Photos of Richard Down's cars

Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans12.6.1977
3131 - Lola T294S Ford #T290-HU22 - Dorset Racing AssociatesLola T294S #T290-HU22 - Ford Cosworth L4 1950 cc N/AS2.0
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/Ernst Berg (NL)/Ian Harrower (GB)/Richard Down (GB)Result: not classified
Grid: 34th (4:17.400)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Ubags and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans11.6.1978
3333 - Lola T294S Ford - Cloud Engineering Ltd. - DorsetLola T294S # - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1950 cc N/AS2.0
Cloud Engineering Ltd. - Dorset (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Down (GB)/Bob Evans (GB)
listed, never drove:
Martin Birrane (IRL), Richard Bond (GB)
Result: practiced only (Accident in practice)
Grid: T-car
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/08/2008Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Hubert
Silverstone 6 HoursSilverstone World Championship 6 Hours11.5.1980
3232 - Morgan Plus 8 #R 8520 - Morris Stapleton London's Morgan AgentsMorgan Plus 8 #R 8520 - Rover V8 3498 cc N/AGT
Morris Stapleton London's Morgan Agents (GB)Closed hardtop bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Down (GB)/Bruce Stapleton (GB)/William Wykeham (GB)Result: did not finish
Grid: 27th (1:41.300)
Colours: black (+yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar and Simon Lowes
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans15.6.1980
7878 - Ferrari 512 BB #27577 - Steve O'RourkeFerrari 512 BB/LM #27577 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA
Steve O'Rourke (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve O'Rourke (GB)/Richard Down (GB)/Simon Phillips (GB)
listed, never drove:
Vic Norman (GB), Mike Salmon (GB)
Result: 23rd
Grid: 55th (4:19.700) - 45th fastest qualifier
Colours: dark green (+white/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
Silverstone 6 HoursSilverstone World Championship 6 Hours10.5.1981
3636 - Morgan Plus 8 #R 8520 - Morris Stapleton Motors Ltd.Morgan Plus 8 #R 8520 - Rover V8 3498 cc N/AGT
Morris Stapleton Motors Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Bruce Stapleton (GB)/Richard Down (GB)/William Wykeham (GB)Result: 15th
Grid: 32nd (1:42.850)
Colours: black (+yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 12/11/2014Photo by courtesy of: Bruce Stapleton and John Brown
Silverstone 6 HoursPace 6 Hours, a round of The FIA World Endurance Championship for Manufacturers16.5.1982
6868 - Porsche 935 L1 #935 L1 (Lundgardh) - Rennax RacingPorsche 935 L1 #935 L1 (Lundgardh) - Porsche 935/02 F6 1425 cc TurboGr.5
Rennax Racing (S)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jan Lundgardh (S)/Per Stureson (S)
DNS:
Richard Down (GB)
Result: 14th
Grid: 35th (1:37.220)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 14/09/2004Photo by courtesy of: Jan Hettler
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans20.6.1982
6262 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301028 (Cane) - Emka Productions Ltd.BMW M1 Gr.5 #WBS59910004301028 (Cane) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AIMSA GTX
Emka Productions Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve O'Rourke (GB)/Richard Down (GB)/Nick Mason (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 44th (4:00.230)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/08/2007Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and Jacques Vigné
Tourist TrophyCanon RAC Tourist Trophy11.9.1983
2424 - Rover Vitesse - Gordon Spice RacingRover Vitesse # - Rover V8 3532 cc N/ADiv.3
Gordon Spice Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gordon Spice (GB)/Neil Crang (AUS)/Mark Hales (GB)
listed, never drove:
Richard Down (GB)
Result: 11th
Grid: 13th (1:41.470)
Colours: dark green
Tyres: Dunlop/Michelin
Photo updated: 23/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
Silverstone 1000 KilometresGrand Prix International 1000 kms13.5.1984
130130 - Porsche 935 L1 #935 L1 (Lundgardh) - Tuff Kote Dinol RacingPorsche 935 L1 #935 L1 (Lundgardh) - Porsche F6 2857 cc TurboGTX
Tuff Kote Dinol Racing (S)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jan Lundgardh (S)
listed, never drove:
Kurt Simonsen (S), Richard Down (GB)
Result: did not start
Grid: (1:41.290)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 31/03/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
Silverstone 1000 KilometresGrand Prix International 1000 kms13.5.1984
132132 - Lyncar MS83 Hart #001 - Lyncar Motorsport Ltd.Lyncar MS83 #001 - Hart 420R/Swindon 1994 cc N/AGTP
Lyncar Motorsport Ltd.Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Costas Los (GR)/Richard Down (GB)/Les Blackburn (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 33rd (1:30.710)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 31/03/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans16.6.1985
9999 - Tiga GC285 Ford Turbo #294 - R. Baker Promotions FordTiga GC285 #294 - Ford Cosworth BDT L4 4v DOHC 1778 cc 1xGarrettC2
R. Baker Promotions Ford (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Paul Smith (GB)/Will Hoy (GB)/Nick Nicholson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jeremy Rossiter (GB), Duncan Bain (GB), Richard Down (GB)
Result: 21st
Grid: 45th (4:05.130) - 47th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 07/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Serge Cailler
Tourist TrophyRAC Tourist Trophy6.9.1987
6262 - BMW M3 - Schwaben MotorsportBMW M3 # - BMW L4 2332 cc N/ADiv.2
Schwaben MotorsportClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Thomas von Löwis of Menar (D)/Leopold von Bayern (D)/Richard Down (GB)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 23rd (1:44.050)
Colours: white (+black)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Glyn Parham
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