Lotus 51 Single Seater

lotus single seaterBuilt in 1967 as a Formula Ford with a 1600 Ford Crossflow engine, it was found about 7 years ago in need of restoration.

It was restored and modified to compete in Hill Climbs and Sprints by adding wider wheels and a new 1700 engine built by John Smurthwaite.

If can be regulary seen competting in The Paul Matty Hill Climb Championship at the local Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb and other Hill Climbs in the UK.

For the last two years it competed in the Chateau Impney Historic Hill Climb.

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