2012 RIDERS and DRIVERS
A host of familiar names and faces from a wide variety of motor sport disciplines were in action at Goodwood, including Formula One stars, rally winners, endurance racing champions, tin top tearaways and top bikers; often competing in the most unlikely of machines.
Touring Car talent campaigned 1950s saloon cars hard in the St Mary’s Trophy race, including current Honda BTCC driver Gordon Sheddon, along with other BTCC and WTCC legends Mat Jackson, Rob Huff, Andrew Jordan, John Cleland, Anthony Reid, Stephen Jelley, Alec Poole and Patrick Watts.
RALLY & GRAND PRIX LEGENDS
These tin top racers were joined by Scandinavian rallying greats Rauno Aaltonen and John Haugland, plus ex-Grand Prix stars Martin Brundle, Jochen Mass, Derek Bell, Rupert Keegan, Richard Attwood, Tiff Needell, Martin Donnelly, Desire Wilson, Brian Redman, Jackie Oliver, Vern Schuppan and Arturo Merzario, who all entertained the Revival spectators.
Many of these famous faces were also racing wheel-to-wheel in more powerful machinery at the Revival, including the Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy Celebration race, and the Shelby Cup, which was held exclusively for competition AC Cobras in 2012 as this brutish Anglo-American sportscar celebrates its half-century.
Red Bull F1 team principal Christian Horner and the team’s Chief Technical Director Adrian Newey were in action, along with drivers as diverse as Indy 500 winner Kenny Brack, ASCAR Champion Nicolas Minassian and comedian Rowan Atkinson. Goodwood stalwarts Sir Stirling Moss, Sir Jackie Stewart, John Surtees and Barrie ‘Whizzo’ Williams were also be in attendance.
Isle of Man TT stars
Motorcycling heroes included Isle of Man TT stars Mick Grant, Charlie Williams, Keith Amor, Cameron Donald, Stuart Graham, Rex Butcher, Stan Woods and Cameron Donald, plus double Superbike world champion Troy Corser, Moto GP rider Jeremy McWilliams, British Superbike ace Michael Rutter and Goodwood favourite Wayne Gardner.
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*Updated 11 September 2012*