Settrington Cup: Pedal Cars at Goodwood

Pedal Cars assembled in the in the holding paddock, the eager young drivers sitting in their Austin J40s, awaiting the start of The Settrington Cup at Goodwood Revival Meeting, September 2015.

In the paddock prior to the start of the Settrington Cup for Austin J40 Pedal Cars, held at Goodwood Revival 2015

More than 32,000 J40 pedal cars were built in South Wales between 1949 and 1971.

The Settrington Cup, Austin J40 Pedal Cars leaving the Paddock prior to the race at Goodwood Revival 2015

 

 

 

Exiting the holding paddock, on their way to the start, receiving final instructions from their mechanics and crew.
Settrington Cup Austin J40 Pedal Cars

The Settrington Cup begins with a Le-Mans style start; the young drivers run to their Austin pedal cars and they’re off, the race is on.

DSC_6819Keeping an eye on the competition whilst they pedal as fast as they can.

Settrington Cup, Austin J40 Pedal Cars on the circuit at Goodwood Revival 2015

Murray Walker was commentating, as the crowds went mad, cheering the children on.

Settrington Cup, Austin J40 Pedal Cars, Racing on the Circuit at Goodwood Revival 2015This is a serious race, some of the drivers had been training on a daily basis.


Settrington Cup, Austin J40 Pedal Cars, battle for victory, Goodwood Revival 2015All that determination paid off.
Settrington Cup, Austin J40 Pedal Car Race, Goodwood Revival 2015Victory! Well done everyone, a very enjoyable watch, great fun to watch, truly spectacular.

All photographs by Marcia White.

Copyright Marcia White.

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