1962 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Roadster

1962 RHD Jaguar E Type 3.8 Series 1 Lightweight Roadster

Successfully developed and raced by JD Classics between 2011 and 2017 taking many 1st place and podium finishes at top British & European events. Recent successes include back to back wins at the  Goodwood Revival RAC TT Celebration race in 2015 and 2016 with a 2nd place in 2017 along with victories and high placed finishes at the Silverstone Classic, Donnington Historic, Nurburgring Oldtimer, Spa Summer Classic, Le Mans 24 Hour Legends Support Race & Algarve Classic Festival.

A highly competitive front running car with steel monocoque and alloy panels. It benefits from a recently completed full JD Classics rebuild to current FIA specification along with an engine refresh for 2018 season.

Current specification includes JD Classics latest generation full FIA homologation competition engine with wide angle head, differential oil cooler and JD Sport fully adjustable suspension.

An exceptional opportunity to acquire a famous historic racing Lightweight E Type with a proven track record that is eligible for many of the current historic racing series.

An original UK car finished in Aston Martin Green with Black interior and a Coventry 'WK' registration number.

Please contact us for more details.

 

Race History

2011

22nd – 24th July:

Track: Silverstone

Event: Silverstone Classic

Drivers: Andrew Smith. Car No. 40

Position: 2nd Place

 

27th – 29th August:

Track: Oulton Park

Event: Gold Cup Meeting

Drivers: Andrew Smith. Car No. 40

Position: 6th Place

  

16th – 18th September:

Track: Goodwood        

Event: Revival

Drivers: Andrew Young and Paul Radisich. Car No. 40

Position: 6th Place

 

2012

5th – 6th May:

Track: Donington Park

Event: Donington Historic Festival

Drivers: Alex Buncombe. Car No. 40

Position: 1st Place (Race 1 and 2)

  

20th – 22nd July:

Track: Silverstone

Event: Silverstone Classic

Drivers: Alex Buncombe. Car No. 40

Position: 1st Place (Race 1 and 2)

 

10th – 12th August:

Track: Nurburgring

Event: AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix

Drivers: Alex Buncombe. Car No 40

Position: 1st Place (Race 1 and 2)

 

25th – 27th August:

Track: Oulton Park

Event: Gold Cup Meeting

Drivers: Alex Buncombe. Car No. 40

Position: DNF (Race 1), 1st Place (Race 2)

 

12th November:

Track: Goodwood                        

Event: Jaguar ‘Bloodline’ Media Track Day

Drivers: Alex Buncombe

 

2013

3rd – 5th May:

Track: Donington

Event: Donington Historic Festival

Driver: Alex Buncombe. Car No. 40

Position: DNF

  

14th – 16th June:

Track: Spa Francorchamps

Event: Spa Summer Classic. Combined E-Type Challenge and HSCC Guards Trophy

Driver: Alex Buncombe and Chris Ward. Car No. 40

Position: 2nd Place (E-Type Challenge), 5th Place (HSCC Guards Trophy)

 

14th July:

Track: Brands Hatch    

Event: Brands Hatch Super Prix

Driver: Chris Ward. Car No. 40

Position: 1st Place

 

9th – 11th August:

Track: Nurburgring

Event: Oldtimer Grand Prix

Driver: Alex Buncombe. Car No. 42

Position: 1st Place

 

23rd – 25th August:

Track: Oulton Park

Event: Gold Cup Meeting Driver:                 

Driver: Alex Buncombe. Car No. 40

Position: DNF

 

 18th – 20th October:

Track: Autodromo Internacional do Algarve

Event: Algarve Classic Festival

Drivers: Alex Buncombe, Derek Hood & Chris Ward. Car No. 87

Position: 3rd Place

  

2014

6th – 8th June:

Track: Snetterton

Event: Autosports 3 hours Endurance Race

Drivers: Alex Buncombe & Chris Ward. Car No. 89.

Position: 1st Place

 

2015

2nd – 4th May:

Event: Donington Historic Festival

Race: HSCC Jaguar Heritage Challenge for pre-66 Jaguar cars

Drivers: Chris Ward & John Young. Car No. 89

Position: 3rd Place

 

11th – 13th June:

Event: Le Mans 24 hour

Race: Le Mans Legends Support Race

Driver: Steve Soper. Car No. 89

Position: 10th Place out of 62

 

11th – 12th July:

Event: Brands Hatch Superprix

Race: HSCC Jaguar Heritage Challenge for pre-66 Jaguar cars

Drivers: Chris Ward. Car No. 89

Position: 1st Place

 

24th – 26th July:

Event: Silverstone Classic

Race: Jet Battle of Britain Race

Drivers: Steve Soper. Car No. 89

Position: 3rd Place

 

11th – 13th September:

Event: Goodwood Revival

Race: RAC TT Celebration

Drivers: Chris Ward & Gordon Shedden. Car No. 89

Position: 1st Place

 

2016

9th – 11th September:

Event: Goodwood Revival

Race: RAC TT Celebration

Drivers: Chris Ward & Gordon Shedden. Car No. 89

Position: 1st Place

 

2017

8th – 10th September:

Event: Goodwood Revival

Race: RAC TT Celebration

Drivers: Chris Ward & Gordon Shedden. Car No. 89

Position: 2nd Place

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Year: 1962
Make: Jaguar
Model: E-Type SI
Dealer: Woodham Mortimer
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