Although the Concours event at the Goodwood Festival of Speed hasn’t quite reached the levels of Pebble beach or even Ville d’Este, there were some pretty special cars to be seen during the weekend. On Sunday, the entrants were even joined by Chris Evans collection of 7 of the most desirable Ferrari’s of the past 40 years.

Judges for this years event included chef, James Martin who competed in the Mille Miglia, singer Will Young and Lord March’s daughter, Lady Alexandra among others. Eventually all judges came to the conclusion that the 1938 Hispano-Suiza H6C Xenia should be crowned best of show. The stunning coupe stood out over the rest of the competition. It was entered in the catagory ‘The Revolutionaries – Groundbreaking Designs from the 1930’s’.

Amongst it’s competition were several other important cars including a number of Mini’s produced by specialist, Harold Radford. One from Beetle, George Harrison instantly stood out.

A number of important Type 57 Bugatti’s were on display, the most stunning of which was an ex-Shah of Persia’s 1939 Bugatti Type 57C Van Vooren Cabriolet. Attracting an even bigger crowd the the eventual winner, this Bugatti was extremely popular! A Type 57 S Atalante and a Type 57 SC Atalante were also big crowd pullers making the Bugatti section one of the most popular on display!

We’ll leave you with some pictures of the display’s to give you a brief idea of what was on display…

[Pictures sourced from in part]


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