Smart to ride Goodwood

Published: 01 July 2006

BSB rider Scott Smart will be cruising around Goodwood on July 7-9, 2006, along with many other famous riders past and present. Scott will be following a tradition set by his father and late uncle, who were both regulars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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He’ll be riding his Vivaldi Racing Suzuki GSX-R1000 K6 and demonstrating its power on the ‘Hill’ in front of the picturesque Goodwood House. The Hill Climb competition is one of the main attractions of the festival because it is a test of real power in both bikes and cars. Riders starts at the south of the park, turn up towards Goodwood House then climb a steep, narrow estate road to Goodwood’s horse racecourse. The Festival of Speed can expect to see 150,000 visitors this weekend as it combines the worlds of bikes and cars. MotoGP, World Superbike and British Superbike stars will be there, as well as F1, World Rally and Touring Car drivers. It kicks off on Friday, July 7, and will be going on until Sunday evening, July 9, 2006.

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