Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016: the racing drivers

Lewis Hamilton Goodwood FoSThe world’s top racing drivers will be making a beeline to Goodwood this week for the 2016 Festival of Speed – and this year, the list of stars in attendance is as glittering as ever.

Current racing stars mingle alongside legends of the past, and most of them get behind the wheel of the cars that helped take them to glory.

Goodwood Festival of Speed on Motoring Research

Here, Motoring Research has gathered the full register of racing drivers down to attend the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Is a hero of yours amongst them?

Adam Morgan BTCC race winner
Alain Menu Double BTCC champion
Alessandro Zanardi Two-time CART champion and Paralympic cycling gold medallist
Alex Wurz Le Mans winner and former F1 driver
Andrew Jordan 2013 BTCC champion
Bobby Labonte 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup champion
Brian Johnson Legendary AC/DC singer
Sir Chris Hoy Multiple Olympic cycling champion and now Le Mans driver
Carl Fogarty World Superbike Royalty
Colin Edwards Two-time World Superbike Champion
David Brabham Le Mans winner and ex-F1 racer
Derek “Buttsy” Butler Drift star with his own F1 car!
Derek Bell Five-time Le Mans winner
Emerson Fittipaldi Two-time F1 World Champion and double Indy 500 winner
Frank Biela Five-time Le Mans winner and 1996 BTCC champion
Freddie Spencer Three-time motorcycle GP world champion
Gerhard Berger Ten-time Grand Prix winner
Giacomo Agostini 15-time Motorcycle World Champion
Gordon Shedden Reigning BTCC champion
Gordon Sheddon Two-time BTCC champion
Hans-Joachim Stuck Touring car legend and double Le Mans winner
Sir Jackie Stewart Three-time F1 World Champion
James Martin TV chef and classic car enthusiast
Jari Matti Latvala WRC front-runner
Jason Plato Two-time BTCC winner and TV presenter
Jean Ragnotti Two-time Monte Carlo Rally winner
Jean-Pierre Jabouille The first driver to win a Grand Prix in a turbocharged car
Jenson Button 2009 Formula 1 World Champion
Jochen Mass F1 and Le Mans winner and Goodwood House Captain
John McGuinness Multiple IoM TT winner
John Surtees World Champion on two wheels and four
Johnny Cecotto Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion
Karun Chandhok Former F1 driver
Kelvin Fletcher BTCC driver and Emmerdale Star
Ken Block Gymkhana star and WRX front-runner
Kenny Brack 1999 Indy 500 winner drives on the hill
Liam Doran World Rallycross front-runner
Lorina McLaughlin Regular winner of ‘Fastest Lady’ prize at Festival
Mad Mike Whiddett Star of the drifting world
Mark Higgins British Rally champion and IoM Record Holder drives on the hill
Martin Brundle Le Mans winner and F1 star
Matt Neal Three-time BTCC champion
Mike Conway Indy Car race winner
Mike Skinner 1995 NASCAR Truck champion
Nick Mason Pink Floyd drummer
Nicky Hayden MotoGP Champion
Nico Hulkenberg F1 star and Le Mans winner
Nyck de Vries McLaren development driver
Olly Clark Last year’s Festival of Speed shoot-out winner
Pat Doran Four-time British Rallycross champion
Patrick Friesacher Will be smoking in his Toyata Camry
Réné Arnoux Seven-time F1 GP winner
Riccardo Patrese Six-time Grand Prix winner
Richard Childress Legendary NASCAR team owner
Ricky Carmichael The ‘greatest of all time’ in motocross
Sam Tordoff BTCC race winner
Sammy Miller Two-time European Trials Champion
Steve Soper Touring car legend
Sir Stirling Moss Racing legend and “Mr Goodwood”
Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren reserve driver
Troy Bayliss World Superbike champion to ride Ducati GP3
Troy Corser World Superbike Champion to ride BMW Kaczor R50S
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