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By JMW Motorsport · May 19, 2017

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Winners!

It was an emotional weekend for JMW Motorsport at the second round of the European Le Mans Series. This would be the last outing for the team's Ferrari 458 before moving to the 488. But just as she began her career, the old gal took the win!

Here...

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Winners!

It was always going to be an emotional race as JMW Motorsport rolled the old gal Ferrari 458 out for her last race. The team will be sporting the new 488 for the rest of the season, making it's debut at Le Mans 24 Hours, but it was all about her...

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Still good looking

The first race of the 2017 season took place on home soil at Silverstone and surprisingly for April, under blue skies!

JMW raced to 5th place with new driver Jody Fannin alongside JMW stalwarts Rob Smith and Rory Butcher.

Here are a few of our...

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Silverstone

The opening round of the 2017 EL MS Championship took place on home soil for JMW Motorsport at Silverstone.

The team welcomed new driver Jody Fannin to the line up alongside Rob Smith and Rory Butcher (who was upgraded to professional over the...

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The new trio - Jody, Rob and Rory

The historic circuit of Monza, Italy, was the perfect setting for the 2017 Official Test for the European Le Mans Series.

Here are just a few of our favourite shots from the event which also say us welcome our new driver for 2017, Jody Fannin to...

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The classic Spa shot

It was a dominant display in Spa for JMW Motorsport as they took their third win in as many races!

Winning by over a lap, the team have cemented thair place at the top of the Championship table with one round left to go. Their superb performance...

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P1

JMW Motorsport dominated the fifth round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series with a runaway win at the iconic Spa circuit, Belgium.

Off the back of two wins at the previous rounds, it’s fair to say spirits have been high in the JMW camp but...

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Winners!

It was to the South of France and the wonderfully modern track of Paul Ricard for the fourth round of the European Le Mans Series for JMW Motorsport. Fresh off a win at Round Three, the team was eager to keep the front running momentum going.

One...

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Top Form

It was a glorious win for JMW Motorsport at Paul Ricard, France in the Fourth Round of the European Le Mans Series 2016. The win sees the team top the Championship table with two rounds left.

Paul Ricard is vibrant at the best of times, but for...

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Deep in thought

It was a very welcome win for JMW Motorsport at the 3rd round of the European Le Mans Series at Red Bull Ring, Austria.

Surely the most picturesque of circuits, here are a few of our favourite shots. Please click here to view the full gallery.

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2016 ELMS Round 3 - Red Bull Ring race replay

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Winners!

JMW Motorsport walked away from the third round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series all smiles as they took the LMGTE win in commanding style.

Held at the stunning Red Bull Ring circuit in Austria, the race weekend was made all the sweeter by fine...

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This weekend sees the third round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series, visiting the beautiful circuit of Red Bull Ring, Austria

Below are the timetable highlights for the weekend (subject to change) and coverage details.

ELMS Rd 3 Red Bull Ring...

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Silverware

The second round of the 2016 ELMS Championship saw us travel to our second home, Imola. It is always a joy to race a Ferrari on Italian soil.

With the disappointment of Silverstone firmly behind us, it was time to bounce back in the only way we...

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Skyline - Imola Style

The second round of the 2016 ELMS was held at the wonderful circuit of Imola, in Italy. With our Ferrari 458 it certainly feels like our second home.

The race came to a head with a massive rain storm which saw the final three quarters run under...

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ELMS Rd 2 Imola 2016

This weekend sees the second round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series, visiting the iconic circuit of Imola, Italy.

Below are the timetable highlights for the weekend (subject to change) and coverage details.

ELMS Rd 2 Imola Timetable (all times...

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Come to Silverstone they said, it'll be nice they said!

Silverstone threw a lot at us! The first race of the season and there was wind, rain and even snow at one point.

The action was thick and fast on track, taking JMW Motorsport to the top step of the podium only to be excluded after a...

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Race Start

JMW Motorsport claimed 2nd place in the opening round of the European Le Mans Series LM GTE Championship.

JMW Motorsport staked their claim as Championship contenders in the 2015 European Le Mans Series, taking a firm second place in the opening...

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Silverstone 2016

Some stories are best told linear: beginning, middle and end. Others you need to jump around the timeline to appreciate the drama and so it is with JMW Motorsport's opening round in the 2016 ELMS Championship.

The team, with drivers Andrea...

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Meet our 2016 Drivers!

By JMW Motorsport · March 25, 2016

Rory, Rob and Andrea

JMW Motorsport has a truly stellar line up for 2016 and you will recognize the names. All are welcome returnees to the JMW family and promise to be a trio to be reckoned with!

Andrea Bertolini: surely no other driver knows Ferraris, or embodies...

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Field o'plenty

Some favourite pictures from the 2016 ELMS test session, held at Paul Ricard.

