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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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• 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 »

JD Classics has taken its first major step in international expansion, joining forces with Morris and Welford to open a new premier classic and sports car dealership in Newport Beach, California in July 2017.

Miles Morris and Malcolm Welford have over 50 years of combined service in the classic car world, and they established “Morris & Welford LLC”, their exclusive classic car brokerage in 2003. During this time, the principals have built an enviable reputation as specialist historic car consultants, acting for collectors across the globe. Read More »