Tag Archives: Duncan Hamilton

Duncan Hamilton, Tony Rolt, Jaguar, Le Mans, klemcoll

Winning Le Mans

Duncan Hamilton brings his works Jaguar C-Type down the pit straight to celebrate their win of the Le Mans 24 Hours on June 13, 1953. Sitting next to Hamilton is his co-driver Tony Rolt who has had time to adopt some non-racing wear as two of the Jaguar mechanics ride along behind them. Not long […]

Ferrari, Le Mans, klemcoll

Ferraris at Le Mans

Three Ferrari berlinettas are lined up in front of the Le Mans pits during practice for the 24 Hour race to be run on June 13-14, 1953. The first one is a Ferrari 375MM which will be driven by the friends and teammates Alberto Ascari and Luigi Villoresi. The two other Ferraris are 340MM berlinettas […]

Jaguar, Stirling Moss, Le Mans, klemcoll

An Unsuccessful Streamliner

Here is a rare view of a rare car. It is a rare view because this car lasted only about three hours and a rare car because its bodywork and related mechanicals were scrapped after its race was over. This rara avis is a Jaguar C-Type, here driven by Stirling Moss during the early laps of […]

Jaguar, Goodwood, Duncan Hamilton

Really Trying

Here is the irrepressible Duncan Hamilton right on the limit with his Jaguar D-Type (XKD601) in Woodcote Corner following the long back straight at the Goodwood circuit on April 22,1957 during the Sussex Trophy race for sports cars over 1500 cc. By 1957 the D-Types were getting just a bit long in the tooth for sprint racing and Hamilton […]

Briggs Cunningham, Cunningham, Tony Rolt, Duncan Hamilton

Three Racers at Le Mans

These three gentlemen had a great deal to do with the 24 Hours of Le Mans throughout the 1950s. On the left in the dark pullover is American Briggs Cunningham, in the middle with dark glasses is Tony Rolt who with Duncan Hamilton, standing regally at the right, teamed together at Le Mans for many […]