Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2017 Who’s Driving What


June 22, 2017 By Mike Lee
Last updated on June 22, 2017

Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2017 Who’s Driving What
Goodwood is thrilled to announce the incredible list of drivers and riders who will be tearing up the hallowed Goodwood Hillclimb at this year’s Goodwood’s Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard, and here presents the mighty machinery they’ll be driving and riding too:

Rauno Aaltonen The “rally professor”, 1965 European Rally Champion Driving a Morris Mini Cooper on the Forest Rally Stage
Jonny Adam Last weekend’s Le Mans winner and reigning British GT Champion Driving the Aston Martin Vantage GTE in the GT3 Shootout
Giacomo Agostini 15-time Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion Riding an MV Agusta
Bruce Anstey 12-time TT winner, first rider to lap the Mountain Course at 132mph Riding the 2017 Padgetts Honda Superbike
Rene Arnoux Formula 1® race winner Driving the 1977 Renault RS01
Roland Asch Former DTM driver, finishing runner up in 1988 and 1993 Driving a range of classic Mercedes cars
Rowan Atkinson Actor & Comedian most well known for playing Mr Bean Cartier Judge
Derek Bell Five-time Le Mans 24hr winner Driving the Ferrari 166 Dino F2, Bentley Continental Supersport in Batch 6 and a Surtees TS7 in the Surtees Tribute
Olivier Beretta Former Formula 1 and Le Mans driver Driving the Ferrari 641
Ed Berrier Second-generation NASCAR Driver Driving a 2016 Chevrolet SS NASCAR
Steve Biagioni Professional Drifter, 2009 British Champion Competing in the drift competition
Sam Bird Ferrari WEC driver and DS Virgin Racing Formula E driver Driving Ferraris
Valtteri Bottas Current Mercedes Formula 1 driver Driving for Mercedes
Kenny Brack 1998 IndyCar Series winner and 1999 Indy 500 winner Driving the Lanzante McLaren P1 LM in the Supercar run
Ross Brawn Formula 1 Team Principal, director and engineer for 3 championship winning teams (Benetton, Ferrari and Brawn) Cartier Judge
Martin Brundle 1990 Le Mans winner, Formula 1 driver and commentator Will be in action on the Hill
Bronwyn Burrell Competed in 1970 London-Mexico World Cup Rally Driving an Austin Maxi on the Rally Stage – the very same car she drove in 1970
James Calado Ferrari WEC driver Driving Ferraris
Alan Cathcart Veteran road racer and award-winning motorcycle journalist Riding a Bianchi GP
Tom Cave Competes in the WRC DMACK Cup Driving a Hyundai i20 R5 on the Rally Stage
Karun Chandhok Former Formula 1 driver for Lotus and Hispania Racing, as well as Red Bull Test driver, currently competing in Formula E Driving a Williams FW08B and FW14B
Rob Collard BTCC race winner Driving for BMW in the Supercar run
Troy Corser 2005 World Superbike champion Riding Michael Dunlop’s 2014 Superbike TT-winining BMW S1000RR
Maria Costello First woman to stand on the podium at an Isle of Man motorcycling event – 2005 Manx GP Riding her LCR F2 sidecar outfit
Paul Dallenbach Multiple Pikes Peak champion Driving his Dallenbach PVA Special
Nyck de Vries GP3 driver, FRenault 2.0 Eurocup/Alps champion in 2014, 3rd in FRenault 3.5 in 2015 Driving the McLaren MP4/6 & M8F
James Deane Five-time European Drift Champion Competing in Drift competition
Liam Doran Rallycross driver, winner of European Rallycross events Driving the Ford RS200 Pikes Peak
Pat Doran Four-time British Rallycross Champion, European Rallycross round winner Driving the Ford RS200 Evo
William Dunlop 4-time North West 200 winner, 7-time Ulster GP winner. Riding his TT Yamahas and his dad’s Rotary Norton
Michael Dunlop 14-time TT winner, 5- time North West 200 winner, 6-time Ulster GP winner. Riding his TT Superstock bike and dad’s Rotary Norton
Kerry Earnhardt Former NASCAR driver, eldest son of seven-time champion Dale Driving a 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Emerson Fittipaldi 2-time Formula 1 world champion, 2-time Indy 500 winner and CART championship winner Driving a McLaren M23
Wilson Fittipaldi Former Formula 1 driver and team owner Will be in action on the Hill
Patrick Friesacher Former Formula 1 driver and Festival favourite Driving the Red Bull NASCAR
Pierre Gasly GP2 driver and Reserve driver for Red Bull Racing. 2014 FRenault
3.5 runner up
Driving the Red Bull Racing RB7 up the hill
Marc Gené 2009 24LM winner, Former Minardi & Williams F1 driver and Ferrari test driver Driving the Ferrari F60
Vaughn Gittin Jr 2010 Formula Drift Champion Competing in the drift competition
Bill Goldberg Wrestling legend Driving a Toyota Tundra
Stuart Graham Only post-war winner of TT races on both two and four wheels Driving a Chevrolet Camaro and riding the Honda RC116
Mick Grant 7-time TT winner Riding an MV Agusta
Mattie Griffin Professional stunt rider Wowing crowds on his BMW F800R
James Grint Rupert Grint’s brother All new Mitsubishi Mirage RX
Kalle Grundel Former WRC driver, took his one and only podium on his debut rally in 1977 Driving a Ford RS200 on the Hill
David Hailwood Son of Mike “The Bike” Hailwood Riding his dad’s old TT machine up the hill
