Re­named his­toric Jaguar se­ries get pres­ti­gious Le Mans Clas­sic slot

Motor Sport News - - Historics -

A stand­alone race at the Le Mans Clas­sic in July is the ma­jor new date for the re­named Jaguar Clas­sic Chal­lenge for pre-1966 Jaguars.

As well as races at five high­pro­file his­toric meet­ings, the se­ries will have a race at Le Mans on Satur­day, July 9, be­fore the start of the 24-hour clas­sic event.

The HSCC se­ries will start at the Don­ing­ton His­toric Fes­ti­val (April 30-May 2) and take in races at Sil­ver­stone (May 21/22), Brands Hatch (July 1-3), the Nur­bur­gring (Au­gust 12-14) and Oul­ton Park (Au­gust 27-29).

Tim Han­nig of Jaguar Land Rover Clas­sic said: “Jaguar’s won­der­ful his­tory of rac­ing at Le Mans will add to the spec­ta­cle of the Clas­sic Chal­lenge.”

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