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ELVINGTON '66

Marchio registrato preparazione Ancillotti Firenze, Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c. Record del mondo di Elvington Inghilterra 1966. Ancillotti Motor cycles Marchio storico Brand moto Made in Italy Firenze since 1965

Plate made of aluminum painted in cobalt blue by the motorcycle processing company G. Ancillotti of Florence and affixed to the rear bumper of the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c., the Lambretta of the records of Elvington in England on the days of 15 and 16 October 1966.

Foto Lambretta Ancillotti, Alberto Ancillotti Record del Mondo Elvington Inghilterra 1966 Ancillotti  in italy  Marchio Storico elaborazioni Brand moto Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965

In the foreground the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c. developed by the Ancillotti company of Florence, it is on the kickstand just before the speed race on the Elvington circuit in England organized by the National Sprint Association on 15 and 16 October 1966. For this event Ancillotti was sponsored by the Nannucci Accessory Company of London. Alberto Ancillotti can be seen in the background on the left putting on his gloves for the race, he is the driver who shortly afterwards would have brought the Lambretta Ancillotti to the conquest of two World records.

Trademark used by the G. Ancillotti’s company of Florence for the development of the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 cc, the Lambretta of the two world records on the Elvington Circuit in England on 15 and 16 October 1966.The two Records are remaining still unbeaten.

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Alberto Ancillotti poses smiling for the photographers of “Oltremanica” in the York Shire during the weekend of October 1966 on the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c. elaborated by the G. Ancillotti Company of Florence; he is waiting for the departure on the Elvington Circuit in England during Record Attempts organized by the National Sprint Association.

Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c. del Record del Mondo di Elvington Inghilterra 1966 Foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico dal 1965 Brand Made in Italy Firenze
Marmitta Lambretta Ancillotti Record del Mondo Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico dal 1965 Brand moto Made in Italy elaborazioni  Firenze

Close-up on the unmistakable muffler transformed by the G. Ancillotti motorcycle processing company in Florence. After the conquest of the two World records on the Elvington Circuit in York Shire, it will become a real cult, the object of desire for all Lambrettists in the world, especially Italian and English. Those were the years of Mods and raids with modified scooters.
Due to the big success of the racing, the muffler will be mass-produced by the company
G. Ancillotti and F. then by the factories in Sambuca dell’Ancillotti S.p.a. The original muffler of the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c. had the natural color of the metal with all the visible welds.  The original muffler came out from the Innocenti S.p.a. and transformed by G. Ancillotti Company of Florence, it reported the alphanumeric code SC21-IGM-2105 S.

The Ancillotti mass-produced muffler by G. Ancillotti and the carburettor were sold with the Ancillotti Special processing box. The muffler was produced after the conquest of two Word records by Alberto Ancillotti on the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c in England on the Elvington Circuit in 1966.
The muffler was also sold separately from the Ancillotti Special Processing box.

Marmitta Ancillotti Lambretta kit Elaborazione Ancillotti Marchio Storico moto cross enduro competizione trial Brand Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965
Foto rivista inglese Lambretta Ancillotti del Record del Mondo di Elvington Inghilterra 1966 Alberto Ancillotti, Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico moto dal 1965 Brand Made in Italy Firenze

Original English newspaper of December 1966 which attests the impressive achievements of the days of 15 and 16 October in which Alberto Ancillotti of Florence driving the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c. elaborated Ancillotti obtains two new Word records on the Elvington Circuit in England. The two Records are remaining still unbeaten.

The real chassis number and the initials that indicate the model and the displacement of the famous Lambretta of the Elvington records of 15 and 16 October 1966.  Lambretta Ancillotti 250 c.c. developed by the G. Ancillotti Company in Florence is considered by the Lambrettists all over the world, the Holy Grail of the Lambrettas.

