Classic Team Lotus

Team Lotus Type 78

First ground effect car. Sidepod profile created Venturi profile with track, skirts acting as seals to create low pressure area under sidepods. Oil tank between engine and gearbox. Won 7 Grands Prix from 1977 to 1978.

 

Type No. I.D. Title Status
78 1 1 sold Works
  2 2 sold Works
  3 3 TL Works
  4 4 sold Works
  5  '3' sold Works

News
Emerson’s Close Shave
Emerson’s Close Shave

Classic Team Lotus is restoring the unique Lotus type 56B which Emerson Fittipaldi raced in the 1971 Italian GP at Monza and has made an interesting discovery…...

Jim Clark’s birthday, 4th March 1936
Jim Clark’s birthday, 4th March 1936

Born this day, 1936, Jim Clark would have celebrated his 83rd birthday.

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