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Goodwood Revival 2017

Bill Rawles Classic Cars can be found on stand numbers 163/164

 Our First time at the Goodwood Revival

Bill Rawles Classic cars has decided to have a stand at the Goodwood Revival. Goodwood Revival 2017 is the first time that Bill and his team have exhibited at this popular annual event. Our stand numbers are 163/164 and we are situated in the area known as “over the road”

Don’t be fooled into thinking that all the fun takes place within the Motor Circuit. Cross the bridge taking you – literally – Over the Road and you open the door to a whole world of jollity – we are situated near to the Doom bar tent (if you need a landmark to head for!)

Bill Rawles Classic Cars can be found at the Goodwood Revival on stand  numbers 163/164

Stand numbers 163/164

If you are at the Goodwood Revival this year we would love you to pop by our stand, take a look at what we do and meet the Bill Rawles Classic Cars team. Just pop by and say hello.

What’s on our stand?

Our restoration of NUE 854

Bill Rawles Classic Cars can be found at the Goodwood Revival on stand  numbers 163/164

Come and see NUE 854 – as featured in the August 2017 edition of Classic and Sports Car Magazine – completely restored by Bill Rawles Classic Cars – The first Right Hand Drive Austin Healey ever built, one of 19 pre production prototypes, built in Jan-Mar 1953 at The Healey Works and first owned and successfully rallied by Betty Haig 1953/54


Come and chat to us about this very interesting restoration and all the anomalies we found during the restoration process of this very special car. Or maybe you just have some general restoration questions you are just dying to ask us about. Bill Rawles has been personally restoring cars for over 30 years and his wealth of knowledge and expertise is well sought after.



To find out more about NUE 854 – read our 3 part BLOG posts found on this website but obtainable by following this link A story of a restoration

Austin Healey 100S Continuation

Austin Healey 100 S remanufactured to factory spec track day at Goodwood

Come and see our detailed remanufactured Austin Healey 100S built along side an original car to authenticate the original build specification of these truly special cars.

In 1954, Lance Macklin raced a modified Austin Healey 100 with a special Westlake designed head in Sebring, Florida. His success in this race led to a production run of 50 similar cars. These cars were designated “100 Sebring” and or “100S”.  It is thought that the whereabouts of only about 35 of the original 50 cars built is known today. We think that our recreations, built at Bill Rawles Classic Cars are the next best thing to the real deal.

Goodwood Track day for the Austin Healey 100 S remanufactured to factory spec by Bill Rawles Classic Cars

To find out more read our BLOG written by the owner of our first built Austin Healey 100S recreation and see what he has to say. Over the Goodwood Revival weekend it will also be possible to have a chat with the owner and to hear what he has to say about his beloved “S”

Alternatively why not take a look at our video to whet your apetite

 Austin Healey 3000 Race Cars built by Bill Rawles Classic Cars

Castle Combe Autumn Classic

At Bill Rawles Classic Cars we not only restore, service and maintain classic cars, we build record breaking Austin Healey race cars too. Motorsport is a real passion of ours. We have the capability, expertise and knowledge to build race cars; to prepare and set up   for competitive racing or track days; and to provide support at circuits too. Bill Rawles has been racing his Austin Healey 3000 for nearly 20 years and more recently sons, Jack and Charlie Rawles have taken to Healey racing too. Jack Rawles holds lap records in our race built Healeys for Portimao and Zandvoort – why not come to our stand, see the record holding Healey and speak to the guys who race them. Why not find out more about historic racing and how we might be able to assist you.


Restoration, Service, Maintenance, Race or Road and so much more….



Why not come and meet us and have a chat. Whatever your classic car requirements are we have the capability to help you to achieve your goals. Whether it’s bodywork, crash repairs, Insurance work, an engine or gearbox rebuild or the manufacture of a specific panel, a one off piece or a fuel tank. Maybe you just require small repairs, maintenance or servicing. At the Goodwood Revival we will have members of our fabulous skilled team, on our stand, waiting to talk to you.


 Car Sales


If you are looking to buy or sell a classic car, we can help you decide what make and model car would suit you. We can help guide you through the buying and selling process. We will give good, honest, sound advice based on our experience and listening to what you require. Ask for one of our current car sales leaflets, outlining some of the cars we have in stock. We welcome you to visit our workshop, in Four Marks, Hampshire to view and test drive our cars.

  Don’t forget we are “Over the Road”

Along with the Bill Rawles Classic Car stand and other trade stands you will also find “over the road” is a buzzing fun place to be with so much going on:-


Revival emporium presented by Mastercard – Introducing for 2017, the Revival Emporium presented by Mastercard, situated in the heart of the Over The Road area of the event. This exciting new area is totally dedicated to vintage style and includes daily fashion shows and a “Best Dressed” competition and a showcase of vintage fashion.
Vintage Sounds – Live performances add a buzz of glamour to the Revival. Many of these performances take place Over the Road and there is plenty of seating from which to enjoy this retro and retro-inspired music.
You can shop until you drop at the Revival High Street or with a pre purchased ticket you can pop along to the Bonhams auction.
There is the Revival Cinema presented by Sky Cinema and
after the races on the Motor Circuit are over and night falls, the new Valdoe Bar will be a particularly popular place for a spot of dancing and excited chatter, with live music, dancing and real ales.
There is also all the fun of the fair – Fairground rides, a roller disco and any number of eating and drinking spot.
Over the Road has fun times in spades.
Bill Rawles Classic Cars can be found at the Goodwood Revival on stand  numbers 163/164

So I guess we may see you at the Goodwood Revival 2017 – whatever your timetable and schedule for the event is, we wish you fun, fun, fun and may your experience be a good one.

2 thoughts on “Goodwood Revival 2017

  1. Julian P says:

    I attended the re-opening of Goodwood, back in the day. Very emotional!

  2. billrawles says:

    That sounds interesting – how come you were at the reopening and when was this

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