Car ready to race, prepared by David Gathercole, with full history.
The car arrived on June ’67 at “Palma & Morgado” official Lisbon PT Lotus importer.
The car has proved his potential and competitiveness already on his first race al Vila Real-PT with two cars al 2° and 3° place.
1° Mike De Udy Lola T-70 MKII
2° Carlos Santos Lotus 47
3° Mané Nogueira Pinto Lotus 47 (GT21)
Palma & Morgado received an invitation to take part on the biggest endurance race in Brazil called “Mil Milhas” on December ’67.
They made the “Team Palma”
The Team consisting on:
Lotus 47 – M.N.Pinto / Andrade Vilar
Lotus 47 – Carlos Santos / Luis Fernandes
Lotus Cortina _ Augusto Palma / Antonio Peixinho
Porsche 911 – To rent to Carlos Pace / A. Campos
After the “Mil Milhas” the car come back to Portugal and in ’68 it was sold to Jorge Fausto de Figueiredo . Which he is doing the military service at Luanda – Angola.
Figueiredo decided to take the car al Luanda – Angola to start to use the new acquisition.
Jorge Fausto Figueiredo it will take part on the 1° Trofeu Palanca Negra. At the end of the race he will finished on 2° place, just behind the other Lotus 47 from Carlod Santos.
The car il will be sold after some months to Waldemar Silva.
Waldemar Silva that it will participate in the ’70 at two race. The first it will be a race organized by the Tuku-Tuku Club at Benguela – Angola he will finished on 12° place.
The other race it will be at Cabina – Angola and at this time he will finish in 3rd place.
Just before this race at Cabina, the car it will be up dated with a very new part, as the factory cars the “Lift Up Body”!
Raced in 2019 Season Peter Auto Championship with Brasilian driver Pedrazzi.
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