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1968 Lola T140 FA/F5000
This Eric Broadley designed race car is one of the first Lola cars built for the SCCA Formula A class road race cars. Formula A then became the Formula 5000 professional racing series in Sports Car Club of America in 1969.
This Lola T140 was imported to the United States by Carl Hass in 1968 and sold to Pierre Phillips of Pierre’s Motors Racing in Portland Oregon. Phillips raced the car in FA and F5000 classes on the West Coast and also raced it in 1968 and 1969 in the F5000 races in New Zealand. Car is restored to as raced condition in 1968/69.
Frame up restoration of original frame, body, suspension, steering, steering wheel, wheels, brakes, instruments (including Smiths Chronometric Tach), seat, radiator, and more. Spare suspension parts, radiator, fiberglass nose, nose mould and more.
Original Lola magnesium wheels, new Jongbloed wheels
Fuel system has been upgraded for safety from fuel bladders to enclosed fuel cell.
Original numbers matching LG 600 gearbox with several extra gear sets.
Original McKay intake manifold with four Weber 48 IDA carburetors.
Ignition is original Vertex Magneto.
Correct 302 Cu In Chevrolet V8 originally built by Ryan Falconer for the Single Seat Can Am series using Chevrolet Factory Racing parts, along with a forged crankshaft, Carillo H beam connecting rods, roller camshaft and roller rocker arms, Cosworth pistons, and proper 302 CI cast iron cylinder heads. Engine was last refreshed prior to the 2018 F5000 event at the Rolex Monterey Reunion.
The original Koni shockabsorbers have been rebuilt.
A spare nose comes with the car that can be used with 2 sets of front wings as were used on the Lola T142. Rear wings are available but not mounted to the car. Fiberglass nose moulds for the T140 and T142, and seat mould are also included.
Also a cart for the car to sit on while working on it in the shop is included. A extensive list of spares and supplies for the car will be supplied upon request.
This car is restored to “as raced condition when new in 1968” with original chassis number stampings on the frame and sheet metal bulkheads.
SVRA Gold Medallion Log Book and a SCCA Vintage Log Book. It is race ready and just needs a new owner/driver.
In 2008 at the first 40 year F5000 Wine Country Vintage Car Race at Sonoma Raceway this car won the award for “Best Presentation and Performance” for our F5000 race group. It has also won trophies in several of the events entered since then and has been competitive in its class competing successfully against cars that have wings.
For more information contact:
Bruce Sevier 916-716-9318 email@example.com
Bill Blake 650-380-4755 firstname.lastname@example.org
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