Silverstone Classic 2014

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Let racing commence!

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Third place finish for the E-Type…

The Silverstone Classic is regarded as one of the most prestigious events of the UK’s historic racing calendar and this years event was no exception. M & C Wilkinson had an action packed weekend in store with Chris Scragg & Matt Nicoll-Jones competing in Chris’s E-Type in the “Chopard Trophy”, along with Chris competing in the ex works Jaguar Broadspeed XJ12C in the “Jet Super Touring Car Trophy”.

Another seriously impressive set of results (on the face of it) gave the team a pair of podiums; with a third place in the E-Type and a second for the Broadspeed, however, it was a case of what might have been, with the E-Type involved in a racing incident that then caused the team to lose over thirty seconds on the leaders, thus stopping Chris & Matt challenging for outright victory, despite setting the fastest laps of the race.

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