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1968 commemoration First Day Cover.This FDC featuring the Gold Leaf Lotus, is signed by Cosworth Co-Founder MIKE COSTIN.
After working for De-Havilland Mike started working part-time for Lotus Engineering in 1953. He was Technical Director for Lotus from 1956 until 1962, when he took up an appointment with Cosworth; he became Chairman in 1988 and retired in 1990This FDC include details of all the Formula 1 World Championship wins achieved by Cosworth power. No less than 154 victories with the DFV engine and 13 wins with DFY, HB & Zetec-R engines. Cosworth was the force behind 13 Drivers' Champions and 10 Constructors' Champions. Appropriately Mike COStin and Keith DuckWORTH have signed a Lotus cover the manufacturer with whom they achieved 47 victories.