Goodwood Breakfast Club themes and dates for 2012

If you are a Petrol head and you’ve not heard of the Goodwood Breakfast Club, I’d be surprised.  These car events may be your Petrol head Nirvana.

I went for the first time in 2011 and attended and presented at Supercar Sunday.  It was a really good morning and some wonderful cars there to drool over.  You can see everything from supercars to classic cars, hypercars and rare cars, it’s a cracking event.

Best of all this is an admission-free event, yes FREE, Breakfast Club meeting at the Goodwood Motor Circuit. 2012 sees these gatherings enter their sixth season.  2012 promises an eclectic mix of vehicles and a tasty breakfast menu to whet the appetite of any motoring enthusiast.

If you can make time to attend, then in our minds this is a ‘must attend’ event.  What’s not to like about an enjoyable Sunday morning drive through the quiet West Sussex country roads down to Goodwood, where you are able to meet like-minded enthusiasts, admire some fabulous machinery and eat a tasty breakfast, before heading back home in time for the Sunday roast, to do a spot of gardening and DIY, or simply put your feet up and watch the Formula 1!


Themes for 2012

4th March 2012

TaxFree Sunday: Pre‐1973 tax‐free classics, plus modern eco‐friendly vehicles.


1st April 2012

Everything, but the Car: Bikes, trucks, tractors, vans, aircraft…, anything with an engine except a regular passenger car nothing is too bizarre, and very apt for April Fool’s Day!


6th May 2012

Super Car Sunday: The ultimate high‐performance machines – cars and bikes.


3rd June 2012

Rule Britannia: British vehicles of all ages, as we celebrate HRH The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee over the Bank Holiday weekend with a Pit Lane street party, and best dressed car and visitor prizes.


5th August 2012

Thoroughbred Sunday: Celebrating the golden era of Goodwood Motor Circuit with pre-emphasis on cars that celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2012, including the Ferrari 250 GTO, AC Cobra, Lotus Elan, MGB, Triumph Spitfire, Rover 2000, etc.


7th October 2012

Soft Top Sunday: Open top cars of all shapes and sizes, to catch the last sunshine of the year!


4th November 2012

Continental Classics: All European classic cars and bikes (excluding British) from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Scandinavia.

As in previous years, the Breakfast Club meetings will be held on the first Sunday of the month at the historic Goodwood Motor Circuit, with the exception of July and September, when the popular Festival of Speed (28 June-1 July 2012) and Goodwood Revival (14-16 September 2012) motor sport events will be held. Visitors are encouraged to pre-register their vehicles by e-mailing the dedicated Breakfast Club team.

So, I’ve pre-registered for the Super Car Sunday and Continental Classics.  Are you attending this year, if so what dates are you planning to go?  If you’re interested in a convoy and travelling down from the Berkshire direction then email me and we can arrange to meet up on the way.


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