This coming weekend stars of Formula One, past and present, will be in action at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, June 25-27th. One of the most anticipated events will be on Saturday, when 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve will drive the ...
This coming weekend stars of Formula One, past and present, will be in action at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, June 25-27th.
One of the most anticipated events will be on Saturday, when 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve will drive the Ferrari 312 T3 in which his father Gilles claimed his first F1 win, the 1978 Canadian Grand Prix.
Other well known F1 names on the schedule are Toyota's Olivier Panis and test driver Ricardo Zonta, behind the wheel of the 2003 TF103 F1 car over the weekend.
Justin Wilson, formerly of Jaguar and Minardi, will drive a 1997 Ford Mustang Trans Am, and Renault will be represented by test driver Franck Montagny in the F1 car, as well as a 1902 Renault Type K Paris-Vienna road racer.
McLaren's test team of Alex Wurz and Pedro de la Rosa will be present and technical director Adrian Newey is ready to show off a Ford GT40 from his own personal collection. Darren Turner takes to the wheel of last year's MP4-17D F1 race car.
Bar's Takuma Sato and Jenson Button, as well as test driver Anthony Davidson are all scheduled to make an appearance, the race drivers in the F1 car and Davidson driving Ayrton Senna's first world championship-winning car, the 1988 McLaren-Honda MP4/4.
Ferrari test driver Luca Badoer will display the F2002 championship winning F1 car, and Williams tester Antonio Pizzonia will put last year's FW25 through its paces.
Drivers also expected at the Goodwood weekend include Damon Hill, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Jack Brabham, Rene Arnoux and John Surtees, amongst others, as well as stars from rallying, motorcycles, and many other areas of motor sport.