Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018

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On Thursday 12th July, 25 years after the first festival took place, the Goodwood Festival of Speed returned to the Duke of Richmond’s grounds in West Sussex.

Taking place over a span of 4 days, the festival celebrates the best of the motor industry all in one place. This year in particular they commemorated Porches 70th anniversary with an extraordinary 170 foot sculpture which stood tall in front of Goodwood house.

Leading the Goodwood Hill Climb, the Volkswagen I.D.R set records as an electric car with a winning time of 43.86s. Another electric car powered into second place, the NextEV NIO EP3, with a time of 44.32s. Followed closely by BMWs’ E36 M3 who made third place.

Leading manufacturers such as: Porsche, Aston Martin and Nissan all showcased their new models and with an event as exciting as the Festival of Speed, it is evident that the motor industry is getting stronger year-on-year. There has not been a better time to cement your career in the automotive sector and at John Gibson Associates we are here to help you do that.

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