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– JD Classics’ Costin Lister took overall victory at the Motor Racing Legends ‘50s Sports Car Race during the Algarve Classic Festival
– The team’s Bastos Rover SD1 also finished 2nd overall during the combined Historic Touring Car Challenge and Tony Dron Trophy
– Following a season of massively successful racing, JD Classics’ Costin Lister also claimed Motor Racing Legend’s overall title for the year

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– More than 500 guests attended JD Classics’ HQ to hear exclusive insight from 2009 Formula One World Champion, Jenson Button MBE
– The crowds had the chance to look around JD Classics’ seven showrooms and speak with some of the company’s 75 craftsmen
– Jenson Button, who drove for McLaren, Brawn GP and Honda among others, revealed incredible behind-the-scenes stories from his F1 days
– More dates for JD Classics’ breakfast mornings will be announced in the New Year

JD Classics welcomed more than 500 guests to another of its much-lauded breakfast mornings over the weekend, headlined by 2009 Formula One World Champion, Jenson Button. Read More »

• JD Classics set the fastest time at the weekend’s Bernina Gran Turismo, to claim overall victory and three class wins
• With JD Classics returning as sponsors, the event was run for only the third time since the 1930s on the challenging Bernina Pass
• JD Classics entered six cars at the high-altitude event, including the team’s legendary ex-Fangio C-Type and the Goodwood Revival-winning Ford GT40 Read More »

• JD Classics took two victories at Spa Francorchamps this weekend, including overall victory in the headline Spa Six Hours race
• The team’s Ford GT40 won the Six Hours, while the Costin Lister took victory in the Stirling Moss/Woodcote Trophy race
• JD Classics was also supporting two customer entries; an Austin Mini Cooper S a Jaguar XK120 ‘Ecurie Ecosse’
• Racing success at Spa Francorchamps follows JD Classics victory and two second-place finishes at Goodwood Revival the previous weekend

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• JD Classics took a win and two second-place finishes at the legendary Goodwood Revival, including an incredible last-to-first finish in the Freddie March Memorial, subsequently demoted to second
• The JD Classics Historic Racing Department took victory in the Whitsun Trophy, in a Ford GT40
• The team’s Lightweight E-Type just missed its third consecutive RAC TT Celebration victory, finishing second after a 30-second penalty
• A main sponsor of the Goodwood Revival for the third year, JD Classics was racing or displaying eight cars over the weekend

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• For the eighth year in a row JD Classics has won a major award at the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
• JD Classics’ Bentley R-Type Continental won the FIVA Postwar Trophy for best preserved and regularly driven car
• Also on show at Pebble Beach was a JD Classics customer’s Shelby 260 Cobra, recently treated to a full restoration
• Contested by more than 200 vehicles, and featuring a team of more than 100 experienced judges, the Concours d’Elegance is one of the world’s finest classic car events Read More »

• Former Formula One World Champion, Jenson Button, will be the special guest speaker at JD Classics’ breakfast morning on 22 October
• Guests will be welcomed to JD Classics’ 155,000 sq/ft site in Maldon, Essex, free to roam the world-class facilities
• Jenson Button and compere Simon Taylor will take to the stage, reliving some of Jenson’s most incredible racing stories during his sixteen-year career in Formula One
• Button raced for Williams, Benetton, Renault, BAR, Honda, Brawn GP and McLaren, winning the World Drivers’ Championship with Brawn
• Button’s World Championship-winning Brawn GP car will be on display in JD Classics’ main workshop throughout the morning
• Exceptionally high demand means tickets are allocated through a ballot – call 01621 879579 or e-mail jdclassics@jdclassics.com Read More »

• JD Classics is celebrating an overall victory, a podium finish and a third-in-class at the weekend’s Silverstone Classic
• The team’s Costin Lister came from second on the grid to take overall victory in the Stirling Moss Trophy
• The JD Classics Cooper T33 finished a close second in the Woodcote Trophy
• In the Jet Super Touring Trophy, the team’s TWR XJS finished third-in-class, despite technical problems in qualifying
• JD Classics campaigned six cars, including a Lister Maserati and Bastos Rover, while its Jaguar XJ220C took part in the XJ220 parade

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• JD Classics comfortably won the Snetterton Historic Touring Car Challenge at the weekend, in the team’s Ford Cologne Capri
• It was the first time JD Classics had competed at Snetterton since winning the Autosport 3-Hour race there in 2014
• The team’s powerful 1973 Ford Cologne Capri, driven by Chris Ward, took victory by more than a lap Read More »

• JD Classics has launched a new in-house five-speed synchromesh gearbox for classic Jaguar models
• Available as a replacement to the four-speed ‘Moss’ gearbox, the new five-speed is a product of JD Classics’ decades of Jaguar expertise
• Already fitted to customer XKs and MKIIs, the gearbox is lighter, more versatile and provides more performance Read More »