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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1969
Numbers built:6
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 31, 2014
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Chassis SL163/15 The first T163 built, this example was acquired new by Lola's North American distributor Carl Haas. Liveried in the bright orange Simoniz colours, it was entered in the opening rounds of the 1969 Canadian-American Challenge Cup for Chuck Parsons. Before switching to chassis >>>

Chassis SL163/16 Chassis 16 was the second T163 allocated by Carl Haas to Chuck Parsons for his successful 1969 Can-Am campaign. Finished in bright orange, it was driven to 3rd at Road America and Laguna Seca, which helped Parsons place third in the final standings behind the two McLaren dri>>>

Chassis SL163/17 Forever looking for the legendary 'Unfair Advantage', Roger Penske commissioned a lightweight T163 for Mark Donohue's 1969 Can-Am campaign. It was one of several Lolas campaigned by Penske and Donohue during the 1969 season. The slightly lighter T163 was only raced once by D>>>

Chassis SL163/17a At the end of the 1969 season, Roger Penske sold his special lightweight T163 along with a spare tub Edo di Pasquale. He opted to rebuild the car around the spare chassis, while continuing to use the SL163/17 chassis number. Di Pasquale raced it in a handful of rounds of the>>>

Chassis SL163/18 Carl Haas delivered this T163 halfway through 1969 to the Robbins-Jefferies Racing Team. It was first raced by Ronnie Bucknum at Watkins Glen where he retired with engine issues. During the remainder of the season, it was entrusted to Peter Revson with two fifths as the best>>>

Chassis SL163/19 This T163 was acquired by gentleman racer Gary Wilson through Lola's North American distributor Carl Haas. Wilson raced the car in the 1969 Can-Am, scoring a total of seven points. He continued to race the car, appropriately entered under #19, during the 1970 season as well.>>>

Chassis SL163/20 Although delivered to Carl Haas in June of 1969, this T163 was not sold until the following season. It was acquired by Geoff, who entered it in the St. Jovite Can-Am round but did not start the race. Ahead of the 1971 season, it was sold to Jim Butcher, who finally gave the >>>

Chassis SL163/21 Sometimes referred to as the T163B or T164, this was a lighter still T163 flown out to Carl Haas for the final two rounds of the 1969 Can-Am Challenge Cup. Driven by Chuck Parsons in Simoniz colours, this, the last T163, featured a unique cut-off tail. Parsons finished an im>>>

  Article Image gallery (82) Chassis (8) Specifications