Friday, 19 July 2013


Simply abbreviated as FoS(FESTIVAL OF SPEED) it is the largest motoring garden party in the world . Hosted by Goodwood House, West Sussex ,England this historic motoring event is a  kind of unique summer weekend that brings us stars,new super car,antique motors and motor sport environment making it the largest car culture event of the world.

Held in the grounds of Goodwood in the late June or July,this annual Hillclimb event is a true gathering or celebration of motor sport and stars.The GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED SHOWS motoring history from over 100 years and the latest F1 super sports cars in the hill climbing race.

Here are some major events and cars shown in the display.

YearPhotoManufacturerFeatured vehicles
(on the main display)
1997FerrariFerrari F310B50th anniversary[6]
1998PorschePorsche 917-20
Porsche 936/81
50th anniversary[6][7]
1999AudiAudi Avus quattro
Auto Union Streamliner
Depicts the banking of Avus as if the cars are racing together. The Streamliner is a replica built especially for the display[6][7][8]
2000JaguarJaguar XJR-8Depicts the cat's cradle. Celebrating its F1 debut[6][7]
2001Mercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz 300SL100th anniversary, resembling a gush of liquid, falling and spreading as it hits the ground.[6][9]
2002FOS 2002 Renault Display.jpgRenaultRenault RS01
Renault RE40
Renault RE60
Williams FW14
Benetton B195
Williams FW18
Renault R202
Honouring its comeback in F1 racing. Depicting a feather[10]
2003FordFord GT40 Mk. II100th anniversary. Depicting the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race and its famous finish. As the actual cars were on track, those displayed are replicas.[11]
2004Rolls-RoyceSupermarine S.6
Campbell-Railton Blue Bird
Bluebird K4 replica
100th anniversary, indicating the brand's supremacy in record breaking on land, sea and air[12]
20052005FOS HondaF1CarDisplay.jpgHondaHonda RA272
Honda RA300
Lotus 99T
Williams FW11
McLaren MP4/4
BAR 006
Of them all displayed, three of these including two Hondas, as the genuine cars ran, are replicas.[13][14]
2006RenaultRenault Type AK 90CV
Renault R26
100th anniversary of Grand Prix racing. Used as a shelter for its Formula One cars that is designed to channel sound. Using a laptop, the cars can produce music out of its engine. Two tunes were performed, one of those played is God Save the Queen[15]
2007FOS2007 ToyotaStructure.jpgToyotaToyota TS010
Toyota Celica GT-Four
Toyota GT-One
Lola B2/00
Toyota TF107
Inspired by the traditional torii gates. Celebrating its 75th anniversary and 50 years involvement in motor sport.[16][17]
2008Goodwood-land-rover-art-installation.jpgLand RoverLand Rover Defender
Land Rover Discovery
Land Rover Freelander
Range Rover
60th anniversary. Indicating the brand’s "any terrain" essence.[18]
2009Audi-Goodwood-1.jpgAudiAudi R8
Auto Union Streamliner
100th anniversary Sculpture depicting the road from the streamliner to the R8 forming a loop in front of the house.,[19][19]
2010Alfa romeo sculpture.jpgAlfa RomeoAlfa Romeo P2
Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
100th anniversary[20]
20112011 Goodwood FoS sculpture.JPGJaguar CarsCelebrating 50 years of the Jaguar E-Type
2012Lotus sculpture at Goodwood Festival of Speed.jpgLotusLotus 49
Lotus 79
Lotus 99T
Lotus E20
'Past, Present and Future'
2013PorschePorsche 91150th anniversary