|Here's the history of this car, Jaguar
Supplied to Hornburg, USA; sold to Sterling
Edwards (San Francisco); 1952 Torrey Pines, California, 3rd; also raced
by Irv Robbins, including Palm Springs; Pebble Beach, crashed by mechanic
(hit straw bale); late-1953 sold to Louis Brero; 1954 March Field, Riverside,
California, 5th; Torrey Pines, Six Hour Race, 1st; various successes in
other races and hillclimbs.
1955 sold to Ray Seher (Nevada); raced
14 times including Santa Rosa, California, 3rd; Sacramento races, 1st in
class x 2: 2nd overall x 2 1st overall; Stockton, 1st; Santa
Rosa,1st; Stockton, 1st; Cotati Air Field, 2nd; 1956 Salinas,1st (on same
day James Dean was killed on Highway 101 on his way to this race); Santa
Rosa.1st; Cotati Air Field, 2nd. Walnut Grove; Stockton: Laguna Seca, 3rd.
Sold to Leon Mandel (publisher of "Autoweek"
magazine); raced about six times for owner by several local drivers including
Bob O'Brien; 1962 Stockton, Laguna Seca.
Bob Potter raced the car in 1962; sold
to Chuck Davies; restored, painted black, used for concours and occasional
January 1967, featured in Road ? Track:
1969 sold to Orin Palmer (Califomia); 1970 raced at Laguna Seca; car then
1987 sold to Terry Larson (Arizona) and
used in many vintage races and events.