The Jalopy Journal
Lotus 25 Formula one car, around about 1964, The guy in the white polo looking on is Colin Chapman, Lotus boss.
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How do you turn left in this car?
It's a Morris Oxford, big brother to the Morris Minor and nowhere near as advanced at the time (Early '50s)
Sydney Allard in his dragster, introducing drag racing to the UK. Note the Lotus 'wobbly web' front wheels.
"Uuungh, Uuuuuuungh" said Normie, who finished first in his class in English.
Formula One from when the drivers were fat and the tyres were skinny!
I am wondering why there is a need for 12 volt and 6 volt batteries! 18 volt electrical system?
Look what the dog dragged in! :-)
Probably an English picture as the car is a Ford Consul Classic from the late 50s or early 60s.
Yes, this is a Lotus type 18, fitted with a 2.5 litre Coventry Climax engine. It is one of the three 'works' cars entered, Nos 10, 11 and 12. All...
That car hasn't been stretched, the picture has!
This is two pix stitched together (scanned from a magazine over two pages?) and stitched into a...
And I spent a good many hours training techs to use Bear wheel service stuff in Australia! :) Good equipment and Happy days.
"Oh, it came out of the sky, landed just a little South of Moline.
Jody fell out of his tractor, couldn't b'lieve what he seen....
No, not a Lotus. This is the famous 6 wheel Tyrrell.
The guy on the left looking on is World Champion James Hunt
These guys should sell crash helmets...It might be a big market opportunity for them ;-)
That Charmand's catalogue is a bit racy for 1955. Is it my rheumy old eyes, or is she popping out of her bra?
haha, and thats just the Lotus 20 on the back :-)
RE Post 46695
Jean Lloyd, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, lost control of her Stanguellini Fiat and rolled over in first lap of a 20-lap formula...
Quote "How does it steer"?
In a word...DREADFULLY :-)
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