Publications Relating to Lotus 30 and 40 Sports Racing Cars

Here's a very incomplete list of the publications that we know of that cover these cars.

Article Title Publication Title Author Summary Notes

Lotus 30 - New 200 mph Lotus Mk 30 Car and Driver Article, Cut-away drawing, car photo

Published Apr
1964 p. 76-77 Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 30

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About the Sport Road & Track Crow Article about the first race appearance of Lotus 30.

Published Jul
1964 p. 53 Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 30

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1965 LA Times Grand Prix Road & Track 1965 LA Times Grand Prix Race Results, photo of Clark in Lotus 40.

Published Feb
1966 p. 89-90 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30, 40

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Lotus 40 model Road & Track Phipps Lotus 40 model - Gama #9603

Published Sep
1968 p. 14 Topic Code: 8 Car Type: 40

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Lotus 30 Road & Track Lotus 30 article, Halton Cutaway drawing from 'The Motor'.

Published Apr
1964 p. 44-5 Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 30

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Race Car Show Road & Track Rear Photo of Lotus 30 at London Race Car show.

Published Apr
1964 p. 57 Topic Code: 6 Car Type: 30

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The Lotus 30 - 4.7 litre rear-engined backbone Motoring News Origin of Hatton drawing, article with several diagrams

sports car

Published Jan 22 64 p. 40-42 Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 30

London Racing Car Show 1964 Road & Track 2 photos of Ian Walker Car in 1964 London Racing Car Show.

Published May
1964 p. 51 Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 30

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Road & Track Lotus 30 minus body on display at 1965 London Racing Car Show.

Published Apr
65 p. 43 Topic Code: 6 Car Type: 30 S2

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Car and Driver Photo of Clark in 30 S1 (#1) being compared to Astro I concept car.

Published Jul
67 p. 88 Topic Code: 6 Car Type: 30

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1964 London Racing Car Show Sports Car Graphic Article on 1964 London Racing Car Show (?)

Published Apr
1964 p. 50 Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 30

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Short Article

Published Feb
1965 p. 86 Topic Code:
Car Type: 30

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Sports Car Graphic Short article with photo of Lotus 30 minus body work of rear and engine. May be 1965 London

Racing Car Show.

Published Apr
1965 p. 48-9 Topic Code:
Car Type: 30 S2

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Technical Report: Lotus 40 Blundsen 2 photos of Clark in Lotus 40, at Brands Hatch Guards International

Published Nov
1965 p. 55 Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 40

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New Sports Racer from Lotus - The Type 40 Autosport McVey Debut of Lotus 40.

Published Aug
1965 p.
Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 40

Team Lotus Offer for Sale their Lotus Forty Autosport Team Lotus Offer for Sale their Lotus Forty Works Cars from Riverside with Photo of cars in pits,

Works Cars Clark #1, Ginther #30

Published Apr 29 1966 p. 703 Topic Code: 4 Car Type: 40

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Lotus Type 30 Autosport Lotus Type 30 V-8, red, £2600

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Topic Code: 4 Car Type: 30

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JB/Track Test #43 "JCB Lotus 30" Autosport Blundsen John Blundsen test drives the JCB Lotus 30. 5 photos and article. Car has yellow paint and is #15

in photos. Body modified by splitting horizontally so that the front section lifts off completely.

JCB car didn't finish Aug 30 1965 Brands race.

Published Oct
1965 p. 420-421 Topic Code: 5 Car Type: 30

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Tourist Trophy Autosport Photo of Clark in 30 (#1) behind D. Gurney in A.C. Cobra Daytona (#21). Clark Finished 12th

place.

Published Sep 4 1964 p. 365-67 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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29th Tourist Trophy Road & Track Mazakius Photo of Clark (#1) in Lotus 30.

Published Nov
64 p. 72-73 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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Piper's Third Nine-Hours Autosport Grant Photo of David Prophet's Lotus 30. Prophet's 30 ran for 6 hours straight. A new record!

Published Nov 6 1964 p. 730, 732 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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Canadian Grand Prix Sports Car Graphic Grey Clark in 30 stalls at start of race causing a chain of collisions behind him. Clark retired after 3 laps.

