Photos of Lotus Elite

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-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco Trophy21.3.1959
4646 - Lotus Elite Climax #1013P (Maximar) - Team LotusLotus Elite #1013P (Maximar) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Team Lotus (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jay Chamberlain (USA)/Sam Weiss (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 Kilometer Rennen7.6.1959
8585 - Lotus Elite #1016P=>1003P (Maximar) - R. W. FitzwilliamLotus Elite #1016P=>1003P (Maximar) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
R. W. Fitzwilliam (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Lumsden (GB)/Peter Riley (GB)Result: 23rd 1st in GT1.3
Grid: 46th (11:34.100)
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/02/2014Photo by courtesy of: Kirk Lockwood
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans21.6.1959
4141 - Lotus Elite #1016P=>1003P (Maximar) - William S. FrostLotus Elite #1016P=>1003P (Maximar) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.5
William S. Frost (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Lumsden (GB)/Peter Riley (GB)
listed, never drove:
Bill Frost (GB), John Lawry (GB)
Result: 8th
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Kirk Lockwood
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans21.6.1959
5858 - Lotus Elite #1037 (Maximar) - J. R. StoopLotus Elite #1037 (Maximar) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.5
J. R. Stoop-
Front-engined
Driven by: Douglas Graham (GB)/Mike McKee (GB)Result: did not start (Road accident)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Kirk Lockwood
Nassau Tourist Trophy6th Annual International Bahamas Speed Weeks29.11.1959
5454 - Lotus Elite #1015P? (Maximar)Lotus Elite #1015P? (Maximar) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AE
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jay Chamberlain (USA)Result: 2nd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Terry O'Neil Bahamas Collection (Paul Richards)
Governor's Trophy 2000 cc6th Annual International Bahamas Speed Weeks4.12.1959
5454 - Lotus Elite #1015P? (Maximar)Lotus Elite #1015P? (Maximar) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AE
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jay Chamberlain (USA)Result: 11th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Terry O'Neil Bahamas Collection (Paul Richards)
Nassau Trophy Race6th Annual International Bahamas Speed Weeks6.12.1959
5454 - Lotus Elite #1015P? (Maximar)Lotus Elite #1015P? (Maximar) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AE
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jay Chamberlain (USA)Result: 51st - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Terry O'Neil Bahamas Collection (Paul Richards)
Sebring 12 HoursTenth Annual Sebring International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco Trophy26.3.1960
5555 - Lotus Elite #1054 (Maximar) - Lotus Cars USALotus Elite #1054 (Maximar) - Climax FWE 400-15-7556 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Lotus Cars USA (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Evans (USA)/Sam Weiss (USA)/Jay Chamberlain (USA)Result: 25th
Grid:
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
Sebring 12 HoursTenth Annual Sebring International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco Trophy26.3.1960
5656 - Lotus Elite #1047 (Maximar) - Lotus Cars USALotus Elite #1047 (Maximar) - Climax FWE 400-15-7555 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Lotus Cars USA (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Hughes (USA)/Sam Weiss (USA)Result: did not finish (Fatal accident - Hughes)
Grid:
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
Sebring 12 HoursTenth Annual Sebring International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco Trophy26.3.1960
5757 - Lotus Elite #1052 (Maximar) - Lotus Cars USALotus Elite #1052 (Maximar) - Climax FWE 400-15-7566 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Lotus Cars USA (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Bott (USA)/Phil Forno (USA)
listed, never drove:
Pat Pigott (USA)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresVI. Internationales ADAC 1000 Kilometer Rennen22.5.1960
117117 - Lotus Elite #1027 (Maximar) - Team EliteLotus Elite #1027 (Maximar) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Team Elite (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Alan Stacey (GB)/John Wagstaff (GB)Result: 20th 1st in GT1.3
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/02/2014Photo by courtesy of: Kirk Lockwood
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans26.6.1960
4444 - Lotus Elite #1246 (Maximar) - R. MassonLotus Elite #1246 (Maximar) - Climax FWE 400-15-7680 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
R. MassonClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Roger Masson (F)/Claude Laurent (F)
listed, never drove:
Gallier
Result: 13th 1st in GT1.3
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 10/06/2013Photo by courtesy of: Mike Ubezzi
GP Canada Mosport - Production RaceCanadian Grand Prix for The Pepsi-Cola Trophy30.9.1961
8484 - Lotus Elite - Max NerrierLotus Elite # - N/AClass 7-8
Max Nerrier (CDN)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Max Nerriere (CDN)Result: 1st in Class 7-8
Grid:
Colours: dark (+lighter)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 17/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Stevens/Bugeye
Laguna Seca - Classes: BP+CP+DPInternational Pacific Grand Prix Sports Car Races21.10.1961
8585 - Lotus Elite #1054 (Maximar)Lotus Elite #1054 (Maximar) - Climax FWE 400-15-7556 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/ADP
(USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Al Brizard (USA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: green
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Tim McCoy
Sebring 12 HoursSebring 12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Alitalia Cup24.3.1962
6868 - Lotus Elite #EB 1556 (Bristol) - Duchess AutoLotus Elite #EB 1556 (Bristol) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Duchess Auto (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Newton Davis (USA)/Peter Pulver (USA)
listed, never drove:
Harry Carter (USA)
Result: 29th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/09/2005Photo by courtesy of: Martin Spetz
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring27.5.1962
33 - Lotus Elite - Team Elite 62Lotus Elite - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Team Elite 62 (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Clive Hunt (GB)/David Buxton (GB)
