Cavalcade of Martini Racing machines set for Goodwood
MARTINI will partner with the world’s finest car-culture event as a record 14 MARTINI Racing machines come together for the first time at Goodwood Festival of Speed. In the 20th year of the famous 1.16-mile Hillclimb, the Italian drinks brand will celebrate a glorious racing adventure in its 150-year heritage (11-14 July).
Ten of the 14 historic machines – representing 45 years of MARTINI Racing – will form in impressive display next to the popular Formula 1 paddocks. Bringing a touch of Italian style, MARTINI will serve the world-famous drink that gave its name to the racing team.
MARTINI Racing machines featuring at Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Displayed within MARTINI Paddock:
1. Lancia LC1
2. Lancia LC2
3. Lancia Delta Integrale
4. Lancia Delta S4
5. Porsche 917K
6. Jaguar XJ220
7. Ford Focus WRC
8. Lotus 80
9. Brabham BT45
10. Porsche 911 GT3 Cup
Also on site:
1. Porsche 911 SC Safari
2. Lancia 037
3. Porsche 936
4. Porsche 935 ‘Moby Dick’
For the first time, the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car that multiple World Rally Champion, Sebastien Loeb, raced in the opening rounds of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup will be on display – bringing back the eye-catching stripes for the first time in five years.
Arnaud Meysselle, Senior Global Category Director, MARTINI, said: “Partnering with one of the most famous motorsport events in the world is a wonderful moment of our 150 Anniversary celebrations. At Goodwood, we look back over 45 years of MARTINI Racing with this incredible line-up of fourteen cars.
“Lord March and his team have created something very special in Goodwood Festival of Speed. This incredible line-up of MARTINI Racing cars is set to be a huge attraction. It wasn’t just the cars and famous drivers that made MARTINI Racing great. It was the courageous attitude of the teams, along with the belief and dedication of the fans that kept us winning. We’re looking forward to seeing this exquisite catalogue of MARTINI cars back in the unique paddock once again.”
The tri-colour motorsport outfit won multiple titles over four decades, including Le Mans 24 Hours three times and multiple Grand Prix races. The record breaking team was best known for its undefeatable legacy in World Rally Championship (WRC), becoming an icon during the 1980s and 1990s; winning seven world titles – six consecutively from 1987-1992, which remains an unbroken record in the 40-year history of WRC