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2019-07-04 07:30

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has been one of the world's premier events for petrolheads since 1993.

“Speed Kings - Motorsport's record breakers” is the theme for this year, but the event will extend far beyond racing.

Here's what you can expect from the Festival of Speed this year, from new cars to rose-tinted nostalgia:

Ford to reveal an extreme GT

Ford is to reveal a track-inspired version of the GT supercar, taking cues from the Le Mans racer.

Timed Shootout

Teams and drivers from around the world will be looking to win the timed run shootout on Sunday. Defending champion Romain Dumas will be looking to take the spoils again in the Volkswagen ID.R.

Michael Schumacher celebrated

The legendary seven-time F1 world champion will be showcased, with his greatest cars and rivals present.

Aston Martin sculpture

This year, the sculpture erected in front of Goodwood House will be dedicated to Aston Martin.

Enter the arena

Sideways stars from around the world have made the stately home their own over the years. Viral sensations such as Ken Block and Mike Whiddett are due to join the action.

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