Lotus Motorsport Report: MSCA Round 2 at Winton

2017 MSCA Round 2 Winton

This report of the action at round 2 of the MSCA series at Winton comes thanks to Vicky Rowe, and includes a little story of her education on ripple strips, with images thanks to David Buntin.

CANCELLED: Scones & Jam at Ebony Hall Next Sunday, 26th March

We regretfully have had to cancel Scones & Jam due to Sydney’s relentless rain and some low numbers. Anne Blackwood has very kindly invited us to Scones & Jam at Ebony Hall in just over a week, Sunday the 26th of March, and we need numbers to make it happen! We will be heading to Anne’s beautiful’s beautiful property just … Read More

Lotus Photos: LOST Fraternity Run to Hawkes Nest and the Tea Gardens Motorfest

Tea Gardens Motorfest

Images: Jack McLaughlin The LOST Fraternity got together this Saturday, the 11th of March, for a run to Hawkes Nest and the Tea Gardens Motorfest. Starting at McDonald’s in Hexham they drove across the Hexham bridge, down the Pacific Highway via Raymand Terrace and Karuah before turning off to Myall Way and Motorfest. It looks like a magic day, and you … Read More

Ashton’s President’s Prattle: March 2017

President's Prattle

Don’t know about you, but already I am starting to think this that year might be vanishing before my eyes. Big thanks to the seven stalwarts who braved rather less than perfect weather for the Gerringong Lions Car Show – we scooped two trophies (Ken Miller and Richard Carter – well done gents!) and the photos are on the website. … Read More

March 2017 Edition of Chunky’s Chatter Now Available for Download

March 2017 Chunky's Chatter

The March edition of Chunky’s Chatter is on its way to members, and is now available for download from the members’ page. Grab a copy, and enjoy! Features in this month’s mag include: Bernie Bows Out Great Roll-Up in Gerringong All British Day in Adelaide The Race Version of the Exige Sport 380 And much more! Enjoy Chunky’s lighthearted and sometimes irreverent … Read More

A Thorough Look at the Correct Fitment of a Race Harness and HANS Device

Jen Hogan has done some great research into the correct fitment of a race harness and HANS device and has some very interesting, and extremely useful findings to share with us here. If you are interested in competing in a sporting event in your Lotus, or are just interested in good set up and safety, take a few minutes to read through … Read More

Friday Feature: Brian Caldersmith Tackles Mount Panorama in an Elite

Mount Panorama in a Lotus Elite

Brian Caldersmith pushes his little Lotus Elite around Mount Panorama during the Bathurst Motor Festival held over the Easter long weekend back in 2008. This is one of five races held that weekend for historic sports cars, and Brian’s surrounded by beautiful sports cars in a packed field. He handles the Elite, and the traffic, magnificently as he navigates Mount Panorama’s many … Read More

Registrations Open for April 2017 Lotus Only Track Day at Winton

Lotus Only Track Day

Simply Sports Cars have opened registration for their first Lotus Only Track Day of 2017. The event will be held at Winton Raceway in Victoria on Monday the 24th of April, coinciding with the last day of LOTUS 2017. Registrations are available on the Simply Sports Cars website, and you can get there by clicking this link! The goal is to fill … Read More

The 2017 Jaguar Mountain Rally Sounds Like a Blast!

The Jaguar Drivers Club of Australia will hold its annual Mountain Rally over the 27th and 28th of May this year, and it’s looking like an absolute blast. Billed as ‘Highlands to Tablelands’, the event will travel through Mittagong, Goulburn and Yass before moving back through Goulburn to finish in Sutton Forest. The entry cost of $460 includes meals and … Read More