Photos of Frank Gardner's cars

Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans24.6.1962
4444 - Lotus Elite #EB 1678 (Bristol) - Lotus EngineeringLotus Elite #EB 1678 (Bristol) - Climax FWE 400-41-10380 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Lotus Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)/Frank Gardner (AUS)
listed, never drove:
Peter Arundell (GB), Alan Rees (GB), John Wagstaff (GB)
Result: 8th 1st in GT1.3
Grid:
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/10/2010Photo by courtesy of: Russ Smith
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans16.6.1963
3838 - Lotus Elite Climax #EB 1792 (Bristol) - Team EliteLotus Elite #EB 1792 (Bristol) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Team Elite (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)/John Coundley (GB)
DNS:
Andrew Hedges (GB); listed, never drove: Clive Hunt (GB), Gil Baird (GB), Trevor Taylor (GB), M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 30th (4:46.100)
Colours: white (+dark green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/06/2011Photo by courtesy of: Wim Bryson and Maurice Gates (Steve Webb)
GP Canada MosportThe Canadian Grand Prix for the Pepsi-Cola Trophy28.9.1963
88 - Brabham BT5 Ford #SC-1-63 - Ian Walker Racing TeamBrabham BT5 #SC-1-63 - Ford Twin-Cam/Cosworth DOHC 1594 cc N/AS2.0
Ian Walker Racing Team (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: did not finish (Stone in carburetor & engine)
Grid: 9th
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 20/10/2006Photo by courtesy of: Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring31.5.1964
9797 - AC Cobra #CSX2131 - Willment Racing TeamAC Cobra #CSX2131 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT+3.0
Willment Racing TeamOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Sears (GB)/Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid:
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 31/01/2013Photo by courtesy of: www.autoconsult.eu
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC-1000-km-Rennen Nürburgring23.5.1965
5151 - Shelby Cobra - Patrick McNallyShelby Cobra - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT+3.0
Patrick McNally (GB)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Patrick McNally (AUS)/Bob Bondurant (USA)/Jochen Neerpasch (D)/Jack Sears (GB)/Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: lighter (+light)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Robert Ward
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC-1000-km-Rennen Nürburgring23.5.1965
5555 - Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2602 - Alan Mann Racing Ltd.Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2602 - Ford V8 2v OHV 4700 cc N/AGT+3.0
Alan Mann Racing Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Sears (GB)/Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: 10th
Grid: 20th (9:36.400)
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 15/05/2012Photo by courtesy of: Larry Girouard
Guards Trophy Brands HatchGuards International Brands Hatch30.8.1965
1010 - Lotus 30 Ford #30/S2/5 - John Willment Automobiles Ltd.Lotus 30 #30/S2/5 - Ford V8/90° OHV 4727 cc N/AS+2.0
John Willment Automobiles Ltd.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 09/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: John Crick
Sebring 12 HoursSebring 12 Hours of Endurance for The Alitalia Trophy26.3.1966
2525 - Ford GT40 #AM GT-1 - Alan Mann RacingFord GT40 #AM GT-1 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AS5.0
Alan Mann Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Whitmore (GB)/Frank Gardner (AUS)
DNS:
Chris Amon (NZ); listed, never drove: Jack Sears (GB)
Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 7th (3:00.400)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith and Bill Stowe
Spa 1000 KilometresGrand Prix de Spa22.5.1966
44 - Ford Mk II #1012 - Alan Mann RacingFord Mk II #1012 - Ford 427 V8/90° OHV 7000 cc N/AP+2.0
Alan Mann RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Whitmore (GB)/Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: 2nd
Grid: 2nd (3:50.700)
Colours: white/black
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 28/09/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Ubags and Jean-Marie Colleye
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans19.6.1966
88 - Ford Mk II #XGT-1 - Alan Mann Racing Ltd.Ford Mk II #XGT-1 - Ford 427 V8/90° OHV 6982 cc N/AP+2.0
Alan Mann Racing Ltd.Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Whitmore (GB)/Frank Gardner (AUS)
DNS:
Mike Salmon (GB); listed, never drove: Jack Sears (GB)
Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 3rd (3:32.200)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Phillip Hazen and Maranello-Literature.com
Daytona 24 Hours6th Annual Daytona Continental 24 Hours5.2.1967
22 - Ford Mk II #1015 - Ford Motor Co. (Shelby American)Ford Mk II #1015 - Ford 427 V8/90° OHV 7010 cc N/AP+2.0
Ford Motor Co. (Shelby American) (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Bucknum (USA)/Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: did not finish (Transmission)
Grid: 10th (1:57.600)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/11/2009Photo by courtesy of: Daytona Archives and Don Anderson
Spa 1000 KilometresGrand Prix de Spa26.5.1968
99 - Ford F3L P68 #002 or 003 (Alan Mann) - Alan Mann RacingFord F3L P68 #002 or 003 (Alan Mann) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AP3.0
Alan Mann Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)/Hubert Hahne (D)
listed, never drove:
Richard Attwood (GB)
Result: did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 1st (3:36.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 18/08/2011Photo by courtesy of: Jean Paul Nizet and Manfred Giet
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC-1000 km-Rennen auf dem Nürburgring1.6.1969
6161 - Porsche 917 #004 - Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 917 #004 - Porsche 912 F12 2v DOHC 4500 cc N/AS5.0
Porsche System Engineering (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)David Piper (GB)
DNS:
Dieter Quester (A), Hubert Hahne (D)
Result: 8th
