Wed, 30 October 2019
Geoff Goddard has been the Sporting Director at the Nysna Simola Hillclimb at as a volunteer since 2008. He studied Automotive Technology at Reading College in the UK then working for Ford and later at THATCHAM Crash Test Research Centre. Geoff raced Stock Cars in the UK and won the English and World Superstox Championships in 1969, 1971, and 1972. He emigrated to South Africa in 1974 and ran his own repair and tuning shop, and later as a Test Engineer on military vehicles. He worked at BMW Group as a Test and Development Engineer and he managed their Test Operations. Geoff was a BMW SA works driver in Group N and Touring cars and was the Team Manager as well. Listeners will remember Geoff’s son Kai was a past guest here on Cars Yeah.