1950 Healey Silverstone Jaguar Competition Roadster
Chassis-Nr.: D 48 first Reg.No.: GAY 473
How and Sons Ltd May 1950
H.M. Walker October 1950
David Boston September 1951 – 1954
W.E.J. Allen March 1954 -
Mr Hancock - 1961
Martin Ashby 1961 – 1966
E.F. Passingham 1966
Guy Griffiths, Gloucester 1966 – 1968
Griffiths-Woodley Collection Museum Chipping Campden 1968 - 1995
Michael Hawley England 1997 - Sept.2012
Manfred Vogelsaenger /Germany since sep.2012 (Auction Bonhams in Goodwood15.Sep 2012
RACING and RALLYING HISTORY.
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1952 Goodwood 4th June driver David Boston
1952 Goodwood 3th Aug. Driver: D.S. Boston St.Nr.: 318
1952 Goodwood 16th Aug 9 hour race driver D.Boston and Shattock 8th overall 4th in class
1952 Jersey 10th July Jersey Road Race. start no 15. 13th overall in Heat 1 and 21st in final driver David Boston
1952 Turnberry 23rd August driver D.S. Boston
1952 Charterhall 11th October driver D.S. Boston
1953 Goodwood 6th April driver David Boston
1954 Goodwood 27th March driver W.E.J. Allen
Raced in the 1950’s with Martin Ashby who installed a C type Jaguar engine in it.
Guy Griffiths installed a 3.8 litre Jaguar engine in it in the 1960’s and hillclimbed it with Penny Griffiths as the driver
2002 18.Aug. Rallye: Shelsley Walsh
2004 27.June Bugatti Owners 75th Anniversary Hillclimb
2008 24.May Prescott / time: 56.43
2009 20.Sept. Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb St.Nr. 154
2010 1./2. May Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb
2010 17. July Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb
2013 05.-08.sept. Classics a la Carte. driver: Manfred Vogelsaenger, co-pilot: Delia Dickmann
2013 13-16.June Coupe des Alpes, Evion-Cannes, driver: Manfred Vogelsaenger/Eike Klages
2014 30.Mai -1.June Historic Trophy elephant race, driver: Manfred Vogelsaenger/Eike Klages
2016 01.- 04.sept. Classics a la Carte. driver: Manfred Vogelsaenger, co-pilot: Luca Mische
CAR HISTORY AND TECHNICAL SPECIFICS.
Jaguar engine fitted in car in the 60’s and raced and Hill climbed by Penny Griffiths. The car has been extensively modified now with near full race engine and is Hill climbed by M Hawley since 1998.
In its current specification the 3.8-litre Jaguar engine has components from works Jaguar engines, produces approximately 275bhp (see test sheet), which is transmitted via a five-speed gearbox to a limited-slip differential with racing half-shafts. The 16" wheels are prepare with Blockley tyres: 6.00 front and 6.50 rear. Weight is 995kg (2,189lb).
PUBLICATIONS FEATURED IN.
Sporting Motorist Feb 1966, Thoroughbred & classic cars Feb.1978, Racing a sports car by Charles Mortimer,
Les Métamorphoses du JAGUAR byRoland Urban;
Link in Internet : YouTube / hillclimb / Prescott / Shelsley-Walsh /