Grid: 10th (8:37.800)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2017Photo by courtesy of: Jim Culp and Andrew Judd
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans15.6.1969
99 - Ford GT40 #1009 - Alan Mann Racing Ltd.Ford GT40 #1009 - Ford 302 V8/90° 2v OHV 4942 cc N/AS5.0
Alan Mann Racing Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)/Malcolm Guthrie (GB)
listed, never drove:
Chris Craft (GB)
Result: did not finish (Drive shaft, overheating)
Grid: 15th (3:42.700) - 14th fastest qualifier
Colours: grey (+maroon)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/08/2015Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
Gold Cup Oulton ParkDaily Express International Gold Cup Race Meeting Oulton Park16.8.1969
4141 - Lola T70 Mk.3B GT Chevrolet #SL76/149 - Grand Bahama Racing Co. Ltd.Lola T70 Mk.3B GT #SL76/149 - Chevrolet /Bartz V8/90° 2v OHV 4965 cc N/AS+2.0
Grand Bahama Racing Co. Ltd.Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: winner
Grid: 2nd (1:33.400)
Colours: light green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 07/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Randal Warner
Imola 500 Kilometres500 km di Imola14.9.1969
2828 - Lola T70 Mk.3B GT Chevrolet #SL76/149Lola T70 Mk.3B GT #SL76/149 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/AS5.0
Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)/Mike De Udy (GB)Result: 20th 1st in S5.0 - did not finish (Off course)
Grid: 8th (1:38.500)
Colours: light green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/05/2008Photo by courtesy of: Aldo Quintili
Kyalami 9 HoursThe Twelfth Rand Daily Mail 9 Hour Endurance Race8.11.1969
77 - Lola T70 Mk.3B GT Chevrolet #SL76/149 - Grand Bahama Racing Car Co.Lola T70 Mk.3B GT #SL76/149 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 4965 cc N/AClass F
Grand Bahama Racing Car Co.Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike De Udy (GB)/Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: 2nd 1st in Class F
Grid: 3rd (1:24.800)
Colours: light green
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
International Gold CupInternational Daily Express Gold Cup Race Meeting Oulton Park22.8.1970
3030 - Lola T190 Chevrolet #190-F1-14 - Motor Racing Research Ltd.Lola T190 #190-F1-14 - Chevrolet V8 4949 cc N/AF5000
Motor Racing Research Ltd.Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: not classified
Grid: 3rd (1:42.000)
Colours: dark blue (+silver)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Randal Warner
Kyalami 9 HoursThe Thirteenth Rand Daily Mail Nine Hour Endurance Race7.11.1970
2121 - Ford Mustang Boss 302 - Motor Racing ResearchFord Mustang Boss 302 # - Ford 302 V8 OHV 4955 cc N/AClass C
Motor Racing ResearchClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)/Mike De Udy (GB)Result: 10th 1st in Class C
Grid: 19th (1:42.000)
Colours: red/dark blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Robert Young
Roy Hesketh 3 HoursThe Natal Mercury International 3 Hour Endurance Race Roy Hesketh27.12.1970
99 - Ford Boss Mustang 302 - Motor Racing ResearchFord Mustang Boss 302 # - Ford 302 V8 OHV 4955 cc N/ACat.I/Class C
Motor Racing Research (AUS)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)/Mike De Udy (GB)Result: 9th
Grid: 10th (1:17.300)
Colours: darker
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
Goldfields 3 Hours1st Goldfields International 3 Hour Race2.1.1971
99 - Ford Boss Mustang 302 - Motor Racing ResearchFord Mustang Boss 302 # - Ford 302 V8 OHV 4955 cc N/AClass C
Motor Racing ResearchClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)/Mike De Udy (GB)Result: 6th
Grid: 8th (1:42.300)
Colours: red/black (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
International Gold CupRothmans International Gold Cup Race sponsored by Daily Express Oulton Park21.8.1971
33 - Lola T242/300 Chevrolet #T300-P - Lola Cars Ltd.Lola T242/300 #T300-P - Chevrolet V8 4899 cc N/AF5000
Lola Cars Ltd.Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: 3rd
Grid: 6th (1:26.000)
Colours: red (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Randal Warner
Victory RaceRothmans World Championship Victory Race24.10.1971
2323 - Lola T300 Chevrolet #HU1 - Motor Racing ResearchLola T300 #HU1 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A
Motor Racing ResearchOpen wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: 11th
Grid: 14th (1:25.800)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/05/2014Photo by courtesy of: John Crick
DRM DiepholzFlugplatzrennen Diepholz16.7.1972
140140 - Chevrolet Camaro - Jägermeister-Racing TeamChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 N/ADiv.I
Jägermeister-Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: 2nd in race Div.I (-32 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th in Div.I race
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 05/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing
DRM Hockenheim Preis der NationenPreis des AC der Schweiz, AvD Preis der Nationen Hockenheim27.8.1972
3636 - Chevrolet Camaro - Jägermeister-Racing-TeamChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/ADiv.I
Jägermeister-Racing-Team (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid: 1st in Div.I race (2:22.000)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/01/2014Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing
John Player Challenge TrophyJohn Player Challenge Trophy22.10.1972
6868 - Lola T330 Chevrolet #T330-HU1 - Lola CarsLola T330 #T330-HU1 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A
Lola CarsOpen wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: did not start (Withdrawn)
Grid: 37th (1:24.000)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing
ETCC ZandvoortAutorensport Zandvoort11.8.1974
1919 - Chevrolet Camaro Z28 - SCA European Road ServicesChevrolet Camaro Z28 # - Chevrolet V8 6995 cc N/ADiv.2
SCA European Road Services (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)/Brian Muir (AUS)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 3rd (1:35.800)
Colours: dark green
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
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