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1966 Lola T70 Mk.2

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Click here to view the 2004 Monterey Historic races featuring this Lola T70. 1966 Lola T70 Mark II s/n SL.71/46 Red with Black Interior In 1966, the hot setup for the Can-Am was a Lola T70 Chevrolet, which won five of six races during the year. John Surtees was the champion and Dan Gurney drove the only Ford powered car ever to win a Can-Am race. In 1967, no one could compete with the speed of the factory fielded M6 McLarens, yet the T70 remained the popular choice for independent teams. This remained the case for several years, both in North America and in Europe. The T70 was first produced in open-top "Spyder" configuration, but ultimately more than 100 examples were built in 3 versions. The open-roofed Mk II was joined by the Coupe-version Mk III, and finally the Mk IIIB, representing Lola’s most developed version of the T70 platform. In Europe, when the FIA changed the rules for sports car racing that came into effect for 1968, limiting the engine size of prototypes to 3 liters, if at least 50 were made, sportscars with up to 5000cc engines were allowed to compete. This rule allowed the Ford GT40 and Lola T70s to continue their racing successes. The Fords won Le Mans again in '

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left-hand-drive 1966 lola t70 mark-2 red

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  • Ad ID
    53521
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Lola > T70
  • Year
    1966

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1145 Park Avenue
Emeryville, 94608, California
United States

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