The first T163 built, this example was acquired by Lola’s North American distributor Carl Haas.
Liveried in the bright orange Simonize colors. It was entered in the opening rounds of the 1969 Canadian-American Challenge Cup for Chuck Parsons. Parsons placed 5th at Mosport and 3rd at St Jovite Haas stored this chassis then sold it to Dick Durant, who also owned #16 at the time. After passing through several hands it was acquired by Jim Gallucci the long time owner in 1985 who has since raced it in Historic events.