Racing Edge is pleased to offer this wonderful 1969 Lola T70 MK3B continuation model for sale.
This incredible race car is arguably one of Lola’s most beautiful and successful models. The Lola T70 MK3B is a formidable competition car that delivers phenomenal, reliable performances on track. It is a feat of world-class engineering. The car is event-ready with full safety equipment included.
The Lola T70 MK3B has exceptional handling thanks to a sophisticated suspension and aerodynamic design. Its stunning body was made from the original factory molds. The incredible attention to detail on this race car is unlike anything other in vintage racing.
The car is in excellent cosmetic condition thanks to its high-quality initial build and maintenance by serious racing specialists. The striking Scuderia Filipinetti livery is instantly recognizable, while the paintwork is in very good condition. There are a handful of minor blemishes, typical of moderate race use.
This Lola T70 MK3B (HU76/160) was built in 2006 using official tooling and specifications from its original period. It is an exceptionally accurate build. The model was immediately accepted to compete in many vintage races with FIA approval.
The sale comes with a full, detailed ownership history. In 2006, this car was delivered to father and son duo Esmond and Andrew Smith at Le Mans Classic.
Absolutely no expenses were spared in the maintenance of the Lola T70 MK3B by Gary Pearson. Andrew Smith raced the car in the World Sportscar Masters between 2006 and 2009, resulting in many outright wins and podiums. The car participated at Le Mans 2008 parade for Lola’s 50th anniversary, before it was meticulously rebuilt by Pearson and then sold to its current owner.
Features of the T70 MK3B rebuild include: a Steve Warrior 5-liter Chevrolet small block engine with carburetors, LG-600 gearbox, new fuel cells, rebuilt and crack tested suspension and rebuilt brakes. There is currently around 1.5 hours on the engine.
The machine underwent significant electrical work in 2017. The main and front nose wiring harnesses were replaced, as well as the instrument wiring harness. New battery cables were added, as were new Farington instruments (tachometer, oil pressure gauge, oil temp gauge, water temp gauge, fuel pressure gauge).
The Lola T70 MK3B rebuild also includes new Honeywell switches, ETA Milspec breakers, TRM relays, LED indicator warning lights and fuse modules. New quick-fill fuel cap was installed alongside four new springs, radiator fans, interior fans, a complete gearbox-mounted alternator kit and a Holley high-capacity fuel pump.
Service invoices included with the sale of the Lola T70 MK3B total in excess of $50,000 USD including dyno testing in preparation for various events. 2016 FIA HTP included as well as two sets of wheels and tires.
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