Dave Light

XKs Staff Biography

Name: Dave Light

Position at XKS Unlimited: Former (retired) VP Advertising/Promotions. Current consultant status.

 Birthplace: Fresno, Calif.

Start Date with XKs Unlimited: 8/8/1999—6/16/2016

Family: Maried, two grown sons

Education: East High in Bakersfield, Bakersfield College, LA artist trade school

Favorite Movies: Magnificent 7; Great Escape; LeMans; Bullitt; Grand Prix

Favorite Books: Master & Commander series, Dirk Pitt series, Pattersons Alex Cross and Numbers series

Favorite Musicians/Musical Group(s): Mark Knopfler/Dire Straits, Jimmy Buffett, Rat Pack guys

Interests (other than cars, of course): Motorcycles, house remodel/restorations, fishing the Sierra

My First Car: 1963 MG 1100, still have it! Working on restoration.

My Favorite Jaguar: XK 150 Fixed Head Coupe

My Top Ten Vintage Race Car Collection Would Include: Lotus 26R, Alfa 158 Alfetta, Ferrari GTO Series II, Corvette Grand Sport, Lotus 23B, Porsche 904, Porsche 906 Carrera, Jaguar C Type

My Top Ten Vintage Street Car Collection Would Include: Ferrari 250 SWB Lusso, Lotus Cortina Ser II, 289 Cobra Roadster, a particular MG 1100, 1974 Alfa Romeo GTV, Datsun 510

Current Street Car I Most Lust After: Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

My Favorite Jaguar Related Experience: Traveling to Atlanta, GA for the 2005 Challenge Championship

My Favorite Non Jaguar Related (automotive!) Experience: Racing through the foggy countryside in my Lotus Cortina against my high school best friend in his Opel Manta (high school).

Favorite Childhood Vacation: Camping at El Capitan state beach at ages 8, 9, 10

Role Models Growing Up: Father/mother and pastors

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