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thumb_Lola T70 no 78 Silverstone Classic July 07 (3)
Make: Lola
Name: T70 Mk3B Factory Continuation
Year: 1969
Description:

*** NEWS : The Lola T70 Mk3B factory continuation cars are now also eligible to run with Peter Auto in the 2019 CER1 championship ! ***

We are pleased to offer this stunning Lola T70 Mk3B 2nd series factory continuation car with chassis HU76/160 for sale.

Lola Cars Ltd manufactured six 2nd series continuation cars (the 1st series were build in the early 80ies) between 2006 and 2010. HU76/160 was the 2nd one build and the 1st customer car (as Lola kept HU76/159 with them for promotion).

It was delivered in its Scuderia Filipinetti livery to its first owner, father and son Esmond and Andrew Smith, at Le Mans Classic in 2006. Maintained by Gary Pearson with no expense spared, Andrew raced the car in the World Sportscar Masters from 2006 to 2009 with many outright wins and podium finishes. The car also participated in the 2008 Le Mans parade for Lola 50th Anniversary in 2008.  After having been unused for a few years, it was then fully rebuild by Pearson prior to our brokering the sale of HU76/159 to its current owner in January of 2016 who has used the car sparingly with only about 3 hours running!

As such it is no surprise that HU76/159 is in perfect condition with a Steve Warrior 5.0 litre Chevy small block engine on carburettors, LG-600 gearbox, new fuel cells, rebuilt and crack tested suspension and rebuild brakes. Everything on the car is current and it needs nothing spend further. In addition to a 2016 FIA HTP, spares included are 3 sets of wheels, front body section and some gear-ratio’s.

Being one of a select group of only six official Lola T70 Mk3B 2nd series continuation cars, HU76/160 is now ready to make its re-appearance on the historic racing scene where it remains a welcomed and very competitive entry. 

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Make: Lola
Name: T70 Mk3B Factory Continuation
Year: 1969
Description:

*** NEWS : The Lola T70 Mk3B factory continuation cars are now also eligible to run with Peter Auto in the 2019 CER1 championship ! ***

We are delighted to offer for sale the ex-Martin Birrane Lola T70 Mk3B 2nd series Factory continuation, chassis HU76/159.

HU76/159 was the launch car for the new limited run of six factory built continuation cars and was displayed at the Autosport show in 2000. The car was built for Lola boss and owner Martin Birranne himself who owned it until sold to David Coplowe in 2008. The car was prepared and run successfully by Martin Stretton before passing via Steve Tandy to the current, 3rd owner in 2014.

This is a pole position and race winning car, always reliable and front running. The engine was new from Steve Warrior for 2016 and has only 10hrs running since a full rebuild by PCA, incorporating all the latest modifications. HU76/159 has always been maintained with no expense spared and is immaculate.

Sold with a current, 2015 FIA HTP and good spares which include 2 additional sets of wheels, front and rear body sections (in ready to use condition ), ratios and running spares (coils, headlamp lenses, etc).

The car is fitted with a VBox system and the mandatory rev monitoring device.

This stunning and ex-Martin Birrane Lola T70 Mk3B is looking for another good home where it is ready to give its new owner lots of pleasure and enjoyment !

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Make: BMW
Name: 635 CSI E24 Group A
Year: 1983
Description:

We are delighted to offer this stunning, original BMW E24 635 Group A car for sale.

Chassis E24 RA1-08 is a factory Motorsport chassis and was one of the first Group A CSi's built. It was originally purchased by Giuseppe Briozzo and raced throughout 1983 along with Urs Knecht, Hans-Rudolf Stalder and Georges Bosshard in ETCC. Its race history can be found further below in the history section.

Acquired by the current owner in 2016, the car was fully restored to its former racing glory by renown specialist Geoff Steel Racing (UK).

