Festival of Speed 2014: Saturday preview

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A DAZZLING day of motorsport is expected on the second day of Goodwood’s Festival of Speed.

Gates open at 6.50am with action on the hill climb starting with more than 40 batch three cars - post-war GP, Cosworth, Turbo, Indy and Americana.

The Forest Rally Stage opens at 9.30am and the GAS arena will kick off with a BMX dirt bike competition for those who enjoy the action on two wheels.

Supercars will roar on to the Hill Climb at 11am and the Red Arrows will fly past just after.

More than 50 bikes and 20 F1 cars will take to the track with the Vulcan expected at 1pm.

Sir Stirling Moss, Richard Petty and Jenson Button are expected to be at today’s festival - along with celebrity chef James Martin and Chris Hoy.

The event will close for the day at 7pm.

Keep checking the Observer website for highlights of the day’s events.




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