GOODWOOD MOTOR CIRCUIT HIRE
Goodwood Motor Circuit is an extraordinary place. The only classic circuit in the world to remain entirely in its original form, it was sympathetically restored over a six year period in 1998 in preparation for the inaugural Goodwood Revival that year. Thanks to that investment, it is a unique and exceptional venue for track hire.
Nestling at the foot of the South Downs, the sea often visible just a few miles distant, the picturesque venue was the scene of legendary battles between great heroes from 1948 through to 1966. Brabham, McLaren, Surtees, Moss, Gurney, Fangio, Gonzalez, Salvadori, Hawthorn, Farina, Bira, Collins, Parnell, Graham Hill, Phil Hill, Clark, Ireland, de Fraffenried, Taruffi, Fairman, Hamilton, Brooks, Shelby, Bonnier, Gendebien, Von Trips, Trintignant, Parkes, Gregory, Sears, Amon, Hall, Penske, Stewart, Courage, Rindt… the list goes on and on. And they drove everything here from diminutive 500cc Coopers to the then greatest jewels of sports car and Grand Prix racing.
Today you too can drive the same track as the heroes of yesteryear.
Exclusive Hire & Noise Restrictions
A limited number of days are available each year, six days a week Monday to Saturday, and are divided into two categories: "Category 2 Days” which normally facilitate for up to 5 cars at a time on the circuit, and “Category 3 Days” which normally allow up to 10 cars out at once. Both days are subject to strict noise restrictions and are only available by booking in advance.
“Category 2 Days” – (normally up to 5 cars on the circuit at any one time) : Maximum 105 dB at half metre from the exhaust and three-quarters maximum revs static test and 101 dB drive-by at approximately 10m on-track.
“Category 3 Days” – (normally up to 10 cars on the circuit at any one time) : Maximum 98 dB at half metre from the exhaust and three-quarters maximum revs static test and 96 dB drive-by at approximately 10m on-track.
Those planning on booking the Motor Circuit must ensure that their vehicle(s) comply with these noise restrictions. The Circuit Officials reserve the right to exclude any car which they feel might breach the above limits.
NOTE: Off-Peak rates for circuit hire may be available for a limited number of days in November/December and January/February. Please contact the Motor Circuit Office for details.
At Goodwood we encourage car clubs to think of the Goodwood Motor Circuit as a venue to hold your private function. In the past we have hosted events for the Porsche Club GB, MG Owners Club, Maserati Owners Club and Morgan Owners Clubs. We welcome all clubs, any size and stature so if you are interested in finding out more about the hire of the Goodwood Motor Circuit, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.
For enquiries call our motor circuit team on +44 (0)1243 755073
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