According to the article article “Will 1965 be the Year? The Development History of the Biggest Lotus”, Motor, 10 Jun. 1965, Lotus 30 30/L/14 was delivered to Lotus Southwest.
David P. Whiteside of Birmingham, AL, USA, owned 2 Lotus 30 at different points in time. His first Lotus 30 was 30/L/14 which he appears to have owned in the early 1980s. His second car, 30/S2/7, pictured below, was raced by Mr. Whiteside and wonseveral races outright and also enjoyed several class wins with it in historic racing. Mr. Whiteside died in a road car accident in 2001 and this car appears to have been sold to Chris Palmaz of Texas.
|Last Known Owner|
| 1964 – Lotus Southwest (TX, U.S.A.)???? – Bob McLean
???? – David Whiteside ( approximately pre-1983 )
???? – Ray Anderson
The present whereabouts of this car is unknown.
| Dauwe (Belgium) ???? – In Canada
???? – David Whiteside – purchased around 1983?
???? – Chris Palmaz (approximately 2000?)
This page last updated on 3/31/2004.