The red and blue striped run offs give Paul Ricard a distinctive look which always make for some bold photographs.

To see the full gallery please  click here

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2016 ELMS Test Session

By JMW Motorsport · March 23, 2016

Testing, testing, one, two, three

It was time to blow away the winter cobwebs and head back out on track with the official test session for the 2016 European Le Mans Series.  Held at Paul Ricard, it was the perfect chance to put some finishing touches to the car ahead of the...

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George & Trophy

As I write this blog I’m traveling back to my parents house to celebrate with my family and thank them for putting up with me this season. When I step back and look at my routine I know it's demanding on my family and I’m very focused...

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Podium #4

JMW Motorsport came to the fifth and final round of the 2014 ELMS Championship at Estoril, Portugal with Daniel McKenzie, Daniel Zampieri and George Richardson

The team showed strong promise from the onset of the weekend, taking second on the grid...

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Champage at Paul Ricard

Just received the email from JMW's PR guru Rebecca asking for another blog.

Having recently discussed with the people who give me my marketing advise they perceive a real value in content like this, so no sweat Rebecca I'll expect my money in the...

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Another Podium for JMW

For the third race in a row, it was a podium finish for JMW Motorsport.

Regulars Daniel McKenzie and George Richardson were joined by James Walker, making a welcome return to the JMW family.

After qualifying 6th in class the British trio put in an...

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Welcome home James!

This weekend sees the fourth, and penultimate round, of the 2014 ELMS Championship.

It is a great pleasure for JMW Motorsport to welcome back James Walker as a driver for this event, when he lines up alongside regulars George Richardson and Daniel...

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Red Bull Ring

The year so far...

I'm getting to the point where I really enjoy writing these blogs, despite my spelling errors! I'm thinking some people may be starting to listen as my FaceBook likes has grown to nearly 4000 in just 3 months!

It's also a good...

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Another Race, Another Podium!

It was welcome home to Rob Bell as he joined Daniel McKenzie and George Richardson in the JMW Motorsport Ferrari for the third round of the European Le Mans Championship.

Set in the beautiful location of Red Bull Ring, Austria, and in glorious...

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Le Mans Race Gallery

By JMW Motorsport · June 20, 2014

The chequered flag - it's good to see you!

It was a long and gruelling 24 Hours at Le Mans, but with Herculean efforts from the drivers and team JMW Motorsport saw the chequered flag!

Click here for our Le Mans Race Gallery

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Looking Good

Fair to say we scrubbed up well for scrutineering! A beautiful day in the French sunshine, long may that weather continue!

Click here for our scrutineering gallery

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Back at Le Mans

It was a flying start to Le Mans for the first test day. All three drivers expressed the car was in great form and it was especially fun for Seth and Spencer having their first taste of the Ferrari!

An airbourne moment meant the final session was...

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The Boys Take to 2-Wheel Power at Imola

At time of writing my first blog for JMW I’m on the plane back having successfully boarded without getting my trophy confiscated.

This little gem could be described as a weapon and I’m very glad I can add it to my collection after an...

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Daniel McKenzie

Name: Daniel Richard Ross McKenzie             

Age: 25

Date of Birth: 24/10/1988

Nationality: British

Place of Residence: Poole, Dorset

Brief racing History:

2014 ELMS

2013...

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George Richardson

Name: George Richardson

Age: 22

Date of Birth: 26/10/91

Nationality: ENG

Place of Residence: Manchester

Brief Racing History: Ginneta Junior,  Porsche Carrera Cup, VLN and Grand Am 

Career Ambitions: To win Le Mans by the age of 26.

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The JMW Young Guns (l-r) Daniel Zampieri, George Richardson, Daniel McKenzie

JMW Motorsport were hot on the pace in the sunshine of Imola for the second round of the 2014 ELMS Championship.

In an action packed 4 hour race, the team made their presence known and put on a flawless performance to take 3rd place and a well...

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Ready to roll at Le Mans!

Abdulaziz Alfaisal, Seth Neiman and Spencer Pumpelly to drive the JMW Motorsport Ferrari 458 in the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours

JMW Motorsport is thrilled to announce their driver line up for the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours. Behind the wheel of the Ferrari...

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A Home Start

The new blood of George, Daniels M and Z made their marks with excellent debuts as they took the team to 5th and demonstrated a whole lot of talent and vigour for the season ahead!

Click here for the full Silverstone Gallery

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New Michelin boots

The winter cobwebs were blown away at the pre-season test at Paul Ricard.

Click here for the full test gallery

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Merry Christmas!

We would like to wish all our partners and friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

We look forward to seeing you all trackside in 2014

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Teamwork! European Roadtrip

By JMW Motorsport · September 27, 2013

Ben floored!

