Lola T102 was Formula 2 car featured BMW M12 f4 1.6-liter engine. BMW commissioned Lola to build a chassis to take the new power unit until their own Dornier-built design was ready and the new T102 appeared in October 1967. The T102 was largely identical to the T100 but it had a subframe at the rear of the monocoque to take the engine and new bodywork that was fitted with the latest innovation, front and rear wings. The car driven by Hubert Hahne and Jo Siffert was a competitive proposition in Formula 2 taking two second places at Hockenheim and another at the Nürburgring. The car was entered by BMW in the 1968 German Grand Prix (which that year did not run for separate F2 class alongside F1) with Hubert Hahne at the wheel of Lola T102 in wingless configuration. This F1 race at the 23 km Nordschleife of the Nürburgring under dreadful conditions with rain and fog was attended by 250,000 spectators. The combination of BMW’s 4-valve engine and the track experience of Hahne resulted in a respectful 10th race position ahead of several F1 cars.
|1968||F1WC / F2||German GP|
|Hubert Hahne||18||Bayerische Motoren Werke AG|
|1:43||Spark||Raceland Gold Edition|