Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1989
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring

Germany

Saturday 9th August 2008 Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 8th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

This very rare Lotus 17, one of only 21 made, and out of only a dozen left still in existence, was ordered from new from Denmark and entered for its first race on The Roskilde Ring, Denmark on 26th April 1959. Unfortunately, the car did not arrive in time from England. It was then entered for The Copenhagen Cup on 7th June 1959 where it came third after Peter Gamon in a Lola and a Dane in a Lotus 11. At the Grand Prix International on 15/16th August 1959, it had a DNF following a collision with Bob Hicks in a Lotus 11. There was a photo of the car in the program. After the accident the car went back to the factory for repair, new front suspension and a roll bar. In 1960, ''61 and ''62, the car participated with various drivers in al