On-board footage of Matt Nicoll-Jones in Conor O’Brien’s E-Type XAS 885 on his way to first overall in race two at the Silverstone Classic.
Battle of Britain’ Race 2 Winners !!!
Matt Nicoll-Jones on the limit…
RAF – ‘Spirit of the race award’ winners !!
The Silverstone Classic is regarded as one of the most prestigious events of the UK’s historic racing calendar and this year’s event was no exception. M & C Wilkinson had an action packed weekend in store with Matt Nicoll-Jones competing in Conor O’Brien’s E-Type in the Masters Series ‘Battle of Britain Race’, with mixed weather forecast throughout the weekend all the Team had high aspirations of challenging for overall victory at the event.
On-board footage of Matt Nicoll-Jones in Conor O’Brien’s E-Type XAS 885 on his way to second overall in race one at the Silverstone Classic.
M & C Wilkinson finished 1st and 5th in the Peter Auto ‘Sixties Endurance Series’
The M & C Wilkinson Team have been competing in the ‘Peter Auto Series’ this season for the first time with Siamak Siassi’s and Alexis De Beaumont’s E-Types in the two hour ‘Sixties Endurance’ races. The series is regard as the biggest and best historic race series in Europe and the entry lists are like a who’s who of Historic racing.
The two-hour Sixties’ Endurance race is the traditional finale on Saturday afternoon and is more often than not dominated by the Shelby Cobras. The high-speed nature of the Monza circuit also suited the Cobra, which was underlined in qualifying. The first six places were filled by Cobras with the car driven by the Dutch pairing of David Hart and former F1 racer Giedo van der Garde fastest of all. Hart also grabbed the lead early in the race but despite controlling his pace, his Cobra succumbed to the heat with boiled brakes. Continue reading “Monza Historic 2015 – Peter Auto Series – Winners !!!!”