A WORLD champion boxer traded his gloves for the wheel at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Brighton’s Chris Eubank Jr dropped into the festival with his new customised McLaren 720s.

The two time IBO Super-Middleweight Champion drew a crowd of admirers at Goodwood with his £300,000 original supercar with its distinctive red and black paintwork.

Chris said: “What an amazing visit to Goodwood, the mecca of motorsport, in my customised Mansory McLaren 720s. With my passion for supercars it was so cool to be driven up the famous Goodwood Hill.”

Chris is an avid car collector and owns more than £1 million worth of cars including a BMW i8, a Lamborghini Huracan Performante and Ferrari 458.

The 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed drew 200,000 visitors over the four-day event.