A force to be reckoned with, Frank is in The Final Race.
I came across the above batch of pure lustful beauty on tumblr. And then found this nice Autsport article on it:
Jaguar Egal set for racing return after half a century
The famous Galaxy-engined Jaguar E-type, known as the Egal, will be back on a UK race track in the near future after an absence of around half a century.
In the mid and late 1960s, the fearsome 7-litre one-off raced by Chris Summers and Barrie Williams was a regular winner in club racing but was later sold to America and only returned to the UK a couple of years ago.
Since then, Chris Keith-Lucas at CKL Developments has been restoring it to period specification and says there are plans to race it once more.
The car was originally built by Geoff Richardson for owner Rob Beck and Williams recalled it being fitted with a Holman and Moody Galaxy marine engine. The E-type chassis came from a semi-lightweight car, shunted by Beck at Castle Combe.
The result was a ferociously powerful car that ‘Whizzo’ Williams tamed with considerable success in club racing. However, as a one-off it never raced internationally and by the end of the 1960s was being beaten by Chevron B8s and Ginetta G12s.
After a couple of other UK owners, the project was sold to the US where it was used on the road before later starting a long restoration. Sadly, the owner passed away before the work was complete, and Keith-Lucas saw it advertised for sale.
“I went over to New York, saw it over there and verified it and then we brought it back,” said Keith-Lucas, who has secured its original registration of ‘590 DXR’ on behalf of the current owner.
“In America it grew even wider than it really ought to have, but apart from that it is very much the car and close inspection of it reveals all the old dings and dents.”
It was taken to the recent E-type 60th birthday celebrations at Shelsley Walsh and did some demonstration runs, with due regard for the Jaguar transmission which was always a weak link in period.
“I wasn’t doing tyre-burning starts, that would twist the propshaft like a toffee wrapper,” said Keith-Lucas.
“I’ve got the dyno figures where it has over 600 foot pounds of torque, so it’s really an absolute monster.
“We do have plans to run it. It is a complication because a car like this was never homologated.
“It did a huge amount of British club racing, but it didn’t do international events, so that limits what you can do. But there are a number of race organisers in this country who’d love to see it in their events.”
Le Mans, France, 1964. The No. 11 Ford GT40 of Richie Ginther/Masten Gregory being driven to the Circuit de la Sarthe for practice.
Props to my friend Ray Blackwell!
Glickenhaus 007 LMH (Le Mans Hypercar): 3.5L Twin-Turbo V8 Sound in Action at Monza!
Mar 7, 2021
I’m not sure if in these last weeks I’ve received more requests for a new binaural video or to try and record the new Glickenhaus race car testing here in Monza a couple of days ago. Anyway at the moment I want to satisfy your second request. This two-days session was just the second test the 007 did after a first shakedown at Vallelunga last week and, for what I saw, everything went very very well.
This car will be Glickenhaus Racing’s weapon for the whole 2021 World Endurance Championship season, which includes the 24h Le Mans race too, and it has been built to fit in the new ‘Le Mans Hypercar’ class. FIA and ACO expect these cars to lap ‘La Sarthe’ in around 3’30”, which is 15 seconds slower than the old LMP1s and 5 seconds slower than LMP2s (but these prototypes will already have 40 hp less in 2021 compared to previous seasons, so lap times are expected to increase for them too).
The Glickenhaus 007 LMH is powered by a bespoke engine built and developed by French company Pipo Motours, famous for their history of engine manufacturers for WRC, rallycross and hillclimb cars. It’s a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 with flat-plane cranckshaft with a max power output not over 500 kW/670hp, as per rules. The car must also have a minimum weight of 1,030 kg. In this project there are other important companies involved such as the Italian Podium Advanced Technologies, which assembles and designed the car, Sauber which takes care of the aerodynamic part and Joest Racing which helps in the development of the 007.
The confirmed drivers of the two 007 LMHs for the 2021 season are Romain Dumas, Ryan Briscoe, Gustavo Menezes, Olivier Pla, Pipo Derani, Richard Westbrook and Franck Mailleux. Watch it in action around Monza Circuit driven by Pipo Derani, Romain Dumas and Ryan Briscoe!
Camcorder: Canon Legria HF G30 & GX10 + Canon DM-100 Microphone
Event: Test Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 2021
Where: Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Italy
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Alfonso Irene Jiménez
February 24, 2020
1965 FORD GT 40 MARK II Prototipo
Gary F. Smith
Not just a rare shot of a GT40 variant. It’s also a rare shot of Carroll during his “Hollywood” period. Check out his Gucci loafers and Jay Sebring haircut.
