Biographies

The people behind the design of the Lotus 30/40

The Drivers

The Car Owners

  • John Willment – founder of Willment Team “Race-Proved by Willment” and co-founder of JW Automotive Engineering which fielded LeMans winning Ford GT-40s and Porsche 917s
  • Paul Gresham – owner of the Pink Stamps Special Lotus 30/40, 1969-1973
  • Richard Keyes – current owner of the Pink Stamps Special Lotus 30/40
  • John Strange – purchased the Pink Stamps Special Lotus 30/40 with Richard Keyes

Others Along the Way

  • Dan Gurney – the only American to win a Grand Prix in a car of his own design
  • Jim Clark – possibly the best Grand Prix driver ever!
  • Jeff Uren – 1959 British Sports Car Champion and team manager for Willment
  • Alan Mann – Organizer of Ford racing teams in England, and developer of the lightweight
    Ford GT40s
  • Doug Nye – motoring journalist, author, and world renown authority on Lotus cars
  • Graham Hill – Formula One World Champion
  • Harry Weslake – world renown designer of cylinder heads for numerous companies
  • Ian Walker – Early Lotus racer
  • Jack Brink – restoration

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