With just two weeks between Rounds 4 Hungary and Round 5 France it was infeasible to come back to the UK workshop to carry out work. It was time for a European roadtrip for a number of our team as they travelled across Europe to Michelotto in...

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Left Hungry in Hungary!

By JMW Motorsport · September 16, 2013

Hard at work

The 4th round of the 2013 ELMS Championship held at Hungaroring, Hungary, promised much for JMW Motorsport.

From the outset on Friday, the team were on the pace in practice. This pace was further cemented when in Saturday ...

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Round 4: Hungary for More!

By JMW Motorsport · September 13, 2013

3hrs of Hungaroring

It's time to rise from the sun lounger and get back to work after the mid-season break!

JMW Motorsport have landed in Hungary for the 4th Round of the ELMS Championship, with drivers Andrea Bertolini and Joel Camathias chomping at the bit to get...

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JMW Motorsport

Social Instinct http://www.socialinstinct.com is pleased to announce that JMW Motorsport, a British sportscar racing team, has launched a Kontribune digital newsletter designed to create real time interaction for fans, drivers and sponsors .

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Every wondered how much work goes into making a race car look so good? It really is all about the elbow as this video shot in 2012 shows of Pure Detail preparing our car.

The video also shows us in action at Donington Park in 2012 where we took...

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In action at the Red Bull Ring

The third round of the 2013 European Le Mans Series was bathed in sunshine at the most picturesque of race circuits, the Red Bull Ring in Austria.

Fresh from a successful 24 hours of Le Mans, JMW now turned their attention to the three hour ELMS...

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Climbing every podium!

An amazing weekend in the Austrian sunshine saw JMW Motorsport take 2nd place in the third round of the 2013 European Le Mans Series.

Click here for our full event gallery

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Joel and Andrea

The sun has been shining on the Red Bull Ring in Austria for the third round of the European Le Mans Series.

Friday was a great day of practice for us finishing 2nd fastest in free practice 1 and 1st fastest in free practice 2. The team were...

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JMW are proud to be supporting partners Hab Housing in their current investment opportunity via crowd source funding to expand growth of their innovative and distinctive business.

Hab - which stands for Happiness Architecture...

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Red Bull Ring

It's time to practice your yodelling skills as JMW Motorsport head to Austria for the third round of the 2013 European Le Mans Series!

We've put together some information we hope you will find useful whether you will be spectating from the banks

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JMW Motorsport

The Le Mans dirt has been cleaned off the car and all sights set on Austria and the third round of the 2013 European Le Mans Series.

The third race of the season takes place at the red Bull Ring, near Zeltweg, Austria on Saturday 20thJuly. It is...

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Le Mans 2013

Click below to see our 2013 Le Mans Race Gallery

2013 Le Mans: The Race

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Ready to go for Le Mans 2013

The 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours was surely the toughest race we have ever faced both emotionally and physically.

The tragic loss of Allan Simonsen in the early laps of the race shook everyone, and in the JMW Motorsport the pain was particularly...

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Allan Simonsen

By JMW Motorsport · June 22, 2013

It was with unbridled sadness that we learnt of the death of Allan Simonsen in the opening laps of this year's Le Mans 24 Hours.

We would like to add our condolences to Allan's family and friends, of whom there are so many, and we were honoured to...

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Le Mans 2013

Click below to see our 2013 Le Mans Practice, Qualifying and Drivers' Parade

2013 Le Mans: Practice, Qualifying and Drivers' Parade

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Enjoying the drivers' parade

The build up to the big race has been full of drama for JMW Motorsport. The skies played their part, with changeable weather throughout the week which included sun, rain, thunder and hail - sometimes it felt like all at the same time.

Practice was...

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Le Mans 2013

Click below to see our 2013 Le Mans Build Up Gallery:

2013 Le Mans Gallery: The Build Up

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We know many of you will be following the Le Mans race, making the pilgimage to the hallowed circuit!

Here are some useful links, tips and times. If you have any top tips on attending Le Mans please do share them in the comments section - we would...

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JMW Motorsport at Le Mans 2013 Scrutineering

I think it is fair to say the team has scrubbed up well for the annual team photo shop at Le Mans. As always, it is a spectacular occassion and the support of the crowd is second to none. Everything feels very real and the electricity is tingling...

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2013 Le Mans Test Day 9th June

Abdulaziz Alfaisal, Andrea Bertolini and Khaled Al Qubaisi shake down the JMW Motorsport Ferrari 458 at Le Mans

JMW Motorsport enjoyed a welcoming and fruitful time at the recent Le Mans test weekend in preparation for the big race on 22-23 June.

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Livery winner Mickael Guyot and Dunlop's Jean-Felix Bazelin

JMW Motorsport have arrived safe and sound in Le Mans! Excitment is in the air, the feet and fingers are tapping as everyone is eager to go.

