1956 24 Hours of Le Mans Tag

Posted On June 11, 2015By Adam TateIn Spotlight On

Jaguar D-Type

Combining revolutionary monocoque construction and cutting edge aerodynamics led to a Le Mans threepeat in the mid 1950’s. 1954 – 1957 24 Hour of Le Mans Winner 1955, 1956, 1957 Designed by Malcolm Sayer Campaigned by Jaguar, Ecurie Ecosse, Cunningham The Jaguar D-Type was among the last great front engined prototypes to conquer Le Mans. Designed by expert aerodynamicist Malcolm Sayer it replaced Jaguar’s venerable C-Type which had won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1951 and 1953. The D-Type was a clear step forward and a radical departureRead More