E56

known owners:
Wharfdale garage July 1950
Mr Leslie Onslow Bartlett 1950
David Lewis July 1950 – 1951
G.R. Stokes 1951 – 1954 –
T. Starley – 1955
D. Scott McDonald Scotland 1955 -?
W. Bristow 1950’s
Owners unknown from 1955

RACING and RALLYING HISTORY:
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1950 Goodwood 6th May driver Leslie Onslow Bartlett.
1950 Slverstone BRDC Production Sports Car race driver David Lewis
1950 Goodwood 21st April driver H.A.A. Stokes
1950 Alpine Rally driver L Onslow Bartlett
1951 Goodwood 16th June Driver H A A Stokes
1951 14th May National Gamston races driver Tony Stokes 2nd overall
1951 30th June National Boreham races driver Tony Stokes 2nd overall
Car entered into the 1950 Production Sports car race at Silverstone driver D. Lewis

Literature:

Appendix:
Special body put on car in ?1953 copying the Le Mans car X5
It is definitely E 56. The full width body was put on in about 1953 and disappeared in 1955.It looks identical to the Le Mans car X 5 except it is right hand drive while the LeMans car was left hand drive.
Before the body was changed it had the registration number KLJ 672

Restoration 2012 classic Restorations Ltd.

  • Chassis: E56
  • Reg. Nr.: First Reg.No.: KLJ 672
    NXR 985