Race, Historic
MAR 22nd 2022

Adam Wilkins

The Lotus Elite that should have won Le Mans

Motorsport history is littered with stories of unfulfilled potential, and this unique Lotus Elite has just such a tale. Despite its outwardly standard appearance, under the skin it has a one-off mechanical package that bestowed it with pace that suggested Le Mans-winning potential. But fate would dictate that it would never have its chance to find out whether it had the reliability and good fortune to claim victory at the round-the-clock race.

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