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Jaguar Cars Ready to Race at 2012 Goodwood Revival

Published On Sep 12, 2012 05:54 PM By Ritesh for Jaguar XJ

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Jaguar Cars are always a delight, for the driver as well as the spectators. Jaguar aims to provide a highlight to the spectators with Jaguar Heritage Racing entering race-ready versions of the legendary C-type and D-type cars at the Goodwood Revival, this weekend. With this, Jaguar marks the final race in the successful first season for Jaguar Heritage Racing.

The C-type and D-type, race-ready models will contest in the Freddie March Memorial Trophy and Sussex Trophy, respectively. JD Classic, the partner for Jaguar Cars in the Jaguar Heritage Racing, will enter the race prepared Jaguar Mk. 7 saloon which will be driven by Derek Hood and Andy Wallace, former being the owner of JD Classic and Andy Wallace being a Le Mans 24hrs racer.

Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar said, “Goodwood Revival is unique and a world class event for collectors, drivers and enthusiasts of classic cars and heritage motor sport. It showcases some of the finest and most successful race cars ever built and I am proud that we are able to bring the rich heritage of Jaguar to life; both on track and as part of our bespoke displays. It is an excellent opportunity to celebrate Jaguar’s history, and a showcase for our enduring and distinctive brand of values of seductive design, innovative technology and sporting performance.”

On October 1, Jaguar Heritage Racing will air their 60-second motion picture based on the Jaguar’s golden era of motor racing. Goodwood circuit has been an integral part of the same. This weekend as well, Jaguar will try and build on the victories that they have already recorded at the Monaco Historique, Le Mans Classic and the Nürburgring  AvD  Oldtimer Grand Prix.  Alex Buncombe and John Young will be driving the ex-Juan Manuel Fangio C-type, in addition to a D-type in race specification.

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