Where it all began
The Goodwood Hillclimb is now a key and much-loved part of the international motoring and motorsport world, but who could have guessed that this stretch of driveway on the March family's would become so iconic?
Since opening its gates on Sunday 20th June 1993 for the very first Festival of Speed, Charles March has established this 1.16-mile course as the platform to show off all things automotive.
It takes its roots from a Hillclimb event organised by the ninth Duke of Richmond, Freddie March, in 1936 for the Lancia Car Club. Its ongoing success, however, stems largely from the eleventh Duke of Richmond's own enthusiasm for cars and that of early supporters…