Published Dec
1964 p.
Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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West Caost Pro Season Road & Track Crow Close-up photo of Clark in 30 at Riverside.

Published Jan
1965 p. 68 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

The Automobile in Miniature Road & Track Photo of Cox 1/24th scale Lotus 30/40. Includes listing of models.

Published Mar
1966 p. 75, 77 Topic Code: 8 Car Type: 30, 40

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Laguna Seca Monterey Grand Prix Sports Car Graphic Biro Clark no show. John 'Bat' Masterson in 30 crashed and destroyed car. Billy Krause finished in 10th

place in a Lotus 30.

Published Jan
1965 p.
Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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Motor Sport

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Topic Code:
Car Type: 30

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Sports Car Graphic

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Topic Code:
Car Type: 30

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Car and Driver Photo of Clark in Lotus 30 (#15)

Published Jan
1965 p. 56 Topic Code: 6 Car Type: 30

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Advertisement Car and Driver Ad - Lotus 30

Published Jul
1965 p. 81 Topic Code: 4 Car Type: 30

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Silverstone Water Follies Car and Driver Photo of Clark in Lotus 30 (#1) on wet track.

Published Jun
1965 p. 77 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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Sports Car Graphic Short Article on Lotus 30 and Team Lotus.

Published Mar
1964 p. 81 Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 30

First Class President's Trophy at the palace Motoring News Crystal Palace - July 3, 1965. John Dean finished 3rd in class in Lotus 30. Photo of Dean (#104)

leading start.

Published Jul 8 1965 p. 6 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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RAC Silverstone Autosport RAC Silverstone, Jul 10, 1965. Bondurant disqualified for push start. Photo of Willment Lotus 30,

(#19). Prophet finished 4th in his Lotus 30, Simon deLautour in Lotus 30 finished 7th, and John

Dean placed 10th (not running).

Published Jul 16 1965 p. 108-109 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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Rindt's Home Win' Austrian GP 65 Photo of race start - Gardner in Willment Lotus 30 (#3) on front row. Mike Spence in Team Lotus

40 (#2?) qualifired 1st. Victor Wilson in Lotus 30 qualified 6th. Kurt Rost in Ecurie Biennoise Lotus

30 qualified 14th. Gardner inished 3rd, all other Lotus 30s or 40s did not finish.

Published Aug 27 1965 p. 342, 357 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30, 40

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Amon Wins Martini for McLaren Motoring News Trevor Taylor 5.1L Ford Lotus 30 had major fire and "was all burned out." Dean's Lotus 30 was a

no-show, Gardner's Lotus 30 clutch failed. David Prophet finished 5th overall. Photo of Gardner in

Willment Lotus 30 (#39) with Willment Cobra (#38).

Published Jul 29 1965 p. 11-13 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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John Surtees Romps Home at Brands Motoring News Photo of Stewart in Lola-Chevy leading Gardner in Lotus 30. Clark raced in Lotus 40, David

Prophet disqualified for a push-start, Gerry Ashmore had suspension fail on his Lotus 30, Trevor

Taylor retired the Bamford Lotus 30 with brake failure. Gardner's Lotus 30's gears siezed.

Published Sep 2 1965 p. 7-9 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30, 40

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British Grand Prix Silverstone Sports Car Graphic Cahier Article and photos of start. Bondurant in Willment Lotus30 (#19).

Published Sep
1965 p.
Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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Players 200 Mosport Sports Car Graphic Grey Clark in Lotus 30 S2, fell to last after coil wire came loose twice. He jumped out and reattached it

for the first heat.

Published Sep
1965 p.
Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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23rd Running of Santa Barbara Sports Car Graphic Shedenhelm Photo of first lap with Bob Challmans Lotus 30 Leading (#2).

Published Aug
1965 p. 47 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

U.S. Road Racing Championship Sports Car Graphic Zuchert Gerri Georgi's Lotus 30 'gave up 6th place' by getting trapped in a sand bank.

Bridgehampton

Published Aug
1965 p. 60 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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A Splendid Silverstone Autosport Feast Race on 9 Oct 1965. Article and photo of Ben (B.A.) Moore in Lotus 30 (#2) being passed on inside

by Rob Widdows Lotus-BRM 23. Moore finished 2nd overall.

