2 LMP2 car
Nico Hulkenburg Current Formula 1 driver with Force India, 2015 Le Mans winner in Porsche 919 Hybrid Driving a Sunbeam Land Speed Record car on the hill
Freddie Hunt James Hunt's son and current Euro NASCAR racer Will be here to celebrate 40 years since his father's F1 World Championship
Tom Hunt James Hunt's son Will be here to celebrate 40 years since his father's F1 World Championship
Jean-Pierre Jabouille Two-time Grand Prix winner with Renault Driving a 1977 Renault F1 car
Tony Jardine Former F1 pundit and pit reporter Forest Rally Stage commentator
Andrew Jordan 2013 BTCC champion, Junior British Rallycross Champion Driving his BTCC Ford Focus and an Audi S1 EKS RX
Jordan King Current GP2 driver and Formula 1 development driver with Manor Racing. Driving a Vuhl 05 in the Supercar run
Ian King Nine-time European Top Fuel drag bike champion Riding his drag bike up the hill
Bobby Labonte Current NASCAR Driver and '00 Winston Cup Series Winner, '01 IROC champion Driving a 1972 NASCAR Dodge Charger
Jari-Matti Latvala Most successful rally driver to not win a championship, current VW works driver Driving his VW Polo R WRC on hill and rally stage
Ellen Lohr DTM race winner and current Dakar rally driver Driving a racing Mercedes Truck up the hill
Andre Lotterer 2012 World Endurance Champion, three-time Le Mans winner, two-time Super GT champion, 2011 Formula Nippon champion Driving up the hill
Alex Lowes Current WSBK rider, 2013 BSB champion Riding his current WSBK bike
Klaus Ludwig Master of touring cars and sportscars with championships in DRM, Le Mans, DTM and FIA GT Driving a Mercedes DTM car on the hill
James Martin TV chef, Mini enthusiast and Revival racer Riding an Energica bike on the hill and a Mini on the Rally Stage
Nick  Mason Pink Floyd drummer and legendary classic car fanatic Driving an Auto Union Type C
Jochen Mass '70s Formula 1 legend and sports car Champion Driving an RS2600 up the hill
John McGuinness 23-time Isle of Man TT winner, second most successful TT rider ever, has a corner named after him on the course Riding the Mugen Shinden electric TT bike
Arturo Merzario Former F1 driver, finished 2nd at Le Mans in 1973 in a Ferrari 312B Driving up the hill
Sammy Miller Two-time European Trials Champion and motorcycle museum owner Riding two bikes from his collection – Crescent GP and Norton Lowboy
Andy Middlehurst '90s BTCC privateer, finished 9th overall in 1991, multiple Revival winner Driving a Lotus 43 on the hill
Adam Morgan BTCC race winner with WIX Racing Driving his BTCC Mercedes A-Class in the BTCC Shootout
Sir Stirling Moss Arguably Britain's greatest racing driver with 16 F1 wins and 12 in World Sportscars  
Matt Neal Three-time BTCC Champion ('05, '06 and '11) Driving his Honda Civic Type-R in the BTCC Shootout
Michael Neeves MCN road tester Riding a BMW S1000RR
Adrian Newey Legendary F1 engineer, designed 10 championship cars with winning Williams, McLaren and Red Bull cars Driving 2008 Toro Rosso that took Vettel to his first GP victory
Jolyon Palmer Renault F1 driver, 2014 GP2 champion Driving the Renault Sport E20 up the hill
Riccardo  Patrese Former F1 driver, 6 wins and finished 2nd overall in 1992 Driving the Brabham BT52 in the BMW Centenary display
Charles Pic Former Marussia and Caterham F1 driver, also competed in Formula E, finishing 4th in first ever FE race Driving the Formula E car up the hill
Emanuele Pirro Five-time Le Mans winner with Audi, two times ALMS champion also with Audi Driving a Porsche 908/3 on the hill
Jason Plato Two-time BTCC champion. Most wins in BTCC history Driving his Team BMR Subaru Levorg in the BTCC Shootout
Andy Priaulx Current WEC driver with Ford, European Touring Car Champion, three times WTCC champiopn Driving up the hill
Scott Pruett Former CART, NASCAR, V8 Supercars, and Le Mans racer, winner of the 2014  Driving the Lexus RC-F GT3 up the hill
Jean Ragnotti WRC winner of three rallies Driving the Renault 5 Maxi Turbo up the hill in Ultimate Rally Cars
Roberto Ravaglia Touring car legend – 1987 WTCC, 85/86 ETCC, 89 DTM, 90/91/92 Italian Touring car Champion, 2 Spa 24hr wins, 2 N24 wins. ROAL Motorsport boss Driving a 2012 DTM BMW
Phil  Read Legendary Grand Prix motorcycle racer goes by the name of 'the Prince of Speed' Riding a Suzuki XR35 RG500
Brian Redman Legend of sportscar racing winning the Targa Florio, 12 Hours of Sebring (twice) and the Spa-Francorchamps 1,000km Driving a Porsche 917 Can-Am car
Anthony Reid Veteran of sports and touring car racing, finished 2nd in BTCC in 1998 and 2000  
Nico Rosberg Current Mercedes-AMG F1 driver Driving the Mercedes W05 Hybrid
Vern Schuppan 1983 Le Mans winner, finished on the podium a further three times.  
