Tag: Vintage Racing

Playing Cat And Mouse: Jaguar XJR-5 Versus Porsche 962

Here is what it’s like to drive Jaguar’s wild IMSA racer on the banks of Daytona.

  Comments | By - January 9, 2018

Jaguar E-Type Versus The World With “Mr. Le Mans” Behind the Wheel

Jaguarforums.com Jaguar E-Type Goodwood Revival Kinara Mr. Le Mans Trophy Race

Kinrara Trophy race at the Goodwood Revival sees a E-type face off against Ferraris and Astons. Prior to a wet qualifying session, Tom “Mr. Le Mans” Kristensen had never even sat in this spectacularly gorgeous Jaguar E-Type. Despite that, he managed to land on front row of the grid, just behind touring car driver Rob Huff […] More »

  Comments | By - October 10, 2017

This Jaguar XJR-7 is an ’80s IMSA-Racing Gem

Jaguarforums.com Jaguar XJR-7 the Mitty Racing IMSA 1980's 80s

This V12-powered XJR-7 prototype stretches its legs in vintage racing. The most famous Jaguar sports cars have all raced at Le Mans: XK120, D-Type, E-Type, and XJR-9. However, the American-only XJR-7 remains an anomaly, one of few rip-snorting prototypes from the wild 1980s still racing. In that era, early ground effects and big horsepower reigned […] More »

  Comments | By - May 25, 2017

Get Some Video Track Instruction in a 1963 Jaguar XKE

Jaguarforums.com 1963 Jaguar XKE Jim Pac VIR Virginia International Raceway

Jim Pace wrings this Jaguar out at Virginia International Raceway. Jaguar’s legendary XKE was built, like most non-saloon Jags, from true racing pedigree. Like the XK120 that kicked off Jaguar’s sports car provenance, the later E-Type could hang with the best of its contemporaries. While most E-Types have become garage queens and collector items, Jim […] More »

  Comments | By - May 3, 2017