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The Goodwood Circuit is a former RAF fighter base, converted into a race track after World War II. It hosted a non-championship Formula 1 event, known as the "Glover Trophy", from 1949 to 1965, and has long been used for testing by local teams, including McLaren.

It is notable for the accident that ended the career of Stirling Moss in 1962, and the testing accident that took the life of Bruce McLaren in 1970.

Circuit History[]

The land where the track is now located was farmland, owned by the Duke of Richmond, until the RAF decided it would be suitable as an emergency backup fighter base. It was later opened as RAF Westhampnett, a satellite base to RAF Tangmere. The runways were all grass, with only the perimeter road paved. It is this perimeter road that now constitutes the race track.

Circuit Layouts[]

Previous Layouts[]


Event history[]

The following is a list of Formula One events held at the Goodwood circuit:

Year Winning Driver Winning Constructor Report
1949 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Italy Maserati Report
1950 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Italy Maserati Report
1951 Thailand Prince Bira Italy Maserati Report
1952 Argentina José Froilán González Italy Ferrari Report
1953 United Kingdom Ken Wharton United Kingdom BRM Report
1954 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Italy Ferrari Report
1955 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Italy Maserati Report
1956 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Italy Maserati Report
1957 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Connaught-Alta Report
1958 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Ferrari Report
1959 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax Report
1960 United Kingdom Innes Ireland United Kingdom Lotus-Climax Report
1961 United Kingdom John Surtees United Kingdom Cooper-Climax Report
1962 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom BRM Report
1963 United Kingdom Innes Ireland United Kingdom Lotus-BRM Report
1964 United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Lotus-Climax Report
1965 United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Lotus-Climax Report


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