Speedcafe.com to broadcast Goodwood FOS

James Hint's Hesketh taking part in last year's Goodwood Festival of Speed

James Hunt’s Hesketh taking part in last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. pic Simon Hildrew

Speedcafe.com will broadcast live coverage of the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend.

A live stream from the world famous event held at the Goodwood estate can be viewed from Friday evening (AEST).

The iconic celebration will see drivers and cars from the world of motorsport congregate to tackle the famous hillclimb event.

This year the Goodwood Festival of Speed will operate under the ‘Full Throttle – The Endless Pursuit of Power’ theme.

The 2016 Festival of Speed will celebrate the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, mark 50 years since the inaugural Can-Am Series and pay tribute to James Hunt on the 40th anniversary of his Formula 1 World Championship success with McLaren.

BMW’s centenary will feature prominently in the celebrations with a selection of its finest race cars due to make an appearance, including the 1940 Mille Miglia winning 328 Superleggera, the 1999 Le Mans winning V12 LMR and the 1983 Formula 1 World Championship winning Brabham-BMW BT52.

Cars from seven current F1 teams are set to run at the event accompanied by reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Jenson Button and Nico Hulkenberg.

The list of star drivers and riders includes Sir Stirling Moss, John Surtees, Giacomo Agostini, Riccardo Patrese, Alex Zanardi, Carl Fogarty, David Brabham, Gerhard Berger and Derek Bell.

The Goodwood Festival of Speed begins on Thursday evening with the annual Moving Motorshow, before hillclimb action commences on Friday afternoon.

VIDEO: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016 Preview

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