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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1965
Numbers built:15 (Including several replacement tubs)
Designed by:Eric Broadley
Successor:Lola T70 Mk2 Spyder Chevrolet
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 14, 2015
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Chassis SL70/2 The second Lola T70 built, this car was originally fitted with a Ford V8 but this was quickly replaced by a more competitive Chevrolet V8. During the 1965 season, it was raced with considerable success by David Hobbs If it wasn't for a time-keeper's mistake, he would have wo>>>

Chassis SL70/6 One of several T70s sold to John Mecom, this car was used to replace the earlier SL70/3 that had been severely damaged by Walt Hansgen in an accident. In July of 1965, it was tested by Road and Track before it made its competition debut in the hands of Hansgen. He clinched p>>>

Chassis SL70/7 A second tub supplied to the Stirling Moss Auto Racing Team (SMART) to replace SL70/4, which had proven faulty and was dismantled. It was built up using all the major components from the earlier chassis and entered for BOAC pilot Hugh Dibley. After a fourth-place debut in th>>>

Chassis SL70/9 Sold to the United States, this is the ninth Lola T70 chassis built. Equipped with a Chevrolet V8 engine, it was raced briefly in 1965 by John 'Buck' Fulp. It was entered in three races and retired at all these occasions, twice while running as high as second. It has been ow>>>

Chassis SL70/11 Originally delivered to Lola's American importer Carl Haas, this car was used for several raced by John Mecom's team. Driven by Parnelli Jones on each occasion, it failed to impress during the 1965 season. Most likely not used again after the 1965 season, it eventually joine>>>

Chassis SL70/12 Chassis SL70/12 was acquired by John Mecom as a spare tub and he took delivery of it in June of 1965. It was most almost immediately pressed into service as Walt Hansgen wrecked one of Mecom's earlier cars. Completed with many of the components from the wreck, it was then ra>>>

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