If you love the Jaguar E-Type…………

Posted: August 4, 2011 by The Car Spy in Classic Cars, Jaguar
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THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL HONOURS THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JAGUAR E-TYPE WITH THE GREATEST RACE OF SIGNIFICANT COMPETITION EXAMPLES EVER ASSEMBLED

In just six weeks time, the finest collection of significant and authentic racing Jaguar E-types ever assembled will gather at the 2011 Goodwood Revival (16-18 September) for an exceptionalFordwater Trophy race.

To mark the 50th anniversary of the most iconic of British sport cars, as an exclusive race for 2011, Goodwood’s Fordwater Trophy will feature a grid exclusively made up of Jaguar E-types of a type that raced up to 1966.  The race will be a 45-minute two-driver race, with driver changes in the pits between 15 and 30 minutes. 

The Fordwater Trophy will feature an extraordinary mix of historically-significant competition E-types, including six of the 12 lightweights still in existence racing, plus three more of the surviving cars present on static display.  

With significant racing E-type low drag coupés, roadsters and fixed head coupés also competing, the race promises to make for an intriguing spectacle and a fitting tribute to Britain’s most popular sports car and its special relationship with Goodwood. 

An exceptional line-up of top drivers will campaign the Jaguars, including ex-F1 stars Gerhard Berger, Jackie Oliver, Jochen Mass, Adrian Newey, Desiré Wilson and Tiff Needell, touring car legends Andy Priaulx, John Cleland and Anthony Reid, ex-Jaguar Le Mans winner Andy Wallace and actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson.

To order advance tickets for 2011 Goodwood Revival, please contact the Ticket Hotline:
Telephone: +44 (0)1243 755055
Fax: +44 (0)1243 755058
Email: ticket.office@goodwood.com
Book on-line: www.goodwood.com/motorsport

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