Tag Archives: Colin Chapman

1960 Lotus Elite – Decades Before McLaren & Ferrari, Lotus Built Composite Monocoques

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer Despite the fact that I’ve been a fan of Lotus since … Continue reading

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Jimmy Clark, March 4, 1936 – April 7, 1968

Today is a sad anniversary. Forty five years ago two time world driving champion Jim Clark was killed when his Formula 2 Lotus went off the track at Hockenheim and hit a tree. Winning Grand Prix titles made Clark famous … Continue reading

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Suzy Dietrich’s Home Movies Show A Young Colin Chapman @ Sebring 1958

When racing pioneer Suzy Dietrich auctioned off her memorabilia, Cliff Reuter bought some of the home movies Dietrich shot at racing events in the late 1950s and early 1960s, when she was active racing. Reuter’s now digitized and posted them … Continue reading

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Indy Car Weekend: 1965 Lotus 38 – The Race Car That Changed Indy

Click on the anaglyph stereo 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery of photos in 2D or your choice of S-3D formats. We’ve been featuring historic Indy 500 race cars from the 2011 Concours of … Continue reading

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