2019 Goodwood Pageant of Pace: new all-action Area revealed
Opening on Thursday July 4, this yr’s Pageant of Pace will carry the theme “Pace Kings – Motorsport’s Document Breakers.” The 2019 Pageant will rejoice all areas of excellent achievement in racing, taking in every little thing from land-speed report automobiles to the very quickest racetrack monsters. It additionally marks 20 years since Nick Heidfeld claimed the outright hillclimb report on the wheel of the McLaren MP4/13, masking the 1.16-mile course in 41.6 seconds.
• Nurburgring lap report holders
That report stays unbeaten to this present day, regardless of Volkswagen’s valiant effort of 43.eight seconds with its all-electric I.D. Pikes Peak racer in 2018 – although the potential for a brand new report being set in 2019 stays a really actual risk.
Michelin’s Supercar Paddock will return to Goodwood for 2019, however might be relocated from the Cathedral Paddock to the hillclimb start-line. The area made obtainable on the Cathedral might be crammed by the brand new Area, which is able to let followers get nearer than ever to the motion with a spread of drift occasions and stunt reveals.
Goodwood’s recently-added Future Lab will return for 2019. This, along with the First Look Paddock, will exhibit essentially the most modern applied sciences from the worlds of aerospace, robotics and autonomous transport, together with the newest choices from the world’s automotive producers.
The weekend will conclude with a shootout of the competition’s quickest automobiles. After three days of practise the occasion’s supercars, touring automobiles and electrical automobiles, together with a spread of specifically commissioned hillclimb monsters, will battle it out in an try to interrupt Nick Heidfeld’s hillclimb report.
Goodwood Pageant of Pace: earlier themes
Annually, the Goodwood Pageant of Pace adopts a brand new theme. This yr focuses on report breakers, however earlier years have seen a broad vary of issues celebrated. Here is how the previous few years have formed up…
2008 – Hawthorn to Hamilton – Britain’s Love Affair with World Motor Sport
2009 – True Grit – Epic Feats of Endurance
2010 – Viva Veloce! – The Ardour for Pace
2011 – Racing Revolutions – Quantum Leaps that formed Motor Sport
2012 – Younger Weapons – Born to Win
2013 – Better of the First 20 Years of the Pageant of Pace
2014 – Hooked on Profitable – The Unbeatable Champions of Motor Sport
2015 – Flat-out and Fearless – Racing on the Edge
2016 – Full Throttle – The Infinite Pursuit of Energy
2017 – Peaks of Efficiency – Motorsport’s Recreation-Changers
2018 – Pageant of Pace – The Silver Jubilee
2019 – Pace Kings – Motorsport’s Document Breakers
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