Another classic weekend at Goodwood Revival

The Sussex Trophy Race held at dusk
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Goodwood Revival drew the crowds as thousands of people headed to the vintage motorsport and aviation event. Top racing legends were honoured, as were people who fought in the Second World War.

Thousands flocked to Goodwood Revival for a flavour of motorsport from a bygone era.

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The revival sees racing cars and motorcycles on display that would have competed on the Goodwood circuit from 1948 to 1966 – its original period, as well as vintage aircraft.

And there was plenty to do at the festival over the weekend, with events across the three days.

Even racing legend Derek Bell and TV chef James Martin were at the track on Saturday, ready to race.

With a makeshift Stonehenge, Brighton Pier and a vintage Tesco store dotted around the track, there was plenty to see.

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Vintage pop-up shops were selling their wares and there was entertainment at every corner as around 150,000 people attended.

On the track, The Settrington Cup was won by William Tyrrell on Saturday, when youngsters took to the track in their Austin J40 pedal cars. Yesterday, the sold-out Revival commemorated the bravery of members of the military during the Second World War with its largest-ever parade.

More than 600 vehicles and personnel paraded around the track and more than 20 D-Day veterans were introduced to the Revival by Lord March and honoured for their courage during the war.

After the commemoration, four-wheeled machinery from Bedford, Dodge, Jeep and Humber were joined by tanks on the circuit.

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The role that motorcycles played in the war effort was marked and uniformed soldiers and aircrew completed the on-the-ground line-up.

Racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart was also honoured on Saturday with a special tribute. Twenty-four cars from Sir Jackie’s career were impressively lined up on the grid.

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