Racing has been abandoned at Windsor – Monday 15 May 2017

Horse racing has just been abandoned at Windsor, before the delayed 7.20 race. The evening meeting had been well underway on Monday 15th May, before stewards and jockeys inspected the bend at Windsor ahead of the Listed 7.20 event, and it was eventually decided to abandon racing at this point of the evening. Earlier in the … Read more Racing has been abandoned at Windsor – Monday 15 May 2017

UEFA Champions League 2014/15 – Group Stage Fixtures, Tuesday 4 November 2014

Match week four of the UEFA Champions League 2014/15 Group Stages begins on Tuesday 4th November 2014, as the teams competing in groups A, B, C and D kick off the fourth round of elite European fixtures. UEFA Champions League Group A Fixtures & Table, Tuesday 4 November 2014 Malmo v Atletico (20:45 CET) Juventus … Read more UEFA Champions League 2014/15 – Group Stage Fixtures, Tuesday 4 November 2014

Rolls-Royce Wraith to Join Supercar Run at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The newest model of the Rolls-Royce Wraith will be cruising through the leafy estate at Goodwood for the Festival of Speed this week. The Wraith will join a host of other Supercars up the hillclimb as part of a parade around the Goodwood estate. The Wraith has 624 bhp/465kW, 800 Nm from 1,500 rpm: 0-60 … Read more Rolls-Royce Wraith to Join Supercar Run at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Second Generation Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo Makes Goodwood Debut

The second generation of the Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo has made its UK debut at the Goodwood Moving Motor Show pavilion ahead of sales in Porsche Centres from July. The four door, four seater saloon is now available in e-hybrid – giving drivers 91 mpg, which equates to emissions of 71 g/km CO2.In all-electric mode, … Read more Second Generation Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo Makes Goodwood Debut

Goodwood Hill Climb to Feature in Gran Turismo 6 for PlayStation3

The famous Goodwood hill climb is set to feature in the new Gran Turismo 6 game for Playstation 3. The 1.16-mile track will feature in a GT6 demo available through special “race pods” to the 185,000 spectators expected to attend the sell-out motoring event. Goodwood Festival of Speed is held at the family home of … Read more Goodwood Hill Climb to Feature in Gran Turismo 6 for PlayStation3

Aston Martin Celebrates Centenary with CC100 Speedster Concept

Aston Martin is celebrating 100 years in business by unveiling the new CC100 Speedster Concept at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The 6.0-litre V12-powered concept car was designed and constructed in fewer than six months at Aston Martin’s global headquarters in Gaydon. The lines of the two-seater CC100 were masterminded by Design Director Marek Reichman, … Read more Aston Martin Celebrates Centenary with CC100 Speedster Concept

Jaguar Project 7 to be Unveiled at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Jaguar’s Project 7 concept will make a dynamic debut at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed on 12th July. Project 7 is based on Jaguar’s acclaimed F-TYPE, its all-new, two-seater, convertible sports car and winner of the World Car Design of the Year 2013 award. Ian Callum, Director of Design at Jaguar, said: “Project 7 … Read more Jaguar Project 7 to be Unveiled at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Caterham Seven 620R – an “Extreme Piece of Kit”

Caterham cars have used the Goodwood Festival of Speed as the platform from which to launch their most powerful model yet. The Caterham Seven 620R will be driven round the Goodwood Estate and up the famous Hill Climb by none other than Caterham F1 Team driver Charles Pic, as will Caterham F1 Team reserve driver … Read more The Caterham Seven 620R – an “Extreme Piece of Kit”

Fifth Generation Porsche 911 GT3 Makes Debut at Goodwood

2013 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Porsche 911. In celebration, the team at Porsche are now presenting the new 911 GT3 in its fifth iteration, rolling it out alongside seven generations of 911 cousins. Powered by a purpose-built normally-aspirated 3.8-litre flat six engine developing 475 hp that revs to 9,000rpm, the new GT3 drives … Read more Fifth Generation Porsche 911 GT3 Makes Debut at Goodwood

Bentley Continental GT3 Makes Debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Bentley’s new Continental GT3 race car made its running debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on Friday 12th July 2013. Following its unveiling at 10:15, the car took to the hill in the afternoon. 2003 Le Mans champion, Guy Smith, piloted the race car around the Goodwood track in the South of England. The … Read more Bentley Continental GT3 Makes Debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Sir Alex Ferguson Retires as Manager of Manchester United

This morning, Manchester United announced that their manager of 26 years, Sir Alex Ferguson, 71, will retire at the end of the 2012/13 season. Manchester Utd will collect their thirteenth league title under Sir Alex at the end of the football season. The retirement will see the club’s first change in manager since 1986, the … Read more Sir Alex Ferguson Retires as Manager of Manchester United

Football: Chelsea Fire Roberto Di Matteo Following 3-0 UEFA Champions League 2012/13 Loss to Juventus

At Chelsea Football Club, past performance is not, it would seem, used as an indicator of future success: recent results matter. At least, it would seem, where the manager’s job is concerned. The club, whose manager Roberto Di Matteo helped them to lift the 2012 UEFA Champions League and FA Cup trophies in his first … Read more Football: Chelsea Fire Roberto Di Matteo Following 3-0 UEFA Champions League 2012/13 Loss to Juventus

Did Lance Armstrong and Jimmy Savile Try to Use Charity as “Moral Sunscreen”?

Did American Lance Armstrong and Britain’s Sir Jimmy Savile attempt to use charitable giving as a kind of moral sunscreen? asks Robin Scott. Two things have happened on either side of the Atlantic in the past month that point to a worrying trend among famous faces: that of using charitable giving as a protection from … Read more Did Lance Armstrong and Jimmy Savile Try to Use Charity as “Moral Sunscreen”?

UEFA Champions League 2012/13 Groups Stage Results – Match Week Two, 2/3 October 2012

The second batch of matches of the UEFA Champions League 2012/13 Group Stage took place this week, with matches across Europe on the evenings of Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd October 2012. Some exciting matches were played on Tuesday evening, with giants Manchester United needing Robin van Persie to score his first – and second … Read more UEFA Champions League 2012/13 Groups Stage Results – Match Week Two, 2/3 October 2012