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SPEED FREAKS

For the 10th anniversary of the Festival of Speed at Goodwood, structural engineer Dewhurst Macfarlane has teamed up with sculptor Gerry Judah to design a £120,000, 28m by 36m high structure to support the three Ford GT40 racing cars which came in the top three at the 1966 Le Mans 24 hour race. Forty tonnes of prefabricated steel trusses and box section purlins were used to support the sculpture. Lateral stability was provided by cable cross bracing. Wind was the critical design ...

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