Goodwood glory years for motor racing (1948-1966)
Goodwood estate has a very long history. You can read a lot about them on their website. In there, it is mentioned it was Frederick, 9th Duke of Richmond, Lennox, Gordon and Aubigny (1904 - 1989) who created the racing track. He was a good fan of cars and planes, he served in World War II in the Royal Air Force and when he was back, he turned the wartime Westhampnett airfield into the Goodwood Motor Circuit in 1948.