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25-01-16
Rob Shanahan has kindly allowed us to reproduce his fascinating article on the T60, T61 and T62 series.

02-09-14
Le Mans, Brands Hatch and Silverstone are the latest meetings covered by Peter Collins.

22-07-14
Ben Cowdrey was at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and he sent some pictures.

30-06-14
Lolas in action on the streets of Monaco at the 2014 Historique event.

05-06-14
Peter Collins has been to the HSCC meetings at Goodwood, Thruxton and Donington.

14-04-14
Ben Cowdrey was at the 72nd Goodward Members Meeeting.



01-03-14
John R. Wright has sent more pictures of Lola's competing in North America.

06-11-13
There were single-seater Lolas at Silverstone for the HSCC Finals Day.

12-10-13
Paul Ricard CER, The Dix Mille Tours at Paul Ricard saw plenty of Lolas on the grid.

21-09-13
John R. Wright was at the recent Watkins Glen Vintage GP event.



01-09-13
The gypsy life on the 1960s racer are captured in these evocative pictures of David Hitches.

28-08-13
Peter Collins has recorded the Lolas racing at this year's Silverstone Classic.

22-07-13
Peter Collins and h1s camera were at the Brands Hatch Super Prix weekend.

21-07-13
Lola wins the Trento-Bondone hillclimb.



23-05-13
Peter Collins was at the Brands Hatch Masters meeting and the Monza for the Coppa Intereuropa.

28-05-13
There were a number of Lolas competing in the recent Spa Classic, Jon Bunston was there.

23-05-13
Peter Collins has been travelling to the HSCC meetings at Thruxton and Donington.

07-05-13
The Donington Historic Festival saw a host of Lolas in action.



17-04-13
The Esperit de Montjuïc meeting saw Jon Bunston shooting the Lolas.

11-04-13
John Wright has sent us some pictures of Lolas competing in Canada over the years.

02-04-13
Jon Bunston was at the HSCC Thruxton Revival Meeting this weekend.

15_01-13
Lola's first F2 car was earlier than you might think, David Pratley tells us about it.

10_01-13
Guillaume Bonatre's Lola T450 was at the racing car show in Villefranche sur Saône.

12-11-12
Albert Mensinga was at Spa for September's Spa 6 Hour Historic event.

24-10-12
Peter Collins was at the HSCC Finals at Silverstone.

14-10-12
Jon Bunston was at the recent CER race at Paul Ricard.

30-09-12
Peter Collins has been out and about shooting Lolas.

01-08-12
Some fantastic Lola sportscars from Peter Quinn

18-07-12
Lolas have been out at Goodwood, Le Mans and Brands Hatch, Peter Collins was there.

30-06-12
More wonderful pictures from Peter Quinn, this time it's 60's Lola single-seaters.

07-06-12
Steven Vandeputte was at the Spa Classic and he's sent a great collection of Lolas.

28-05-12
Peter Collins has been at Donington, Silverstone and Monaco whilst Ben Cowdrey was also at Silverstone.

25-04-12
Peter Quinn has sent us a fantastic selection of Lola sportscars in the '60s.

26-03-12
Single-seater Lolas were on display at the opening HSCC event at Donington.

13-11-11
F5000s and F. Fords kept the Lola flag flying at the Silverstone HSCC Finals.

30-10-11
Albert Mensinga has sent us pictures of the Lolas racing at the Spa 6 Hour Historic event.

01-10-11
Steve Prestek has sent us some pictures of T300 HU15 still competing in historic racing in 2004.

01-10-11
There were numerous Lolas at the Goodwood Revival and Peter Collins was there to record them.

19-09-11
The Masters round at Donington and the 1000kms/CER round at Silverstone saw Lolas on the track.

03-08-11
Lolas galore at the recent Silverstone Classic and Peter Collins was there.

23-07-11
Lola's Sam Smith was at the recent Goodwood Indy Centenary Celebration.

