Video. Glorious Goodwood started today. Although it's not ladies day until Thursday, women will be hoping to have a starring role throughout the event. Horse racing is one of the few sports where women compete at the top level against their male rivals. Chris Maughan reports.
Some of the world's most famous motor racing drivers - past and present - are in Sussex this weekend for the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed. Now in its 20th year - the event is held in the grounds of Goodwood House, with racing taking place up its famous hill climb. Sarah Gomme reports.
The auctioneers who sold the most expensive car ever to be sold at public auction have said that they always knew it would be a 'very, very important car'.
The former Formula 1 racing car was driven by the F1 world champion Juan Manuel Fangio in 1954 when he clinched the second of his five titles.
The Argentinian drove the car to victory in the 1954 German and Swiss Grand Prix races.
A private buyer bought the car over the telephone.
"At £19.6 million inclusive, it's a new world record by some distance.
"We had eight telephone bidders at the start of the bidding and we had three people in the audience, so we had more than 10 people who were prepared to spend. Of those 11 bidders, only five got the chance to bid.
"Our own personal record of £5 million was achieved last year for a Bentley. The price that we achieved today is over three times that, so it's extraordinary.
"We always knew that it was a very, very important car."
The unbeaten 4 year old racehorse Frankel will compete at Glorious Goodwood in Sussex later. Racegoers will hope he can continue his unbeaten run of 11 wins.
He has been the highest rated racehorse in the world since May 2011. Conservative estimates value him at 100 million pounds
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More than 100 top drivers and famous faces from the world of motorsport gathered for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. This year's event attracted big names in Formula One including Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton. Sarah Gomme reports on the marshal who returned after a near-fatal crash
The family of a racing enthusiast who died in a crash at Goodwood have spoken of their grief. 37-year old Sandra Harrison-Moore was taking part in a time trial in a Caterham sports car when she apparently lost control on a bend and collided with a tyre wall. Her mother Lyn Moore speaks:
The road policing unit with Sussex Police are investigating after a woman died while racing at the Goodwood racing circuit. It's understood that Sandra Harrison-Moore was taking part in a time trial at the historic circuit when she lost control on the final bend.
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