Celebrities spotted at Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Several celebrities spotted at Goodwood Festival of Speed. Photos: John Nguyen /PA
Several celebrities spotted at Goodwood Festival of Speed. Photos: John Nguyen /PA

A HOST of celebrities have been spotted at one of the top automotive festivals in the UK.

The motoring event which is coming to an end today, June 26, has seen thousands flocking to Chichester over the last few days.

Goodwood Festival of Speed has become a popular place for manufacturers to show off their latest models, with fans and prospective buyers able to get up close to the vehicles.

Dozens of displays and activities have taken place, as well as several celebrity spectators coming to see what the festival has on offer.

The Argus:  David Beckham poses for selfies with racing fans during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Thursday June 23, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA
The Argus: David Beckham poses for selfies with racing fans during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Thursday June 23, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA

David Beckham poses for selfies with racing fans during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Thursday June 23, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA

Among those who headed down was ex-professional footballer David Beckham who posed for pictures with fans before enjoying the event.

Celebrity motorsport legends such as Sir Jackie Stewart, who won three World Drivers' Championships as a Formula One driver, was also spotted.

The Argus:  Sir Jackie Stewart during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Saturday June 25, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA
The Argus: Sir Jackie Stewart during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Saturday June 25, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA

Sir Jackie Stewart during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Saturday June 25, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA

Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, was also among those to appear. She attended the event with Sophia Hutchins and was seen chatting and taking pictures with fans whilst wandering around the festival.

The Argus: Caitlyn Jenner and Sophia Hutchins during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Saturday June 25, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA
The Argus: Caitlyn Jenner and Sophia Hutchins during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Saturday June 25, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA

Caitlyn Jenner and Sophia Hutchins during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Saturday June 25, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA

Nigel Mansell, who won the Formula One World Championship and the CART Indy Car World Series in his career, and Damon Hill, who won the title of Formula One World Champion back in 1996, were also at the event signing autographs and greeting fans.

The Argus: Damon Hill signs autographs for racing fans during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Saturday June 25, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA
The Argus: Damon Hill signs autographs for racing fans during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Saturday June 25, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA

Damon Hill signs autographs for racing fans during the Goodwood Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex. Picture date: Saturday June 25, 2022. Photo: John Nguyen /PA

Today marks the last day of festivities, with the event opening on Thursday, and promises to be another day of sporting fun.

The Red Arrows will be returning for a final display which will give Sussex residents another chance to watch them fly over the coast.

The displays took place on Thursday and Friday this week as they put on a fantastic display over the festival site. Another display is also set for this afternoon.

Planes will fly over the Goodwood Festival of Speed at 12.40 pm, before moving on to North Arundel at 1.02pm and then South of Littlehampton at 1.05pm.

 

 

 

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