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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

Posted On February 5, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater

Throwback Thursday Theater

For this week’s Throwback Thursday Theater we take a look at a Malcolm Sawyer masterpiece, the Jaguar D-Type with an on board lap of Le Mans with Mike Hawthorn. Enjoy.Read More