Nick Heidfeld Goodwood Hillclimb record holder Taking on the clock in the Mahindra Formula E car
Mark Higgins 3-time British Rally Champion (’97, ’05, ’06) Tackling the hill in the Prodrive Subaru WRX
Derek Hill Son of 1961 World Champion, Phil Hill Driving the Ferrari 156 Sharknose
James Hillier Isle of Man TT winner Riding his Kawasaki TT bike up the hill
Mikko Hirvonen Former WRC driver, finished 2nd in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 Driving the MINI Countryman R60 Dakar
Gareth Howell BTCC race winner Driving McLarens up the hill in Batch 6
Chris Ingram Factory Opel ERC driver, in 2012 he became the only rally driver to ever win the MSA Young Driver of the Year Award Taking his Opel Adam R2 around the Rally Stage
Tony Jardine Former Formula 1 pundit and pit reporter Forest Rally Stage commentator
Gary Johnson 2-time Isle of Man TT winner Riding a collection of Triumphs up the hill
Billy Johnson Ford WEC driver Driving the Ford Mustang GT4
Alan Jones 1980 Formula 1 World Champion Will be driving the Williams FW06 in the Williams celebration
Carmen Jorda Renault Formula 1 development driver Cartier Judge
Andrew Jordan 2013 BTCC champion Will be driving a Group 2 Camaro, a Ford C100, a Ford RS500 and the Eagle Low-Drag GT up the Hill
Kirsi Kainulainen 2016 World Sidecar champion Riding the BMW LCR sidecar
Jodie Kidd Fashion model and TV personality Driving for BMW in the Supercar run
Ian King Six-time European Top Fuel drag bike champion Riding a Suzuki up the hill
Tom Kristensen Nine-time Le Mans Winner, dubbed ‘Mr Le Mans’ Driving his 2000 Audi R8 and the Audi RS5 DTM up the hill
Robert Kubica Former Formula 1 and WRC driver Driving the Renault Sport E20
Bobby Labonte 2000 NASCAR champion Driving the Richard Petty Pontiac Grand Prix
Ellen Lohr DTM race winner, also competed in truck racing and Dakar Driving a range of classic Mercedes cars
James Martin Celebrity chef Taking his Mini around the rally stage
Pierluigi Martini Former Formula 1 driver Driving the Brabham BT52
Nick Mason Founding member of Pink Floyd, owner of Ten Tenths Driving his Ferrari 250 GTO
Jochen Mass 1989 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and Former Formula 1 driver Driving a range of classic Mercedes cars
Nobuharu Matsushita McLaren development driver, former GP2 driver and 2014 winner of All-Japan Formula Three Driving the McLaren MP4/6 and M8D
Allan McNish Three-time Le Mans winner, 2013 WEC World Champion Driving an Audi R8 in the Tom Kristensen class
Michael Meadows Blancpain GT driver and two-time Porsche Carrera Cup GB champion Driving McLarens up the hill in Batch 6
Arturo Merzario Former Formula 1 driver Driving the Ferrari 156 Sharknose
Hannu Mikkola 1983 World Rally Champion Driving an Audi Quattro RS 002
Sammy Miller Two-time European Trials Champion and motorcycle museum owner Riding a BMW Rennsport & Brough Superior ‘Pendine Racer’
Nicolas Minassian Sportscar driver Driving the Ferrari 458 GT2 and Ford C100
Jim Moodie Eight-time TT winner Riding his old Honda CBR900
Gordon Murray Designer of Brabham and McLaren Formula 1 cars Driving his IGM-Ford
Trevor Nation Two-time TT winner Riding his old Rotary Norton
Matt Neal Three-time British Touring Car Champion Riding the current Honda British Superbike
Tiff Needell Former Formula 1 & BTCC driver and TV Presenter Driving for BMW in the Supercar run
Michael Neeves MCN road tester Riding a BMW S1000RR
Adrian Newey Red Bull Racing chief engineer Driving a Lotus 49 as well as being a part of the Williams & Bernie celebrations
Paul O’Neill Former BTCC driver and TV Presenter Driving McLarens up the hill in Batch 6
Pekka Päivärinta 2016 World Sidecar champion Riding the BMW LCR sidecar
Jolyon Palmer Renault Formula 1 driver Driving the Renault Sport E20
Emanuele Pirro Five time Le Mans winner with Audi, two times ALMS champion also with Audi Driving a Ferrari 333SP
Andy Priaulx Current Ford WEC Driver, winner of three consecutive World Touring Car Championships Driving the Ford GT
Jean Ragnotti WRC winner of three rallies Driving the Renault 5 Maxi Turbo up the Hill in Ultimate Rally Cars
Roberto Ravaglia First ever World Touring Car Champion (1987), regarded as one of the best touring car drivers of all time Driving a BMW M3 E30
Brian Redman Legend of Sportscar racing winning the Targa Florio, 12 hours of Sebring (twice) and the Spa-Francorchamps 1000 km Driving the Vanwall in 750kg Formula
Anthony Reid Veteran of sports and Touring car racing, finished 2nd in BTCC in 1998 and 2000 Driving the Arrinera Hussarya
Davide Rigon Scuderia Formula 1 test driver Driving the Ferrari F2007
Nico Rosberg Reigning Formula 1 World Champion Driving a Mercedes
Bernd Schneider Four-time DTM champion Driving the Mercedes C-Class DTM
Gordon Shedden Three-time British Touring Car Champion Riding the current Honda British Superbike
Freddie Sheene Son of Barry Sheene Riding a 2016 Suzuki GSX1000R in his Dad’s colours
Sergey Sirotkin GP2 driver and Reserve driver for Renault. Driving the Renault Sport E20
Mike Skinner 1995 NASCAR Truck

