Ecurie Ecosse

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ECURIE ECOSSE, ONE of the most iconic names in British motorsport, has partnered with UK company Omologato to produce a limited edition watch. The agreement coincides with the 60th anniversary of the team winning the 1956 Le Mans 24-Hours with their famous Jaguar D-Type. The Edinburgh-based racing team’s livery has   Read More ...

SIXTY YEARS AFTER it won the Le Mans 24-Hours in 1956, the legendary Ecurie Ecosse D-Type Jaguar, chassis XKD 501 — the first D-Type supplied by Jaguar to a privateer team — will be auctioned at RM Sotheby’s Monterey, California sale, August 19/20, writes Jim McGill. It’s estimated the car   Read More ...

IT’S HARD TO believe that 60 years have gone by since Ecurie Ecosse won the Le Mans 24-Hours for the first time: Sunday, July 29, 1956. It was a win which elevated the team to true greatness, but it was purely by chance that Ecurie Ecosse even received an entry   Read More ...

This year’s Monte Carlo Rallye Historique looked like it was going to be snowless but three days before the start the South of France had some of the heaviest snowfalls and so an old style Monte Carlo Rallye Historic was in store.. As mentioned in the earlier story there were   Read More ...

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Another friend of Ecurie Ecosse, Ralph Forbes, who knew David Murray when Ecurie Ecosse was originally racing, used to run the Nine-Mile-Burn Garage near Edinburgh and did a bit of racing and rallying. He took up the challenge to gather together some other Scots to make up the seven-car team.   Read More ...

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The 2011 historic motor racing season came to an end at the Algarve Historic Festival at the impressive Portoma0 circuit in the South West of the country. As usual Francisco Santos had a entry of over 300 cars – more than last year despite the economic climate. During the season   Read More ...

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