The restoration and specification details are as follows :

  • Full bare shell rebuild over the winter of 2017/18
  • Fully stripped to a bare shell. The original aluminium roll cage was removed and then the shell dipped
  • A new T45 cage was then installed and fully sprayed inside and out white. The livery is as the car raced at Donington 500 in 1983
  • The original engine has had a full rebuild, ARP rod bolts, up-rated cam followers fitted, produced over 300bhp on the dyno
  • New 100 litre fuel cell with dry break re-fuelling
  • Fully rebuild dampers, brake calipers and new master cylinders
  • New seat, harness and fire extinguisher
  • Air jacks
  • Retaining its original, period dash and gauges

Seats and harness are valid until December 2022, fuel cell until March 2022, fire extinguisher 2 year service is due November 2019 and the engine has only done 4 hours running !

A complete restoration file is available and comes with the car. After its restoration, the car has only been used at a track day and test day so it is sold fresh and in race-ready condition with current FIA HTP. 

This is a truly stunning and very competitive BMW E24 635 which is a welcome and competitive entry into numerous race series including championships such as Motor Racing Legends, Heritage Touring Cup, etc..

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Make: FORD
Name: GT40 Mk1
Year: 1965
Description:
  • Born as 1965 production racing coupé
  • The February 1966 Brussels Motor Show car
  • MGM camera car used in the making of the film “Grand Prix” driven by 1961 World Champion Phil Hill
  • Proven race winning pre-66 (FIA Period F) GT40
  • Fully race prepared with current FIA HTP and extensive spares

We are delighted to offer this genuine and important 1965 Ford GT40 chassis #GT40 P/1027 for sale.

P/1027 was born as a 1965 production racing coupé and – upon completion in “Belgian Yellow” – was immediately shipped to Brussels for display at the 1966 Brussels Motor Show.

It was then shipped back to Ford and repainted in white with a blue center strip when it was sold to the MGM Film Studio for use as one of the two film cars for John Frankenheimer’s film “Grand Prix” (the other film car was a Shelby Cobra), one of the best motor racing films ever made.

Just how did John Frankenheimer achieve those stunning car-to-car shots, brought to the cinema in very 1960s split-screen editing? Many of them were filmed from an adapted version of P/1027, a potent racing car converted to high-speed camera car and driven during the 1966 Grand Prix season by drivers such as 1961 World Champion Phil Hill and kiwi racer Jack Brabham. Beneath a predictably preposterous plot, the action is fairly realistic and considerably enhanced by the high-speed stunts where stars such as James Garner (a very handy driver) followed the modified GT40, just inches away from the camera lens. The professional drivers behind the wheel of the 200mph GT40 needed real guts to maintain a realistic pace at a circuit such as Monaco, Spa, River Side, Watkins Glen, Sebring, etc.. The car’s 500+ page history file contains many beautiful pictures of P/1027 in filming action.

Filming continued well into 1967 and, after its vital backstage role on the silver screen, P/1027 was sold by MGM to Charles Sechan in Prospect, Pennsylvania, who resprayed it maroon with gold sill lines and used it as a road car. In February 1968 it was sold to Jim Toensing, the of Minneapolois. Jim vintage raced it and following a shunt at Elkhart Lake, next owner James Ladwig commissioned a complete restoration. The restoration was to the exact original specifications using original components and parts. The end result was one of the finest and most correct GT-40's in the world. It was judged "best race car" at the meadow brook concours in 1993 after which the P/1027 was displayed at the Briggs Cunningham Automotive Museum in Costa Mesa, California, where it remained until the museum’s closure in the mid 1990s. Ownership then passed to well known Hong Kong based collector Chip Connor who titled the car in Nevada where it joined his collection until 2002.

Arch enthusiast and doyen of the collecting world, Sir Anthony Bamford, then bought it, via Barret Jackson in August 2002, for $405,000. Entrusting its race preparation to Gelscoe Motorsport who produced the 2005 Whitsun Trophy-winning machine driven by Sam Hancock setting a then blistering 1:23.7 lap record.

