Photograph Report: The Watches And Wheels Of The 2019 Goodwood Pageant Of Velocity

Loading ....

Whereas the Goodwood Revival Assembly celebrates a romantic period of motoring that’s now only a speck within the rear view, the Goodwood Pageant of Velocity is all about pushing the trendy limits of driving. Gents drivers, race groups, even manufacturing facility groups descend upon the Goodwood Property in southern England for a weekend to see who can set the quickest time up the lengthy winding driveway belonging to Lord March, Duke of Richmond. 

This 12 months a 20-year report was damaged by Romain Dumas driving the Volkswagen I.D. R, an electrical car that set the quickest lap on the Nurburgring in an EV only a month earlier than. Dumas put down a time of 39.9 seconds up the hill, over a second quicker than the previous report, held by F1 driver Nick Heidfeld, that was set again in 1999.

The vehicles have been clearly the star of the pageant, however there’s a quiet sideshow happening amongst these with a burning fascination with all issues mechanical. It doesn’t happen on the course, however reasonably on the wrist. Past the vehicles, the pageant serves as an excuse for lovers to strap on their favourite timepiece, reveling within the notion that there’s a tiny mechanical machine beating away on their particular person whereas observing the bigger machines operating at full tilt on the course. 

Ferrari 250 GT SWB

Fiat Abarth 750 GT

World Rally Champion Petter Solberg’s WRX

“The Beast of Turin,” a Fiat S76, includes a 28.Four-liter inline-four cylinder engine.

Porsche 911 RSR

Rally-prepped Ford Escort

Lancia Fulvia HF

950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta

Bugatti Kind 35

1965 Ford GT40 Roadster

The record-setting VW I.D. R

2019 Subaru WRX STi rally automobile pushed by Oliver Solberg


Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.