Le Mans

2018 Review of SMITHS News and Blogs

A review of all the blogs posted by SMITHS Instruments in 2018. The articles discussed topics including the rally success of the Mini Cooper in the 1960s, new speedometer for the series 1 Land Rover, and the 6oth anniversary for the Austin Healey Sprite.

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Most 24 Hour Le Mans Wins Before 2000

To celebrate the Le Mans Classic, we look at the constructors who have won the most 24 hour of Le Mans races before the year 2000.

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1950s Jaguar Domination of 24 Hours of Le Mans

In the 1950s, a Jaguar car won the 24 hours of Le Mans on 5 separate occasions, with the Jaguar D Type winning 3 years in a row from 1955 to 1957. It was a golden decade for British cars at Le Mans.

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SMITHS Gauges Feature in £17.5 mill Aston Martin DBR1

In August 2017, an Aston Martin DBR1 became the most expensive British car ever sold at an auction for £17.5 million and the car featured the original SMITHS speedometer and other gauges.

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Le Mans 24hr Winners 1960 to 1969

The Le Mans 24hr endurance race is unique and so are some of the cars that have won. Here we look at the winning cars between 1960 and 1969 and their association with SMITHS Instruments.

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