March 19, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Yes, there is actually a racing version of the Jaguar XKR luxury coupe! Jaguar and its JaguarRSR team are back for their second year of racing cooperation for 2011 American Le Mans Series with two updated JaguarRSR XKR GT racers. The first year for this car this season is 59th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in Florida, which is also paced by a production XKR. This car is also one of the best looking machines on the grid.

RSR has pulled together a world-class line-up of drivers. In the #99 car, Paul Gentilozzi is teaming-up open-wheel stars Bruno Junqueira, Cristiano Da Matta and Oriol Servia. In the #98 XKR GT, he has IMSA GT racer PJ Jones, together with karting ace Rocky Moran Jr. and 2009 Grand-Am Koni Challenge GS champion Kenny Wilden.

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“With the addition of a second Jaguar XKR GT and six world class drivers to the team combined with the developments made in the off season, we look forward to a strong and exciting return to the track for 2011,” says Gary Temple, President, Jaguar Land Rover North America.

JaguarRSR’s 2011 racing schedule includes:
March 19 Twelve Hours of Sebring (Sebring, FL)
April 16 Long Beach Grand Prix (Long Beach, CA)
July 9 Lime Rock (Lime Rock, CT)
July 24 Mosport (Canada)
Aug 6 Mid-Ohio (Lexington, OH)
Aug 20 Road America (Elkhart Lake, WI)
Sept 3 Baltimore Grand Prix (Baltimore, MD)
Sept 17 Laguna Seca (Monterey, CA)
Oct 18 Road Atlanta (Braselton, GA)

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