Show goes on after accident in display pavilion
1 July 2010

Goodwood Moving Motor show has reopened following a crash in the pavilion earlier this afternoon.

Eyewitnesses said that the driver of the Mugen Civic Type R crashed into a static Jaguar E-Type, knocking it into the rest of the Jaguar stand, and then came to a stop by knocking out some of the side of the pavilion's structure.

Pics: see the Mugen Civic Type R earlier in the day

"At 12:40 today, an incident occurred within the exhibition hall at the Goodwood Moving Motor Show when a driver of a slow moving car blacked out, lost control of his vehicle and injured four people," said a Goodwood spokesperson.

"None of the four people involved have sustained any major injuries and have not been hospitalised. They have been treated on-site as a precaution."

Until the accident, visitors had been commenting on the success of the new event, which has been widely seen as a possible replacement for the motor shows at Earls Court and the NEC.

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1 July 2010

Oops. Part of the Moving Motor Show they weren't planning on!

1 July 2010

[quote Autocar]Eyewitnesses reported that a man in a Mugen Honda Civic Type R driving through the hall fainted while behind the wheel.[/quote]

.....probably after they told him what the price of the car was... ;-)

1 July 2010

[quote uk_supercar_fan] .....probably after they told him what the price of the car was... ;-) [/quote]

More likely from the shock of the Goodwood entrance fee!

1 July 2010

Full news article does not provide gender information on the driver but the forum article does.

It made me wonder about the etiquette for person descriptors, can we know please if the man was black or white or if he was a muslin or not? Did he appear visually to be mentally disabled, look in anyway dodgy or suspicious or camp?

1 July 2010

oops !!!! could be nasty insurance claim.

i hope this isn't the way the british motorshow is going as only guests and a minute amount of the public will get to see the cars ,plus goodwood is the wrong place !!

silverstone for a week at reasonable prices would be better!!! or just bring back the old show!

1 July 2010

[quote beachland2]or if he was a muslin or not[/quote] Why would he be a piece of loosely woven cotton fabric?


1 July 2010

[quote Leslie Brook][quote beachland2]or if he was a muslin or not[/quote] Why would he be a piece of loosely woven cotton fabric?[/quote]

Woolen you like to know?

22 November 2012

Still learning something new information from this article! Was seeking forward to know more points on moving car. All kind of tips I wanna follow. Thanks the head up..............

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