DNS:
Pat Fergusson (GB)
Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 17/06/2018Photo by courtesy of: Neil P. Albaugh
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 Mans24.6.1962
4545 - Lotus Elite #EB 1792 (Bristol) - Lotus EngineeringLotus Elite #EB 1792 (Bristol) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Lotus Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Clive Hunt (GB)/M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)
listed, never drove:
Björn Svensson (S), Pat Fergusson (GB), Jan Johnson (S)
Result: 11th
Grid:
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/10/2010Photo by courtesy of: Russ Smith
3 h Autosport29.9.1962
3030 - Lotus Elite #EB 1624 (Bristol) - R. D. NathanLotus Elite #EB 1624 (Bristol) - Climax FWE 400-41-10372 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
R. D. NathanClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Roger Nathan (GB)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Paul Tranfield
Sebring 12 Hours12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Alitalia Cup23.3.1963
6666 - Lotus Elite - Leon LilleyLotus Elite - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Leon Lilley (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Leon Lilley (USA)/Ed Graham (USA)Result: 39th
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2009Photo by courtesy of: Bill Stowe and Ed Watts
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring19.5.1963
66 - Lotus Elite #EB 1460 (Bristol) - Team EliteLotus Elite #EB 1460 (Bristol) - Climax FWE 400-41-9365 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Team Elite (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)/Trevor Taylor (GB)
DNS:
John Wagstaff (GB)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 17th (10:16.400)
Colours: light (+darker)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2016Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring19.5.1963
77 - Lotus Elite #EB 1678 (Bristol) - Team EliteLotus Elite #EB 1678 (Bristol) - Climax FWE 400-41-10380 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Team Elite (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Wagstaff (GB)/Gil Baird (GB)/Trevor Taylor (GB)/David Hobbs (GB)
listed, never drove:
Pat Fergusson (GB)
Result: 9th 1st in GT1.3
Grid: 20th (10:22.100)
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 24/12/2010Photo by courtesy of: Karl-Heinz Adelberg
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)
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans16.6.1963
3939 - Lotus Elite Climax #EB 1678 (Bristol) - Team EliteLotus Elite #EB 1678 (Bristol) - Climax FWE 400-41-10380 L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Team EliteClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pat Fergusson (GB)/John Wagstaff (GB)
listed, never drove:
Gil Baird (GB), David Hobbs (GB)
Result: 10th 1st in GT1.3
Grid: 36th (4:53.800)
Colours: white (+dark green/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 10/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Maurice Gates (Steve Webb)
Badger 200Road America 5007.9.1963
9797 - Lotus EliteLotus Elite # - N/A
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: MoerwaldResult: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 17/09/2009Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
Sebring 12 Hours12 Hours of Sebring21.3.1964
8484 - Lotus Elite #EB 1556 (Bristol) - Duchess Auto Co.Lotus Elite #EB 1556 (Bristol) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Duchess Auto Co. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Newton Davis (USA)/Paul Layman (USA)
DNS:
Peter Pulver (USA)
Result: 38th
Grid: 16th (3:22.600)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/05/2013Photo by courtesy of: Greg Paris and Maranello-Literature.com
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring31.5.1964
1515 - Lotus Elite - Pierre de SiebenthalLotus Elite # - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Pierre de SiebenthalClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pierre de Siebenthal (CH)/Hermann Windler (CH)Result: did not finish (Lost wheel)
Grid: 60th (11:08.300)
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/12/2011Photo by courtesy of: Günther Molter
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring31.5.1964
1717 - Lotus Elite #EB 1651 (Bristol) - Chris AshmoreLotus Elite #EB 1651 (Bristol) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Chris Ashmore (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Ashmore (GB)/Roger Mac (GB)Result: did not finish (Lost wheel)
Grid: 61st (11:12.800)
Colours: light (+dark)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/12/2011Photo by courtesy of: Günther Molter
Sebring 12 Hours12 Hours of Sebring27.3.1965
6464 - Lotus Elite - Crespi MotorsLotus Elite # - Climax FWE L4 1228 cc N/AGT1.3
Crespi Motors (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Norris (USA)/Roger Heftler (PR)
listed, never drove:
Jerry Morgan (USA)
Result: did not finish (Steering)
Grid: 47th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/05/2008Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
Rheinland-Pfalz Preis NürburgringAvD Grosser Pries von Deutschland1.8.1965
4848 - Lotus Elite - René GranelliLotus Elite - N/AGT1.3
René Granelli (B)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: René Granelli (B)Result: 17th
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/04/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
Knutstorp - Group 4 under 1300 ccHastighetstävling för bilar Ring-Knutstorp12.9.1965
1010 - Lotus EliteLotus Elite # - Climax /Coventry L4 1150 cc N/AGT1.3
(S)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Leif Englund (S)Result: winner
Grid:
Colours: metallic dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 05/07/2014Photo by courtesy of: Leif Englund
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC-1000-km-Rennen Nürburgring5.6.1966
114114 - Lotus Elite - Friedhelm ThiessenLotus Elite - Climax 1460 cc N/AGT1.6
Friedhelm Thiessen (D)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Friedhelm Thiessen (D)/Rolf Stommelen (D)Result: did not finish (Bearing)
Grid: 45th (10:31.600)
Colours: white (+darker)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/06/2018Photo by courtesy of: Hans-Gerd Bretz and H-J Roegler
Welschap12.7.1970
5151 - Lotus EliteLotus Elite S2 # - 1220 cc N/ASPFL1.3
(NL)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Cees Hellinga (NL)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Hans Hugenholtz
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