Telaio Lambretta Ancillotti Record del Mondo Elvington Inghilterra 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico Brand moto Made in Italy Firenze since 1965
Telaio Lambretta Ancillotti Record del Mondo di Elvington Inghilterra 1966 Foto Archivio Ancillotti, Marchio Storico moto cross enduro trial competizione since 1965 Brand Made in Italy Firenze

Left side view of the original  frame of 1966 Elvington record Lambretta, the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c. developed by the G. Ancillotti company in Florence. Notice the characteristic coloring of the classic Ancillotti yellow frame, the lowered frame, the particular front and rear bumpers and the shaped metal front support to fasten and support the windbreak in fiberglass and plexiglass.

Right side view of the original and unique chassis of the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c. the Lambretta of the 1966 Elvington records. Notice the characteristic coloring of the classic yellow Ancillotti frame, the lowered chassis, particular front and rear bumpers and the front support in shaped metal to fasten and support the motorcycle fairing fiberglass windbreak.

Telaio Lambretta Ancillotti Record del Mondo Elvington Inghilterra 1966 Foto Archivio Ancillotti motorcycles Marchio Storico since 1965 Brand moto Made in Italy Firenze
Carena Lambretta Ancillotti del Record del Mondo di Elvington Inghilterra 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico Brand moto cross enduro competizione Made in Italy Firenze since 1965

Right and left lateral view of the fiberglass and riveted aluminum fairing, without the windbreak screen in plexiglass, of the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c., the Lambretta of the Elvington records of 1966 developed by G. Ancillotti. Notice the shiny black Ancillotti Firenze preparation mark on both sides with a template and the outer joining strips of the materials, yellowed by the black scotch glue that went off.

Front external and internal view of the aerodynamic fairing of the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c., the Lambretta of the 1966 Elvington records elaborated by the G. Ancillotti Company of Florence. Notice on the front of the external part of the fairing the number 1 in black on a round base in aluminum painted in glossy green, replaced by the original letter T used for the record on the Italian circuit of Monza in 1965 and for the two records on the English circuit of Elvington in 1966. On the inside of the fairing, notice the use of the different materials: fiberglass and aluminum and the rivets used to assemble it, the two holes: those lower oval front ones for the brake lever and the upper one round for the passage of the motorcycle fork.

Carena Lambretta Ancillotti del Record del Mondo di Elvington Inghilterra 1966 foito Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico Brand moto cross regolarità competizione trial Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965
Cupolino carena Lambretta Ancillotti dei Records del Mondo di Elvington Inghilterra 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico moto da cross enduro competizione trial Brand Made in Italy Firenze 1965 primo nel registro speciale del MISE

Original windbreak screen in plexiglass of the Lambretta Ancillotti of the 1966 Elvington records with signs of aging and partially damaged, it was placed above the fiberglass and aluminum fairing to increase the aerodynamics of the vehicle. Probably, the windbreak screen was removed from another racing bike from the 50s-60s. The famous art of “arrangiarsi” (an italian word which means to overcome a problem with minimum effort).

The steering wheel of the 1966 Lambretta Ancillotti of Elvington records is from a standard Lambretta Innocenti model LI 125 first series. Notice the painting in the same color as the chassis, the classic Ancillotti’s yellow and the absence of the odometer inside the handlebar. It had been removed for the purpose of lightening the steering wheel of a few tens of grams, replaced for the purpose with an opaque black painted aluminum cover.

Manubrio Lambretta Ancillotti 250 super sprint dei record del Mondo di Elvington  Yorkshire Inghilterra 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico moto cross enduro regolarità competizione Brand Made in Italy Firenze 1965
Contagiri competizione Lambretta Ancillotti 250 super sprint dei records del Mondo di Elvington Inghilterra 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico moto cross enduro competizione trial regolarità Brand Made in Italy Firenze since 1965

The original competition tachometer of the historic brand Veglia Borletti S.p.a. placed just below the handlebar and fixed with a bracket directly on the chassis of the Lambretta Ancillotti of the 1966 Elvington records. It was an indispensable tool in sprint races to control maximum engine rpm during gear changes.

