While Goodwood’s new Speed Week event in October will sadly be closed to the general public, the absence of spectators has opened the door for event organisers to get creative and come up with the most extreme rally stage ever seen at the West Sussex track.
The new Super Special Stage design will feature cars speeding through the circuit’s access tunnel before utilising parts of the race circuit itself and then going off-road through areas that would traditionally have been crammed with spectators, special guests, sponsors and champagne tents.
And to complement such a new feature, Goodwood has also come up trumps with a suitably fearsome set of cars to tackle the course, with a range of fire-breathing Group B machines set to headline.
As well as the stunning Lancia Stratos, the course will feature Metro 6R4s, Audi Quattros, Peugeot 205 T16s, Ford Escort RS2000s and more from rallying’s most power-hungry era. More modern challengers will come in the form of Subaru Impreza WRX and Lancia Delta Integrale Group A offerings, alongside a host of modern World Rally Championship machines, too.