Lotus Elan

1964 BRDC Elans etc racing

PostPost by: vstibbard » Tue Oct 19, 2021 10:11 am

This clip has Lotus race cars of all types including Elans shapecraft, Elites, 7, 11 and various formula cars

https://youtu.be/AxWl1JnM0cs

Enjoy
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PostPost by: RichardS » Tue Oct 19, 2021 5:53 pm

Fabulous!
Thanks for the link.
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PostPost by: Mazzini » Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:20 pm

Haven't seen this since the 1980's! Thanks for posting :-)
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PostPost by: batfish » Tue Oct 19, 2021 8:20 pm

Great film with dubious comedy narration.
Been lucky enough to race my Elan at Castle Combe, Mallory and Brands this year
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PostPost by: vstibbard » Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:53 am

You’re a lucky man, I loved the variety of Lotus, 7, 11, Shapecraft Elan was a surprise as was the costin nose on another Elan.
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PostPost by: RIB » Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:23 pm

The blue Shapecraft at Oulton Park, at 3.40 minutes, is the Dick Crosfield 26R now being raced by Robin Ellis.
The white Shapecraft at Cadwell Park at approx 7 minutes is the first Shapecraft which had the extended 'Costin' front shown after expiring at 8 minutes.
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PostPost by: elans3 » Sat Oct 23, 2021 9:35 am

Great film. Couldn't quite believe the Triumph Spitfire towing the Mini on a very dodgy looking two-wheel trailer, right at the end, after the credits.........
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