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#101 Rupertlt1

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Posted 11 April 2019 - 15:03

The ex-Mike Fraser Lola Mk 1 turns up at TEAC Lydden Hill, 2 May 1971, driven by Doug Price.

Described as "ever-immaculate" #14 finished second in Event 1 for Sports Racing cars.

Source: Motoring News, 6 May 1971.

 

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 03:23

Motoring News, Thursday, December 17, 1970

LOLA-CLIMAX Mk 1, 1148 cc; quickest

of the few good remaining front-

engined sports racing cars; immaculate

and mechanically perfect; cover, trailer;

offers? Further details, Axon, Col-

chester 71619.

 

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 04:24

Motoring News, Thursday, September 17, 1970

FOR SALE

LOLA

1150 cc CLIMAX ENGINE

Ready to race. Full history

Doug Price

PRICE'S GARAGE LIMITED

191/9 Leigh Road

LEIGH-ON-SEA, ESSEX

Phone Southend 77930

 

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 16:08

Motoring News, Thursday, July 13, 1972

LOLA SPORTS

RACING CAR

Mark 1

Coventry Climax 1148 cc. fully

staged. Immaculate condition

throughout. Chrome suspension

etc.

Apply D. Price

SOUTHEND 77930

 

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 02:08

Brands Hatch, 30 April 1967, Guards Trophy Race, 10 laps:

"Mike Fraser, in a 1,149 cc Lola Climax, was the winner in the class for cars up to 1,150 cc."

 

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 02:53

During 1964 Tony Youlten raced a Lola Mk 1 - what car was this?

 

https://www.racingsp...Youlten-GB.html

 

Also 3rd Mallory Park, Formula Libre, 30 March 1964.

 

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 08:46

Tony's diaries show it belonged to Charles Ormerod. There are no more entries for that year.
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Posted 06 May 2019 - 11:31

M.A.C. Silverstone, 9 March 1974

Event 1: High Speed Trial, #59 Rupert Glydon, Lola Climax, 1100, blue

Sports GT Race - eight laps (Class A - up to 1300cc).

1. Rupert Glydon, (Lola Climax)

 

Oulton Park, 20 September 1975

Historic Sports Cars (10 laps)

1. B. Jones (Chevrolet Corvette)

2. J. Beasley (Chevrolet Corvette)

3. R. Glydon (Lola)

 

Oulton Park, 2 October 1976

Historic Sports Cars (12 laps)

1. J. Beasley (Chevrolet Corvette)   

2. M. Oustroumoff (Lola)

3. K. Booth (Lotus)  

 

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 04:46

BRSCC Llandow, 26 April 1970

David Hughes, owner, and Gareth Jones shared a Lola Mk 1, one race each

(They also shared a Lotus 23-Climax V8.)

Motoring News, 30 April 1970

 

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Posted 01 June 2019 - 12:47

AINTREE CIRCUIT CLUB, Autumn Race Meeting, 5 Sept 1970

GT CARS, ten laps

Class result - up to 1150 cc:

1. K. B. LeRiche (1.0 LeRiche GT) 11m 31.4s (76.85 mph)

2. B. Williams (1.1 Lola GT)

3. D. Auckland (1.1 Cox GTM)

Fastest lap: LeRiche 1m 14.8 (78.93 mph)

Motoring News, 10 September 1970

 

For Williams see Post #95.

 

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Posted 01 June 2019 - 20:35

Peterborough M.C. Silverstone, 12 Sept 1970
GT and Sports Racing Cars, 10 laps, up to 1150 cc class:
1. Peter Beaver (1.0 litre Lotus 23B) 14m 03.0s
2. Mrs B. Gibbs (1150 Lola Mk. 1)
3. J. Bolton (900 Sheridan)
Fastest lap: Beaver 1m 21.6s (70.94 mph)
Motoring News, 17 September 1970

 

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Posted 02 June 2019 - 11:40

BRSCC Rufforth, 25 July 1970

Single seaters and Special GT cars

GT cars, 10 laps, up to 1150 cc class:

1. M. West (Royale RP4-Lucas), 9 laps, 14m 13.4s (64.54 mph)

2. I. Holliday (1.1 Lola Mk 1), only finishers

Fastest lap: G. MacWilliam (1.1 Mercury GT), 1m 22.0s (74.63 mph)

Motoring News, 30 July 1970

 

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Posted 06 June 2019 - 14:08

BRSCC Brands Hatch, 7 May 1972

Historic Sports Cars - 10 laps

2nd O/A, D. Beckett (1.1 Lola-Climax Mk 1)

"...the fleet ex-Bluebell Gibbs Lola-Climax Mk 1 skilfully conducted by Dave Beckett,.."

Motoring News, 11 May 1972

 

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Posted 10 June 2019 - 14:21

For Sale by Bob Howlings Racing, Manchester
LOLA Sports Racing Car: chassis

27 (30 built): as new; Tecalmit

injection; 1,148 cc Climax engine,

eligible GT cars; original car;

absolutely superb; with trailer and

£150 spares.................£450

Motoring News, 7 August 1969

 

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 00:16

Mallory Park, BARC (East Midland Centre), Sunday April 19, 1970

EVENT 4, Start 4.00 p.m. 15 laps

S.K.F. Grand Touring Car Race

(A qualifying event for the S.K.F. Grand Touring Car Championship)

#90 Jim Ashpole, Lola Mk 1, 1098, Orange

 

Source: Programme

 

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Posted 07 July 2019 - 13:16

Castle Combe, BRSCC St John Trophy Meeting, 12 July 1969

SPORTS RACING AND GT CARS - 10 laps

Overall:

1. Roger Thomas (1.5 U2 Mk 6 Ford) 12m 07.2s. (91.09 mph)

2. Brian Martin (2.0 Martin GT BMW)

3. Gareth Jones (1.1 Lola Mk 1 Ford) ?

4. L. Aylott (1.6 Lotus 11 t/c)

Motoring News, 17 July 1969

 

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 13:03

Mallory Park, BARC (East Midland Centre), Sunday April 19, 1970

EVENT 4, Start 4.00 p.m. 15 laps

S.K.F. Grand Touring Car Race

(A qualifying event for the S.K.F. Grand Touring Car Championship)

#90 Jim Ashpole, Lola Mk 1, 1098, Orange

 

Source: Programme

 

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Mike Wilson (Nield Road, Hayes) and Jim Ashpole (Westfield Way, Ruislip) spent £600 on their Lola Mark 1. Both worked at West Harrow Garage. 

The Lola was converted to GT spec with full height windscreen with two windscreen wipers, targa-style top and extended rear wheel arches. The motor was a 1.1 Ford developing some 120 bhp. Car described as "once raced at the German Nurburgring,.."

58 sec at Brands Hatch Club

57 sec at Mallory Park

5 races 1969, 12 races 1970 - shared driving duties. Ashpole #169 at Silverstone August 1970. Car also pictured with #122.

Early 1971 they were considering purchasing a Chevron B8.

Source: Harrow Observer, Friday, 8 January 1971.

 

Edit: Ashpole third in class at above Mallory event. Motoring News, 23 April 1970, Page 11.

 

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Posted 22 July 2019 - 02:13

"Among the other competitors

was Jack Paterson, an English-

man recently returned from South

Africa, who last December won

his class in the South African

nine-hour race in the same 1,100

c.c. Lola sports racing car with

which he is competing at the

Kent circuit today."

Coventry Evening Telegraph, Monday 15 April 1963

 

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