The British are the nation that is best at organizing aristocratic sports. From polo, lawn tennis, golf, racing, etc., the origin of these expensive games originated in Britain. Goodwood Festival of Speed, a well-known British motorsport, recently held an international speed carnival event, bringing together top-class cars with outstanding driving performance from world-class racers. Mercedes-Benz was on the well-known Goodwood Hills, allowing motorsport fans to enjoy a wonderful game. Montblanc serves as the official timer partner, providing accurate time measurement technology for multiple events. The four-day exciting climbing race was completed by Justin Law, who drove Jaguar XJR12D in 46.13 seconds, and completed the final 1.16 mile race. He received a Montblanc TimeWalker chronograph automatic watch (with a special pattern engraved on the back).
The Goodwood Festival of Speed, which is held from the end of June to the beginning of July, invites popular racing cars and champion drivers to come and participate in the festival.
Want to see the grand occasion of racing and sports cars gathered in all generations, is it possible? Participation in the Goodwood Festival of Speed is a racing celebration for speed and classic lovers.
Justin Law (from left) who drove Jaguar XJR12D completed the final 1.16 mile in 46.13 seconds and was awarded a Montblanc TimeWalker chronograph automatic watch by Goodwood founder Lord March and Montblanc President Nicolas Baretzki.
Goodwood is a characteristic town located in West Sussex, England. The tradition of Goodwood Festival of Speed can be traced back to 1936. At that time, the Duke Freddie March was a nobleman who was keen on racing and won Brooklands. During the race, he specially organized a private hill-climbing competition for Lancia Motor Club on the winding hillside in front of Goodwood Manor. Freddie March’s grandson, Count March, later founded the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 1993. This car later became one of the most well-known sports competitions in the British Social Calendar. It is the world’s largest car culture celebration today. It is now exclusively sponsored by the F1 team and attracts well-known racers to participate in the Goodwood 1.16 Mile Road. Hill Climbing.
At Goodwood Car Speed Carnival, you can see legendary chariots from different fields and in different eras.
Goodwood Speed Carnival is known as the ‘World’s Greatest Motor Sports Festival’ and is the largest and most contested event in Europe. At this event, you can see legendary chariots from different fields and in different times. From the steam locomotive of the 19th century to the most advanced F1 battleship today; from a four-wheel drive rally car to a Lehman chariot in a weird coat; from a classic car emitting antique oil fume to the most exciting road supercar Everything related to wheels and speed can be seen here.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed, founded in 1993, is the world’s largest car culture celebration today. It is now exclusively sponsored by the F1 team and attracts well-known racers to participate in the Goodwood Hill Climbing Race of 1.16 Miles.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed, which is held from the end of June to the beginning of July each year, can not only avoid the rainy weather in the UK, but also can be connected with F1, Le Mans, MotoGP and other seasons. Inviting popular racing cars and champion drivers to come to the scene to participate in the event, can make the world Top racers took the time to participate in this event during the busy schedule, which shows that the Goodwood Festival of Speed is the big brother in the racing industry.
At the Goodwood Festival of Speed, you can see the world-renowned racing masters.
There has always been an inseparable connection between the car and the chronograph. With the evolving measurement technology for a short time, the timer made by Minerva has also witnessed many great racing moments. Founded in 1858, the Minerva watch factory specializes in producing high-quality timing devices that can measure extremely short moments with a measurement accuracy of one hundredth of a second. The timing device produced by Minerva has many patents in the field of precision timers for many years, including the well-known ‘Rally Timer’, which is a high precision racing chronograph introduced in 1960.
British ‘Super Male Model’ David Gandy was invited to attend Montblanc’s 2017 Goodwood official timing event, wearing a Montblanc TimeWalker automatic date watch.
Montblanc was the official timepiece partner of the Goodwood Speed Carnival for the first time this year. During the race, it launched the TimeWalker series, demonstrating the heritage of its Minerva professional timing device and celebrating the value of the car with a retro elegance. In the Montblanc Pavilion, the new TimeWalker series rose gold chronograph watch and TimeWalker series one-minute external tourbillon chronograph limited edition 100 watch are displayed.
In the Montblanc Pavilion, the new TimeWalker series rose gold chronograph watch and TimeWalker series one-minute external tourbillon chronograph limited edition 100 watch are displayed.
‘This is Montblanc’s first participation in the Speed Carnival. With the new TimeWalker series of sports watches, Montblanc has injected the concept of racing spirit into the new watch with its watchmaking orthodoxy.’ Montblanc President Nicolas Baretzki said, ‘Goodwood Carnival is the A great event that people can expect and can experience the passion of racing, so Goodwood Speed Carnival is the ideal occasion to launch the TimeWalker series. Montblanc pays tribute to the glorious era of racing with its unique watchmaking technology. Montblanc used the Minerva watch factory in the 1940s Based on a stopwatch introduced to measure the time of each race, it is back to being one of the great timer makers in racing history. ‘
Montblanc TimeWalker automatic date watch.
The theme of this year’s Goodwood Speed Carnival is ‘Peak in Performance-Motorsports Are Changed.’ Take control of fast, powerful and complex cars and change the rules. Montblanc also showed 20 sports-changing cars, which can be said to be the epitome of changes in motorsport since the 1920s. The Montblanc Sport Change Race, launched on the Goodwood webpage and its Instagram channel, was won by the 1986 Metro 6R4. Its owner, Adam Keeler, also received a TimeWalker chronograph automatic watch with a special pattern.