Top: DS 301 Prototype. Photo courtesy of Steve Hole, Total Kitcar.
Middle left: Quite different from the prototype, the production Deep Sanderson 301 is seen at Le Mans in 1963.
Middle right: Le Mans in 1963 - as the caption says, Chris Lawrence drove this 998cc 301 with Chris Spender. The car went off the track after 15 hours and failed to qualify. Lawrence entered a similar car, but with a 1293cc engine in the 1964 race, but this time co-driven by Gordon Spice. They retired after three hours with the engine overheating, a problem not uncommon with rear-mounted Mini units.
Bottom: This is the 1963 Le Mans car (no 66) which was totally rebuilt by Chris Lawrence (left) to compete in the Le Mans Classic meeting in 2004 (right).
Last updated 9th March, 2021