Lola T70 Mk 3B GT group 5 (1969)
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Chassis numbers

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Specifications

16 units built
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Homologation number: 240
Homologation start: 1/2/1968
Chevrolet Small Block gen. I 302/305, V8 (90o), 4 stroke, petrol engine, located middle longitudinally. Click here and here and here
4992cc, 102.1 x 76.2 mm
450 bhp / 336 KW @ 7000 rpm
cast-iron block 229.2mm height, aluminum alloy head
connecting rod length between centers 144.8mm
side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV), 2 valves / cylinder - 16 valves total
aspiration: natural with 4 Weber 48 IDA carburetors
firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
dry sump with 2 oil coolers
Hewland LG600 5 speed Manual oil cooler feeding wet sump gearbox
cam and pawl type limited slip differential
drive shafts with Rotoflex inner joints and BRD outer joints
dry triple disk Borg and Beck clutch
riveted steel (15%) and aluminium (85%) monocoque chassis, 1.25 x .083 inch Steel tubes
Lightweight fiberglass panels. Front section quickly removable by withdrawing "pip pins", giving good access to front suspension and water cooling system. Tail section similarly removable for access to engine, transmission, and rear suspension. Includes ducting to rear brakes and to engine and transmission oil coolers. Front windshield of DOT approved safety glass with side curtains of plexi-glass

Front suspension double wishbones, 315 lbs/in coil springs over Armstrong shock absorbers, 3/4" diameter anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top links, twin trailing arms, 260 lbs/in coil springs over Armstrong shock absorbers, 5/8" diameter anti-roll bar
steel T45 and S154 wishbone

BMC (from Austin 1800) rack-and-pinion steering with leather covered 11" diameter steering wheel
disk brakes 12" diameter by 1" thick, front and rear, mounted on light alloy bells with Girling aluminium 4 piston calipers and Ferodo DS11 pads. Twin master cylinders 17.8mm diameter actuated by a balance bar adjustable for bias. Air ducting to brakes. Calipers are of extreme duty endurance type
Length: 5000 mm / 196.9 in
Width: 1850 mm / 72.8"
Height: 950 mm / 37.4"
Wheelbase: 2413 mm / 95"
Track, front, 1448 mm / 57" with 8" rims
Track, front, 1372 mm / 54" with 10.5" rims
Track, rear, 1461 mm / 57.5" with 10" rims
Track, rear, 1372 mm / 54" with 14" or 17" rims
wheels, front 8 x 15", rear 10 x 15"
tires, front 9.20 - 10.60 x 15" or 550/15", rear 12.00 - 12.20 x 15" or 650/15", Firestone or Goodyear or Dunlop
800kg
fuel tank, 190 lt


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Brands Hatch Monza Targa Florio Spa Nurb Le Man Watkins Glen Zeltweg
Team 24h 12h 6h 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 6h 1000km
Lola Cars #5, in entry list
Lola Cars #6, in entry list
Roger Penske Racing, SL76/139 #6, 1st #9, Radius arm mounting
Sportscars Unlimited Switzerland, SL76/141 #60, acci dent #14, Radius arm mounting #6, 21st #42, trans mission #58, in entry list #57, in entry list*
Sidney Taylor Racing, SL76/138 #4, over heating #33, 5th
Paul Hawkins (Racing) Ltd, SL76/142 #1, rear wish bone #33, 8th #4, in entry list*
Team Elite, SL76/144 #5, 19th
Scuderia Filipinetti Ecurie Bonnier, SL76/145 #3, 20th
Scuderia Filipinetti Ecurie Bonnier, SL76/143 #40, over heating #32, 5th #55, drive shaft
Scuderia Filipinetti, SL76/151 #190, suspe nsion #2, eng ine #11, head gasket #33, 2nd
PR For Men, SL76/148 #39, in entry list #34, 11th #60, accident in practice #?, car destroyed
David Piper, SL76/150 #2, 17th #41, wheel bearing #57, in entry list #32, over heating
Robin Ormes, SL76/149 #59, in entry list #5N, not acce pted
André Wicky Racing Team #4N, not acce pted
Motors Racing Morand, SL76/147 #31, engine
Total points
28
10 9 9
Statistics
Starts/finishes 24/10 2/1 2/0 6/4 4/1 1/0 3/3 2/0 1/0 1/0 3/1
Driver Team entries and car number
Lola Cars
Mike Hailwood 5
John Love 5
Piers Courage 6
Roger Penske Racing
Mark Donohue 6 9 4
Chuck Parsons 6
Ronnie Bucknum 9
Sportscars Unlimited Switzerland
Jo Bonnier 60 14
Ulf Norinder 60 14 6 42 58 57
Robin Widdows 6 42 58
Sidney Taylor Racing
David Prophet 4 33
Edward Nelson 4
Frank Gardner 33 5N
Andrea de Adamich 33
Paul Hawkins (Racing) Ltd
Paul Hawkins 1 41 33 4
Jonathan Williams 1
Team Elite
Trevor Taylor 5
Hugh Dibley 5
Scuderia Filipinetti Ecurie Bonnier
Jo Bonnier 3 40 190 32 55 2 11 33
Herbert Müller 3 40 190 32 55 11 33
Masten Gregory 2
David Piper
David Piper 2 41 57 32
Roy Pierpoint 2
Dieter Quester 32
PR For Men
Picko Troberg 39 34 60
Björn Rothstein 39 34 60
Robin Ormes
Mike De Udy 59 5N
Motors Racing Morand
Louis Morand 31
Gérard Pillon 31

*Lola Cars entries withdrawn after Paul Hawkins' fatal accident at Tourist Trophy


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Drawings

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Weber 48 IDA carburetor

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