Ferrari celebrates 70 year anniversary at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
GT & Sport Cars
Goodwood, 3 July 2017 – Ferrari celebrated its 70th anniversary at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with 70 historic, iconic and championship-winning Ferrari cars thrilling crowds with a special parade of cars tackling the famed hillclimb circuit, before coming together on the Lawn of Goodwood House to create a unique and spectacular “Ferrari Moment”.
Iconic cars. The parade was led by the first car to wear the Ferrari badge, the 1947 125 S, and Maranello’s latest model, the very limited edition LaFerrari Aperta, which is the star of the company’s anniversary celebrations. Multiple championship-winning single seaters and endurance racers from the Scuderia Ferrari’s illustrious racing history joined the two iconic cars to create an incredible display at the very heart of the Festival of Speed.
Legendary drivers. These cars were driven by motorsport legends Derek Bell, Jackie Stewart and Dario Franchitti, as well as Marc Gene (Ferrari Developing driver), Alessandro Pier Guidi, Davide Rigon and Olivier Beretta (Ferrari Competizioni GT drivers). Ferrari’s XX Programmes cars, the FXX and FXX K were driven by Factory GT Drivers Sam Bird and James Calado, while the 599 XX was piloted by ex-Scuderia Ferrari driver, René Arnoux.