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£ 65,000

1961 Lotus Elite, Historic Race + current HTP


Current owner 10 years.  Significant amount of previous race history.

Chassis no 1628.  Original reg number 132 NNU.

Comprehensive rebuild and upgrade in 2013/14 by Gareth Burnett at Pace Products for current Historic competition.  Full support and maintenance to 2017.

New 10 year HTP obtained 2017.

Maintenance since 2018 by locally-based Richard Walbyoff at RW Services

New cylinder head fitted 2017.  Full engine rebuild by John Smirthwaite of JS Motorpsort in 2018. 

Fitted with the stronger MG gearbox, overhauled in 2018.

Laid up early 2019.  Recommissioned 2022 for Silverstone Classic, 4th in class.

Detail list available of all invoices, upgrades and races.  All too numerous to easily list.

In last decade has competed at numerous UK major Historic events, plus Le Mans Legends, Le Mans Classic, Spa, etc..

A well sorted and competitive Elite, eligible for all pre-'66 Historic events and race series.

Finger-tip light to race, great power curve, excellent brakes, great fun!  But health and old age dictate a sale.

Contact Gideon Hudson on or 07770 855313.


Item Location: Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Seller: Josh Sadler
Joined April 2019
  Josh Sadler
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Country: United Kingdom
City: Banbury
Phone: +44 (0)7711331911
Condition Rebuilt
Trade or Private: Private
Price: £65,000
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