Is the guy in the tie, Leo ?
Roy Lunn, Chief Engineer, Kar Kraft
Contrary to the movie, Miles/McLaren drove one of these in 1965!!
While I do enjoy the movie on many levels, and I’m glad the story is being told, this is perhaps the most disappointing part of the historical inaccuracies. They also gloss over the fact that Miles won at Daytona w/ Lloyd Ruby and took first in class at Sebring (behind the Chapparral 2A) w/ Bruce McLaren, both in 1965.
This magnificent BMW CSL Group A was produced by BMW between 1983 and 1986. Adorned in its famous rainbow livery, it competed in the European Touring Car Championship (ETCC) under the banner of the Eggenberger team. However, in the 1985 season, Eggenberger switched to the new Volvo 245 and BMW Italia set up its own team to keep on competing in the ETCC. Back then, Italy was BMW’s second most important market after Germany, and the BMW Italia team (which later became ‘Cibiemme) proved itself to be a strong contender on the touring stage in the 1980s and 1990s.
I was very into BMW for a long, long time.
Bergamo – Gp delle Mura Storico 2014 – Arturo Merzario – Alfa Romeo – Photo Oreste Morzenti
GP Tripoli 1938 – Eugenio Siena sur Alfa Romeo 312
Raymond Sommer on his Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 GP on the way to win 1938 La Turbie hillclimb
1964 BRM in Mexico spec.
Cougars are cool. Always loved them, right from the start. The styling just does something to me as it does with so many beloved classics.
My cousin Rick had one when I was a kid and they were new. I loved it, not least because it had the 390 in it, Cougar Eliminator, eh, but, sadly, I never got a ride in it, or even sat in it. Too busy, I guess. Sigh.
They didn’t do much on the circuit, if I remember correctly, but it was cool seeing them out there dicing it up.
Racing Inside…Jaguar E Type. – source Canossa Events.
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･ 24 Hours of Le Mans, 19 June 1965. The two AC Cobra Daytona Coupé with Ford 4.7L V8 engines of the Shelby-American Inc. before the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car n°9 was driven by Dan Gurney and Jerry Grant, while the car n°10 was driven by Bob Johnson and Tom Payne. Unfortunately the two cars were unable to finish the race due to mechanical failures. #ClassicSteeringWheels #accobra #lemans #lemanslegend #shelbycobra #cobradaytona #shelbyclub #24hoursoflemans #24hlemans #motorsport #racing #classicdriver #automotive #vintage #vintagecars #retrocars #classiccar #carvintage #oldcar #carculture #instantclassic #petrolhead #classiccarlover #classiccaroftheday #classiccardaily #drivevintage #drivetastefully #carpassion #cargram #instacars
Lovely. Such raw power.
Matra MS 650 Chassis 02 (1970-1971) – Chantilly Arts & Elegance 2019
Follow the link to RS65 Photos see the photo gallery: rs65photos.com/…/chantilly-arts-elegance…/
So very beautiful.
The J-car at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans … in the afternoon on test day.
Shelby American Inc. (USA)
FORD GT J
Bruce McLaren (NZ)
‘Chris’ Amon (NZ)
Chris Amon (NZ)
Yes, those were the days…
© Nick Rico
I’m drawing a blank here. And I don’t like that. Anyone know? Please comment 🙂
The engines are clueless; and typically only list no info Pinterest results, usually, which is nearly as useless as tits on a bull for getting image file info.
Besides, I’ve been kicked off Pinterest now, anyway. LOL
No great loss.
This 320 is a Hell of a lot faster than my 320.
5 was an excellent Group.
/// 1960 Monaco Grand Prix.Monte Carlo, Monaco. 29 May 1960. John Surtees makes his GP debut in a Lotus 18-Climax. ///
/// 1960 Dutch Grand Prix. Zandvoort, Holland. 6 June 1960. The Ferrari transporter arrives with the Dino 246 cars of Phil Hill, Wolfgang von Trips and Richie Ginther. ////
//// 1960 Portuguese Grand Prix. Porto, Portugal. 12-14 August 1960. Dan Gurney (BRM P48). ////
/// Riverside, California, USA. 18-20 November 1960. Jim Clark (Lotus 18 Climax) retired, action. ////
/// 1960 United States Grand Prix. Riverside, California, USA. 18-20 November 1960. Innes Ireland (Lotus 18 Climax) 2nd position. ////