The 2024 Goodwood Revival meeting will be run using sustainable fuels, with both the historic cars and motorcycles
having to make the switch.
Next year’s event, which runs from September 6-8, will stipulate that all racing vehicles must use a fuel containing “a minimum of 70% advanced sustainable components, in accordance with the FIA’s current requirements for
According to organisers, no modification is required to use these fuels, with a 1925 Bentley Speed Model using sustainable alternatives taking victory in 2023’s Rudge-Whitworth Cup.
“Goodwood has an illustrious motorsport history and one which we are delighted to continue with the announcement that at next year’s Revival, all of our races will run on sustainable fuel,” Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival founder, the Duke of Richmond said.
“I am proud that we are the first to be mandating the use of sustainable fuels at the event and would like to thank all of the participating owners, drivers and preparers for their support.”
“These fuels can guarantee the future of historic racing for years to come,” added 2009 Formula One world champion and Revival enthusiast, Jenson Button.
As far as motorcycles are concerned, these fuels will be used in the Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy races, which attracts
current and former domestic and world championship stars to compete on everything from BMW boxers, to Manx Nortons, and roaring 1960s MV triples.
Next year will also see the return of the Electric Avenue feature at the Festival of Speed (July 11-14). Rather than simply
focus on battery power, there will also be displays and features surrounding alternative fuels.
Keyword: Goodwood Revival goes green: sustainable fuels for old bikes at 2024 historic race event