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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1972
Numbers built:5
Internal name:T280
Designed by:Eric Broadley with John Barnard and Patrick Head for Lola
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 01, 2012
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Chassis HU1 The first T280 built, chassis HU01 was the first of two examples initially delivered to Ecurie Bonnier. It was raced in the World Championship by a wide variety of drivers. The highlight of the car's career was a victory in the Le Mans 4 Hours in the hands of Jo Bonnier and >>>

Chassis HU3 Chassis HU03 was sold directly to Japan where it was raced by Noritake Takahara in the Grand Champion series. Despite competing in just four of the five rounds, Takahara managed to win the championship with the Lola. Not believed to have been raced again, the T280 remained i>>>

Chassis HU4 This T280 was sold new to Portuguese privateer racer Carlos Gaspar, who raced it with considerable success on the Iberian Peninsula. It is believed to have been subsequently sold to the Jolly Club and raced in international events during the 1973. In the following years, cha>>>

Chassis HU5 Built up late in 1972, chassis HU5 served as a replacement for the car tragically crashed by Jo Bonnier at Le Mans earlier in the year. The new car was ready in time for the Paris 1000 km at Montlhéry. It as driven to a debut victory by Gérard Larrousse and Jean-Pi>>>

Chassis 'HU5' After the initial batch of four cars, Lola is understood to have produced a fifth chassis to replace HU02 after its horrendous crash at Le Mans. It was raced late in 1972 by Ecurie Bonnier in Gitanes colours, scoring a win in the 1000 km of Paris race at Montlhery. Jean-Loui>>>

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