As the Goodwood Revival gets underway this weekend (September 12th to 14th), the real stars of the event are the iconic cars that will be gracing the track.

Goodwood - Top IconsThere will be a mixture of vehicles from historic luxury car brands, iconic cars from motorsport history and some that even predate the Second World War.

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With the Ford Mustang celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, this is being celebrated at the event. A total of 18 examples of this car will be pitted against each other in a special Shelby Cup race.

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Similarly, the race-winning Jaguar D-type is celebrating its 60th anniversary and 33 examples will be parading around the Goodwood Circuit to celebrate. What’s more 20 D-types will race in the Lavant Cup.

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Maserati is also celebrating its centenary this year and will see 16 cars paraded to mark the occasion, while 11 250 Fs will race for the Richmond Trophy.

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In tribute to racer Sir Jackie Stewart, his 1969 F1 Championship-winning Matra-Cosworth MS80 will appear at the event, alongside a collection of Ford Escorts, BRMs and Grand Prix Tyrrells.

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Racing for the Goodwood Trophy will be a 1935 ERA A-Type R4A, showing off an example of pre-war engineering. It will be going up against other ERAs, Bugattis, Aston Martins and a number of other great racers from the 1930s.

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For this year’s Earls Court Concours display, the theme is The Versatile V8. As such, there will be around 25 V8-powered passenger cars on show, including a rear-engined Tatra T87 from 1946.

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Ferrari fans will be interested to see four examples of the 250 GT SWB/C as they compete in the two-driver Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration race. They will be going up against cars from Aston Martin, Jaguar, Lotus and others.

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Bringing an example of American motor engineering to the Freddie March Memorial Trophy race will be a 1953 Cunningham C4R.

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A 1959 Aston Martin DBR1 will also make a return to Goodwood to take part in the Sussex Trophy race.

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