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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1964 - 1966
Numbers built:97
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 01, 2016
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Chassis 26-R-9 Completed late in 1964, this 26R was sold new to American privateer racer Peter Pulver. He debuted the car in the Bahamas Speed Week. In three of his four outings, Pulver used 26-R-9 to clinch the class victory. Racing under the Duchess Auto banner, Pulver then raced the car>>>

Chassis 26-R-33 One of a pair of Lotus Elan 26Rs raced by Ian Walker Racing, this car received the famous nickname 'Gold Bug'. Highly successful in period, it was eventually sold to American collector and historic racer John Delane. He campaigned the car for several years on both sides of t>>>

Chassis 26-S2-21 One of 43 Series 2 26Rs built, this example was sold new to Ed Tucker, who owned the Dallas-based Lotus Southwest dealership. Tucker was also an accomplished racer and campaigned the Elan in SCCA events during the 1965 and 1966 seasons. Tucker retained the car until some of >>>

Chassis 26-S2-29 Sold through Lotus distributor Dutchess Motors in Millerton, New York, this second series 26R was raced extensively in national events by Max Narriere and Harry Bysie. The latter was the Canadian 'C' production champion in 1968. Following its contemporary racing career, chas>>>

Chassis 26-S2-33 Completed in the summer of 1965, this second series 26R was delivered in September of that year to Ian Walker Racing. It was subsequently fielded as a works supported rally car for Brian Culcheth. He finished second in the Radcap Rally and third in the Chiltern Rally. The fo>>>

Chassis 26-S2-34 Completed in January of 1966, this Elan 26R was sold by Lotus Components to Peter Block. He raced the car with some success in contemporary events. In more recent years, the Elan was owned by a California-based enthusiast, who regularly raced the car in historic events.

  Article Image gallery (153) Chassis (6) Specifications