Photos of Colin Chapman's cars

Sebring 12 HoursFlorida International Grand Prix of Endurance powered by Amoco Sebring24.3.1956
4545 - Lotus Eleven Climax #156 - Lotus Engineering Co.Lotus Eleven #156 - Climax FWB L4 2v SOHC 1459 cc N/AS2.0
Lotus Engineering Co. (GB)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Colin Chapman (GB)/Len Bastrup (USA)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Gene Bussian
Sebring 12 HoursFlorida International Grand Prix of Endurance powered by Amoco Sebring24.3.1956
5353 - Lotus Mark IX Climax - Joe SheppardLotus Mark IX # - Climax FWA L4 1097 cc N/AS1.1
Joe Sheppard (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Warren Smith (USA)/Joe Sheppard (USA)
DNS:
Colin Chapman (GB)
Result: did not finish (DQ: illegal repair)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Gene Bussian
Silverstone Grand Prix - Formula 29th R.A.C British Grand Prix sponsored by the Daily Express14.7.1956
1414 - Lotus Eleven Climax - Team LotusLotus Eleven - Climax FWB L4 2v SOHC 1459 cc N/A
Team LotusOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Colin Chapman (GB)Result: 2nd
Grid: 2nd (1:50.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/11/2010Photo by courtesy of: John Crosthwaite
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans29.7.1956
3232 - Lotus Eleven Climax #212 - Lotus EngineeringLotus Eleven #212 - Climax FWB/400/7/8/6631 L4 2v SOHC 1459 cc N/AS1.5
Lotus Engineering (GB)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Colin Chapman (GB)/Herbert Mackay-Fraser (USA)
DNS:
Graham Hill (GB)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 06/06/2014Photo by courtesy of: John Crosthwaite
Sebring 12 Hours12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for The Amoco Trophy23.3.1957
5959 - Lotus Eleven Climax #276 - Lotus CompanyLotus Eleven #276 - Climax L4 1097 cc N/AS1.1
Lotus Company (GB)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Colin Chapman (GB)/Joe Sheppard (USA)/Dick Dungan (USA)Result: 11th 1st in S1.1
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: John Shea
Sebring 12 Hours12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco Trophy22.3.1958
5555 - Lotus Eleven Climax #504 - Team LotusLotus Eleven #504 - Climax L4 1096 cc N/AS1.1
Team Lotus (GB)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Colin Chapman (GB)/Cliff Allison (GB)
DNS:
Pete Lovely (USA)
Result: 6th
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2011Photo by courtesy of: Maranello-Literature.com
Sebring 12 Hours12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco Trophy21.3.1959
4545 - Lotus Elite #1015P (Maximar) - Team LotusLotus Elite #1015P (Maximar) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Team Lotus (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete Lovely (USA)/Jay Chamberlain (USA)/Sam Weiss (USA)
DNS:
Colin Chapman (GB)
Result: 21st
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
Sebring 12 Hours12 Hours of Sebring21.3.1964
5959 - Ford Cortina Lotus - Robert Scott Jr.Ford Cortina Lotus - Ford Twin-Cam L4 1558 cc N/AGT1.6
Robert Scott Jr. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Clark (GB)/Ray Parsons (USA)
DNS:
Colin Chapman (GB); listed, never drove: Robert Scott (USA), Peter Arundell (GB)
Result: 21st
Grid: 66th (no time)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
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