Sir Richard Branson, owner of DS Virgin Racing

Sir Richard Branson tips Formula E to surpass F1, but I'm not so sure

The Virgin boss reckons the electric racing series will surpass grand prix racing in terms of significance in five years

by Matt Burt
27 June 2015
Motorsport

Ferrari FXX K - the view from the passenger seat

We ride up the hill at Goodwood in the hardcore track-only version of the LaFerrari

by Doug Revolta
27 June 2015
Goodwood Festival of Speed

Lotus is now matching its words with actions

Following the launch of the 3-Eleven, Lots boss Jean-Marc Gales says the manufacturer will be profitable by 2016

by Mark Tisshaw
27 June 2015
Goodwood Festival of Speed

Passenger ride in the Aston Martin Vantage GT12 with Matt Becker

Aston Martin's new head of vehicle dynamics charges up the hill at Goodwood in the Vantage GT12

by Richard Bremner
27 June 2015
Goodwood Festival of Speed

Riding in McLaren's 570S at Goodwood

McLaren's chief test driver Chris Goodwin drives the new 562bhp 570S Coupe up Goodwood's hill climb route

by Darren Moss
26 June 2015
Goodwood Festival of Speed

109mph in the Nissan Juke-R 2.0 at Goodwood

The 600bhp concept tackles the hillclimb at the Festival of Speed, completing the run in under one minute

by Julian Rendell
27 June 2015
Goodwood Festival of Speed

Cayman GT4 wins Goodwood's seal of approval

Porsche's new junior 'GT' car punches well above its weight in the Supercar Run

by Matt Saunders
26 June 2015
Goodwood Festival of Speed
The Mini Clubman has grown in size over three generations

In what ways should the new Mini Clubman shape Mini's future?

I admit it: I like the new Mini Clubman, but does it point towards a more challenging future for the brand?

by Jim Holder
25 June 2015
New cars

Tackling Goodwood's hillclimb in Mini's 228bhp JCW

We enjoy a run up the hill in the fastest Mini, although with 228bhp at our disposal, a strict 60mph speed limit proves a frustration

by Darren Moss
25 June 2015
Goodwood Festival of Speed

Mazda takes the spotlight at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Sculptor Gerry Judah has unveiled this year's central feature on the lawn in front of Goodwood House, celebrating Mazda in motorsport

by Darren Moss
25 June 2015
Goodwood Festival of Speed

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