Front and rear view of the original white hard plastic gas can that replaced the heavy metal gas tank, a solution adopted by the G. Ancillotti company to lighten the Lambretta Ancillotti of the 1966 Elvington records. Notice the copper tube at the front of the plastic gas can that was used to connect the plastic pipe that carried gasoline from the gas can to the carburettor. The plastic gas can contained just under a liter of fuel, it was a significant weight reduction compared to the original Lambretta Innocenti series tank and it was just enough to run at least a kilometer of track at full throttle.

Serbatoio in plastica originale della Lambretta Ancillotti 250 cc. super sprint dei record di Monza 1965 e di Elvington 1966 velocità foto archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio Storico moto cross trial enduro competizione regolarità Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965
Sella sprinter Lambretta Ancillotti 250 cc. super sprint velocità World Records Monza 1965 Elvington '66 foto archivio Ancillotti Motor Cycles Brand storico moto cross enduro competizione trial regolarità Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965

The original seat of the Lambretta Ancillotti from the 1966 Elvington records, shaped for an ergonomic and aerodynamic position as a sprinter, lined in light brown leather, machine stitched with black thread and with black leather edge. It had been made by Ancillotti using a thin iron sheet about 1 millimeter thick, folded at 65 ° with a beveled corner and padded with foam rubber.

Aerodynamic rear tail in 1 mm thick aluminum sheet to reduce weight, it was shaped by hand to be suitable to the saddle of the Lambretta Ancillotti of the 1966 Elvington records. It was colored with a classic Ancillotti’s color. The sticker of the Ancillotti Elaborazioni Stable was affixed after the record obtained at the Monza Circuit in 1965, just a year earlier, as if to affirm its supremacy in the field of scooters sports.

Codino posteriore Lambretta Ancillotti 250 super sprint record del mondo di velocità Monza '65 e Elvington '66 foto archivio Ancillotti Motor Cycles marchio storico moto cross trial enduro competizione regolarità made in Italy Firenze dal 1965
Parafango anteriore Lambretta Ancillotti 250 cc. super sprint velocità dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Storico Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro regolarità competizione trial Brand Made in Italy Firenze since 1965

Front mudguard built in 1 mm thick aluminum sheet by the G. Ancillotti Company for the Lambretta Ancillotti of the 1966 Elvington records. It was colored with a classic Ancillotti’s color. It was attached to the tubular with tubular iron brackets. Notice the extremely reduced shape of the front mudguard compared to that of the standard Lambretta Innocenti and the elaboration of the modified motorcycle fork and the presence of two telescopic steering dampers.

Rear mudguard made of 1 mm thick aluminum sheet built by G. Ancillotti for the Lambretta Ancillotti of the 1966 Elvington records. Above the mudguard, the aluminum plate of the G. Ancillotti Company has been screwed in the San Frediano district of Florence. It was colored with a classic Ancillotti’s color as the chassis and like all parts prepared by Ancillotti.

Parafango posteriore Lambretta Ancillotti 250 cc. super sprint velocità dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro competizione trial regolarità Brand Made in Italy Firenze since 1965
Pedane in alluminio della Lambretta Ancillotti 250 cc. super sprint velocità dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro competizione regolarità trial Brand Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965

The two platforms in 1 mm thick aluminum sheet 1 mm thick built by G. Ancillotti. Notice the pieces of black striped 2/3 mm thick rubber glued over the two footrests, necessary to grip so the driver's boots will not slip. Also the two platforms were reduced to the minimum weight in order to further lighten the weight of the record Lambretta. The two platforms were painted in a glossy white color.

Original oil seal cup in shaped and hand-beaten aluminum sheet 1 mm thick in order to be more lighter. It was colored with a classic Ancillotti’s color. It was used to parry the pilot from the oil sketches from the Lambretta Ancillotti of the 1966 Elvington records.

Coppetta in alluminio Lambretta Ancillotti super sprint 250 cc. dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross trial enduro competizione regolarità Brand Made in Italy Firenze since 1965
Paracalore Lambretta Ancillotti super sprint 250 cc. velocità dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro competizione trial regolarità Brand Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965

Original heat shield in aluminum sheet of the Lambretta Ancillotti of the Elvington records of 1966 shaped by hand like a fin-shaped to make it more aerodynamic, it is 1 mm thick and painted in the classic Ancillotti yellow color.

