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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1965 - 1966
Numbers built:32 (Including several replacement tubs)
Predecessor:Lola T70 Spyder Chevrolet
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 08, 2010
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Chassis SL71/17 Chassis SL71/17 was the second Mk2 T70 built and was sold new to John Mecom for John Surtees' 1966 Can-Am assault. Surtees placed the car on the pole for the first ever Can-Am race and went on to win the inaugural event. In the next race, Surtees was forced to retire after b>>>

Chassis SL71/29 Through North American distributor John Mecom this T70 was sold new to American privateer racer Robert 'Bobby' Brown. It was raced by Brown with limited success in several Can-Am races before being shipped to Nassau for the Speed Week. Unfortunately, a cigarette was dropped >>>

Chassis SL71/38 Entered by Jackie Epstein for Paul Hawkins, this T70 debuted with a fifth place finish in the August 1966 Guards Trophy at Brands Hatch. It was then shipped to North America to compete in the inaugural Canadian-American Challenge Cup (Can-Am). Its first outing was not a succ>>>

Chassis SL71/43 After two rounds of the 1966 Can-Am Challenge Cup in an earlier example, John Surtees switched to this brand new chassis. He won two of the remaining four races, which was sufficient to become the first ever Can-Am champion. In 1967, Surtees reverted back to SL71/43 after st>>>

Chassis SL71/47 Listed in the Lola records as being sold to Chris Renwick but he has no recollection of ever ordering this car. Instead, it appeared at the start of the 1967 USRRC series, where it replaced Team Penske's earlier SL71/32, which had been crashed during testing. Painted in the >>>

Chassis SL71/48 The very last Lola T70 Mk2 Spyder built, this example was built for Team Surtees and displayed at the London Racing Car Show in January of 1966. It was used to test the Aston Martin V8 engine before being fitted with a Chevrolet engine to compete in several races in the summ>>>

  Article Image gallery (133) Chassis (6) Specifications Video (1)