JUN 23rd 2017

Jaguar D‑Type 1957, part 2: Ecurie Ecosse scoops historic Le Mans double

The red cars continued to bleed. The leading Ferrari 335S of Mike Hawthorn threw its left-front tread before the two-hour mark; new leader Jean Behra was fit to be tied when co-driver André Simon returned on foot after a seized UJ had ruptured their Maserati’s fuel tank; and Stirling Moss/Harry Schell, simmering in the Zagato coupé version of the mighty Maserati 450S, and already delayed by a fractured oil pipe, would soon suffer the same failure. 


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