Bruno Senna Former F1 driver with Hispania, Lotus and Williams, current Formula E driver with Mahindra Driving the McLaren P1 GTR up the hill in the Supercar Run
Gordon Shedden Two-time and current BTCC champion Driving his Honda Civic Type-R in the BTCC Shootout
Freddie Sheene Barry Sheene's son Riding one of his father's GP bikes and BTCC Toyota Supra
Mike Skinner 1995 NASCAR Truck Series Champion Driving one of his Toyota Tundra NASCAR trucks
Steve Soper Major touring and sportscar driver winning 24 hours of Nürburgring and Spa, BTCC Legend Driving a 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail
Freddie Spencer 'Fast Freddie' won both 250cc and 500cc GP Championships in 1985  
Sir Jackie Stewart Three-time F1 World Champion - 1969, 1971 and 1973 Driving a Lotus 43 and Lola T70 Spyder on the hill
Marc Surer Former F1 driver with Ensign, ATS, Theodore, Arrows and Brabham. Won the 1979 F2 championship  
John  Surtees The only person to win Motorcycle and Formula 1 World Championships Driving a Lola T70 Spyder
Ashley Sutton Current BTCC Driver, 2015 Renault Clio Cup UK winner Driving the Triple Eight Racing MG6 in the BTCC Shootout
Tom Sykes 2013 World Superbike champion. Current rider with Kawasaki Riding a Kawasaki ZX10R in race livery
Dave Thorpe Three-time world motorcross champion  
Sam Tordoff Current BTCC Driver and former Porsche Supercup and Carrera Cup GB driver. Driving the WSR BMW 125i M-Sport in the BTCC Shootout
Darren Turner Current FIA WEC driver, two-time winner of Le Mans (GT1 Class - 2007 and 2008), former BTCC, Formula 1 test and DTM driver Driving the Aston Martin Vulcan on Saturday and Sunday
Oliver Webb 2010 British Formula 3 champion, 2014 ELMS Champion, WEC driver Driving a BAC Mono in Race Cars for the Road
Mad Mike Whiddett Red Bull backed drifing legend Drifting his Mazda RX7 up the hill
Susie Wolff Ex-Williams Test driver, DTM, formula 3 and Formula renault driver Driving a Mercedes 300 SLS on the hill
Toto Wolff Executive director of Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 team Will be here with the Mercedes F1 Team
Franz Wurz Three-time Euro Rallycross champion ('74, '76 and '82) Driving his 1976 championship winning Lancia Stratos up the hill
Alex Wurz F1 from 97-07, two-time Le Mans winner Driving his father's 1976 championship winning Lancia Stratos up the hill
Alex Zanardi Former F1 driver, double Indycar champion and now Paralympic cycling champion Driving a BMW Z4 GT3
Jeff Zwart Multiple Pikes Peak winner, also known for commercial campaigns with Porsche, BMW, Cadillac, GM, Hyundai and Ford  
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