Below Watch: 1,000 miles drive in a pre-HE Jaguar XJ-S to Monaco. Video diary of Octane Magazine's cover story with Harry Metcalfe from September 2015.
Below Watch: 1975 Jaguar XJ6 Coupe on Jay Leno's Garage. Christopher Glancy's tastefully refreshed Jaguar XJ6 makes Jay envious with its lack of B pillar and comfortable seats...
We love the Bathurst 12 hour, thats not unusual, we pretty much love all motorsport. This is Awesome though, ride onboard the #43 Schnitzer M6 GT3 pre dawn with Chaz Mostert as he sets the race lap record of 2:01.9575s... in the dark.
Below watch: The Jaguar Mark X launch video. The Mark X was the top-of-the-range saloon built by Jaguar, originally aimed at the United States market.
Below watch: Walter Hassan and Harry Mundy discuss the all new Jaguar V12 engine. Before Mr. Hassan and Mr. Mundy developed the Jaguar V12 they were responsible for the Coventry Climax engine.
Below watch: Jeremy Clarkson race a 5L V8 X351 Jaguar XJ against the rotation of the Earth itself.
Below watch: Tom Walkinshaw at work and listen to that awesome V12 during the 1985 James Hardie 1000.
Watching Lars Kern set a new record for the Nordshleife last month in the 911 GT2 RS at 6:47.3 was amazing however we were a little bored with all that downforce and cornering speed. Below watch Stefan Roser in the 911 Ruf "Yellow Bird" lap the Nordshleife in 8:05.80 in 1987... No helmet, no gloves, no fear...
We were in Tasmania last month and could not resist a stop in Longford to take a look at the old circuit which closed in 1968 and hosted the Australian Grand Prix in 1959 and 1965. Today a lot of it still exists and is quite accessible although a continuous lap is impossible. Frank Gardner was in awe of the place and said it made the Nürburgring look quite safe. These photos show the Tannery Straight, Tannery corner and what remains of the run up to the Long Bridge and Newry corner
Below: Tannery Straight Looking North:
Below: Tannery Straight Looking South:
Below: Tannery Straight Looking South from Tannery Corner:
Below: Tannery Corner:
Below: The Run up to Long Bridge: