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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 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 »

• JD Classics secured another race victory in its legendary Costin Lister at Brands Hatch, after a win for the car at Donington two weeks ago
• The team also supported a Jaguar XK120 Ecurie Ecosse, which finished second-in-class
• It’s JD Classics’ third race meeting of the season, with a victory secured at each and every one

JD Classics – one of the world’s leading classic car specialists – secured a race victory at Brands Hatch over the weekend, to continue its winning streak three events into the season. Read More »

• JD Classics has returned from Italy’s legendary Mille Miglia for the third year as gold sponsor – the only classic car specialist in the world to have such an association
• An expert team of technicians kept all ten of JD Classics’ customer-supported entries running faultlessly for the gruelling 1000-mile rally
• Among the JD Classics entries were three Jaguar XK120s, two Jaguar XK140s, a Porsche 356, Lincoln Capri and an AC Ace

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– JD Classics secured two overall race victories at this weekend’s Donington Historic Festival, having entered a total of four cars
– The Maldon-based team competed in a Bastos Rover SD1, ex-Tom Walkinshaw Racing Jaguar XJS, Costin Lister and Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar XK120
– The JD Classics Costin Lister took victory in the Stirling Moss Trophy, while the Bastos Rover won the Historic Touring Car Challenge
– Latest two victories follow JD Classics’ season-opening two race wins at the 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting

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– JD Classics has kicked off the racing season in style, with two wins and a podium finish at the 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting
– The Maldon-based team raced to a double victory in its Rover SD1, competing in the two Gerry Marshall Trophy races
– JD Classics also battled in a close-fought race to finish 2nd in the Scott Brown Trophy with its Lister Costin
– A total of seven cars were campaigned by JD Classics, including debuts for the Cooper T45 and Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 Monza
– The team’s TWR Jaguar XJS also took part in Group A demonstrations on the circuit over the weekend, with Steve Soper at the wheel
– As well as the on-track action, JD Classics also hosted a number of VIPs in the Jackie Stewart Pavilion, located adjacent to the pits Read More »