05/07/18

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018 Who’s driving what for the Silver Jubilee?

Festival of Speed - Press Article

Goodwood is thrilled to announce the incredible list of drivers and riders who will be tearing up the hallowed Goodwood Hillclimb at this year’s Silver Jubilee Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard, and here presents the mighty machinery they’ll be driving and riding too:

 

Giacomo

Agostini

15-time Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion

MV Agusta  

Jack

Aitken

Formula 2 racer

Renault Sport E20

Rene

Arnoux

Formula 1 race winner

Renault RS01

Richard

Attwood

1970 Le Mans 24hr winner, finished 2nd at 1968 Monaco Grand Prix

Porsche 804

Rob

Austin

BTCC race winner

HMS Racing Alfa Romeo Giulietta in the BTCC Shootout

Brad

Baker

American Flat Track rider, 2013 AMA Grand National Champion

Indian FTR750

Jurgen

Barth

1977 Le Mans 24hr winner

For Porsche

Silvain

Barrier

British Superbike rider

BMW S1000R

Derek

Bell

Five-time Le Mans 24hr winner

Porsche 917K, Porsche 962 and McLaren M10B

Justin

Bell

Le Mans class winner and American TV presenter, son of Derek

For McLaren in Michelin Supercar Run

Steve

Biagioni

Professional Drifter, 2009 British Champion

Nissan GT-R Drift car

Ben & Tom

Birchall

2017 Sidecar World Champions and Isle of Man TT lap record holders

LCR sidecar outfit

Stevie

Bonsey

American Flat Track rider

Ducati 821

Valtteri

Bottas

Current Mercedes F1 driver, 3-time Grand Prix winner

Mercedes-Benz F1 W07 Hybrid

David

Brabham

2009 Le Mans 24hr winner, ALMS champion and former F1 driver

Brabham BT62, Jaguar E2A

Kenny

Brack

1998 IndyCar Series winner and 1999 Indy 500 winner

For McLaren Automotive

Josh

Brookes

2015 British Superbike Champion and former World Superbike rider

Yamaha YZF-R1 WSBK

Martin

Brundle

1990 Le Mans winner, Formula 1 driver and commentator

Cooper T43, Eagle-Weslake T1G

Jenson

Button

2009 Formula 1 World Champion

Honda RA301

James

Calado

FIA WEC driver, 2017 GT World Endurance Champion

Ferrari FXXK

Adam

Carolla

American comedian, radio host, TV personality and podcaster

Porsche 935

Jeffrey

Carver

American Flat Track rider

Harley-Davidson XR750

Karun

Chandhok

Former Formula 1 driver for Lotus and Hispania Racing, C4 F1 presenter

Williams FW26

John

Cleland

Two-time BTCC champion

Commentating on BTCC shootout and driving BTCC cars across weekend

Rob

Collard

BTCC race winner

BMWs in the Supercar Run

Troy

Corser

Two-time World Superbike champion

BMW S1000R

Maria

Costello

First woman to stand on the podium at an Isle of Man motorcycling event - 2005 Manx GP

LCR F2 sidecar outfit

Conor

Cummins

Finished on the podium at no fewer than 4 Isle of Man TT races

Padgetts Honda

Gil

de Ferran

2000 & 2001 Champ Car champion, winner of 2003 Indy 500

McLaren M23 and F1 GTR

James

Deane

Five-time European Drift Champion

Mazda RX-7 Drift car

Peter

Dumbreck

Former Sportscar and DTM driver

NIO EP9 electric supercar

Danny

Eslick

American Flat Track rider

Harley-Davidson XR750

Kevin

Estre

Porsche WEC driver, winner of Le Mans GTE Pro in 2018

Porsche 911 RSR

Elfyn

Evans

WRC Rally winner, current M-Sport Driver

M-Sport WRC Ford Fiesta

Gwyndaf

Evans

1996 British Rally Champion

See him in action at the Forest Rally Stage

Emerson

Fittipaldi

2-time Formula 1 world champion, 2-time indy 500 winner and CART championship winner

McLaren M23

John

Fitzpatrick

Three-time Le Mans class-winner with Porsche, winner of 12 Hours of Sebring, 24 Hours of Daytona, Bathurst 1000 and 1966 BSCC Champion

For Porsche, including Porsche 935/78 'Moby Dick'

