1972 Lola T204 Formula Ford
Top 10 Crossflow Cup Competitor
This Lola T204 has been in the current owner’s possession for 5 years, during which time it has been raced at tracks all across the United States and Canada. It was previously owned by 7 others, including Tom Price, noted Bay Area vintage car collector.
Four years ago the Lola was the subject of a frame-up chassis rebuild. Multiple frame improvements made, including adding side frame members and installing a bonded, riveted, floor pan. It was then powder coated prior to re-assembly.
The Ivey Engines has approximately 25 total hours on a 50 hour engine. Aeroquip oil lines. Setrab oil cooler. A new Ron Davis aluminum radiator has also been fitted.
Gearbox: Hewland Mark IV. Rebuilt by Indy Car expert Jay Creech, in Indianapolis. Tilton internal slave cylinder installed. Ring and pinion replaced ($2,300).
Shocks: Konis (new 2 years ago), set up for the Lola by Performance Shock, Sonoma.
Brakes: Girling, 14LF front and rear. Both master cylinders rebuilt at refurbishment. New steel braided brake lines.
Seat belts: Schroth. New at refurbishment, and good through 2021.
Gauges: Stack gauges, which offer a period correct look with modern internals for accuracy and reliability.
Fuel cell: Custom made by Fuel Safe, February 2017.
Fire system is LifeLine. Full system with nozzles in cockpit and engine compartment. Pull knob on dash to activate.
The Lola has been aligned and bump steered by Tom Fallon at Throttle Therapy Garage. Tom’s FF setups have won the Crossflow Cup, and the Monterey Reunion Formula Ford 50th Anniversary Race.
The bodywork is all new with no repairs and recent paint.
Spares include the Lola’s original bodywork and a spare set of Revolution wheels.
Currently there are 6-7 races on chassis since refurbishment.
Best finishes: 5th, Laguna Seca, 3/21. 17th out of 32 after starting last, 3/21. 7th, 8/20, Laguna Seca
Monterey Reunion: 10th out of 44 in class.
An additional set of Revolution wheels is included.
More information and photos will be posted shortly.