Published Oct 15 1965 p.
Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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'Hap' Sharp wins Times GP Motoring News Feast Photo of Jim Clark in Lotus 40 (#1) before start of race. Clark finished 2nd, Tony Settember

finished 12th in Lotus 30. Refers to Ritchie Ginther's infamous quote about the Lotus 40.

Published Nov 11 1965 p. 7-? Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30, 40

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Hap Sharp wins at Riverside Autosport Martin Ritchie Ginther out in Lotus 40 with broken gearbox. Clark finishes 2nd in Lotus 40 (#1), Tony

Settember finished in 12th in Lotus 30.

Published Nov 19 1965 p. ?-846 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30, 40

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David Piper's Angola Gossip Autosport A Lotus 30 was thought to have a suspension failure as it went of the road at an unusual spot.

(Webmaster note: Need to recheck and see who was driving.)

Published Dec 10 1965 p. 960 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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Autosport Article on the 1965 racing season. Photo of the start of (the Silverstone Martini?) race with John

Surtees' Lola leading Gardner's Willement Lotus 30. Comments on Lotus 30 and 40 cars as well as

other cars in the '65 season.

Published Feb 11 1966 p.
Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30, 40

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International Guards Trophy Sports Car Graphic Blundsen 2nd race for the Lotus 40. Clark in Lotus 40 was having problems in the unsorted car. Clark had

brake failure and spun out of the race from 5th. Photo of Parkes Ferrari 365/P2 leading Clarks'

Lotus 40. Gardner's Willment Lotus 30 went out with transission failure.

Published Nov
1965 p. 34 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30, 40

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Silverstone Sports Car Graphic 4 Lotus 30s in race. Photo of Clark in Lotus 30 (#1) and Surtees Lola on the very wet track.

Published Jun
1965 p. 55 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

Lotus Type 40 by Chapman Car and Driver Short article with photo if Clark in Lotus 40 (#8).

Published Jan
1966 p. 42 Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 40

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L.A. Times Grand Prix for Sports Cars Sports Car Graphic Christy Photo of Clark in Lotus 40 (#1) and a close of of the rear of the car. Mentions Rick Muther's

Riverside (Willment) Lotus 30 being involved in the first lap bash. Muther was put out shortly after the

accident "sans bodywork".

Published Jan
1966 p. 61-62, 64 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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The Times Grand Prix at Riverside Car and Driver Davis, Jr. Photo of Clark's Lotus 40 (#1). Mentions Rick Muther in first lap accident.

Published Feb
1966 p. 37-? Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30, 40

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Nassau: 1965 Sports Car Graphic Photo of A.J. Foyt in Lotus 40 (#2) and of his crew changing gears. Foyt had stormed at the start,

but dropped out with a broken brake caliper.

Published Mar
1966 p. 66, 69 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 40

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Wet, Wet Guards Car and Driver Photo of race start.

Published Dec
1966 p. 102 Topic Code: 1 Car Type:

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'83 HSCC Classic Sportscar Championship Thoroughbred & Bowler Short article on the Historic Sports Car Club (?) racing season. The author mentions his Lotus 30.

(1961-1964) Classic Cars

Published may
1983 p. 29 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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Lotus: 30 years on - The Numbers Game Autosport Brief despription of Lotus 30

Published Apr 1 1982 p. 24 Topic Code: 7 Car Type: 30

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Lotus: 30 years on - The Numbers Game Autosport Brief despription of Lotus 40 with photo of Clark in a Lotus 40 (#8).

Published Apr 1 1982 p. 24 Topic Code: 7 Car Type: 40

Pit Paddock - Brian Muir Autosport Brian Muir rejoins Partick Motorsport Rovers (photo of Brian).

Published Jun 3 1982 p. 6 Topic Code: 2 Car Type:

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Aintree 200 Motor Sport Photo of Clark in Ian Walker Lotus 30 (#82).

Published May
1964 p. 367 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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Coninental Notes Motor Sport Article on Kalami 9hr and Paris 1000 km with JW Automotive Gulf Mirage.