20-07-11
50 years ago David Hitches was racing a Mk1 in Finland.

13-07-11
Peter Collins attended the Goodwood Indy Centenary Celebration and the Brands Hatch Superprix.

13-07-11
There were Lolas galore at the recent HSCC Historic Superprix.



27-06-11
There were Lolas at the GP Historico do Porto and Alfredo Ireneu Mota has sent us pictures

11-06-11
Jon Bunston has been on his travels again, this time to the Monza 59° Coppa Intereuropa Storica.

06-06-11
There were plenty of Lolas at the recent Brands Hatch Masters event.

28-05-11
Peter Collins has been to Silverstone's International Trophy and the VSCC at Donington.

07-05-11
Jon Bunston was at the recent Jim Clark Memorial at Hockenheim.



09-04-11
Donington Historic Festival Press Day April 2011

26th March 2011
The recent Goodwood media day featured the ex=Sir Jackie Stewart Indy T92.

15th March 2011
The CanAm T260, driven by Jackie Stewart in 1971, continued into the 1972 series.

02-03-11
A Lola Mark 1 makes for a stunning road car.

10-01-11
Neil Primrose has sent us these great pictures of his T212 in action during 2010.

14-11-10
What the....

13-11-10
Albert Mensinga has sent pictures from the Spa 6 Hours and Portimao's Algarve Historic Festival.

14-11-10
Peter Collins has sent us pictures from the Lédenon Historic Festival.

23-10-10
Jon Bunston has been to the Algarve Historic Festival at Portimão in Portugal.

06-10-10
Jon Bunston was at Dijon for the latest round of the Orwell Supercup.

6-10-10
There were Lolas at Silverstone for the Le Mans Series 1000Kms and CER events.

06-10-10
There was a number of early Lolas at the Goodwood Revival, Peter Collins has recorded them for us.

29-09-10
There were a lot of Lolas at the Spa 6 Hour weekend, Steven Vandeputte was there.

20-09-10
Author Ben Cowdrey has sent us some great pictures from the the Goodwood Revival.

16-09-10
Lolas, old and new, were heavily represented at the Silverstone 1000Kms.

14-11-10
Peter Collins was at the Donington Revived meeting.

14-11-10
There were Lolas at the recent 50ème Grand Prix de Nogaro Historique.

20-08-10
Steven Vandeputte has sent pictures from the recent AvD Oldtimers Grand Prix at the Nürburgring.

16-08-10
Peter Collins has sent us another great selection of Lolas in action from the Silverstone Classic.

01-08-10
Steven Vandeputte was at the Spa Summer Classic and the Le Mans Classic.

14-07-10
A successful return to Brands Hatch after 49 years for the first Lola to run in F1.

13-07-10
Jon Bunston and his camera were at the Brands Hatch HSCC meeting.

12-07-10
Peter Collins was at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Brands Hatch HSCC meeting

01-07-10
Peter Collins has been out and about in Europe recording Lola exploits.

16-06-10
Lolas featured heavily at the recent 58° Coppa Intereuropa Storica at Monza.

05-06-10
Peter Collins was at the Brands Hatch Masters event and he's sent us some wonderful shots.

03-06-10
The story of FF 2000 Lola T580 HU14 makes for a very interesting read.

03-06-10
Peter Collins sent us this great collection from the Silverstone International Trophy.

13-05-10
The RMU Classic at Spa saw Lolas in the Supersports, Historic F2 and Junior races.

01-06-10
There were several Lolas at the recent Formula 5000 Race at Road Atlanta.

13-05-10
More fantastic pictures from Peter Collins at the 7th Monacao Historic meeting.

27-04-10
Jon Bunston was at the Historic Hockenheim meeting to record the competing Lolas.

25-04-10
Through the years many Lolas have competed in National and Club racing.

18-04-10
The CER Championship at Paul Ricard saw Neil Primrose take an excellent second in class.

18-04-10
Peter Collins and David Lord sent this collection of Lolas from the Silversonte Masters event.

