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JD Classics Goodwood15– JD Classics gears up for Goodwood with stellar line up of racing cars and drivers
– JD Classics’ hugely successful Bastos Rover SD1 and Group 44 Jaguar XJS will both take to the hillclimb
– GP2 driver Jordan King, endurance racer Alex Buncombe and ex-touring car racer Steve Soper will be driving for JD Classics

This year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, JD Classics will be thrilling the crowds with two of its most successful racing cars on the hillclimb – a Bastos Rover SD1 and a Group 44 Jaguar XJS. Read More »

– #23 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 wins 1000kms Blancpain Endurance Series race at Paul Ricard
– Buncombe, Chiyo and Reip take lead in PRO Championship standings
– Mardenborough takes fifth in Austria in GP3 Series
– Rick Kelly grabs a pole position in V8 Supercars in Darwin

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Nissan Le Mans15– Nissan GT-R LM NISMO completes the Le Mans 24 Hours on its race debut
– The three new Le Mans challengers run for 10, 23 and 24 hours
– Nissan power takes 1-2-3-4-5-6-7 in LM P2 class

Nissan’s much-anticipated Le Mans challenger, the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO, made its race debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend. Such is the scale of the challenge to enter the top endurance class, Nissan set a target of getting one of its three cars to the finish of the 24-hour race. Read More »

Nissan pre-Le Mans15b– Radical front-engined, front-wheel-drive LM P1 car ready for Le Mans debut
– 30% of the entire Le Mans grid is powered by Nissan

The moment has arrived and on June 13th at 15:00hrs three Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs will start the greatest race in the world, marking Nissan’s return to the premier LM P1 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Three radical front-engined, front-wheel-drive Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs will compete at Le Mans with an international squad of drivers taken from the worlds of Formula One, sportscar racing and Nissan’s own GT Academy. Read More »

Nissan Chilton– Max Chilton moves from F1 to P1 for full FIA World Endurance Championship season
– YouTube star Alex Buncombe completes the line-up for the third Nissan LM P1 car at Le Mans

Former F1 racer Max Chilton and Nissan regular Alex Buncombe have completed Nissan’s squad of nine drivers for the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO.  This news was announced ahead of the Geneva Motor Show where Nissan’s LM P1 car will appear for the first time in Europe. Read More »

JD Classics Monaco14– Following wins at the first two races of the 2014 historic motor racing season, JD Classics makes it a hat-trick at the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique
– From qualifying in pole position, Alex Buncombe took a convincing victory in the JD Classics Juan Manuel Fangio Jaguar C-type, just as he did at the last Monaco Historique race in 2012
– The winning C-type now joins other cars entered and prepared by JD Classics for the 2014 Mille Miglia

Fresh from its victories at the first two historic motor racing events of the 2014 season – the Goodwood 72nd Members Meeting in March and the Donington Historic Festival in early May – the JD Classics Historic Racing Department notched-up yet another convincing victory at last weekend’s biannual Grand Prix de Monaco Historique. Read More »

Jaguar Monaco– Historic Jaguar C-types race at the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, and then immediately head to Italy to participate in the 2014 Mille Miglia
– The ex-Juan Manuel Fangio Jaguar C-type takes a convincing Monaco victory in the hands of Alex Buncombe, ahead of moving directly on to the Mille Miglia
– Another C-type, raced at Monaco by Andrew Frankel, is then driven straight to Brescia for the start of the Mille Miglia by its owner Richard Frankel Read More »

Nissan Hoy Oulton14– Sir Chris Hoy makes his debut in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 at Oulton Park
– Nissan-powered Thiriet by TDS Racing entry wins ELMS opener at Silverstone
– G-Drive Racing takes first FIA WEC win of the season

Sir Chris Hoy left nobody in any doubt as to his intentions to go all the way in GT racing today with a professional performance at the British GT season-opening weekend. The six-time Olympic gold medal-winner made his debut in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 in front of a big Easter Monday crowd at Oulton Park in Cheshire. Read More »

JD XJS13– JD Classics’ most successful year of historic motor racing draws to a close by winning more trophies at the Algarve Historic Festival
– The winning driver pairing of Alex Buncombe and Andrew Smith take another convincing Touring Car victory in JD Classics’ Ford ‘Cologne’ Capri
– All competition cars throughout the season prepared in-house by JD Classics’ own Historic Racing Department team Read More »

JD Classics Revival13– JD Classics to field three cars at the 2013 Goodwood Revival
– Star drivers to include previous Goodwood Revival winners Alex Buncombe and Andy Wallace

Leading classic car specialist JD Classics will return to the sell-out Goodwood Revival from 13-15 September, bolstered by three diverse entries. Read More »