Hamilton heads up the list of over 80 drivers and riders already confirmed for the 2008 Goodwood Festival of Speed
With over five weeks to go until the 2008 Festival of Speed (11-13 July), Goodwood can already confirm that over 80 of the world's greatest motor racing drivers and riders will be present at the world's largest celebration of motoring culture, with more big names still expected to follow over the coming weeks.
Confirmed drivers at the Festival will include current Formula One stars Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and Sebastian Bourdais, as well as WRC works drivers Petter Solberg, Chris Atkinson, Matthew Wilson and Mikko Hirvonen. Current two-wheeled heroes in action will include WSB Championship contenders Troy Corser, Yukio Kagayama and Carlos Checa, plus BSB title challengers Leon Haslam, Michael Rutter, Cal Crutchlow, Stuart Easton and Tom Sykes.
Famous names from motor racing's past in attendance at Goodwood will include Sir Stirling Moss, Jackie Stewart, Carl Fogarty, Juha Kankkunen, Mike Doohan, Bobby Unser and John Watson. A plethora of BTCC drivers will be on hand to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of this hugely popular race series, including Tom Chilton, Andy Rouse, Anthony Reid, John Cleland Win Percy, John Rhodes and Frank Gardner.