Documentary: Jaguar At Le Mans In 1953

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The 24 hour endurance race in 1953 at the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France was a comeback year for Jaguar, after a disastrous performance the year before. The early overheating issues that had plagued the still-new Jaguar C-Type had largely been rectified, and 1953 would see the addition of disc brakes to…

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Corvette Documentary: Les 24 Heures du Mans

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Les 24 Heures du Mans is a 34 minute film covering the Corvette entries at the 1960 Le Mans, the four cars were entered by Briggs Cunningham to accompany his brand new Jaguar E 2A – the car that would go on to become the E-Type Jaguar (or XKE if you live in a certain…

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This Time Tomorrow: 1966 Le Mans Documentary

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This Time Tomorrow is a film about the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race that took place in 1966. This was the to be the first time an American car would win at the brutal endurance event, and it wasn’t just a 1st place – Ford GT40s took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in what is…

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1966 Ford GT40 Mark I

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The Ford GT40 is almost certainly the most famous, and most successful, result of Britain and America’s special cross-Atlantic automotive relationship. Many cars have been built as collaborative efforts between both countries of course, but the GT40 is the king. The development and racing years of the GT40 include some of the most important and…

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Never Start Something You Can’t Stop

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Never Start Something You Can’t Stop is a documentary by Ferodo about the 1968 24 Hours of Le Mans. It’s actually a pretty remarkable 30 minutes of filmmaking that starts with none other than Sir Stirling Moss narrating a lap of Le Mans, with footage provided by a camera mounted to the front of a Ford…

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Steve McQueen’s Porsche 911T

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The Porsche 911T made its debut in 1967 as a direct replacement for the 912 as an entry level version of the now legendary 911. The “T” in its name stood for “Touring” and in order to make the air-cooled engine suitable for long distance driving it was slightly detuned from 130 hp to 110…

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