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  Lotus Engineering Ltd., Hethel, Norfolk UK
Website Classic Team Lotus
Team Principles Colin Chapman GBR (1958-82)
Peter Warr
GBR (1982-89)
Tony Rudd
GBR (1989-90)
Peter Collins
GBR( 1991-94)
Horst Schiebel 
GER (1991-92)
Designers Colin Chapman GBR (1958-79 & 1982)
Maurice Phillippe
GBR (1970-75)
Ralph Bellamy
NZ (1974 & 1976-78)
Peter Wright
GBR (1980-82)
Martin Ogilvie
GBR (1978-83)
Gerard Ducarouge
FRA (1983-88)
Mike Coughlan
GBR (1989)
Frank Dernie
GBR (1989-90)
Enrique Scalabroni 
ITA (1991)
Frank Coppuck
GBR (1991)
Peter Wright
GBR (1992-94)
Chris Murphy
GBR (1992-94)

 

Lotus History & Team Record

 

Year Chassis Engine Tyre Driver(s) Start Win Pole F Lap Pts Pos
1958 12
16
Climax F4 (2.2L) - G Hill
Allison
Stacey (British GP only)

9

0

0

0

3

6th

1959 16 Climax F4 (2.5L) DU G Hill
Ireland
Stacey (US & British GP only)

8

0

0

0

5

4th

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Year Chassis Engine Tyre Driver(s) Start Win Pole F Lap Pts Pos
1960 18 Climax F4 (2.5L) - Ireland
Stacey /
Clark / Surtees

9

0

1

2

34

2nd

1961 21 Climax V8 (1.5L) DU Ireland
Clark

8

1

0

1

23

2nd

1962 25 Climax V8 (1.5L) DU Clark
Taylor

9

3

6

5

36

2nd

1963 25 Climax V8 (1.5L) DU Clark
Taylor
Arundell / Spence / Rodriguez (2)

10

7

7

6

54

1st

1964 33
25
Climax V8 (1.5L) DU Clark
Arundell / Spence

10

3

5

4

37

3rd

1965 33
25
Climax V8 32v (1.5L) DU Clark
Spence / Hawkins (Monaco only)

10

6

6

6

64

1st

1966 43
33
BRM H16 (3.0L)
BRM V8 (1.9L)
Climax V8 32v (2.0L)
FI Clark
Arundell / Spence (Monaco only) / Rodriguez (3)

9

1

2

0

21

5th

1967 49
43
33
Ford DFV V8
BRM H16 (3.0L)
Climax V8 32v (2.0L)
FI Clark
G Hill

11

4

9

7

44

2nd

1968 49B
49
Ford DFV V8 FI Oliver / Clark (S Africa only)
G Hill
M Andretti (US & Italy only)

12

4

4

2

62

1st

1969 63
49B
Ford DFV V8 FI G Hill
Rindt / Atwood (Monaco only)
M Andretti (3 races) / Miles (5 races)

11

2

5

2

47

3rd

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Year Chassis Engine Tyre # / Driver(s) Start Win Pole F Lap Pts Pos
1970 72C
72B
49C
Ford DFV V8 FI Rindt / Wisell
Miles
E Fittipaldi (6 races)

12

6

3

1

59

1st

1971 72D
72C
56B
Ford DFV V8
Pratt & Whitney
FI E Fittipaldi
Wisell
Walker / Charlton (1 race each)

11

0

0

0

21

5th

1972 72D Ford DFV V8 FI E Fittipaldi
Wisell
Walker

12

5

3

0

61

1st

1973 72E
72D
Ford DFV V8 GY 1 E Fittipaldi
2
Peterson

15

7

10

7

92

1st

1974 72E Ford DFV V8 GY 1 Peterson
2
Ickx

15

3

1

2

42

4th

1975 72E Ford DFV V8 GY 5 Peterson
6
Ickx / Crawford / Watson / Henton

14

0

0

0

9

7th

1976 77 Ford DFV V8 GY 5 Andretti / Evans
6 Nilsson /
Peterson

16

1

1

1

29

4th

1977 78 Ford DFV V8 GY 5 Andretti
6 Nilsson

17

5

7

5

62

2nd

1978 79
78
Ford DFV V8 GY 5 Andretti
6
Peterson
55 Jarier (last 2 races)

16

8

12

7

86

1st

1979 80
79
Ford DFV V8 GY 1 Andretti
2
Reutemann

15

0

0

0

39

4th

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Year Chassis Engine Tyre # / Driver(s) Start Win Pole F Lap Pts Pos
1980 81 Ford DFV V8 GY 11 Andretti
12 De Angelis

14

0

0

0

14

5th

1981 87
81B
Ford DFV V8 MI
GY
11 De Angelis
12
Mansell

14

0

0

0

22

7th

1982 91
87B
Ford DFV V8 GY 11 De Angelis
12
Mansell

16

1

0

0

30

5th

1983 94T
93T
Renault EF1 V6t PI 11 De Angelis
12
Mansell

15

0

1

1

12

=7th

1984 95T Renault EF4 V6t GY 11 De Angelis
12
Mansell

16

0

2

0

47

3rd

1985 97T Renault EF4B V6t GY 11 De Angelis
12
Senna

16

3

8

3

71

4th

1986 98T Renault EF4B V6t GY 11 Dumfries
12
Senna

16

2

8

0

58

3rd

1987 99T Honda RA167E V6t GY 11 Nakajima
12
Senna

16

2

1

3

64

3rd

1988 100T Honda RA168E V6t GY 1 Piquet
2 Nakajima

16

0

0

0

23

4th

1989 101 Judd CV V8 GY 11 Piquet
12 Nakajima

16

0

0

1

15

6th

Photos coming soon!

Year Chassis Engine Tyre # / Driver(s) Start Win Pole F Lap Pts Pos
1990 102 Lamborghini 3512 V12 GY 11 Warwick
12 Donnelly /
Herbert (2 races)

16

0

0

0

3

8th

1991 102B Judd EV V8 GY 11 Hakkinen
12 Bailey /
Herbert / Bartels

16

0

0

0

3

=9th

1992 107
102D
Ford HB5 V8 GY 11 Hakkinen
12
Herbert

16

0

0

0

13

5th

1993 107B Ford HB6 V8 GY 11 Zanardi / Lamy
12
Herbert

16

0

0

0

12

6th

1994 109 Mugen-Honda ZA5C V10 GY 11 Lamy / Zanardi / Adams
12
Herbert / Bernard / Salo

16

0

0

0

0

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        TOTALS 493 74 102 66 1317 1317

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TITLES
1978 Driver's Champion (Mario Andretti)
1978 Constructor's Champion
1977 Constructor's Runner-up
1973 Constructor's Champion
1972 Driver's Champion (Emerson Fittipaldi)
1972 Constructor's Champion
1970 Driver's Champion (Jochen Rindt)
1970 Constructor's Champion
1968 Constructor's Champion
1967 Constructor's Runner-up
1965 Driver's Champion (Jim Clark)
1965 Constructor's Champion
1963 Driver's Champion (Jim Clark)
1963 Constructor's Champion
1962 Constructor's Runner-up
1961 Constructor's Runner-up
1960 Constructor's Runner-up

 

 


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