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– Alfa Romeo takes top three places at the Mille Miglia
– Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc, the drivers of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, drove a 1932 Gran Premio Tipo B and a 1955 750 Competizione
– The interweaving of past and future continues on the web thanks to the “Alfa Romeo: the Mille Miglia in 90 places” project, which retraces the most significant stages in the brand’s history at the Mille Miglia, ninety years after its first victory

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• 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 launches Mille Miglia teaser film, giving viewers a taste of ‘The Most Beautiful Race in the World’
– The team supported nine entries to this year’s Mille Miglia ranging from Jaguar XK120s and XK140s to an Aston Martin DB2 and Lincoln Capri
– For the second year running, JD Classics was a gold sponsor of the Mille Miglia – the only classic car specialist in the world to have such an association at the event
– All nine JD Classics cars completed the gruelling 1000-mile rally, with strong finishes for the team’s Lincoln Capri and Jaguar MkVII
– Watch the JD Classics Mille Miglia teaser film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdZQkVPBnFI JD Classics May16d Read More »

JD Classics Mille Miglia15– JD Classics prepared, rallied and supported 11 separate cars on the 2015 Mille Miglia, making it the largest British team competing
– As a gold sponsor of the Mille Miglia, JD Classics was the only classic car specialist in the world to have such an association at the event
– Ranging from the ex-Fangio C-Type to an Alfa Romeo 1900C Pininfarina, all of the JD Classics entries finished the race strongly
– JD Classics’ Chris Ward and Andrew Elcomb finished in 117th place in the ex- Fangio C-Type – a brilliant result given the competition Read More »

– Jaguar Heritage hosts inaugural ‘Mini Miglia’ for 2015 driver team in preparation for the Mille Miglia in Italy,14-17 May
– Vehicle familiarisation and ‘shakedown’ event took in 100 miles of the best Scottish roads, helping guest drivers to prepare for the gruelling Mille Miglia
– Chef, TV Presenter and Car Collector James Martin won the ‘Mini Miglia’ trial in a Jaguar D-type ‘Long Nose’
– New short film captures the spirit and action from the rally:
https://youtu.be/dArVf9d_diM

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– Jaguar Heritage to field nine of the marque’s most famous 1950s models in the 2015 Mille Miglia
– Event runs from 14-17 May with drivers piloting three C-types, three D-types, an XK120, an XK140 and a MK VII
– Star line-up of drivers come from motorsport, music and entertainment to drive historic Jaguars on the Mille Miglia
– Live updates from event will be available through Jaguar’s official social media channels, as well as Twitter profiles of drivers using hashtag: #JaguarMille

 

Jaguar is celebrating its 80th anniversary by once again taking on the legendary challenge that is the Mille Miglia. Held from 14-17 May in Italy, Jaguar Heritage Racing will be fielding a team of drivers who will cover more than 1,000 miles from Brescia-Rome-Brescia in nine of the marque’s most celebrated models. Read More »

– Sixth episode of new 13 x one-hour series, The Classic Car Show, airs tonight on Channel 5 at 7pm
– In this week’s show, Quentin Willson celebrates the underappreciated MGB and explains why now’s the time to buy
– Tackling the ‘drive of her life’ in a Jaguar XK120, Jodie Kidd competes in the Mille Miglia in Italy
– Alex Riley heads to Le Mans to meet Derek Bell and the infamous Porsche 962, while Bruno Senna puts a Jaguar E-type Lightweight to the test on the track
– See the Episode 6 preview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=–nhdroYBi8

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Mille Miglia, the very words roll off the tongue and bring visions of sleek sports cars driven at fantastic speeds through small villages and along country roads, to the delight of all who gather to watch.

Crowds – seemingly oblivious of any danger – watching the true heirs of the great city-to-city races which were run at the beginning of the 20th Century. It’s estimated that over five million men, women and children lined the route every year the race was run, come rain or shine.

Brescia was considered the birthplace of Italian motorsport and inhabitants were shocked when the Italian Grand Prix was ‘stolen away’ and moved to Monza in 1922. Read More »

Bentley Mille Miglia14a– Bentley Blower secures highest position to date
– Continental GT3 racer Jerome D’Ambrosio excels on debut
– Unique Bentley celebration held in Brescia

This year’s Mille Miglia challenge, which involved hundreds of classic cars from across the world attempt to complete a gruelling 4-day and 1700km drive through Italy, saw Bentley Motors secure its best position to date with one of the company’s iconic 4 ½ Litre supercharged Bentley Blowers. Read More »

– Swift and safe strategy works for British duo Jodie Kidd and David Blakeley on their debut drive in celebration of ‘The most beautiful race in the world’
– #JaguarMille Twitter campaign dominates Mille Miglia 2014 coverage with live updates from @Jaguar, @example, @BSenna, @MBrundleF1 and others in driver team
– A series of Mille Miglia highlightsfilms now launched online, including interviews with Jay Leno, AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and Jaguar Design Director Ian Callum

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