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IGNITION Festival of Motoring will celebrate one of Scottish motorsport’s greatest ever feats this summer, when the famous Ecurie Ecosse team bring an exclusive line-up of their finest machinery, old and new, to the SEC Glasgow.

60 years on from their famous 1-2 finish in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, a rare occurrence for a privateer, IGNITION will showcase some of the iconic cars that made the Ecurie Ecosse name during the late 1950’s, including the Jaguar C-Type. Read More »

Omologato is to continue its partnership with the Ecurie Ecosse motor racing team.

The Ecurie Ecosse outfit is celebrating a truly rewarding weekend, where a famous double victory was secured in the new Henderson LMP3 Cup Championship at Donington Park. The teams #79 Ligier was expertly navigated to victory on both Saturday and Sunday with Colin Noble and Alasdair McCaig posting fastest lap after fastest lap in the latter stages of both races to close down the leaders and overtake for victory. Read More »

Omologato Ecurie Ecosse AThe long-established racing team’s livery has appeared on some of the most famous cars in the history of motorsport, and is now on the official Omologato Écurie Ecosse Chronograph.

The Écurie Ecosse team was founded by F1 driver turned businessman David Murray in 1951, and enjoyed fantastic success despite operating on a modest budget. Despite its relatively humble beginnings, the team has seen some of the most famous drivers in the history of motorsport pass through its ranks. The likes of Jackie Stewart, Jim Clark and double Le Mans champion Ron Flockhart all drove for Écurie Ecosse throughout the years. As well as the cars and drivers, the iconic double-deck Écurie Ecosse Car Transporter held a special place in fans’ hearts, and was sold in 2013 for a world-record £1.8m. Read More »

Goodwood Revival14cThe Jaguar D-type, a winner of the Le Mans 24-hours three years in a row in the 1950s, was celebrated on Saturday at the Goodwood Revival. Thirty examples of Malcolm Sayer’s memorable design took part in a mouth-watering parade, the largest gathering of such cars in history. Their numbers included the former works car that won at Le Mans in 1955, driven by Mike Hawthorn and Ivor Bueb, and the ex-Ecurie Ecosse victor in 1957, a year in which D-types took five of the top six places there. Read More »

Kop Hill EcurieLast call to experience the Dick Skipworth iconic Ecurie Ecosse competition collection

This September 21st – 22nd the Kop Hill Climb (Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire), itself steeped in motorsport legend, is proud to host Dick Skipworth’s Ecurie Ecosse race team collection for what is likely to be the collection’s final ever appearance. Read More »