For spectators, itwas hit after hit, compensating for the freezing weather. The parades of Ground Effect F1 cars, Super Tourings, and Group 5 Sports Cars Porsche 917s, Ferrari 512s, Lolas. were simply eye-popping, and the actual racing was out of this world, with the 60-minute Alan Mann Trophy all-GT40 garage door opener 41a4315 6d and the SF Edge Trophy for Edwardian racers the highlights. Goodwoods deft touch extends to the open-to-all fireworks party on the Saturday night, the food halls and the paddocks.
All brilliantly done theres not as much to see as at the Revival, but the welcome pay-off is much less garage door opener 41a4315 6d Clockwise from far left. Connaught A-type in the Parnell Cup; all-GT40 race; Hakkinen in Mercedes-Benz W196; Graham Hill Trophy; ground-effect Lotus 88; fireworks!; Porsche 917s; BMWand Dolomite Sprint in Gerry Marshall Trophy; Edwardian Darracq 200hp. IN THEWORLD of top-level concours, Amelia Island is surely the most charming, the most relaxed of them all despite having grown beyond all expectations during its 21 years.
In the days preceding the main event, there are now five sales, by Bonhams, RM Sothebys, Hollywood Wheels, newcomers Motostalgia and official event auction house Gooding & Co. There are manufacturers test drives, automobilia sales, seminars and the free-to-enter Cars & Coffee. Saturdays Cars & Coffee attracts big crowds and over 250 cars, a little downmarket from Sundays concours but wildy varied, from a rally Hillman Imp to muscle cars to Ford GT Le Mans racers. Best of Show Rolls-Royce and Pegaso; Hans-Joachim Stuck cars; Hans with event founder Bill Warner; Valentino Balboni in Miura; trophies and their matching cars. But thats nothing like as varied as the line-up for the Concours dElegance on included all three Bizzarrini Spyders, a 50 years of Miura display, Corvette racers, one-offs including the Mohs Safarikah Google it! , a line-up of Pegasos, BMWs race cars, the sinister Phantom Corsair and, garage door opener 41a4315 6d of all, a wonderful display of trophies and the cars that won them Le Mans, Indianapolis, The Vanderbilt Cup and more.