Goodwood Revival announces the programming for the 2021 edition
The event, which runs September 17-19, features traditional flagship races including the RAC TT Celebration for GT cars, St Mary’s Trophy for 1950s Touring Cars, Glover Trophy for Grand Cars Sussex Award and Trophy for late 1950s sports cars. The St Mary’s race will, as usual, be in two parts with one race for star drivers and one for car owners.
The Whitsun Trophy for unlimited sports cars of the mid-1960s, the Richmond Trophy for front-engine F1 cars and the Brooklands Trophy for sports cars of the 1920s and 1930s all return.
Meanwhile, the John Whitmore Trophy will celebrate the Mini Cooper with a 45-minute two-driver race and the Chichester Cup will feature a diverse array of front-engine Formula Juniors.
The Goodwood Trophy is renamed the Festival of Britain Trophy for this year. The race will celebrate 70 years of the first Festival of Britain on London’s South Bank and will feature Grand Prix and cart racing cars from the 1930s and 1940s as the ERAs take on Maseratis, Alfa Romeos and Talbots.
Stirling Moss was a regular visitor to the Goodwood Revival.
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The Kinrara Trophy also has a new name and will be the Stirling Moss Memorial Trophy when the race opens at dusk on Friday night.
Renamed in honor of Moss, who died in 2020 but was a prominent visitor to Goodwood over the years, the race will feature a field of Jaguar E-types, Ferrari 250 SWBs, Aston Martin DB4GT and by AC Cobras.
Closing the race on Sunday afternoon will be the Freddie March Memorial Trophy, which pays homage to the nine hour races that took place at Goodwood in 1952, ’53 and ’55.
A spokesperson for Goodwood said: “This will be the first time we have been together for the Revival again in two years, and as a result we have gone out of our way to make this Revival racing action one the best of all time. “
The Goodwood Festival of Speed is scheduled to take place July 8-11, with the Members Meeting scheduled for October 16-17.