Chassis: Lotus 40/L/2

It appears that this is the car that Jim Clark drove at the LA Times Grand Prix in 1965 (Ritchie Ginther sems to have been in chassis 40/L/1).

It was at this race that when Ginther was asked what the difference was between the Lotus 30 and 40. His answer was that they took the Lotus 30, made 10 more mistakes and called it the Lotus 40.

The car was sold to Dave Wolin following the Riverside race – Dave bought it from Colin Chapman for $2500 less engine. In 1968, Dave sold the car to Peter Regna in New Jersey, USA.

Mr. Regna has used the car in adverts for Aero Tec Laboratories Inc. (ATL) Competition Equipment. It has also been featured in the “1985 Magnificent Racing Machines Appointment Calender”. Mr. Regna has done a marvellous job of restoring this car – it is quite beatiful.

Peter Regna’s immaculate ex-Jim Clark Lotus 40 has been featured in adverts for ATL Competition Equipment.
Chassis No.
Known Owners
1965 Team Lotus
1965 Dave Wolin
1968 Peter Regna / ATL Competition Equipment

Known Race Schedule

Race Date
Race Finish Driver
Oct. 31, 1965 LA Times GP, Riverside, CA 2nd Jim Clark
1968 Mont Tremblant, Canada 15th Dave Wolin

This page last updated on 7/9/2003.

Last Updated on December 19, 2013 by

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