01-04-10
Author Ben Cowdrey was also at Silverstone and he has sent some great Lola pics.

31-03-10
The first HSCC meeting of the season at Silverstone saw several competing Lolas.

22-01-10
Lola Cars - Now and Then.

13-01-10
Lola Cars in the Swinging 70’s.

03-01-10
Lolas at Brands, Monza, the Nürburgring and Spa during 2009

27-12-09
Lola steals the show at the Boxing Day Brands Hatch meeting.

05-12-09
Greg Sacho tells us how he scratch-build a Lola T222 model

20-11-09
A Sports 2000 Lola with a 3.2-litre flat 6 Porsche engine.

15-11-09
Bobby Rahal has returned to his early racing days with a pair of Lolas.

31-10-09
Albert Mensinga has sent in his annual selection of great photos from the Spa 6 Hours.

25-10-09
Isla Racing's 2-litre Lolas were in succesful action in Portugal, Neil Primrose tells us the story.

21-10-09
Peter Collins and his camera were at this weekend's HSCC meeting at Silverstone.

29-09-09
Peter Collins and Ben Cowdrey were both at the Goodwood Revival.

25-09-09
Richard Wintle has sent us a wonderful selection of Lolas taken at the August ALMS Mosport round.

20-09-09
The Silverstone 1000Kms and the CER round saw another chance to compare Lolas over the decades.

24-08-09
The Silverstone Classic saw Lolas competing (and winning) in several races.

05-08-09
Our good friend Paolo Borghi has sent an account of the Trento-Bondone Hillclimb.

02-08-09
It was nearly David versus Goliath all over again at the Silverstone Classic...

01-08-09
One of the first T70s to race in the USA was the Mecom Racing Team car of John Cannon and Jack Saunders.

29-07-09
Lolas dominated the World Sportscar Masters race at the Silverstone Classic.

27-07-09
Lolas at the Vernasca Castel'Arquato Hillclimb, Goodwood Festival of Speed and Brands Hatch HSCC events

22-07-09
Simon Hildrew was at the Brands Hatch Masters event and he's sent us this stunning Lola collection.

15-06-09
Peter Collins has sent us some pictures of Lolas at Monza, Silverstone and Donington.

05-06-09
Glyn Jones tells us all about the Brands Hatch Masters event and Simon Hildrew provides the pictures.

15-05-09
Christoper Mann tells us the tale of a miraculous escape and a T492 reborn.

10-05-09
Peter Stenning has sent us some more great pictures of Lolas at Historic events.

03-05-09
The Penske Lola T70 MkIIIB took a remarkable victory at the 1969 Daytona 24 Hours.

24-04-09
David Good competed in the RAC Hillclimb Championship in 1965 with his T70.

16-04-09
A Maverick At Daytona - James Garner and American International Racers.

12-04-09
The HSCC meeting at Donington on the 5th April saw several Lolas in action.

27-03-09
One of the stars of the recent Goodwood Press day was the ex-Team Surtees Lola T70 Aston Martin.

24-03-09
Peter Stenning has sent us some T70 pictures from the 2007 Brands Hatch Masters. Thanks Peter.

20-03-09
Following on from the single-seater collection here is Peter Collins "Sports cars through the years"

26-02-09
Peter Collins has sent us a wonderful selection of Lola single-seaters through the years.

19-02-09
The Penske T163 is captured on canvas.

22-01-09
The Masters Racing Series celebrates its award winners for 2008.



18-01-09
CAN AM – THE SPEED ODYSSEY DVD is now available in UK format.

03-12-08
Andre Loubser relates a story concerning one of only three MkVl Lola GT’s in existence.

24-11-08
Three different winners at the MSC F5000 Tasman Cup revival Series opener in Australia.

24-11-08
Fred Larsen is very proud of his Lola T70 MklllB, and rightly so and he brings us up to date.

03-11-08
The Lola parade on the Huntingdon streets was a huge success, get a taste of the atmosphere here.

