2008 Goodwood Revival Driver Line-up

The 2008 Goodwood Revival is quickly approaching, as it takes place over the weekend of September 19-21. This year’s race will celebrate its tenth anniversary, as well as the 60th anniversary of the famous Goodwood Motor Circuit.

The following “star” drivers are confirmed for the race. They are listed in alphabetical order with a summary of the cars and motorcycles with which they will compete.

Rauno Aaltonen, 1960s rallying and road-racing legend, will drive a Standard 10 (St Mary’s Trophy).

Rowan Atkinson, actor and comedian, will drive a Jaguar Mk VII (St Mary’s Trophy).

Richard Attwood, a Le Mans winner with Porsche in 1970, will drive an Aston Martin DB3S (Freddie March Memorial Trophy), a Ferrari 246 Dino (Richmond and Gordon Trophies) and an Aston Martin DB4GT (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Warwick Banks, former European Touring Car Champion, is expected to drive in the St Mary’s Trophy.

Derek Bell, five-time Le Mans winner, will drive a Jaguar E-type lightweight ‘lowdrag’ Coupe (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration) and a Jaguar Mk1 (St Mary’s Trophy).

Ray Bellm, former Endurance racing champion, will drive a Ford GT40 (Whitsun Trophy).

Jack Brabham – three-time F1 World Champion and the only man to do so in a car of his own construction – will be part of the Goodwood Legends Tribute.

Tony Brooks, the versatile Grand Prix star of the 1950s and early 1960s – will be in action in a variety of significant cars from his career as part of a series of track parades in recognition of his career achievements.

Martin Brundle, Grand Prix stalwartand popular commentator on the current ITV F1 coverage, is expected to drive in the Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration. 

Robin Brundle – former touring car ace and brother of F1 driver Martin – is expected to drive in the St Mary’s Trophy and Freddie March Memorial Trophy.

Ron Chandler, former motorcycle GP star, will ride a Velocette KTT (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Eddie Cheever – winner of the Indy 500 both as a driver and team owner – is expected to drive in the Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration.

John Cleland, former BTCC Champion, is expected to drive in the St Mary’s Trophy.

Tony Dron – former British Touring Car ace and Daily Telegraph motoring contributor – will drive an Aston Martin DBR1 (Sussex Trophy).

Iain Duffus, two-time TT winner and former British Supersport Champion, is expected to ride a BSA Goldstar (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

John Fitzpatrick, former GT and touring car ace, is expected to drive in the St Mary’s Trophy.

David Franklin, multiple British Hillclimb Champion, will drive a Jaguar
E-type ‘lowdrag’ (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Wayne Gardner, former 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion, will ride a BSA Gold Star (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Jean-Marc Gounon – sports car star and former F1 driver for Minardi and Simtek – will drive a Ford GT40 (Whitsun Trophy) and a Ferrari 250 GTO/64 (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Stuart Graham – the only man to win a post-war TT on two wheels and four – will drive an Austin Healey 100S (Freddie March Memorial Trophy) and an Aston Martin DB4GT (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Mick Grant – former motorcycle Grand Prix rider and seven-time TT winner – will ride a Matchless G80 (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Peter Hardman, the spectacular historic racing specialist, will drive a Ferrari 330 LMB (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

John Haugland, former works Skoda rally driver, will drive a Tatra T603 (St Mary’s Trophy).

David Hobbs – former F1 driver and journeyman of world motor sport –will driveAustin A40 (St Mary’s Trophy).

Christian Horner, team principal of the Red Bull Racing F1 team, is expected to drive in the Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration.

Jacky Ickx – former GP driver and six times Le Mans winner – will be at the Revival all weekendas Honorary Clerk of the Course.

Tony Jardine, television F1 pundit, is expected to drive and Austin A35 (St. Mary’s Trophy).

Niall MacKenzie, three-time winner of the British Superbike Champion, will ride a BSA Shooting Star (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Alan Mann – renowned driver and team principal in the 1960s, predominantly in Touring Cars – is expected to be part of the Goodwood Legends Tribute.

Nick Mason – drummer with rock group Pink Floyd and enthusiastic gentleman driver – will drive his Maserati Tipo 61 ‘Birdcage’ (Sussex Trophy).

Jochen Mass – former Grand Prix star and Le Mans winner – will drive a Lancia D50A (Richmond and Gordon Trophies) and is expected to drive in the Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration.

John McGuinness, 14-time TT winner and outright lap record holder around the Isle of Man, will ride a Matchless G45 (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy)

Jeremy McWilliams, ex-Moto GP rider and BMW WSB test rider, will ride a BMW R5SS (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy)

Arturo Merzario – Sports car legend and twice winner of the Targa Florio – is expected to drive in the St Mary’s Trophy.

