Story and photos by Jonathan Sharp
The weather forecast for the 74th Goodwood members meeting kept getting worse as the event approached. By Saturday morning, March 19, it was on with the walking boots, two pairs of socks, thick corduroy trousers, a vest, thick country style shirt, a tie (there is a dress code you know) tweed jacket and a very worn old wax jacket and off to Goodwood where at least the racing would be hot even if the weather was going to be cold.
It turned out that on a few occasions over the weekend the racing was rather too hot for comfort. The first race of the Sunday program was for 1960s single seaters. The ex-Innes Ireland Lotus of Steven Bond was hit in the side by another car. The Lotus then hit the tire wall which turned the car on its side. It then proceeded to tumble end-over-end before plunging head long into the pedestrian foot tunnel under the track. [Read more…] about Goodwood Member’s Meeting 2016 Part 1