We can all appreciate it when old cars are used as they were intended. Whether it's just an old beater getting someone to work every day, or a pristine collector car being driven to the nearest car show, it's a real treat seeing vintage metal on the road. It's even better to see them on the race track, as this video of 100-year old race cars so gracefully demonstrates.
At the Goodwood Member's Meeting, historic racing machines traveled from all over the world to battle it out on the track. Unlike most historic events, these cars are driven flat-out, without any reserve for their price or rarity.
This face-off happened during the final laps of the , consisting of pre-war race cars that featured mostly aircraft engines and in some cases, manual fuel pumps. Despite their primitive nature, they come together to make some spectacular racing full of sideways action.
Watch as this GN Curtiss and big Sunbeam go head-to-head right up to the checkered flag.