David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
4/3/20 1:33 p.m.
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Jaguar? Ferrari? No. The 1955 Hagemann-Jaguar Special is a one-off racer commissioned by Northern California’s Babe Sulprizio. Jack Hagemann formed the body, while Jaguar provided power.

And it’s for sale.

“By early 1955,” the Fantasy Junction listing begins, “co…

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dougie
dougie Reader
4/3/20 6:55 p.m.

I pitted across from this car while competing in the Rolex Monterey Historics a few years back. The owner was pretty causual about the car, I think he drove it to the track everyday, left it open and uncovered during a couple early morning rain showers as well. Jay Lenos chief mechanic and all around shop steward Bernard, drove this car to a RMMR first overall a few years ago also.

mjrj
mjrj New Reader
4/3/20 11:18 p.m.

Honestly only posting because I recognize the name Hagemann.  I grew up in Livermore and went to the "rocket park" when I was a kid which was named Hagemann park.  As far as I know they've been in the tri-valley area for over 150 years.  GLWS!

Scaughell
Scaughell
4/6/20 12:53 p.m.

Second car designed and built by Babe Sulprizio. Also Jaguar powered

 

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