Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Lola-Aston Martin T70

This car took part in the Visage Pre '72 Le Mans Car Race at the Coys International Historic Festival meeting at Silverstone in August 1996.
It's a 1967 Lola-Aston Martin T70, a car built at the instigation of John Surtees.Team Surtees entered two of the cars in the 1967 Le Mans 24 Hour Race, to be driven by John Surtees/David Hobbs and Peter de Klerk/ Chris Irwin, but the first car only lasted 3 laps and the second retired after 25 laps. The entrant for this Silverstone race was listed in the programme as Ean Pugh, and it was driven by Keith Norris.

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