1973 Lola T292
|Color||Light Blue with White stripe and period Barclays livery|
|Engine Type||2.0 Liter Hart 420R, fuel injection|
One of two Barclays International sponsored Lola T292s raced in the 1973 European 2-Liter Championship season for sports prototypes by Jim Busby and Guy Edwards as a semi-Lola works backed effort. After coming to the USA, it won the SCCA Southern Pacific Division BSR title. Also owned and raced by Joe Buzzetta, a 1960s Porsche Factory Team driver. In addition, it was raced by Bobby Rahal at the 1977 Road America Can-Am round. The ownership history is known and well documented. It has been with the present owner since 2011.
|Magny-Cours||May 1, 1973||Jim Busby||9th|
|Euro 2L Misano||May 6, 1973||Jim Busby||DNF|
|La Châtre||May 20, 1973||Jim Busby||1st|
|Euro 2L Imola||June 3, 1973||Jim Busby||DNF|
|Trophée d’Auvergne||June 17, 1973||Jim Busby||10th|
|Coppa Citta di Enna||August 15, 1973||Jim Busby||DNF|
|500 km Nürburgring||September 2, 1973||Jim Busby||9th|
|Euro 2L Zeitwegh||September 16, 1973||Jim Busby||DNA|
|US Champions Road Atlanta||November 3, 1973||Jim Busby||2nd|
|Can-Am Road America||July 24, 1977||Bobby Rahal||20th|
Professionally prepared by an experienced race crew. Monocoque recently reskinned, suspension, brakes, rod ends and steering just went through annual winter inspection and refresh. Engine with 10.5 hours’ time. ATL fuel cell new in 2014, seat belts new in 2017, Spa fire system new in 2017, battery new in 2017. Stunning in Barclays International livery of light blue, white stripe and logos as raced in period.
2.0 Liter 4-cylinder HART 420R on fuel injection with alloy cylinder head and block producing 305 HP at 8900 RPM with 10.5 hours’ time. Rebuilt by Marcovicci Engineering with Dyno Sheet.
Race prep receipts, engine dyno sheet, racing history, ownership history and old 1974-83 SCCA logbook.