Traditionally, blue racing cars were associated with France, while British cars tended to wear the famous British Racing Green. But by the end of the 1960s, traditions were beginning to evolve and transform. Here are two different creations of British race car manufacturers Lola, decked out in Bleu de France.
Featured is Mike Donovan’s 1969 Lola T70 Mk3B, and Simon Hadfield’s 1972 Lola T280 Cosworth Equipe Gitanes, at the 2016 Silverstone Classic Media Day.
Photographer: Dave Adams