Land Rover will have a widespread presence at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed June 28 - July 1. More information about the Goodwood Festival of Speed at www.goodwood.co.uk/festival-of-speed click here for Goodwood Festival of Speed Land Rover highlights will include a Celebration of the recent Journey of Discovery while part of the Land Rover stand will be a recreation of a JLR manufacturing facility as a way of celebrating automotive manufacturing in the UK and commemorating the production of the millionth Land Rover Discovery at the company’s Solihull, West Midlands, plant.
Much of the stand will focus on The Journey of Discovery; the 10,000 mile, 50 day expedition from Birmingham to Beijing that was completed by the 1,000,000th vehicle. The culmination of Land Rover’s Journey of Discovery with the handover of the £1m cheque presented by Mark Cameron, Global Land Rover Brand Experience Director, to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The cheque handover will take place at 11am on Friday at the Land Rover stand.
You'll even be able to build your own Discovery as Land Rover will be handing out pop-up and make your own mini Discovery kits for visitors to create their own Journey of Discovery and post their experiences on to the Land Rover Facebook page.
Elsewhere Land Rover Experience will be in action with the Ultra Dek, Land Rover’s off-road demonstration course with customer rides available in the Discovery 4. Race2Recovery, now sponsored by Land Rover, will be present following the recent announcement of Land Rover’s sponsorship of Race2Recovery’s Dakar Rally 2013 attempt and the Race2Recovery team will be on hand and will be exhibiting and showing Goodwood visitors how to change a wheel in sand in the F1 paddock.
Bowler, Powered by Land Rover. Following the recent announcement of a strategic partnership between Land Rover and Bowler, the rally raid motorsport specialists, Powered by Land Rover-branded Bowlers will be on display. Bowler will also be thrashing its Range Rover sport-based EXR rally raid car on the Bowler off road loop.
Also look out for the exciting new Defender Icon range from Nene Overland on stand 369 at Goodwood.
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