Scrutineering has been carried out and Saturday was a day of fun and welcomes.

First off, it was time to...

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Andrea, Khaled and ATF

We are thrilled to welcome Abdulaziz  Alfaisal, Andrea Bertolini and Khaled Al Qubaisi to JMW Motorsport for the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hour race.

For Andrea, who is also driving for JMW in the 2013 ELMS, this will be his second Le Mans. This fact...

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Mickael's winning design

Huge congratulations to Mickael Guyot, winner of the 2013 Dunlop 'Design The Drive' Competition. Mickael's winning livery for our JMW Ferrari 458 will be unveiled at this year's Le Mans 24 Hour race. We are thrilled to be showcasing his design...

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Fans - from dusk to dawn

We have always been overwhelmed with the support JMW Motorsport receives. Whether at the track or virtually on the internet, the messages of support, encouragement and congratulations literally drive us forward.

JMW Motorsport is often described...

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Our Chief Mechanic, Davey Nicholas discusses how we use Zircotec products to help our perfomance at Autosport International 2013.

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In action in Imola

 

Joël Camathias and Andrea Bertolini take 4th in the second round of ELMS

JMW Motorsport scored a solid 4thfor the second race in a row at Round Two of the 2013 ELMS held at Imola.

Practice day at Imola threw both rain and shine at the...

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2013 Imola ELMS Rd 2

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2013 Imola Gallery

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ELMS Rd 2 Qualifying

Photos from today's Qualifying session for the 2nd round of the ELMS, held at Imola, which saw Joel put us a great 4th on the grid!

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Joel ready for action

So far Imola has thrown the weather book at us with practice sessions in both the wet and dry, both challenges were met not least thanks to our Dunlop boots!

This morning's qualifying has taken place on a dry track and with a great performance by...

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Joël Camathias and Andrea Bertolini take 4th in weather affected, shortened 2013 ELMS Opener

JMW Motorsport opened their 2013 ELMS account with a solid points finish in the opening round held at their home circuit of Silverstone. With new...

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2013 Silverstone

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2013 Silverstone

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Meet Jim McWhirter

By JMW Motorsport · February 28, 2013

2009 was an important for Jim McWhirter with the launch of JMW Motorsport. Stepping up to the challenge of having your own Le Mans Series team, having been a title winner car owner previously, is a massive undertaking and no more so than the...

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JMW Motorsport - Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 Concept

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Meet the Team

By JMW Motorsport · January 01, 2013

Team Manager - Tim Sugden

JMW Motorsport is a team of experienced, proven and valuable members but most importantly it is their shared vision of passionate motor racing and dedicated natures that lift them to the next level.

Team Principal - Jim McWhirter 

Team...

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Perfect Christmas Gift for your little Le Mans driver.

Carrera Digital 143 Ferrari 458 GT2 Italia JMW Motorsports "No. 66" 2011

Order Now


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2nd 2012 FIA WEC Debut

By JMW Motorsport · August 31, 2012

JMW MOTORSPORT TAKE 2nd IN FIA WEC DEBUT 

Jonny Cocker and James Walker take second in the British Round of the 2012 FIA WEC

In their second home outing in as many races, it was another podium finish for JMW Motorsport taking 2nd as they made a...

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2012 FIA WEC - Silverstone

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2012 FIA WEC - Silverstone

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JMW MOTORSPORT WIN AT DONINGTON

Jonny Cocker and Allan Simonsen win the second round of the ELMS Championship

Never let it be said that a small field can’t provide plenty of drama in motor racing, and for JMW Motorsport that drama began...

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Uncensored, behind the scenes of the 24 Hours of Le Mans: with JMW driver James Walker! ... you can't get closer to the cult!

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2012 ELMS Round 2 - Donington

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2012 ELMS Round 2 - Donington Park

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1st pitstop for JMW Motorsport at the ELMS round, Donington, UK. Jonny Cocker out and Allan Simonsen in

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JMW MOTORSPORT STUNG AT LE MANS!

JMW Motorsport retired from Le Mans after 16 hours and a stoic performance

JMW Motorsport put in a stoic performance at the 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans which saw them retire just after the 16 hour mark. The...

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2012 24 Hour Le Mans

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2012 24 Hour Le Mans

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2012 ELMS Rd 1 - Le Castellet

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2012 ELMS Rd 1 - Le Castellet

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Pit Stop - Estoril 2011

By JMW Motorsport · September 27, 2011

First JMW Motorsport Pit Stop at Circuito do Estoril - 25/09/2011

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Ferrari "F458 Italia / Robert Bell / James Walker - 1,000 KM Spa Franchorchamps

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Ravitaillement Ferrari F 430 aux essais des 24 heures du Mans 2009

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