Series Champion

Taking on the NASCAR record in a Toyota Tundra
Paul Smart Former Grand Prix motorcyclist Riding the Foggy Petronas FP1
Steve Soper 24HR Nürburgring, 24 HR Spa and Macau Race Winner Driving the BMW V12 LMR
Andy Soucek Blancpain GT driver, 2009 FIA Formula 2 Championship Driving the Bentley Continental GT3
Freddie Spencer Fast Freddie’ won both 250cc & 500cc GP Championships in 1985 Will be in action on the Hill
Sir Jackie Stewart Three-time Formula 1 World Champion – 1969, 1971 and 1973 Driving the MS80 as well as his old Tyrrell 003 and 006
Sam Sunderland Britain’s first winner of the Dakar Rally Riding his KTM Dakar bike
Jenny Tinmouth Fastest ever woman around the Isle of Man TT course Riding her #D2BD Honda CBR1000
Colin Turkington Two-time BTCC champion Driving for BMW in the Supercar run
Darren Turner Last weekend’s Le Mans winner, 2016 ELMS champion, 2011 GT1 runner-up, BTCC race winner Driving the Aston Martin Vantage AMR Pro
Oliver Turvey 2014 Le Mans class winner, NextEV Formula E driver Driving the McLaren MP4/6 & M8F
Neil Tuxworth Long-serving Honda Racing team manager, winning 3 WSBK titles, 4 BSB titles and 63 TT wins Riding Joey Dunlop’s last winner
Adam Tyrrell Ken Tyrrell’s grandson Driving his grandfather’s Tyrrell 001
Brian Vickers NASCAR cup driver and race winner Driving a 2017 Chevrolet SS from RCR
Oliver Webb 2014 European Le Mans champion, currently racing for ByKolles in the World Endurance Championship Driving the BAC Mono in Race Cars for the Road
Karl Wendlinger Former Formula 1 driver and sportscar driver Driving a range of classic Mercedes cars
Mad’ Mike Whiddett Professional Drifter and Goodwood Fan Favourite Driving his RUMBUL and RADBUL