Registry – Lotus 30/L/15

Current owner Joao Paulo Campos Costa has recently posted a video showing the restoration of this car. This video shows in detail all the work that went into restoring his car. It finished the very wet Whitsun Trophy race at the 2017 Goodwood Revival.

This car is for sale as of 28 Sept 17. If you are interested, email kirk@lotus30.com and I can put you in touch with the owner.

Chassis No.
Known Owners
30/L/15
1964 – Duchess Auto (NY, U.S.A.)

1964 – Jerry Crawford (Bow, NH, USA)[1]http://www.racingsportscars.com/chassis/archive/30-Crawford%23.html Raced throughout 1965.

At some point, this car was converted to Weber carburetors and upgraded to Series 2 specifications by Shagarian Racing. It’s believe this occurred midway through the 1965 season after the car had an accident. It was rebuilt and reengineered to have spoilers and a removable tail section. [2]http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21906/lot/362/

1965/66 – Sold to unknown Canadian.

1990s – Simon Hadfield / Gilberto Sandretto

Car owned by Sandretto, and raced by either Simon Hadfield or Gilberto Sandretto during this period.

Sandretto win at Cento Ore.

Hadfield win at Macau Grand Prix.

2003 – Car finishes 2nd at Goodwood Revival in the Whitsun Trophy to a Lola T70 after what was by all accounts a really excellent battle. Driven by Simon Hadfield.

2004 – For Sale – offered by Simon Hadfield

ca 2004 – Howard Redhouse (England)

Win at Porto, podium at Dijon and Tour Britannia.

2014 Jun 27 – Auctioned by Bonhams at 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale. [3]http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21906/lot/362/

ca 2014 – Joao Paulo Campos Costa , (Portugal)

28 Sept 2017 – For Sale

According to the article “Will 1965 be the Year? The Development History of the Biggest Lotus”, Motor, 10 Jun 1965, this was one of 4 Lotus 30s delivered to Duchess Auto. This car was ex-Works on 1 Jan 1965, body color of “BRG”, Lotus Ford V8 Serial Number 1004, and ZF 5DS20 Serial Number unspecified.

This car was auctioned by Bonhams in 27 Jun 2014.

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Last modified: Oct 1, 2017 @ 7:29 AM UTC.

References   [ + ]

1. http://www.racingsportscars.com/chassis/archive/30-Crawford%23.html
2. http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21906/lot/362/
3. http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21906/lot/362/

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