80th Members’ Meeting presented by Audrain Motorsport to host on-track demonstration of the Brabham-BMW BT52
The BT52 is at the centre of a Goodwood legend - allegedly recording the Circuit’s first sub-minute lap in 1983
80th Members’ Meeting will take place Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 April
Famously known for being the first turbocharged F1 car to win the drivers’ world championship, the Brabham-BMW BT52 will return to Goodwood at the 80th Members’ Meeting presented by Audrain Motorsport. The car will be reunited with its designer Professor Gordon Murray and team manager Herbie Blash for the special on-track demonstration, which will take place across the weekend.
Although the Motor Circuit closed its doors to competitive racing in 1966, it continued to host some of the world’s top teams and manufacturers as they tested their latest and greatest cars. 1983 saw the Brabham Formula One Team test its new BMW-powered BT52 with Nelson Piquet behind the wheel. Whilst no official record exists, legend has it that the BT52 lapped in under a minute, setting what was, and remains, Goodwood’s fastest known lap.
Goodwood is delighted to welcome the return of the Brabham BT52 and pay homage to “the greatest lap of Goodwood” as we honour the Testing Years as part of the ongoing celebrations of Goodwood’s 75-year motorsport heritage.
80th Members’ Meeting presented by Audrain Motorsport, Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 April 2023
Tickets can be purchased by Members and Fellows of the Goodwood Road Racing Club via goodwood.com or by calling the Ticket Office on 01243 755055. Join the GRRC Fellowship.