Goodwood Speed Week & Mark Knopfler

Goodwood Speed Week & Mark Knopfler

Goodwood Speed Week & Mark KnopflerGoodwood Speed Week & Mark Knopfler

News is coming from the official Instagram account of Mark Knopfler. Namely, the frontman of Dire Straits posted a photo with his friend and Formula One Driver Sir Stirling Moss. The post was dedicated to announcing a special performance in honor of his death.

The legendary British Formula One racing driver Sir Stirling Moss sadly passed away on April 12, 2020. Known as the greatest driver never to win the World Championship, Moss won 212 of the 529 races he participated in. Stirling died at his home at the age of 90.

Today (October 17th, 2020), at 4:30 pm BST, Mark Knopfler will perform a tribute to his dear friend at Goodwood SpeedWeek. Mark will perform his famous song “Going Home” from his 1983 album, “Local Hero.”

This song was known for being played at the end of Dire Straits concerts. After all of the encores and with the lights up, so the audience knew it was time to go home.

You could watch the performance and full event-free Livestream via the following link: click here. For more information about the racing events and online activities across the week, go to: click here.


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