Lotus Type 56 Turbine Indy Car Going To Auction In Monterey
Built for the 1968 Indy 500, the Lotus Type 56 isn't your average vintage race car, if there is such a thing. It's a Pratt and Whitney turbine-powered, all-wheel drive racer once piloted by Graham Hill, and owned by Richard Petty--yep, The King. During qualifying for the race, the Type 56 set a new qualifying record at the hands of Hill, only to be outpaced...
Collection: Dave Friedman collection, 1946-2009 Accession Number: 2009.158 Repository: Benson Ford Research Center, The Henry Ford Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Collection Finding Aid in PDF Format: Finding aid for the Dave Friedman collection, 1946-2009