All surviving Lotus 49 F1 cars to star at 2017 Autosport International show


All remaining Lotus 49 F1 cars to star at 2017 Autosport International

Jim Clark at the 1967 British GP

The seven remaining examples of Colin Chapman’s legendary F1 car will be celebrated 50 years on from the model’s race debut

All seven remaining examples of the Lotus 49 will be on display at the 2017 Autosport International show next month as part of celebrations to mark the iconic F1 racer’s 50th year.

The single-seater model first took to the track in 1967, when it won on its debut in Zandvoort with Jim Clark at the wheel.

Designed by Colin Chapman and Maurice Philippe, the 49 holds the record of making the …read more

Source:: Autocar