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Historics: Two Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 shows coming to ITV

The 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed will appear on television twice in July on ITV with a pair of programs showcasing the record-breaking event. The announcement of the broadcast was made via press release by Goodwood on Thursday, July 3.

Historics: Two Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 shows coming to ITV
Historics: Two Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 shows coming to ITV
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Historics: Two Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 shows coming to ITV
Historics: Two Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 shows coming to ITV
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According to Goodwood, the shows, which have both been produced by Aurora Media, will bring highlights of the action from this year’s Festival of Speed as well as take a close look at the new-car technology that was featured at Goodwood.

A new show, "Festival of Speed: Cars of the Future," will be broadcast on Wednesday, 9 July at 20:00 on ITV4 HD and ITV4. The program will be hosted by Craig Doyle, Nicki Shields, and Robert Llewellyn.

The program will feature the latest in new-car technology from the Festival of Speed and Moving Motor Show presented by The AA in association with "The Telegraph." It will include a test drive with the new 1345bph Koenigsegg Agera One:1, which made its UK debut at Goodwood in the Michelin Supercar Paddock.

A highlights show of this year’s event, "Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014," will follow on Thursday, 10 July at 20:00 on ITV4 HD and ITV4 and will also be presented by Doyle and Shields.

Among the key moments of the 2014 Festival of Speed, which celebrated the theme: "Addicted to Winning," were a striking sculpture marking 120 years of motor sport success by Mercedes-Benz; John Surtees and Kimi Raikkonen parading their title-winning Ferrari Formula 1 machines in tandem up the Goodwood Hillclimb, and "The King" of NASCAR, Richard Petty, in his 1967 Plymouth Belvedere racer.