The Duke of Woke on turning Goodwood green and why aristocrats are

It’s a deep-rooted obsession that the Duke blames on his grandfather, Frederick Gordon-Lennox,… As the Goodwood Revival revs up, the Duke of Richmond opens up about being an aristocrat in 2019, and the modern challenge of turning motor events green On the Goodwood Estate in West Sussex the hedges are clipped, the lawns mowed into perfect stripes while sheep graze in Arcadian meadows beyond. Inside the 17th century house, however, the 11th Duke of Richmond’s office resembles a teenage boy’s bedroom – cluttered, with framed pictures of Grand Prix cars covering the walls, photographs of sports cars and historic saloons on the shelves and a table groaning with shiny model vehicles of every description.