Lotus Elan

Experimental Elan Rally Car

PostPost by: triumphrallying » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:43 pm

I feel a bit of an interloper here although I used to own a +2 and now have an Esprit S3. I'm writing a book on the rallying history of the Triumph 2000 and 2.5PI from 1963 to 2010 and there is a link with the Elan rally car of 1966 - two drivers. first Brian Culcheth and then Terry Hunter. I'm trying to clarify some points about the car and the events it did - I know it did at least four events before it should have done the RAC in 1966 (it didn't).

Ideally I'd like to contact Brian Walton who I understand is the present owner of the car or anyone else who might be able to clarify the spec of the car and the events it did.


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PostPost by: garyeanderson » Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:32 pm

Hi Peter

I take it you have already seen this write up by Brian

http://www.lotuselan.net/publish/experi ... elan.shtml

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PostPost by: triumphrallying » Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:46 am

Hi, Yes, I've read Brian's article and that's part of the problem! What he has written conflicts with some of the information I have so that's why I need to check it out - he may have found out more since he wrote his article.

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PostPost by: skelteanema » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:12 am

Is Brian still about? He used to be quite active on this forum, but it is quite a while since I have seen a post from him. I wonder whther he has finished the restoration of his rally Lotus Elan.
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