Rumor: Jaguar Hunting Porsche in Surprise Le Mans Return?

Jaguar looks set to follow Porsche back into the world of Le Mans prototype racing.

Since 1991, Jaguar has been out of the Le Mans prototype racing game. As it turns out, a comeback may be close at hand. Jaguar boasts an impressive 7 wins in the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans, the last of which came in its XJR-12. The win came a year before they took a leave of absence from the race in 1990. This follows in the footsteps of Porsche who announced their return for the 2014 season.

AutoSport is reporting that Ratan Tata, Jaguar's new owner, wants to see the Indian automaker get back into the Le Mans prototype racing with a new LMP1 car. After poor performances in Formula 1, Jaguar hopes to make a bigger mark in the world of automotive racing. The only official word from the Indian carmaker on these reports is that they are ‘currently monitoring developments in world motorsport.'

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