Goodwood has confirmed the first batch of drivers racing at the 77th Members’ Meeting, which takes place in April. Between them, the drivers hold a total of 31 overall and class wins at the Le Mans 24 Hours race, making them “undisputed legenda of La Sarthe”, according to Goodwood.
Touted as ‘the world’s most exclusive race meeting’, Goodwood’s Members’ Meeting takes place on the 6th and 7th of April. Tickets are available only to members of the GRRC or the GRRC Fellowship.
- Romain Dumas – two overall wins (2010 & 2016) & one class win (2013)
- Hans-Joachim Stuck – two overall wins (1986 & 1987) & one class win (1996)
- Guy Smith – one overall win (2003)
- Dieter Quester – one class win (1973)
- Neel Jani – one overall win (2016)
- Alex Wurz – two overall wins (1996 & 2009)
- Darren Turner – three class wins (2007, 2008 & 2017)
- Jochen Mass – one overall win (1989)
- Emanuele Pirro – five overall wins (2000, 2001, 2002, 2006 & 2007) & one class win (2003)
- Richard Attwood – one overall win (1970)
- Tom Kristensen – nine overall wins (1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008 & 2013)
“I can’t wait for the Members’ Meeting,” said Guy Smith, who won Le Mans in 2003.
“I have attended the Festival of Speed quite a few times with Bentley, and it’s always such a fantastic event, but I’ve never done an event at the circuit. I am still a relative novice on the Goodwood Circuit as while I’ve done a few manufacturer track days, I still have a lot to learn.
“It’s a real old-school circuit with some fantastic sweeping, fast corners that always provides amazing racing. I have also never done any historic racing before, but I have done some historic rallying in both a Mk1 and Mk2 Ford Escort in the RAC Rally, which was brilliant fun. I’ll be racing in the Gerry Marshall Trophy, and from what I have seen, and heard, the racing is epic.
“To see so many iconic cars, that I grew up watching as a young boy, out on track together will be a real treat.”