Lola The first 50 years - ‘ The remarkable story of Britain’s best loved racing car constructor’ 81mins
This is the extraordinary story of Britain’s best loved racing car constructor - Lola.
Surviving a turbulent industry like motorsport for 50 years takes guile, talent, luck and stamina. After riding the rollercoaster for half a century the Cambridgeshire based company celebrated its Golden Anniversary in 2008.
Some of the sports greatest names, Sir Jackie Stewart, Damon Hill, AJ Foyt and John Surtees reminisce on driving some of the company’s iconic designs.
Martin Birrane, owner of Lola since 1998 and founder Eric Broadley give fascinating insights in to their highly influential roles in the company’s history. The rise, fall and rise again of the Lola name is an epic journey that is eloquently narrated by Stephen Fry and a cast of great racing personalities.
Thrilling archive and contemporary footage from Le Mans, Grand-Am, Formula One, Group C Sportscars, CART and Indianapolis serve as a dramatic backdrop to Lola’s illustrious history and it’s thriving present where it is equally at home in Aerospace, Defence and Automotive industries as well as Motorsport.
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