The Goodwood Revival festival kicked off its engines on Friday, but a Ferrari crashed before the race even started.
The classic red Ferrari, considered a 355 F1 Berlinetta worth £ 80,000, collided with another car on its way to the Goodwood circuit and pulled off the road.
He stopped dear at the bottom of a small descent in a house next to the A27.
The engine from the ’90s masterpiece was left on the driveway covered in nasty scuffs and crumpled bodywork.
The driver told passers-by that she was heading to the festival at the famous racetrack.
At the festival, the Glamcab Girls welcomed the luckiest motorists to the historic circuit, posing with a line of vintage Austin taxis.
The festivities began this morning with an air show before a day full of motorsports and parades.
Yesterday a race dubbed “the most expensive of all time” took place with more than £ 200million of classic cars lined up on the grid.
The flash engines were competing for the Kinrara Trophy, the first of 16 races scheduled for the three-day event.
The petrol festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
The Goodwood Revival Festival is held annually on the Goodwood Circuit near Chichester.
Most of the people who attend Goodwood Revival do so in period attire like tweed jackets and trilby hats.
It’s all part of the tribute to the golden age of motorsport in the 1950s and 1960s, with hundreds of thousands of participants flocking to the scenic West Sussex site each year.
And it’s not just the clothes that are strictly traditional – only classic cars are allowed in the circuit perimeter during the festival.
The first Revival took place in 1998, 50 years after the racecourse opened by the 9th Duke of Richmond and Gordon.
Lord March “revived” the Goodwood circuit, which had been closed to motorsport since the mid-1960s.
It is now one of the busiest historic auto racing festivals in the world, consisting mostly of classic car races and parades.
Over the years, many famous names have raced at the Revival, including Sir Stirling Moss, David Coulthard and Damon Hill.
This year’s curtain-raiser race featured a stunning array of classic GT cars, including Ferrari 250 SWBs, Aston Martin DB4GTs and Jaguar E-types competing against each other.
The 34-lap race was won by a Ferarri 250 GT SWB Breadvan.
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