17/09/2012 Goodwood Revival 2012: The style, the races, the auction results
Elegantly dressed ladies, heroic gentlemen and thundering race machines: this year's Goodwood Revival once again brought the glorious past to life. Classic Driver was there to report live from the world-famous event.
Glorious and Groovy: The 2012 Goodwood Revival
Sunshine, the Silver Arrows and some of the best racing yet: can any other event beat the annual social and sporting highlight that is the Goodwood Revival?...
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Goodwood Revival 2012: 'They've got the look'
Since the very first Revival in 1998, one of the many runaway successes has been the way spectators fully embrace the spirit of the meeting by dressing in period costume... read more >>
£2.8m 1928 Mercedes-Benz tops Bonhams' Revival Sale
The 1928 Mercedes-Benz 36/220 6.8-litre S-Type Four-Seat Open Tourer, in the same family ownership since new, sold for £2,801,500... read more >>
Bonhams 2012 Goodwood Revival Sale News Flash
INCLUDES FULL RESULTS. Pre-War cars headed Bonhams 2012 Revival sale with the 1928 Mercedes-Benz 36/220 6.8-litre S-Type Four-Seat Open Tourer selling for £2.8m and the 1939 Lagonda V12 Le Mans Team Car achieving £1.3m... read more >>
The Silver Arrows Revived... at the Revival
Visitors to this year’s Goodwood Revival were wowed by the sight of multiple factory ‘entries’ from Mercedes-Benz and Audi recreating the famous ‘Silver Arrows’ era of the 1930s... read more >>
The Goodwood Revival Paddock at Night
There was plenty to see and do at Goodwood as dusk settled on the wonderful ‘film set’ that was the 2012 Revival... read more >>
Good for Goodwood: Five cars from the Classic Driver Marketplace with that 'Revival look'
One has to wait for the invitation, of course... but just which cars - potentially eligible for a race at the famous Goodwood Revival - are available to buy right now? We had a look through the Classic Driver Marketplace... read more >>
Young Guns: Eight-year olds race at the Goodwood Revival
Have you noticed how racing drivers – just like policemen – seem to get younger every year? Well, hold onto your bus passes and prepare for a shock, because this month’s Goodwood Revival (14-16 September) welcomed a new race event called the Settrington Cup. It featured the youngest grid of drivers ever assembled at the historic West Sussex racing circuit… with an average age of eight years old... read more >>
A Good Old-Fashioned Knees-Down: Bikes at the Goodwood Revival 2012
The Revival isn't only about classic cars and extravagant costumes. The two-wheeled brigade put on a thrilling exhibition too, with a pair of races celebrating the golden era of motorcycles... read more >>
Bonhams at the Goodwood Revival, 15 September 2012: Preview
There’s something about the ‘Goodwood effect’ that adds an extra degree of polish to an associated event such as the annual Bonhams Revival sale. Many cars were eminently ‘Goodwood-able’, and several were photographed for the catalogue at the famous West Sussex circuit... read more >>
'Glamping' at Goodwood: Pop-up hotels for Revival
With so much going on at this year’s Goodwood Revival, visitors hardly had time to sleep. But when it was time to hit the hay, what could be more convenient than a cozy accommodation option in the very heart of the Goodwood Estate..? read more >>
Ex-1939 Le Mans Lagonda an early entry to Bonhams’ Revival sale
“I say, let’s buy a racing car and enter the Le Mans 24 Hours!” It all sounds very Enid Blyton, but – a little journalistic licence notwithstanding – that’s more or less what two Peers of the Realm did in 1939. Lords Selsdon and Waleran brought this V12 Lagonda Team Car home in fourth place at the last-ever pre-War 24 Hours of Le Mans... read more >>
All-AC Cobra race for 2012 Revival
Hold on to your hats, this was always going to be quite some race. For this year’s Revival meeting, Goodwood confirmed that one of the grids would be entirely composed of AC Cobras... read more >>