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2015 Paris Retromobile Show

John Brooks and David Blumlein were at the recent Retromobile in Paris, a show devoted to classic cars. Here’s a selection of the Sportscars that were on show.

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1990 Jaguar XJR-12D
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Davy Jones/Jan Lammers/Andy Wallace, the winner of the Rolex 24 but not a Le Mans car
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2007 Aston Martin DBR9
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David Brabham/Rickard Rydell/Darren Turner 5th overall and first in LM GT1 class
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1952 Talbot Lago T26 GS
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Pierre Levegh, he drove this car single handed leading till engine failure at the 23 hour mark robbed him of a famous victory
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1949-1953 Talbot Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe, this car raced at Le Mans five years in a row…
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1949 Andre Morel/Andre Chambas, having covered 222 laps and being in fourth place the engine expired on the last lap, so they were unclassified. 1950 12th overall. 1951 17th overall, now with roadster bodywork. 1952 6th overall, now supercharged. 1953 retired after accident, co-driver Charles de Cortanze joining owner Chambas.
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1953 Pegaso Z-102B
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Joaquim Palacio/Pablo Reh Cardona, practiced but withdrawn from the race after a serious accident to the other car in the team
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1995 Venturi 600 LM, Eric Graham/Ferdinand de Lesseps/Francois Birbeau, retired after 21 hours, the car also took part in 1993 & 1994 races