The Goodwood Festival of Speed with have its largest ever contingency of MotoGP machines and riders during the iconic event.
From the 13th to the 16th of July Goodwood Festival of Speed will host their biggest ever celebration of MotoGP. This celebratin will feature MotoGP legends from the past as well much of the current grid set to make their debut on the iconic hill climb.
This years Goodwood Festival of Speed is the 30th anniversary of the event and will feature two-wheeled machines in centre stage once again. The current Grand Prix riders and machines will make up the motorbike contingent in the Ballroom Paddock this year at the event.
The teams from the current grid MotoGP already confirmed at the event include Ducati Lenovo Team, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing, LCR Honda and GASGAS Factory Racing Tech3, as well as the GASGAS Aspar Moto2 squad with British rider Jake Dixon.
The current generation will also be joined by a whole load of MotoGP Legends, such as: Giacomo Agostini, Mick Doohan, Jorge Lorenzo, Freddie Spencer, Casey Stoner, Kevin Schwantz, Wayne Gardner, Kenny Roberts Jr, Alex Crivillé and Randy Mamola.
“I am absolutely thrilled that the Festival of Speed will host its biggest-ever MotoGP celebration this year." said The Duke of Richmond. "My thanks to Dorna Sports, the teams and riders for including us in their busy schedules - it means so much to everyone at Goodwood and all our fans that they will be here to celebrate with us.”
Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports, added: "We’re very proud to announce this celebration of MotoGP at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It’s an honour for us to play a key role in the 30th anniversary and be invited to showcase the best of our sport, sharing the stage with our fellow icons of speed. It will be something truly unique, and I want to thank our teams, riders and legends for showing such enthusiasm in attending. We hope we will be able to put on an incredible show for the fans – and for The Duke of Richmond! We are always honoured by his unwavering passion for our sport. Thank you for the invitation!"