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Goodwood is a very big name in horse racing, but it's also a name that carries considerable weight in motor racing too. The racing track is 2.4 miles long but Goodwood's heritage within British motor racing is considerably longer; it was the first permanent circuit to re-open after the Second World War and is held with great affection within the sport.

Goodwood racing circuit has not held a large race meeting since 1966 because the track owners would not upgrade the track to fall in line with advancing motoring technology. The track is on the estate of a country house and the track itself forms a ring around Chichester/Goodwood Airport. Goodwood runs small racing events throughout the year.

Today many people are attracted to Goodwood for its driving experiences and other events. The Goodwood Festival of Speed has become a showcase for British vintage driving and motorsport, and has become a huge 4 day event. If you'd like a taste of historic racing, why not check out our Classic car driving experiences at Goodwood. You can try some classic rides, like an E-Type Jaguar or Ferrari 308QV. Check our range of driving experiences for details, or watch our video.

If you like that touch of British racing cool but would prefer a car you've actually seen working on the road, there are also a number of mini driving experiences at Goodwood. You will be shown around the track in a souped-up Mini Cooper (the new BMW design) before taking the reins for yourself. Tackle a Great British racing circuit with a Great British car (albeit one with a German engine).