The Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022 brought an amazing weekend of racing to the world. With all kinds of celebrities, car debuts and broken records, it was undoubtedly one for the history books. But as with any race there has to be a winner! So, here’s the top 10 fastest cars at the 2022 Festival of Speed!
10: Dodge Viper GTS-R – 48.96 seconds
The Dodge Viper GTS-R is a non-road version of the legendary Dodge Viper. It is a race car that competes worldwide in legendary events such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 24 Hours of Daytona and the FIA GT Championship racing series.
The V10 makes an almost soothing yet sinister hum in the video posted to the Goodwood Road and Racing YouTube channel as it makes its way up the hill for a time of 48.96 seconds.
9: First Corner FC1X – 47.94 seconds
The FC1X is an electric rallycross car. So it’s not surprising that it does well on this track with tight corners and open straights.
Thanks to the EV’s all-wheel drive system and electric torque, it was able to get up the hill in just 47.94 seconds.
8: H24 Green GT – 47.52 seconds
The Green GT is a hydrogen/electric race car that focuses on renewable resources.
As a recurring theme in this year’s Top 10 Fastest Festival of Speed runs this year, the electric power really helped sprint up the hill in a timely manner. In this case, the Green GT only managed 47.52 seconds.
7: Porsche 911 GT3 Cup – 47.44 seconds
It’s hard to beat a car that has decades of racing heritage, like the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup that only drives on the track. EVs are certainly fast, but the legendary screaming flat-six Porsche won’t go down without a fight.
He achieved a time of 47.44 seconds!
6: Jaguar XJR-12D – 47.32 seconds
Another staple to the piston engine is this iconic V12-powered Jaguar XJR-12D race car.
It makes an absolutely fantastic scream as it makes its way up the hill in just 47.32 seconds.
5: Ford Pro electric supervan – 46.58 seconds
There are a few cars that made it to the top 10 fastest cars for the Goodwood event in 2022 that are a bit shocking (no pun intended). This is definitely one of them!
The Ford Pro Electric Supervan is an all-electric van built with speed in mind. That also worked out fine, because this van managed to sprint up the hill in 46.58 seconds.
No doubt the late great Sabine Schmitz would be proud!
4: Subaru GL Family Huckster – 46.20 seconds
This wild station wagon rally car with crazy active aero is truly a sight to behold. Each time the brakes are applied, four body panels rise to add extra braking power. Although the car is built for speed, it naturally helps to have Travis Pastrana behind the wheel to get the most out of it.
This almighty station wagon made the Goodwood coil spring in just 46.20 seconds.
3: 728 March – 45.64 seconds
The March 728 is an open-wheel racer that joins the group of purpose-built racers in the top 10 fastest cars for the Goodwood event in 2022.
He makes an oh-so-pleasant scream as he makes his way up the hill in just 45.64 seconds.
2: Porsche 718 GT4 e-Performance – 45.50 seconds
It’s no secret that Porsche is moving its iconic 718 series of vehicles to an all-electric powertrain in the near future. While that makes a lot of Porsche enthusiasts a little sad, they can at least take solace in the fact that it’s one of the fastest cars on the hill in Goodwood.
He is second overall with a time of 45.50 seconds. However, it is remarkably far behind in first place.
1: McMurty Speirling – 39.08 seconds
The McMurty Speirling is an insanely unique electric vehicle that uses banned “fan car” technology to create absurd amounts of grip and downforce. As a result, it not only took first place in the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022, but also broke a 23-year track record of a real F1 car.
It managed to sprint up the hill in a dazzling time of just 39.08 seconds.
Overall, it appears that the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022 is an excellent representation of motorsport and the automotive industry as a whole. The future will be electric, but good, old-fashioned combustion engines do not go without a fight!
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