Carl

Fogarty

Four-time World Superbike Champion

A collection of Triumphs

Chris

Forsberg

Reigning Formula Drift World Champion

Nissan 370Z Drift car

Marino

Franchitti

12 Hours of Sebring winner

Singer Williams

Patrick

Friesacher

Former Formula 1 driver and Festival favourite

Red Bull Toyota Camry, Red Bull Racing RB8

Nirei

Fukuzumi

Formula 2 driver for Arden

Honda RA301

Christian

Geistdörfer

Former WRC co-driver, co-drove for Walter Röhrl and Hannu Mikkola

Driving with Walter Röhrl

Marc

Gene

2009 Le Mans 24hr winner, former F1 driver

Ferrari F60

Vaugh

Gittin Jr

2010 Formula Drift Champion

Ford Mustang RTR Drift

Bill

Goldberg

WWE wrestler and Actor

Toyota Tundra

Stuart

Graham

Only post-war winner of TT races on both two and four wheels

Honda 4RC146

Noriyuki

Haga

Superbike legend

Yamaha R1

Mika

Hakkinen

1998 and 1999 Formula 1 World Champion

For Mercedes

Nicolas

Hamilton

Former BTCC driver and current Clio Cup competitor

Renault Clio Cup car

Dan

Harper

Porsche Carrera Cup GB driver

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

Brendon

Hartley

Two-time World Endurance champion, winner of 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours and current Toro Rosso driver

Porsche 911 GT1-98

Hurley

Haywood

Three-time Le Mans 24hr winner

For Porsche, including the 2.0-057

James

Hillier

Isle of Man TT winner

Kawasaki ZX-10RR

Sir Chris

Hoy

Eleven-time World cycling champion, six-time Olympic champion, 2015 ELMS Champion

Porsche Supercar

Ian

Hutchinson

16-time Isle of Man TT winner

Honda CBR1000R

Tom

Ingram

BTCC race winner

Speedworks Motorsport Toyota Avensis

Neel

Jani

2016 World Endurance Champion and 24 Hours of Le Mans winner.

Porsche 919 Hybrid

Tony

Jardine

Former Formula 1 pundit and pit reporter

Forest Rally Stage commentator

Stefan

Johannson

1997 Le Mans 24hr Winner, former Formula 1 & CART driver

McLaren/Porsche

Gary

Johnson

2-time Isle of Man TT winner

A collection of Triumphs

Andrew

Jordan

2013 BTCC champion

West Surrey Racing BMW 125i M Sport

Dean

Kearney

Professional drifter, 30 Formula D podiums

Dodge Viper Drift car

Jodie

Kidd

Fashion model and TV personality

BMWs in the Supercar Run

Ian

King

Six-time European Top Fuel drag bike champion

Riding his drag bike up the hill

Tom

Kristensen

Nine-time Le Mans Winner, dubbed 'Mr Le Mans'

Audi R8 and Ford Escort Twin Cam

Robert

Kubica

Former Formula 1 and WRC driver

Lancia 037

Bobby

Labonte

2000 NASCAR champion

Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Dougie

Lampkin

Trials Rider, winner of five consecutive World Indoor and seven consecutive World Outdoor Championships

Performing in GAS

Michel

Leclere

Former F1 and Le Mans driver

Alpine-Renault A442B

Alex

Lowes

2013 British Superbike Champion, current World Superbike rider

Yamaha YZF-R1 WSBK

Klaus

Ludwig

Three-time Le Mans 24hr winner and two-time DTM champion

Mercedes-Benz 300SLR, Mercedes-Benz CLK LM, Mercedes-Benz W196

Randy

Mamola

Former Motorcycle Grand Prix race winner

Ducati Panigale

Pierluigi

Martini

1999 Le Mans 24hr winner and former Formula 1 driver

BMW V12 LMR

Jochen

Mass

1989 Le Mans 24hr winner and Former Formula 1 driver

Porsche 962 and for Mercedes Benz Classic

John

McGuinness

23-time Isle of Man TT winner

Norton SG7

Alister

McRae

Former WRC driver, 2011 Asia-Pacific Rally Champion, son of Jimmy and brother of Colin McRae

Subaru Legacy

Jimmy

McRae

Five-time British Rally Champion ('81, '82, '84, '87 and '88), father of Alister and Colin McRae

Subaru Legacy, Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

Jared

Mees

American Flat Track - reigning champion

Indian FTR750

Arturo

Merzario

Former Formula 1 driver

Ferrari 156 'Sharknose'

Rod

Millen

Five-time Pikes Peak International Hillclimb winner

Darracq Grand Prix, Toyota Celica

Sammy

Miller

Two-time European Trials Champion and motorcycle museum owner

Husqvarna 500 V-Twin, BMW Rennsport, Tait Triple

Billy

Monger

Formula 3 driver, lost lower part of both legs in F4 crash in 2017

Carlin F3

Adam

Morgan

BTCC race winner

Ciceley Motorsport A-Class in the BTCC Shootout

Matt

Neal

Three-time British Touring Car Champion

Honda Yuasa Racing Honda Civic Type-R in the BTCC Shootout

Lando

Norris

Formula 2 driver for Carlin, McLaren junior driver

For McLaren

Sebastien

Ogier

Five-time World Rally Champion

M-Sport WRC Ford Fiesta

Jackie

Oliver

1969 Le Mans 24hr winner, former F1 driver

BRM P153

Paul

O'Neill

Former BTCC driver and TV Presenter

BMWs in the Supercar Run

Steve

Parrish

Former Grand Prix Motorcycle racer and Truck racer

Suzuki RGV500

Richard

Petty

Seven-time NASCAR Champion - "The King"

