Photographer's Note

This Jaguar D Type comes back on the scene from its exploits 52 years later!

The Circuit of Gueux - the fastest in this period with Spa-Francorchamps and Monza - was the theater during several years of the Grand-Prix of the ACF of Formula 1 at the time of Fangio, Hawthorn and Moss.

Took place at opening of these races the 12 hours from Reims. the departure of which took place at midnight. This event)
known its highlight later, in the 60s - the age of gold of endurance races - this race was considered as the revenge of the 24 hours of Le Mans.

In 1954, it is this Jaguar D Type piloted by Peter Whitehead and Ken Wharton who wons the race in front of 2 others Jaguar.

On Saturday, September 16th, 2006, The official Jaguar club inaugurated a plate in memory of this victory.

The plate is in WS

The same car here

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Additional Photos by Jean Marie Biadatti (jean-marie) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 568 W: 62 N: 398] (3088)
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