one of 77 LOTUS 22's Formula Junior
- First owned by Jim Russells race school
- extensive history in Italy
- Fia Historical Passport runs to 2027
- On the Button and Ready to compete
- Engine by Klemens Heimann: gearbox by
- Tony Hall,
- only for sale due to health issues
One of Colin Chapmans famous designs: This Lotus 22 started life with Jim Russells Racing school
at Snetterton Chassis no 8 out of 10 supplied and still has its original Arch Motors Chassis (AM 84)22-J-52 was subsequently sold on to Ken Booth from Fullwood nr. Preston in 1972 who recommissioned it and sold it to Italy in March 1985.Bought by well know Lotus collector Alessandra Ripamonti from Bergamo Milan and driven by Achile Minoia from 1986 through to 2007 in the Italian National Championship Scuderia Madunina
and Coppa CSAI the forunner series to the Lurani Trophy .
Raced by a total of 86 events by Minoia at Monza/Vallelunga/Varano/Nurburgring among others Reimported by myself into GB in 2012 . I undertook a complete restoration including engine and gearbox rebuilds a complete and extensive restoration of everything on the chassis.
New parts fitted include Rose joints,Oil tank,Petrol tank,Radiator, some minor chassis repairs.
powder coated Chassis and completed a sympathetic rebuild over the next 12 months
including painting body and Nickle plating all suspension components with lots of gear ratios
. . .
This is a Genuine car built to a high standard ready to give a new owner a reliable seasons racing ..on the button and ready to go and is only for sale due to health reasons
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