Documents - Monza 1956 Record - Lotus XI Special Coventry Climax World Speed Record - Lotus - 1950-1960

Description
Documents - Monza 1956 Record - Lotus XI Special Coventry Climax World Speed Record - Lotus - 1950-1960
5 items - Used - 20.8×29.5×0 cm - Paper

At auction an extremely rare and very interesting Lotus and LSR automobilia and memorabilia lot with five letters/documents:

Original and official.

1)

SIAS Monza -- Rapporto dell’Incaricato al Controllo di Tentativo di Primato

(Report from the Primacy Attempt Control Officer).

Dated 8/10/1956.
Signed by the Monza Track Director Mr. Gianni Restelli.
With all the information regarding the Lotus Climax record attempt with MacKay-Frazer as the official driver (1927/1957).

2)

Autombile Club d’Italia - Commissione Sportiva Automobilistica Italiana (C.S.A.I.) -- to F.I.A. in Paris.

Official document dated 11/10/1956 for both attemps of Mackay-Frazer with Lotus and, October 15th of the Cooper Climax of Arthur Owen -- French text.

3)

S.I.A.S. Autodromo di Monza

9/10/956 --Technical Verification Report -- signed by Dr. Gianni Restelli.

4)

Autombile Club d’Italia - Commissione Sportiva Automobilistica Italiana (C.S.A.I.) -- to F.I.A. in Paris.

10/10/1956 - F text -- all information and time achieved in the Lotus Climax speed record attempt -- in Class G -- with all World Record speed records.

5)

Federazione Italiane Cronometristi.

The official record certification -- signed by two Federazione time keepers Mr. Carlo Principato and Mr. Antonio Zerri -- with all specified record in the Km. 50, Km. 100 and Km. 200 with a world record of over 220 km/h.

Amazing!

In good old condition -- please see scans -- for more info, please read this article:

http://www.lotuseleven.org/Monza/Monza%20car.htm

Extremely rare!
Unique!

There are no other documents like these around the Planet -- a Lotus collector MUST do crazy things to obtain these five pages...

Please note:
The last photo of the real car achieving the World record is NOT included in this lot...

Lot details
Type of Object
Documents
Qualification
Original/official
Brand
Lotus
No. of items
5
Model/ Title
Monza 1956 Record - Lotus XI Special Coventry Climax World Speed Record
Material
Paper
Condition
Used
Period of manufacture
1950-1960
Dimensions
20.8×29.5×0 cm
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