Published Dec
1967 p. 1119 Topic Code: 1 Car Type:

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RAC Lloyds & Scottish Championship Autosport Silverstone #4 - Results and photo of Alex Seldon's Lotus 30.

Published Jul 3 1980 p. 131 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 30

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The Specialists: Hoffman and Mountfort Thoroughbred & Wood John Willment buys Bentley Experts.

Classic Cars

Published Aug
1980 p. 15 Topic Code: 7 Car Type:

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Thoroughbred & Photo of John Wyer and Carroll Shelby.

Classic Cars

Published Aug
1980 p. 48 Topic Code: 6 Car Type:

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Nightmare Come True Thoroughbred & Dron Tony Dron races Brian Cocks Lotus 30 at the HSCC International Weekend at Brands Hatch. 3

Classic Cars large color photos with article. The car was originally the JCB Lotus 30 (30/S2/04), which was then

bough by JCB driver Peter Sadler. It was also driven by Travor Taylor while with JCB. The car had

Published Sep
1985 p. 70-73 Topic Code: 7 Car Type: 30 the front have of the bodywork cut in half so that is was removable.

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Nassau Motor Sport Dunne Foyt's new paint job on his Lotus 40 is called 'Hollywood'. It goes from light to dark blue top to

International bottom. Apollo astronaut Gus Grissom is a member of Foyt's pit crew.

Published
1965 p. 34-36 Topic Code: 1 Car Type: 40

One Lotus 30 is Still Racing Club Lotus Newsletter Article and Photo

Published Nov
1980 p. 1 Topic Code: 7 Car Type: 30

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The Beautiful Miscalculation Old Motor Nye Excellent article on the history of Lotus 30s and 40s. Several historic color photos are included in

the article. Also discusses the 5-version Lotus 30 family, of which only the Lotus Europa was

actually produced. Author Doug Nye also drives Alex Seldon's Lotus 30. Seldon's car (30/L/7) was

Published Oct
1982 p. 38-42 Topic Code: 7 Car Type: 30, 40 bought from the US in 1979, raced, and then sold to Jeffery Wakelin in Wasagoin.

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Lotus West 'Stress Pen and Ink drawing of Clark in Lotus 30 (#1)

Cracks'

Published Oct
1978 p.
Topic Code: 6 Car Type: 30

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Lotus West 'Stress Reprint from 'High Performance Cars, 1956-1966. Photo of Viv Wilson in Lotus 30 (#53) at

Cracks' Rufforth.

Published Mar
1979 p.
Topic Code: 3 Car Type: 30

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Advertisement for Lotus 30 Old Motor Advert for Seldons Lotus 30 which was already being sold by its next owner.

Published Oct
1981 p. 43 Topic Code: 4 Car Type: 30

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Advertisement Old Motor Advert for Mathwall Engineering with a photo of Seldon's Lotus 30.

Published Oct
1981 p. 46 Topic Code: 4 Car Type: 30

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Car and Driver Short article on Chapman and deTomaso collaboration to make a 331 cu in V8 engine. Photo of V*

engine with a Lotus badge on the head.

Published Dec
1966 p. 88 Topic Code: 3 Car Type:

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Car and Driver Short article on Gurney/Weslake cylinder heads.

Published Mar
1966 p. 90 Topic Code: 3 Car Type:

McLaren Offensive Road & Track Young McLaren talks about Gurney/Weslake engine capability.

Published Feb
1969 p. 96 Topic Code: 3 Car Type:

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1968 Indianapolis 500 Road & Track Photo of Gurney/Weslake engine in Indy Eagle.

Published Aug
1968 p.
Topic Code: 1 Car Type:

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Car and Driver

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Topic Code:
Car Type: 30

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Car Type: 30

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Tipler, John, Lotus Race Books:1948-1968, Gloucestershire, England, Sutton Publishing Limited, 2000 - A really great book covering the first 20 years of Lotus history through its racing cars. About 2 pages of text covering the Lotus 30 and 40, with 5 half page photos, including two of the Pink Stamps Racing Lotus 30/40 while it was with Willment Team. A highly recommended book!

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