Built by Lola in 1960 and supplied to Charlie Kurtz in FIA specification for the 1961 Sebring 12 hours where it won it’s class.
Sebring 1961; Denise McCluggage, in her Ferrari 250 GT, passes the Lola Mk1 of Charlie Kurtz.
Chassis BR-23: The Sebring winner. As she sits today.
Available for the first time since 1979.
Original Lola data plate.
She has seen relatively light work over the years. Last ran in the VSCCA Pittsburgh GP of 2009.
She comes with paperwork from Lola attesting to her Sebring history. Unbroken chain of ownership.
Written up in the Lola MK1 book by Pratley.
1100cc Coventry Climax FWA engine. Engine number FWA400-26 8643
Correct running gear, including original rear axle. Drum brakes all around.
Here is the history as written up in the book: Lola’s first. The definitive history of the Mark 1.
BR-23: Colour. Black. Engine number. FWA 400-20-9162. Built at Bromley 1960 with Figreglass body. Suppled to CharlieKurtz (Clearfield, PA USA) via Ross and Millard Ripley, in FIA Specification for 1961 Sebring 12 Hours where it won its class. Sold to Art Tweedale (Arlington, VA USA) in 1962. To Phillip Sica (McLean Va, USA in 1972. A.J.Arlow (Washington DC, USA) in 1973, and then Tom Chaffee. Bought by Dick Scott (Pittsburgh, PA USA) in 1979.
The current owner purchased it from Dick Scott in 2017.
Paperwork that came with the car also indicate ownership by Stanley Nowak of World Wide of Cars Inc.
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