Torrential rain had turned Goodwood’s annual Festival of Speed into a mudbath. The celebration of motor sport was due to take place the next day with big names including Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button in the line-up, but organisers faced a huge challenge because of safety fears. 50,000 ticket-holders might be disappointed.
Proclean were on the spot as cleaning contractors engaged for the event by the Goodwood Estate, and we had just the tools needed to pressure wash the track, get rid of the mud and ensure safe driving conditions. It was no easy task – we started at 5.00 pm and finished at 2.00 am – but we were proud to do it. (By the way, our staff were back on duty at 6.00 am the same day!)
Thanks to Proclean’s expertise, equipment and determination to finish the job, the Festival of Speed went ahead as planned, opening just a few hours later. Lewis Hamilton was back on track, along with racing legends Sir Jackie Stewart and Sir Stirling Moss. The huge crowd went home happy.