Top Ten iconic cars you missed at the Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival took place at the weekend, with a mouth-watering selection of iconic cars from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. Here we pick out the Top Ten tasty motors you could have seen.

If these get you wanting more, then plan ahead and get to the Revival next year…

Goodwood Revival 2014 Jaguar D-Type FrontSeatDriver.co.ukJaguar D-type

A staggering 20 D-types raced in the Lavant Cup, with a record 33 examples parading on the Goodwood circuit to celebrate 60 years of this iconic Jaguar race-winning car.

Goodwood Revival 2014 Maserati 250F FrontSeatDriver.co.ukMaserati 250 F

The rare sight of 11 racing 250 Fs in the Richmond Trophy stirred the soul of any enthusiast, with a total of 16 examples parading to mark the first 100 years since the revered Maserati marque was founded.

Goodwood Revival 2014 Ford Mustang FrontSeatDriver.co.ukFord Mustang

The iconic Mustang celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and to capture the event, 18 examples battled in a special Shelby Cup race, racing wheel-to-wheel with contemporary American muscle.

Goodwood Revival 2014 Manx Norton FrontSeatDriver.co.ukManx Norton

THE iconic British racing motorcycle. An example contested the Isle of Man TT from 1907 right through to the 1970s. A total of six will took part in the Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy, named after Britain’s late two-time 500cc world champion. Included among them is an example of the legendary ‘featherbed’ chassis, to be raced by US legend Kevin Schwantz.

Goodwood Revival 2014 Aston Martin DBR1 FrontSeatDriver.co.ukFerrari 250 GT SWB/C

Four racing examples of the lusty Ferrari 250 GT SWB/C competed in the ‘must see’ two-driver Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration race, along with other desirable and exceedingly valuable cars from Aston Martin, Jaguar, Lotus and others.

Goodwood Revival 2014 Cunningham C4R FrontSeatDriver.co.ukCunningham C4R

An ultra-rare 1953 Cunningham C4R brought some American glamour and excitement to this year’s Freddie March Memorial Trophy race.

Goodwood Revival 2014 Matra MS80 FrontSeatDriver.co.ukMatra-Cosworth MS80

Sir Jackie Stewart’s 1969 F1 Championship-winning Matra-Cosworth MS80 formed part of a tribute to this versatile and talent Caledonian World Champion, alongside Ford Escorts, BRMs and Grand Prix Tyrrells.

Goodwood Revival 2014 Tatra T87 FrontSeatDriver.co.ukTatra T87

‘The Versatile V8’ was the theme for this year’s Earls Court Concours display, including around 25 exceptional V8-powered passenger cars, including this pioneering rear-engined 1946 Tatra T87.

Goodwood Revival 2014 Aston Martin DBR1 FrontSeatDriver.co.ukAston Martin DBR1

The wonderful 1959 Aston Martin DBR1 made a welcome racing return to Goodwood for the exciting Sussex Trophy race.

Goodwood Revival 2014 ERA R4A FrontSeatDriver.co.ukERA A-Type R4A

Pre-War racing thrills were guaranteed for the Goodwood Trophy, with this thundering 1935 ERA A-Type R4A competing against other ERAs, Bugattis, Aston Martins and other great 1930s racers.

Phil Huff

Phil is a motoring writer for print and web, failed racing driver, car hoarder and banger rally competitor. Nominated for the Headline Auto Rising Star award and a MGMW member, Phil freelances for outlets as diverse as Diesel Car magazine, DAD.info and Cambridge Magazine, amongst many others. He also maintains a fleet of unloved motors, but spends most of his time driving an old Corvette.

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