Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 – Photographer Harry Elliott

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Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 dates 26th – 29th June 2014

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The pinnacle of the Motorsport calendar, the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 held at the scenic grounds of Goodwood Estate, Chichester by Lord March.

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This years Goodwood Festival of Speed theme is ‘Addicted to Winning – The Unbeatable Champions of Motor Sport’.

On show will be some of the worlds best drivers, cars & motorbikes showing a great selection of from far back in history right up to todays mean machines.  There are drivers and vehicles from Formula 1, World Rally, La Mans, Americana, Superbikes, Dragsters, Motorbike Trials, Motor cross Freestyle, Mountain Bike Trials, BMX and so many more.

Having photographed corporate shots at The Goodwood Festival of Speed for the last 2 years as an official Photographer I can’t wait to see whats in store this year!  There is always a great opportunity for close up photography so be sure to bring your camera.

The Michelin UK Supercar Run this year is timed against the clock for the first time ever in Festival Of Speed’s history.  Sebastien Loeb the 9 times WRC winner has his sights on beating the FoS hillclimb record with his Peugeot UK 208 T16 Pikes Peak car. Will he be able to beat the overall record time held by Nick Heidfeld’s of 41.6 seconds set in 1999 in his McLaren F1? Be there to find out!

This years central feature outside Goodwood House will be celebrating Mercedes-Benz and their historic Paris Grand Prix 1st, 2nd & 3rd place back 1914. All three wining cars will be at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014.

Last year the festival of speed had 180,000 visitors over the 4 days.

No other event can you get so close to the cars and drivers with nothing more than a straw bale between you and the track the excitement and adrenaline levels will be high.

Sir Malcolm Campbell’s Bluebird V LSR & Bikini Girls at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014

Watch this space for more information on the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014.

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Where to stay?

There are many options to stay at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014.

Camping

Goodwood have lots of camping space in the fields around the Goodwood Estate which is where I stay as a Photographer as it’s closer than any Hotel or B & B.  If you camp it is only a 10-20 minute walk to the entrance.  With over 600 camping plots available for camping vehicles, caravans and tents  The campsites have very good facilities such as toilets, showers etc.

Southern RV Hire

With over 20 years’ experience, Southern RV Hire provide a professional and dedicated American motorhome hire service throughout the UK and Europe.

Experience the Festival of Speed in a luxurious motorhome complete with everything you’ll need to enjoy the event in style.

For booking enquiries, please call

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Call  0845 8339777

Email info@southernrvhire.co.uk

Hotels B&Bs

Hotels & B&Bs are a plenty but if you choose this option !!BOOK EARLY!! as these fill up very quickly well in advance of the event.  Unless you book one very close & leave early each morning you will get caught up in the mass of traffic jams around chichester.

Traveling to & from Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014

Car

Many people living in the surrounding areas drive as normally its only a 30 – 60 minute drive.  During Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014, I would at least double if not triple journey times due to the traffic.  If your taking your car book a Car Park Ticket before you travel.  You can do this when buying your ticket.  Pack food and water in your car as you may need it when stuck in traffic.

Bus

Many of the bus companies will extras buses and special services to the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014.  There is a free bus shuttle service to and from Chichester Train Station.

Train

Chichester Train Station is the closest to the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014. There is a free bus shuttle service to and from Chichester Train Station to the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014.

Motorbike/Pedal Bike

If you live close enough to cycle or own a motorbike this is a good way to travel as you dont have to sit in the traffic jams.

Helicopter / Plane

Many companies offer a flight service to and from the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014.  Also if your lucky enough to have your own Helicopter or Plane you can fly to Goodwood Aerodrome just a few minutes away from the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014.

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