01-11-08
There were a number of Lolas competing at the HSCC Finals at Silverstone on the 18th October.

25-10-08
Some more great pictures from the Goodwood Revival, this time courtesy of Simon Hildrew.

17-10-08
The Spa 6 Hours once again had a large Lola entry, Albert Mensinga was there with his camera.

10-10-08
Paul Wiggins was at the Brands Historic Festival and he's sent pictures of some of the Lola F5000 cars there.

28-09-08
The Goodwood revival saw both Lola sportscars and single-seaters take to the track.

20-09-08
Two recent events this month at Silverstone showed 40 years of Sportscar development.

01-09-08
Oulton Park on Gold Cup weekend was a fitting venue for the debut of Lola’s T70 Mkll Continuation car.

01-09-08
Gary London’s views on racing in the rain may incite some interesting comments.

30-08-08
Over the years a number of Lolas have been converted to road cars but a S2000 T492 is an unusual choice.

30-08-08
Try this classic pub trivia question... if they had questions on Lola of course.

18-08-08
Andre Loubser fills in some background and brings us up to date on the rebuild of Allen Grant’s Lola MkVI GT.

18-08-08
Ross Bowdler at racecar.com has launched a petition campaign using the PM’s office service.

12-08-08
A T70 on the peaceful island of Jersey, Matthew Sargeant tells us how this unusual sight came about.

06-08-08
One of Don Markle's specialties is collecting event posters and programs, Lolas are regularly featured.

03-06-08
Lola dominated the Sports Racing Cars event at the Silverstone Classic.

21-07-08
There were a lot of Lolas competing in the Le Mans Classic, Ed McDonough tells the story and Peter Collins supplies the pictures.

24-06-08
The recent Coppa Intereuropa at Monza saw several Lolas racing in the Formula Junior events for both front and rear-engined cars.

03-06-08
Lolas were to the fore at the Masters Historic Festival held at Brands Hatch on the 24th-26th May.

16-05-08
Another great collection of Lola pictures taken by Peter Collins at last month's Grande Passione at Donington.

08-04-08
Peter Collins has very kindly sent us some pictures from the recent HSCC event at Donington on March 30th.

27-03-08
Ike Smith has sent us some more evocative pictures, taken by Gil Munz, from the great days of US Sportscar racing.

24-03-08
Ron Mills has sent us some pictures of the great paintings he's done of Lola Sportscars.

31-01-08
A very unusual Mk1 was the OSCA-powered Oliver Schmidt car, that won the 1961 SCCA H-Modified Championship.

26-01-08
Ike Smith worked for Chuck Parsons and then Carl Haas in the 60's and 70's and he's sent us some great pictures taken by Gil Munz and tells us some stories.

18-12-07
A collection of pictures kindly donated by Albert Mensinga from the October Historic event at Spa.



16-12-07
A photo-montage of the new Continuation Series T70 MkIIIB car.




05-12-07
Tony Richards is a committee member of the NZ F5000 Association and fortunate enough to be the owner/driver of a 1974 Lola T332.



10-11-07
Ted Wentz remembers the T460 in which he won the 1976 UK F Atlantic Championship.

01-11-07
Your lucky lucky reporter gets to drive a T70 Spyder in the Watkins Glen re-enactment.

25-10-07
Peter Krause Awarded the 2007 Lola Heritage Trophy for Sportsmanship.

27-09-07
Another great selection of pictures from Simon Hildrew from the recent Silverstone Classic meeting.

28-08-07
A very nervous visitor from Germany asked if he could have his photo taken alongside Johan Woerheide’s T70.

12-08-07
Bob Marston continues his fascinating recollections of ‘Life at Lola’.



08-08-07
Glyn Jones took his water wings to Silverstone for this years ‘Classic’.

24-07-07
Simon Hildrew was at the Brands Hatch HSCC Historic Superprix.



23-07-07
Mike Goodbun of Classic Cars magazine sent this article on how Johan Woerheide found his T70 Spyder.

