Jaguar History - C-Type Le Mans (1953)

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75 YEARS OF JAGUAR HISTORY BROUGHT TO LIFE
The 23rd September 2010 marks the 75th anniversary of the Jaguar marque. To mark the occasion, a group of 75 individually-numbered, iconic Jaguars from across the years will make a two-day journey from Coventry to Goodwood. This exclusive celebration drive, starting in Coventry at 10.30am on Friday 17th September, will take in London's May Fair hotel -- site of the original Jaguar model launch in 1935 -- and finish at the UK's largest heritage motor festival, the Goodwood Revival on Saturday 18th





Jaguar History - XK 120 C-Type
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Le Mans, 1953
BBC coverage on the 1953 Le Mans. 60 starters 26 classified finishers. A young Sterling Moss among other other racing names of the time. Keep a look out for #39, Lawrence Mitchell, who came 13th overall in a Fraser Nash.





The 1953 Le Mans winning Jaguar C-Type
From 1947-1957 Duncan was one of Britain's celebrated racing drivers. He drove Formula One and Two Grand Prix cars from Lago-Talbot, Maserati, HWM and Gordini, plus works team sports cars for both Jaguar and Ferrari. He won two legendary endurance races -- the 1953 Le Mans 24 Hours and the 1954 Reims 12 Hours.




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