The 2017 Festival of Speed will open its door from June 29 to July 2. Ferrari will be playing an important part in this year's festival with the celebration of its 70th birthday.
Ferrari will be playing an important part in this year's festival with the celebration of its 70th birthday
The Italian marque plans to bring along more than 35 significant competition cars made in Maranello, including grand prix and sports cars endurance racers, iconic road cars and the very latest production models. All will run up the Goodwood’s famous 1.8-km hill throughout the event with well-known drivers all over the world.
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Among outstanding Ferrari models coming to Goodwood, there are around 25 iconic single-seater Ferraris charting each of the key post-war Grand Prix eras with 4, 6, 8 and 12-cylinder engines, containing some with superchargers and turbochargers. Some of them include 1948 166, 1952 375 ‘Grant Piston Ring Special’, a 1961 156 ‘Sharknose’, 1965 1512, 1974 312 B3, 1980 312 T5, 1984 126 C4/M2, 1990 641, 1995 412 T2, 2002 F2002, the F2007 along with a couple of the Ferrari-powered Lancia D50s.
A couple of the Ferrari-powered Lancia D50s will join this car event
Additionally, the forthcoming car event will also recognize the presence of Ferrari’s landmark successes in all the great endurance races from the late 1940s such as the 125 S 1947, 166 MM Barchetta 1950, 250 TR58 1958, 250 GTO 1962, 365 GTB/LM 1971, 512 BB/LM 1979, F40 LM and the 458 GT2 1993.
2017 Goodwood will also recognize the presence of Ferrari’s landmark successes in all the great endurance races from the late 1940s
A line-up of current production cars will grace the Michelin Supercar Paddock and go on the hill. Furthermore, we will have chance to admire a dedicated class of Ferrari’s legendary 250 models at Cartier ‘Style et Luxe’ concours d'elegance exhibition next to Goodwood House.
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