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An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

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On This Day

Friday 17th September 2004

16 years ago

As Jaguar prepared to unveil massive job cuts at its Birmingham plant, it pre-empted the announcement by revealing it was scrapping its Formula One team which had been struggling ever since it emerged from the Stewart outfit in 1999. It also withdrawal its support for its Cosworth engine division which had provided subsidised engines for Jordan and Minardi. Ford, Jaguar's owners, said it "could not justify the spending".