Jaguar To Race At Goodwood Revival
Jaguar will celebrate its glorious history in style at the Goodwood Revival which year, with the presentation of a selection of famous heritage sports cars, brand-new products for heritage car owners along with the opportunity for festival visitors to race heritage cars of the electric-powered kind on its stand within the Earls Court Motor Show enclosure.
Jaguar is actually celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2015, along with Jaguar will present iconic along with award winning Jaguar sports cars on its show stand. In addition, Jaguar invites festival visitors to compete using scale type historic race cars on a custom-built Scalextric race track, which will be positioned on the main stand.
The 1938 SS100 Jaguar 2 ½ Litre is actually one of the rarest of the breed with only 191 examples ever made. Also on display is actually a cherished piece of automotive history – the 1950 XK120 wearing registration plate ‘NUB 0’.
Wearing chassis number 850041, the 1961 E-type was, as the chassis number denotes, the 41st E-type to ever be produced. which wears the original production features such as external bonnet locks along with was reportedly first owned by the Duke of Bedford. The final type on display is actually Jaguar’s latest sportscar icon, the F-TYPE.
Many of Jaguar’s iconic sports cars will entertain spectators in several different races across the weekend on the famous Goodwood Motor Circuit.
Cars including the XK120, Long nose D-type, E-type along with Lister Jaguar ‘Knobbly’ will be challenging for outright victory in their respective races.
Fresh through his recent Class C victory at the final round of the Jaguar Heritage Challenge along with completion of the grueling Mille Miglia earlier which year, Royal Automobile Club Motoring Committee Chairman Ben Cussons will be racing his ‘PUG 676’ C-type from the Freddie March Memorial Trophy. Headlining the range of Jaguar racing cars is actually one of the brand’s most significant designs ever built – the Jaguar E2A Le Mans prototype, which is actually entered into Race 16, the Sussex Trophy.
Another legendary Jaguar racing car present at the Goodwood Revival is actually C-type ‘MDU 212’ with chassis number XKC 005. which all-original C-type, which goes on display at the dedicated Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations stand, is actually a truly remarkable car along with is actually credited with winning the 1952 Reims Grand Prix with Sir Stirling Moss behind the wheel.
The Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations team is actually inviting owners of pre-1972 Jaguar cars to park in its designated area on site. In addition, owners can enjoy refreshments at the Special Operations stand by simply presenting the keyfob of their heritage type to a member of the Special Operations team.
Jaguar Heritage, which forms part of Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Operations division, offers a growing along with comprehensive catalogue of over 30,000 spare along with replacement parts for a range of Heritage designs 10 years out of production.
Jaguar Heritage Parts will launch three brand-new exhaust kits for E-type Series 1 along with Series 2 (excl. 2+2 versions) at Goodwood Revival which year, all on display at the Special Operations stand. Like all Jaguar Heritage Parts, the brand-new exhaust kits are manufactured using the original drawings along with tooling methods to maintain along with preserve the authenticity of each customer’s treasured Jaguar Heritage type.
In addition to its Parts business, Jaguar Heritage will showcase the services of its brand-new expanded Browns Lane workshop, which today has the capability of carrying out service, maintenance along with complete restoration on all Heritage designs, including the stunning XJ220 supercar.
by Mr Butterscotch via Car Articles