BMW Presents Motorsport Icons at Goodwood

Brabham BMW BT 52 8 photos
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BMW Motorrad BoxerCup 2002, Randy MamolaNelson Piquet in the BMW M1 ProCarBMW Motorrad Power Cup K 1200 R Cup machineBMW V12 LMR, Le Mans 1999Nelson Piquet during the GP of Brazil, 1983 in the Brabham BMW BT 52BMW S 1000 RR, Granite grey metallic mattBMW HP4 with Package Competition
This year, the Goodwood Festival of speed will celebrate its 20th edition and BMW will be present at the event, through its BMW Group Classic division, to celebrate speed and everything related to it.
The 2013 edition will also be the world's largest motoring 'garden party' since it's held on the grounds of Lord March's Goodwood House and will take place between July 12-14.

Some pretty special and unique items from the motorsport history of BMW will be showcased, including the Brabham BMW BT52 that brought Nelson Piquet his Formula 1 Championship, 30 years ago.

The participating BMW racing motorcycles/cars and their riders/drivers are:
  • BMW R 50 (1966), rider: Helmut Dähne
  • BMW RS 54 sidecar (1970), riders: Theo Sattler and Hans Jürgen Eckert
  • BMW Boxer Cup R 1100 S (2002), riders: Michael Neeves, Marc Potter
  • BMW Power Cup K 1200 R (2005), riders: Michael Neeves, Marc Potter
  • BMW HP4 (2013), rider: Chaz Davies
  • BMW S 1000 RR (2013), rider: Michael Neeves
  • Brabham BMW BT52 (1983 Formula One World Championship-winning car), driver: Nelson Piquet
  • BMW V12 LMR (Le Mans winning car 1999), drivers: Marc Surer and Steve Soper
  • BMW M1 Procar (1979), driver: Riccardo Patrese
The Brabham BMW BT2 was the car that won the first Formula 1 Championship with turbocharged engines. The 1983 World Championship-winning car has been comprehensively restored to mark the 30-year anniversary of its title triumph and will be on display  starting tomorrow.
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