The UK's biggest motoring and motorsport festival officially cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis.
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The Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Goodwood Revival are cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus crisis, after initially being postponed.

Officials said the events were not feasible with social distancing requirements still in place within the UK.

The Duke of Richmond (formerly Lord March), owner of Goodwood Estate and the driving force behind the events, said: “For a business like ours, which is all about bringing people together to enjoy the things they love, social distancing has had an unavoidable impact on our ability to operate."

"We are still hoping that we may be able to keep the flame alive with a ‘behind closed doors’ motorsport occasion later this year for motorsport fans and enthusiasts worldwide to enjoy at home and look forward to making an announcement in the coming weeks.”

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is a favourite for car and motorsport fans, due to the unique and vastly different cars displayed and driven at the event.

Every year the Festival of Speed celebrates a particular subject, and it had been announced that the theme for 2020 was motorsport's greatest drivers.

The Goodwood Revival allows attendees to step back in time, with vintage cars, racing, and fashion.