Lotus 23

$225,000.00 • British Racing Green • Manual • 1962 • RHD

This 1962 Lotus 23, Chassis #23-S-8 is an amazing opportunity to add one of the most coveted and certainly the most important Lotus 23's to your collection to race and enjoy. This is an amazing time capsule of an original 23 tail-shifter with great racing provenance. This car was originally sold to BRP (Released against Stirling Moss Formula 1 money), which stood for British Racing Partners, and was owned by legendary British racer/entrepreneur Stirling Moss, his father Alfred, and Ken Gregory, Stirling's business manager. Their sponsor was the finance house UDT-Laystall, UDT standing for United Dominion Trust. The car was sold shortly after LeMans and driven by Bernard Consten and Jose Rosinski to a First Place finish at both July 15, 1962 FIA Makes Auvergne Trophy Event and the 1000 Kms of Montlihery held Oct 21, 1962. At Auvergne it finished ninth overall behind six Ferrari's and an Aston Martin DB4G7 and 37 other cars entered. Contact us for more history on this car!