LOLA T190 Chassis # F1/5 1969
Engine: Chev 5000cc
Lucas mechanical fuel injection
Power: 500+ horsepower
Torque: 450 ft lbs
Purchased from the factory by John McNichole of South Africa on the 16/08/1969.
Sponsored by Duckhams Oil.
Reported as raced in the South African F5000 Series to finish 2nd in 1970 Championship, 3rd in 1971, 5th in 1972.
Then stored and shipped to the UK.
Purchased in 1991 by the present owner and shipped to New Zealand.
From 1993 – 2011 raced in the New Zealand F5000 Championship. Five times winner of NZ F5000 A Class Championship. Has been raced several times in the Trans Tasman Series in Australia. Raced in the Support Class at the Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park in Australia.
Raced at Silverstone and Brands Hatch in the UK.
The Lola has never had a major accident and is probably the most authentic T190 in the world. Holding a category A New Zealand Motor Sport Certificate of Description.
The car is well sorted and presented ready to race with a fresh engine, run at four meetings, and a fresh gearbox. Many spares including wheels, wet tyres, body (made by specialised mouldings, UK from the original mould) and original wings etc. etc.
This is an opportunity to purchase an F5000 car that will allow you to join NZ F5000 Association enabling you as it has in the past to race on exotic tracks around the world for a very modest cost.
Price $120,000.00 NZ. The owner would consider a classic car or muscle car as a trade.