Merry Christmas! We’re Booking the 2015 Club Lotus Christmas Party

Happy Christmas in July, everyone! OK, so we’re a little early in the planning, but, as with all of our most successful events, early planning gives everyone time to make decisions and secure approvals from the Finance Director. Adding to that, this frosty Sydney winter currently has me reminiscing about northern hemisphere Christmases. This year’s Christmas Party will be held on Sunday the 6th … Read More

Club Lotus New Zealand Edition 57 Available for Download

Club Lotus NZ Edition 57

Our friends from Club Lotus New Zealand have put out the latest release of their newsletter Edition, and we’re pleased to share it with you here! This newsletter’s features include: Lotus News The Last Lotus Seven The Kiwi Replica Sevens – McGregor & Fraser The Summer of 1973 Indy 2015 And a whole lot more! Grab your copy from the following … Read More

HSRCA Social Night Talk with Lotus’ Jim Smith

For those interested, the HSRCA’s 15th of July social night will feature talks by Jim Clark’s 1965 Indy 500-winning crew chief, Jim Smith, along with Dave Williamson who was at the 2015 Indianapolis 500. Jim Smith was crew chief on the Lotus 38 that day in 1965, and will be in attendance to tell of his time with Lotus and … Read More

SPYfest Goulburn Looking for Lotuses!

Spyfest Goulburn

SPYfest is to be held this September 25th to 26th in Goulburn, and they’re looking for any and all Lotus vehicles to join in the fun. SPYfest celebrates the birthplace of Australia’s only James Bond, George Lazenby, with a festival of everything spy. George Lazenby will be in Goulburn for the event, which will put on a street parade featuring Bond Cars, Bond … Read More

The Preserve June 2015 Available for Download

The Preserve June

‘The Preserve’ is the newsletter of the Council of Motor Clubs. It’s made available to members of CMC-affiliated clubs, and that means you! Its June 2015 edition has just been sent out to members and is now available for download on the members’ page. This month’s newsletter includes the entry form for the upcoming Shannons Sydney Classic Concours, Club Chat … Read More

July 2015 Edition of Lotus Notes Available for Download

Lotus Notes July

The wizardly wordsmiths responsible for Lotus Notes have summoned the July edition into existence, and it is now available for download from the ‘Members’ page! This month’s features include: Day Run – Wivenhoe and Mt. Glorious Cultural Activities – A Visit to the NGV Member Profile – Geoff Winder CLA 2015 CSCA June Report MSCA Sprint Championship Round 4 And much, … Read More

President’s Prattle: July 2015

President's Prattle

Good afternoon everyone! It’s been a rather lacklustre month for the cars so far – here in Sydney anyway, where it has been cold, wet and miserable…much more reminicent of the UK in summer in fact. Apart from getting the Elan out for a run out to Sydney Retro Speedfest (which was absolutely brilliant, and if you missed it, don’t miss it … Read More

Looking for Info: 1990 Lotus Elan M100

We have been contacted by a fellow Lotus enthusiast from across the pond looking for information on a 1990 Lotus Elan M100 that he has just purchased. So – we’re turning to the smartest people we know! As mentioned, the car is a 1990 Lotus Elam M100 with chassis number scc100zt1lhd16154 and current registration SBW 649J. It shipped from the factory in … Read More

The Preserve May 2015 Available for Download

The Preserve at Club Lotus

‘The Preserve’ is the newsletter of the Council of Motor Clubs. It’s made available to members of CMC-affiliated clubs, and that means you! The May 2015 edition of the newsletter has been sent out to members and is now available for download. This month’s newsletter features Shannons Sydney Classic news, a tribute to Ken Quarmby, a stunning 100-year-old Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, … Read More

June 2015 Edition of Lotus Notes Available for Download

Lotus Notes June

With June just a few days away it’s time to dive into the ‘Members‘ page and grab your copy of the June edition of Lotus Notes! This month’s features include: Europe in a Lotus Evora LCQ April Autumn Magic SSC Lotus Only Day Beyond Blue Regularity Run at Lakeside Raceway From Disaster to Adventure And a whole lot more! Head … Read More