The grandstands are assembled, the paddocks are waiting, and the anticipation is building with the Goodwood Motor Circuit set to come alive this weekend, as the 79th Members’ Meeting presented by Audrain Motorsport opens Goodwood’s biggest-ever events season.
The weekend will see a celebration of V10 Formula 1 cars, an atmospheric sunset demonstration of the Porsche 956 and 962, as well as a blockbuster program of racing including two new races—the A.F.P. Fane and Robert Brooks Trophies—and a new format for the Hailwood Trophy.
The Members’ Meeting is also set to host the global public debut of the Gordon Murray Automotive T.33, with the sold-out supercar due to be revealed on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. by The Duke of Richmond and Professor Gordon Murray. Gordon Murray Automotive will also display a collection of historic vehicles which influenced Gordon’s T.33 vision, including IGM Ford T.1, Porsche 904, Lamborghini Miura, Abarth 1000 SP, Osca 1600 GT, Porsche 550 Spyder and Lotus Elite.
The Bonhams Auction returns to the Members’ Meeting, with the Sale featuring the likes of a 1967 Maserati Mistral 4-liter Spyder, 1975 Aston Martin Lagonda Series 1 7-liter Saloon, a 1974 Ferrari 365 BB GT4 and the 1956 Albatross speedboat first owned by HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The consigned lots will be available to view on Saturday, with the auction taking place on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Motorsport fans from around the world can catch all of Saturday’s action for free at goodwood.com, while those based in the UK can tune in for a series of live broadcasts on ITV over the weekend. On Sunday, the stream at goodwood.com will be available only to GRRC Members and Fellows; however, members of the public wishing to watch the racing live online can join the GRRC Fellowship online. Membership offers a host of year-round benefits including priority ticket booking and archive access to watch Goodwood’s modern motorsport events.
On Saturday, ITV4 will broadcast the Gerry Marshall Trophy, Surtees Trophy qualifying, Hailwood Trophy and V10 F1 demonstration live from 3:00-5:00 p.m., while on Sunday, ITV1 will broadcast the Surtees Trophy, A.F.P. Fane Trophy and Porsche 956 and 962 demonstration from 3:00-4.30 p.m.
ITV4 will also broadcast a highlights program on Friday, Apr. 15, from 8:00-9:00 p.m., with the Good Friday Bank Holiday providing the perfect opportunity to relive the weekend’s high-octane action.
The Timetable and Entry List for the event is now online and will be available to view over the weekend with live updates in the Goodwood Motorsport App.
The 79th Members’ Meeting marks the opening of Goodwood’s 2022 events season, the Estate’s biggest yet. Still to come this year:
Goodwoof — Sat.-Sun., May 28-29
Three Friday Nights — Fridays June 3, 10 & 17
Festival of Speed — Thurs.-Sun., June 23-26
Qatar Goodwood Festival — Tues.-Sat. July 26-30
Eroica Britannia — Sat.-Sun., Aug. 6-7
Goodwood Revival — Fri.-Sun., Sept. 16-18