Vintage racing: Goodwood looks back, but also to the future

The Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrates its 25th year with a theme of “Perks of Performance – Motorsports game-changers” on June 29-July 2 in England. Since it first ran in 1993, the event allows enthusiasts to get up close and personal with motorsports legends, favorite cars, and also catch a glimpse of new cars.

This year, the event celebrates race cars, rally cars, and bikes that were so good they forced a rule change, or at least a slight tweak in regulations.

2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed F1 car | Goodwood photo

Among the featured vehicles will be thousand-horsepower turbocharged Grand Prix cars from the 1980s, Can-Am racers, European racers from the 1930s, and Group B rally cars.

Additionally, the reigning F1 champion, Nico Roseberg, will take the 2014 Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport W05 Hybrid up Goodwood’s demanding 1.16-mile hill climb circuit. Also challenging the hill will be the

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