MSR Films: Can-Am Sypder – For the love of Lola
The Can Am racing category exploded with popularity during the late 1960s, with it’s amazing pool of driving talent and brutal race cars captivating fans. Well known actor cum racing driver Paul Newman was a part of the ride, and this is the story of the Newman- Freeman Lola 332 Spyder NF 11 Can Am – a truly amazing machine.
Andrew Kluver from Phenix Industries has always loved his big bore racing machinery, and you don’t get much bigger than this 600+ horsepower V8 rocket ship. A chance find whilst looking to restore an old F5000, this car once driven by 1982 World Champions Keke Rosberg is the only one like it left in the world.
Andrew has lovingly restored it and enjoys racing it Australian historic racing events. It is a crowd favorite for its huge lightning bolts, big wings and of course the ear shattering sounds that it emits. But its also the camaraderie and the preservation of racing history that keeps this enthusiast addicted to our great sport