19-07-07
Glenn Watts has sent us a video from the Brands Hatch Historic Festival.

11-07-07
Simon Hildrew has sent us a stunning set of pictures he took at Goodwood's Festival of Speed.

03-07-07
Glenn Watts has sent us these great pictures of the F5000 Lolas at the Brands Hatch Historic Festival.

02-07-07
Glyn Jones looks back at the Goodwood FOS that even the foulest of weather could not diminish.

14-06-07
Well known author and motor racing personality Phil Henny has sent some notes on Lola’s he has owned.

08-06-07
Simon Hildrew has sent us these pictures from a very wet Brands Hatch Masters Historic Festival.

07-06-07
Bob Marston has put pen to paper to share some amusing stories from his days at Lola.

20-05-07
Steve Maxted on his latest exploits in his F2 T360.



26-04-07
Tony Chilton is currrently restoring his Super Vee T324, here he tells us how the work is going.

15-03-07
A Corvair-powered T320....yes it happened and it won.



10-03-07
Rob Beddington tells us about a fascinating piece of Lola/GT40 history.

09-03-07
Colin Hyams has kindly sent some pictures of his adventures with Lola Formula 5000 cars.

09-03-07
Roger Deans wrote to tell us about his Lola T142.



24-02-07
Tom Walker has sent details of his T160 together with a request for help.

24-02-07
Some pictures from the Pukekohe Park Raceway Historic Racing Club Classic Trial.

17-02-07
Former Lola employee Bill Wooldridge has sent some memories from the Slough and Huntingdon factories.

09-02-07
John Starkey has kindly sent us this article on the Roger Penske Team Lola T70s.

15-01-07
There were a number of Lolas at the recent Autosport International Show.


23-11-06
The Continuation T70 runs in anger.



15-11-06
There was a good selection of Lolas at this year's Spa Six Hours.



26-08-06
A story and some Lola pictures from the recent Le Mans Classic event.

22-08-06
Teddy Pilette has sent us some more photos from his Lola F Junior days.

19-08-06
Teddy Pilette had a long and successful career, many of his wins coming at the wheel of a Lola.

09-08-06
A collection of pictures from the F5000 race at Mid Ohio in August 1975.

08-08-06
Robert Tweedie's T60 is ready to return to the track.



07-08-06
Received fom Keith Lewcock via e.mail.



15-07-06
Glyn Jones was at Road America for the 40th Anniversary of the CanAm Challenge Cup.

28-07-06
Steve Maxted brought his Lola T360 to the Silverstone Classic.



14-07-06
Extreme bravery at Elkhart Lake.



24-07-06
Received fom Nick Gurney via e.mail.



17-07-06
Lola in the 2006 Lloyds TSB Insurance British F3 Championship.



09-07-06
Tony Birchenhough tells us something of the history of T290 HU22, one of the most successful 2-litre models.

12-06-06
A Gallery of pictures by Glyn Jones taken at the recent Brands Hatch Historic meeting.

12-06-06
Having a wife who works for a Brazilian company can have unexpected benefits

24-05-06
Here’s one for the quiz Night at your car club.



25-05-06
We have received a note and picture from John Gardner, PR Director at Virginia International Raceway.

06-05-06
A collection of pictures from the Brands Hatch HSCC Superprix.



14-05-06
A message and pictures received from Tom Atlas, USA



24-04-06
Johan Woerheide took his T70s to the recent Amelia Island Event and has kindly sent some photographs.

14-04-06
Kenne Bristol of Elmhurst Illinois sent words & pictures about his T70 Mk3B.

12-04-06
Bob Roemer tells the story of the IMSA T616-Polimotor, the racing car with the plastic engine!

15-03-06
Received from Paul Busby, enthusiastic owner of an ex. Surtees Lola T100.

12-03-06
Celebrated journalist and photographer Ian Wagstaff caused a stir when he visited the Heritage office last week.

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