Sports-prototypes built from 1955 to 1960 filled the grid for the Sussex Trophy: cars that dominated at Goodwood and in the Le Mans 24 Hours in period. Then as now these sleek and curvaceous machines were separated into classes by engine capacity, and it was the lightweight 1,960cc Lotus 15 of Roger Wills that sat on pole position ahead of the sonorous Ferrari 246S of Sam Hancock and Jon Minshaw’s 3.8-litre Jaguar-powered Lister ‘Knobbly’.
Race report: Sussex Trophy – Revival 2019
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