Bentley’s next continuation car is its 1929-30 Le Mans winner

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Singer Turbo Study tours the Goodwood Festival of Speed

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James Bond’s ‘GoldenEye’ Aston Martin DB5 sells for $2.6 million

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The cinematic Aston's buyer turned out to be NYC spy museum Spyscape.

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Autonomous Mustang drunkenly meanders up Goodwood hillclimb

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It completes the course ... eventually.

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BMW will be featured marque at 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

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BMW will take center stage at Goodwood with a 328 Mille Miglia Roadster, a Brabham BT52 F1 car, and a Le Mans-winning V12 LMR featured on the sculpture.

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Watch a 110-year-old French car blast around Goodwood

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Mark Walker and a co-pilot run the 1905 Darracq 200 up the hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The car has 200 hp from a 25.4-liter V8, and no bodywork.

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James May’s 1984 Porsche 911 is priced to sell at Goodwood

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Captain Slow is out of work. So after selling off his motorcycles, he's apparently raising some funds by selling off his 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera at the upcoming Goodwood Festival of Speed. And it's priced to sell.

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Toyota bringing sextet of retro-liveried GT86s to Goodwood [w/poll]

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At the Goodwood Festival of Speed this summer, Toyota will showcase six GT86s done up with throwback liveries reminiscent of famous racing cars from the company's considerable motorsport history.

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Highlights from the Goodwood Festival of Speed, including the McLaren P1 and a Ford Transit running the hill

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The sole purpose of this post is as a time-waster, and since you shouldn't have to work to waste time, we've done it for you. In the numerous videos below you'll find cars that have lately been in the news tramping all over the grounds of Lord March's estate in Goodwood, England.

There's the McLaren P1 heading up the hill, the Jaguar Project 7, then a casually-driven Porsche 917 followed by an even-more-casually-driven Porsche 956, topped off by a Porsche 936 that is anything but casually driven. The next round is the flame-spitting Peugeot 405 T16 Pikes Peak from Climb Dance, a camera mounted on the Peugeot RCZ R after it showing you what the whole, uninterrupted run up the hill looks like. For a real head-turner, we couldn't embed it but there's Andy Reid blasting up the hill in a Ford Transit Supervan with a Cosworth 3000 V6 engine.

The modern racing contingent has Allan McNish doing the hill in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro he used to win Le Mans and Lewis Hamilton making lots of tire smoke in the Mercedes-AMG Petronas MGP-W02. For comparison, that's followed by Nick Heidfeld's record-setting run up the hill in 1999 in the McLaren MP4/14 . The classic racing contingent is headlined by 71-year-old Giacomo Agostini on an MV Agusta.

Finally, there are the miscellaneous exhaust notes of all kinds of supercars headed to the start for the supercar run. You'll find it all below. Enjoy.

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John Lennon’s first car being sold at auction

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This is what you get as your first car after you've just passed your driver's test at the age of 25: a 1965 Ferrari 330GT 2+2 Coupe. Of course, that's assuming your name also happens to be John Lennon and you've just helped record Ticket to Ride with the rest of your Beatles cronies.

When news of Lennon getting a driver's license made the newspapers in England, luxury car makers parked outside his mansion with offerings and this is the one he chose, painted Azzuro Blue with a blue interior. He paid 6,500 pounds, said to be equivalent to 110,000 pounds today ($170K US).

Bonhams will be auctioning the blue Italian at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 12. It was just one of 500 built, has been restored to its original condition, has matching numbers and its original license plate number. The pre-auction estimate is between 180,000 and 220,000 pounds ($278K - $340K US).

Have a read of the press release below for more on the history of Lennon's Ferrari and a few of the other big-money classics that will go under the hammer.

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