Goodwood Festival of Speed announces date change

The date of the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed has been moved because of a change to the Formula 1 calendar.

Friday, 2nd December 2016, 2:47 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 4:01 am
Jenson Button at this year's FOS. The date has been changed so F1 drivers and teams can come and wow the crowds. Michael John Reed/REEDIMAGE PPP-160627-094420001

The world-renowned motoring weekend will now take place from June 29 to July 2, 2017, Goodwood confirmed today, December 2, 2016.

The new date is because the F1 race in Baku, Azerbaijan, has been moved forward a week and it will allow the F1 teams and drivers to be present to wow the thousands of spectators who turn out at the famous motor circuit.

The event is always a sell-out and tickets are already on sale here

The world-famous Goodwood Festival of Speed attracts thousands every year

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