Dodge Charger

Emanuele

Pirro

Five time Le Mans winner with Audi, two times ALMS champion also with Audi

Audi R8 and Chevrolet SS

Andy

Priaulx

Current Ford WEC Driver, winner of three consecutive World Touring Car Championships

Ford GT, Ford Mustang Bullit,

Scott

Pruett

Winner of eleven American Sports Car championships, Le Mans class winner

Lexus RC-F GT3

Dieter

Quester

1973 Le Mans 24hr class winner, FIA GT and European Formula 2 race winner

BMW 3.0 CSL

Gino

Rea

2009 European Superstock 600 Champion, World Supersport race winner

FTR-Honda Moto2

Jonathan

Rea

Three-time World Superbike champion, consecutive titles and BBC Sports Personality of the Year runner-up 2017

Kawasaki

Brian

Redman

Legend of Sportscar racing winning the Targa Florio, 12 hours of Sebring (twice) and the Spa-Francorchamps 1000 km

Lola-Ford T90 'Bowes Seal Fast Special' and for Porsche

Walter

Röhrl

Two-time World Rally Champion and 1981 Le Mans 24hr class winner

Porsche 356A 1500 GS Carrera Coupe, Porsche 911 SC 'Paris-Dakar'

George

Russell

Formula 2 driver for ART, reigning GP3 champion and Mercedes test driver

Mercedes-Benz F1 W07 Hybrid

Johnny

Rutherford

Three-time Indy 500 winner & 1980 Indycar Champion

Chaparral-Cosworth 2K

Manfred

Schurti

Former Porsche Le Mans driver and BMW M1 Procar and Deutsche Rennsport Meisterschaft race winner

Porsche 935/78 'Moby Dick'

Bernd

Schneider

Five-time DTM champion, 1995 ITC champion and 1997 FIA GT champion

Mercedes-Benz 300SLR, Mercedes-Benz CLK LM, Mercedes-Benz W196

Bruno

Senna

FIA WEC driver, former F1 driver, Ayrton's nephew

For McLaren Automotive

Alexander

Sims

IMSA GTLM driver, GP3 race winner

BMW M8 GTE

Mike

Skinner

1995 NASCAR Truck Series Champion

Toyota Tundra

Steve

Soper

24HR Nürburgring, 24 HR Spa and Macau Race Winner

BMW M3

Freddie

Spencer

Fast Freddie' won both 250cc & 500cc GP Championships in 1985

Honda RS500GP

Paul

Stewart

Founder of Stewart Grand Prix with Sir Jackie and former British F3 driver

Tyrrell 003

Mark

Stewart

Film director, son of Sir Jackie

Tyrrell 006

Sir Jackie

Stewart

Three-time Formula 1 World Champion - 1969, 1971 and 1973

Lola-Ford T90 'Bowes Seal Fast Special', Tyrrell 003, Tyrrell 006 and Matra MS80

Hans-Joachim

Stuck

Two-time Le Mans 24hr winner, 1990 DTM winner

Auto Union Type C

Shayna

Texter

American Flat Track rider

Husqvarna FC450

Colin

Turkington

Two-time BTCC champion

BMWs in the Supercar Run

Darren

Turner

2017 Le Mans class winner with Aston Martin, 2016 ELMS champion, 2011 GT1 runner-up, BTCC race winner

Aston Martin GTE

Michael

Van der Mark

2014 World Supersport Champion, three-time Suzuka 8 Hours winner, current Yamaha WSBK rider

Yamaha YZF-R1 WSBK

Stoffel

Vandoorne

McLaren F1 driver, 2015 GP2 champion

McLaren M23

Gijs

van Lennep

Two-time Le Mans 24hr winner

For Porsche

Prince Leopold

von Bayern

Former BMW & Porsche driver, member of the Bavarian Royal Family

BMW M1 Le Mans

Mark

Webber

2015 World Endurance Champion, former F1 driver

For Porsche

Joerg

Weidinger

Two-time European Hill Climb Champion

BMW E36 V8 Judd

Mike

Whiddet

Professional Drifter and Goodwood Fan Favourite

Mazda FD RX-7 'MADBUL'

 

This list is provisional and subject to change.

 

(ENDS)

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