CSCA Presentation & 2014 Final Results

A HAPPY NEW YEAR to all! As we approach the Australia Day Weekend and start thinking about the 2015 Season, it’s time for a quick recap of the 2014 Season. We did very well, and everyone enjoyed themselves a great deal, so congratulations and thank you to everyone involved! Hit the following links for the results and final pointscores for 2014. … Read More


Lotus NZ Edition 55

Our friends from Club Lotus New Zealand have kicked off 2015 with their latest newsletter, and we’re pleased to share it with you here! This edition catches up on what’s going on in the world of Lotus before enjoying a photo shoot with the Ganley Eleven, interviewing Howden Ganley, going touring by Lotus with Allan Walton, spending three days at Hethel, … Read More

A Young CLA Man on the Move: Jake Hobbs

Jake Hobbs Van Diemen

CAMS’ 2014 awards night was a good one for Club Lotus Australia. Jake Hobbs received his award for claiming second overall in the Formula Ford State Championships, and Mike Basquil was honoured for his contributions to the motorsport community. Jake Hobbs is a tidy steerer on the up and up, and you can read more about his story after the break.

December 2014 Edition of Lotus Notes Available for Download!

Lotus Notes December

The wonderful wordsmiths who put together the combined Lotus Clubs of Australia’s Lotus Notes have completed the December edition of the newsletter, and it’s now available to download from our members’ page. This month’s features include: Goldfields Gallivant 2014 The Lotus 4 Wheel Drive Weekend Magnificent Motorclassica The Hunter Valley Early Morning Run Find in Japan An evening with Mark Webber … Read More

President’s Prattle: December 2014

President's Prattle

Well look at that – it’s December already! What a year it has been too, with a lot happening socially, in the burgeoning Lotus motorsport scene, and, for me anyway, from a technical perspective! Looking back, the year has gone far too fast, but is also full of great memories – including some wonderful General Meetings. This year has seen … Read More

Thanks Mike!

Mike Basquil Awards

We are very pleased to announce that Mike Basquil, CLA Motorsport Competition Secretary, CAMS Delegate and all-round good man, has been awarded the CAMS NSW Official of the Year award, as well as a CAMS Service Award for his contributions to the motorsport community. The awards were announced at a function held by CAMS on Saturday evening, the 22nd of … Read More



‘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 November 2014 edition is the final edition for the year. In it, we catch up on motoring news and look forward to the Shannons Sydney Classic, National Motoring Heritage Day, Australia Day 2015 and more, go back in time … Read More

Brian Caldersmith’s Lotus Art at the Turramurra Artisans Trail

Turramurra Artisans Trail

The Turramurra Artisans Trail is going to be held this weekend at various locations throughout Turramurra and it looks quite lovely. We, however, are interested in what’s going to be nestled away in location D. Brian Caldersmith has commandeered part of the location at the His & Hers Gallery and will be selling some of his lovely Lotus cartoons and paintings … Read More

2014 CSCA Round 6 Wrap-Up and Point Score Update

Round 6 of the 2014 CSCA championship was held at Wakefield Park on the 26th of October and standings are close as we head to the final round of the year! Club Lotus Australia has bolted from the pack in the club championship, leaving TSOA and MGCCN equal on points for second place with the last round to sort it. MGCC and JDCA … Read More

The Preserve October 2014 Available for Download

The Preserve October 2014

‘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 October 2014 edition catches up on motoring news, goes back in time to visit Sydney roads as they were in years gone by, provides a brilliant report on Goodwood 2014, recounts the Great Lakes Historic Automobile Club … Read More