The first Ferrari he tested in late 1995 (Photo by Marc Waller)With the theme of this year’s Festival of Speed being “Speed Kings -Motorsport’s record breakers and this year also being Michael Schumacher’s fiftieth birthday and also 25 years since his first world title, it seemed like the perfect year for the festival to pay tribute to the record-breaking formula one driver.

Emily and PippaYoungster, Emily Linscott, has been given the opportunity to race in New Jersey with Pippa Mann mentoring her throughout the three days on track.

Dumas and VW are now the fastest ever (Photo by Marc Waller)Romain Dumas and Volkswagen have won the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed shoot out with the German manufacturer’s cars taking first and second. Their all electric ID-R looking dominant with Petter Solberg’s Polo Rallycross car taking the second fastest time.

Audi R8 LMS GT2Audi Sport customer racing delivers fascination galore with the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Oliver Hoffmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH, Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing and nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen together with the Duke of Richmond – the organizer of the Goodwood Festival of Speed – unveiled the new sports car.

The Aston Martin on the central display (Photo by Marc Waller)The 2019 Goodwood festival has got underway as the sussex venue was bathed in hot sunshine all day. With no moving motorshow held anymore, the festival now has four hill climb days.

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