Snapshot, 1950: Rain starts play at Goodwood
Coldham – driving number 6 – and his similarly drenched rival Wicken are demonstrating just how heroic this era’s racing driver are. Despite the high risk of aquaplaning on the greasy asphalt, the daring duo are battling as hard as ever for Goodwood glory. It’s because of scenes like this that the circuit will establish itself as a prime venue for elite racing over the coming decades. And who knows – maybe one day they’ll hold historic race meetings here in celebration of this legendary epoch?
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