In the racing world, A.J. Foyt was a force to be reckoned with.
He is the only driver to have taken the Indy 500 (four times, no less), the Daytona 500, the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The laundry list also includes the International Race of Champions, the Firecracker 400 and more.
It was in 1966 when he and powder blue beauty met. The Canadian-American Challenge Cup’s FIA Group 7 had very liberal restrictions for what could be entered. The result was a very exciting, very powerful bouquet of
Lola (8 images)
In ‘67, Lola changed hands to driver Bob Bondurant who lent the car to Universal Studios. You might recognize her from her cameo in Paul Newman’s Winning. And now, Lola’s story is ready for the next unwritten chapter. Fully rebuilt, the ride is race-ready and would look mighty fine crossing the line at the Goodwood Revival.