Original iron crankcase of the Lambretta Ancillotti of the 1966 Elvington records, developed by the Ancillotti Company. It is painted in the classic Ancillotti yellow color. Notice that the holes on the edge of the crankcase are made to lighten its weight.

Carter Lambretta Ancillotti 250 super sprint velocità dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro competizione trial regolarità Brand Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965 primo speciale registro MISE
Tamburo del freno della Lambretta Ancillotti super sprint 250 cc. velocità dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro competizione regolarità trial Brand Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965 primo nel registro speciale MISE

Original rear wheel brake drum of the Lambretta 250 c.c. developed by G. Ancillotti for the record attempt on the Elvington Circuit in 1966. This is the only serial produced piece by the Innocenti which is not elaborated. It is painted in the classic Ancillotti yellow color.

Engine of the 1966 Lambretta of the Elvington records elaborated by the G. Ancillotti Company, brought to the maximum displacement of 250 c.c. The elaboration of G. Ancillotti consisted of manually transforming and rebuilding the engine components in order to bring every element to the extreme of performance. The Lambretta engine of the records has as its base the engine of the Lambretta Innocenti LI 125 first series.
Here are some technical data of the Lambretta Ancillotti Special engine taken from the 1966”Motociclismo” magazine: displacement 250 c.c., bore 66.4, stroke 58, compression ratio 10.5, carburetor Dellorto SS 35 B, power 28 hp at 8000 rpm, gasoline fuel with 6% oil, elaborate and polished flywheels, exhaust system with a larger diameter, expansion processed muffler, transmission reports of the Lambretta 175 TV, modified fork with two telescopic steering dampers.

Motore della Lambretta Ancillotti 250 cc. super sprint velocità dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro regolarità comprtizione trial Brand Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965 primo nel registro speciale nazionale al MISE
Codice alfanumerico della Lambretta Ancillotti super sprint 250 cc. velocità dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro trial competizione regolarità Brand Made in Italy Firenze 1965 primo nel registro steciale del MISE

Original image of the alphanumeric code shown on the muffler made by Innocenti and developed by the G. Ancillotti company, for the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c., the famous Lambretta of the records of Elvington of 1966. The muffler that came out from the company Innocenti S.p.a. with the code INNOCENTI - SC 21 - IGM - 2105 S, it is still well preserved today.

The famous expansion muffler built in 1966 for the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c., developed on the basis of the standard Innocenti muffler, by G. Ancillotti motorbike elaborations of Florence. The changes made by G. Ancillotti consisted: in the reduction of the belly of the muffler, in the variation of the trajectory of the entrance curves to the collector, in the resizing of the thickness and the diameter of the pipes and in the variation of the exhaust pipe with larger diameter. The modifications allowed the maximum performance of the exhaust system for better performance in race.

Marmitta ad espansione della Lambretta Ancillotti super sprint 250 cc.dei record del mondo di Monza 1965 ed Elvington 1966 foto Archivio Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro competizione trial regolarità Brand Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965 primo speciale registro MISE
Certificato della vittoria di Elvington 1966 della Lambretta Ancillotti Special super sprint 250 c.c. dei record del mondo Ancillotti Motorcycles Marchio storico moto cross enduro competizione regolaritò trial Brand Made in Italy Firenze dal 1965 primo nel registo speciale marchi storici al MISE

On the left the original certificate issued to the National Sprint Association's Official World's Record meeting for the records won by Alberto Ancillotti from Florencre on the Lambretta Ancillotti Special 250 c.c. It was the weekend of 15 and 16 October 1966 when the scooter developed by G.Ancillotti entered in history. Two are the World records that have not been beaten today, on the quarter mile launched in which the stopwatch recorded the speed of 60 miles per hour and another is on the kilometer time trial where it reached the speed of 106 miles per hour. On the right, an image of the World’s Fastest Scooter championship title won by Alberto Ancillotti, official driver of the Ancillotti team at the Elvington circuit in York shire.

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