Lotus 30/40 Registry – Bamford

Chassis No.
Known Owners
1965 – Bamford (Crashed by Peter Sadler)
1965 – Bamford (replacement car)


According to the article article “Will 1965 be the Year? The Development History of the Biggest Lotus”, Motor, 10 Jun. 1965, two Series 2 Lotus 30 were delivered to Bamford.

J.C. Bamford is a company that makes excavation equipment, located in Rocester, Staffordshire, UK. JCB started a racing team in the mid-1960s that was “engaged on (a) full series of sports car races.” They initially focused on competing in the UK but “envisaged” racing on the Continent. [ref] Autosport, 25 Jun 1965, p. 1027.[/ref]

30/S2/4 was crashed by Peter Sadler.

The present whereabouts of the replacement car is unknown.

This page last updated on 1/27/2003.

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