Chas Mortimer, eight-time Isle of Man TT winner, will ride a Norton Dominator (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Sir Stirling Moss – arguably Britain’s greatest ever racing driver never to win the F1 World Championship – is expected to drive Jaguar’s in the St Mary’s Trophy and the Freddie March Memorial Trophy.

Bernard Murray, two-time Manx GP winner, will ride a Triumph T100 Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Trevor Nation – former works Norton rider and the last man to win the Isle of Man TT on a Norton – will ride a Norton Dominator (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Tiff Needell – racing driver turned TV presenter – is expected to drive a Jaguar Mk VII (St. Mary’s Trophy) and an AC Cobra (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Adrian Newey, Chief Technical Officer of Red Bull racing, will be driving his Jaguar E-Type lightweight (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Jackie Oliver – Le Mans winner, F1 driver and former Arrows F1 team owner – will drive an AC Cobra Le Mans Coupe (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration) and is expected to drive an Austin A35 (St. Mary’s Trophy).

Steve Parrish, former motorcycle Grand Prix rider and popular commentator on the BBC’s Moto GP coverage, will ride a BSA Gold Star (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Roger Penske, owner of the famous Penske Racing team, is expected to be in attendance over the weekend.

Win Percy, three-time BTCC Champion and Bathurst 1000 winner, will be in attendance as the newly appointed Driving Standards Advisor.

Henri Pescarolo, four-time winner of the Le Mans 24 Hour race, is expected to drive a Ferrari 250 GT SWB/C (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

David Piper – the well respected sports car privateer – will drive a Ferrari 330 P2 (Whitsun Trophy) as well as entering several others Ferrari prototypes with guest drivers, in the same race.

Emanuele Pirro, former F1 driver and Le Mans winner, will drive an Austin Healey 100S (Freddie March Memorial Trophy) and is expected to drive a Ferrari in the Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration.

Bobby Rahal – championship winning CART team owner and former director of the Jaguar F1 program – is expected to drive a Jaguar Mk1 (St Mary’s Trophy) and a Jaguar E-Type lightweight (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Phil Read – seven-time World Champion and the first man to win World Championships in the 125cc, 250cc and 500cc classes – will ride an MV Agusta 500/4 (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Brian Redman, former F1 and Sports Car driver, is expected to drive a Ferrari 250 GT SWB/C (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Anthony Reid, former BTCC star, will drive a Jaguar Mk1 (St Mary’s Trophy) and a Lister Jaguar Coupe (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

John Rhodes – known as ‘Smokin John Rhodes’ because of his exuberant driving style in Minis – is expected to drive a Mini Cooper S in the Goodwood Legend Tribute.

Andy Rouse – four-time British Touring Car Champion – is expected to drive an Austin A40 (St Mary’s Trophy).

Michael Rutter, British Superbike rider and fast man of road racing, will ride a Matchless G45 (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Michael Salmon, sports car stalwart, will drive a Jaguar E-Type (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Jim Scaysbrook – team mate to Mike Hailwood in his famous 1978 TT comeback year – will ride a Manx Norton (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Vern Schuppan – former F1 driver and successful in Sports Cars with a Le Mans victory in 1983 – is expected to drive a Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Ian Simpson, three-time TT winner, is expected to ride a Triumph T110 (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Freddie Spencer, two-time 500cc World Motorcycle Grand Prix Champion, is expected to ride a Velocette KTT (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Sir Jackie Stewart, three times F1 World Champion, is expected to be in action in the Goodwood Legends Tribute.

Marc Surer, former F1 star, is expected to drive a BMW 502 V8 (St Mary’s Trophy) and a Lotus-BMW 23 (Madgwick Cup).

Frank Sytner, former British Touring Car Champion, will drive a Lotus-Climax 24 (Glover Trophy), Lola-Chevrolet T70 Spyder (Whitsun Trophy) and an AC Cobra (Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration).

Patrick Tambay, former F1 driver and CanAm Series Champion, is expected to drive in the Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration.

Sir John Whitmore, former British and European Touring Car Champion, is expected to drive in the St Mary’s Trophy.  

Barrie ‘Whizzo’ Williams, spectacular star of 1970s saloon car racing, will drive a Tojeiro-Jaguar (Sussex Trophy), the unique Ferguson-Climax P99 (Richmond Trophy), and is expected to drive in the St Mary’s Trophy and Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration.

Charlie Williams – former Motorcycle Grand Prix rider and nine-time TT winner – is expected to ride a Vincent Black Shadow (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

Desiré Wilson, the only lady ever to win an F1 race, is expected to drive in the St Mary’s Trophy and Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration.

Stan Woods, 10-time TT winner, will ride a Manx Norton International (Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy).

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