Joining the action on the stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed will be MINI UK ambassador and racing legend Paddy Hopkirk, who will be available on Saturday 6th July to meet the public and sign autographs. His iconic 1964 Monte Carlo Rally car will also be on display.
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Setting hearts racing on the performance end of the brand’s range, and inspired by the carmakers motorsport heritage, the MINI John Cooper Works GP will make its UK debut at the Festival, following its world premiere at the Nürburgring 24 hour race last month. The new model will be in the First Glance Paddock for the full duration of the Festival, as well as powering up Goodwood’s infamous hill climb.
The full model line-up will be showcased on the MINI stand, including; MINI 3-Door John Cooper Works and 5-Door Hatch, MINI Convertible and MINI Countryman. Featuring a distinctive silhouette and infamous split rear doors, the refreshed MINI Clubman will also be on display for the first time in the UK. The four individual models will sit within their own mood worlds, demonstrating their own personalities and characteristics for visitors to explore.
MINI owners will be treated to rest and relaxation in the MINI Owners Lounge with free tea, coffee and water as well as mobile phone charging stations. To gain access, MINI owners simply show their MINI key fob to gain entry to the top floor of the MINI stand. The iconic David Bowie Classic Mini will also be on display for owners to enjoy.
Continuing the MINI brand’s 60th anniversary celebrations, a selection of the lifestyle collection will be available to purchase on the stand. A UK exclusive, limited edition t-shirt will be on offer, with only 2,000 units available.
MINI as once again partnered with Murdock London for the second year running to offer complimentary male grooming experiences. The London-based barbers are expert groomers and will be on the MINI stand across the duration of the festival.
Goodwood Festival of Speeds runs from Thursday 4th July to Sunday 7th July 2019.