Although its racing career ended almost 27 years ago the 98T came back to the motoring worlds attention after the Classic Team Lotus run and Paul Morgan owned Chassis #4, used by Senna for the latter part of the 1986 season, came to an abrupt and expensive halt at Molcomb Corner whilst being driven by Gary Ward at the weekends Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Fortunately the damage will be repaired and the car will no doubt be seen in action in the not to distant future, but it got us thinking about how difficult such a car would be to drive. As luck would have it earlier in the year SELOC member Andrew Swift spoke with another Type 98T owner about this fearsome car…
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Discussion: SELOC Forums – SELOC Chat – Classic Team Lotus 98T pranged at Goodwood