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Written by Bruce Tippen   
Wednesday, 24 September 2008

nick mason - goodwood revival 2008 At the weekend, Nick Mason returned to Glorious Goodwood in the heart of Sussex, in the south of England, for the 10th Anniversary of the Revival Meeting. This famous, classic motoring event, held over three full days (September 19th-21st) also marked the 60th Anniversary of the post-war racetrack opened by Lord March's grandfather.

Nick, who committed to the event some time ago, made it a family event sharing the racing honours with wife Annette and daughter Holly. The weather was perfect for this event and Nick's cars were turned out superbly.

The 1959 Maserati Tipo Birdcage was brought home safely with Nick securing a place in the middle of the pack. The wife and daughter partnership held a strong position in the 90 minute two-driver race in the 1949 Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica.

But it was left to Nick's favourite car, the beautiful Ferrari 250 GTO, to achieve a top ten position in what was claimed as the race of the tournament for many years, the one hour RAC TT Celebration - a two driver race with Marino Franchitti.

This was a great result in a very strong field and Nick was clearly delighted with the teams efforts. Always the gentleman, Nick chatted with race enthusiasts, signed autographs and posed for numerous photographs. The sun was shining again!

Pictures - click thumbnails to launch larger version: Nick celebrating the GTO top ten position with co-driver Marino Franchitti [below, left]; bringing the Maserati home into the paddock [below, right]; mixing with race fans and artistes [above]

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