In 2006 it was sold to Lord Irvine Laidlaw who campaigned it – now in his familiar maroon/silver colour scheme, and run by the experienced Simon Hadfield – at the 2008 Le Mans Classic and at Dijon in 2009. It was then sold to long time historic racer and collector Carlos Monteverde who returned it to its original livery and ran it just once, at the 2010 Le Mans Classic after which we sold it to its current owner who has successfully campaigned the car on the historic racing scene participating in many of the prestigious events such as the Goodwood Revival and Members Meeting, Le Mans Classic, Patrick Peter’s CER races, etc..

Chassis P/1027 is sold in totally race-ready condition equipped with new fuel bladders fitted by Premier Fuel systems (certificates available) and with current Period F FIA HTP papers valid until 2025. The car comes with an extensive spares package and an impressive 500+ page history dossier compiled by GT40 historian Ronnie Spain.

This genuine, race-born Ford GT40 car represents the perfect opportunity for those looking for a potent historic racing car with fascinating history which is a welcome entry into the world's most prestigious evenets while it will also fit prominently in any serious car collection.  

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Make: Porsche
Name: 911 SC / RS 3.0
Year: 1983
Description:

We have the pleasure to offer this “Belga” livered Porsche 911 SC / RS 3.0 for sale.

The car was born as a 1983 911 SC Coupé which was build-up from the bare shell to 1974 RS 3.0 Group 3 rally/race specification in Italy in 2016 with no expenses spared and fully compliant with FIA regulations.

Its specification is outstanding as follows :

  • Sport gearbox and AP Racing clutch
  • Arrows racing 46mm sport exhaust 
  • Sport suspension with alu split rim wheels (8 inch front and 10 inch rear) mounted with Michelin TB15 tyres
  • Rally computer
  • FIA sport seats
  • 4 point safety belts
  • Customized roll-cage
  • Sport steering wheel and pedals
  • Fly off hand-brake
  • Fire extinguisher system together with a separate, manual operated extinguisher
  • Plexiglass side and rear windows
  • Very performant race/rally 3.0 litre (95mm bore x 70,4mm stroke) single-plug engine with Bosch mechanical injection prepared by Italian specialist engine builder Roberto Savazza with special Wosner pistons, 3.2 valves 8mm and RSR camshaft delivering 280 bhp.

This is a very high quality rally / race spec Porsche 911 in beautiful period RS 3.0 configuration with special attention given to safety and performance.

Last but not least, this stunning “Belga” livered Porsche has (German) road registration and comes with new FIA HTP papers making it a welcome and competitive entry to all historic rally and/or race events around the world.

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Lola T70 Mk1 (1965)
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Make: Lola
Name: T70 Mk1
Year: 1965
Description:

We are pleased to offer this rare, early Lola T70 Mk1 chassis SL70/6 for sale on behalf of its current, long-term owner.

To many, the Mk1 - being the first iteration of the famous Lola T70 line - is still the purest in design. With only 15 T70 Mk1's made and all of them being accounted for, these cars are sought after and front running in the pre-66 historic racing scene.

The history of SL70/6 is listed below in the history section. Most important is that its history is continuous from new, its chassis plate is genuine (rare!) and SL70/6 has no "stories" whatsoever. 

The car is offered for sale in excellent condition and it has always been maintained by Martin Stretton Racing Ltd. with no-expense-spared for the current owner. As the car has not run for a few years now, it will need going through, crack testing and installation of a new fuel cell , fire extinguisher and belts upon which it is ready to roar again !

The engine is a strong 5.7 litre Tim Adams SMB Chevy with only about 10 hours running and the Hewland LG-500 gearbox is in excellent condition. SL70/6 also benefits from an accusump anti-oil surge system and comes with a set of spare wheels and a current 2016 FIA HTP.

This ex-Mecom Lola T70 Mk1 is eligible for all pre-66 sportscar racing including Masters, CER, the Goodwood Members Meeting as well as the Goodwood Revival.

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