Auto agenda: Goodwood Festival, US Collector Car Day
Friday 01 July 2011
Auto brands and fans alike gather in the splendid surroundings of Goodwood Estate this weekend for the 19th Festival of Speed, with several new cars set to take on the gruelling hill climb. Across the pond, events are planned across the US to mark the second National Collector Car Appreciation Day on July 8.
19th Goodwood Festival of Speed
June 30 - July 3
Goodwood, Sussex, UK
The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed draws motoring fans from all over the world to see the spectacular machines of yesterday, today and tomorrow. Billed as "the world’s greatest celebration of car culture," this year's event will boasts a record number of Formula One drivers and teams, the return of the Moving Motor Show and the Festival of Speed hill climb.
Sponsored by the US Senate itself, the National Collector Car Appreciation Day is a chance for classics enthusiasts up and down the US to demonstrate how their hobby contributes to the historical fabric of one of the world's most car-loving nations. The event is organized by the massive Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) arm.
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