JUN 16th 2017

Jaguar D‑Type 1957, part 1: The road to Le Mans domination

Fifth or sixth was the realistic aim of this ambitious but experienced team owner. And that would have been impressive enough given that his small outfit was based in lock-ups tucked down a cobbled mews in genteel Edinburgh. Instead, Francophile wine merchant/publican David Murray’s Ecurie Ecosse won the Le Mans 24 Hours at its first attempt – and saved Jaguar’s face as it did so.


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