Lotus Photos: The NSW 2017 Christmas Lunch

2017 CLA NSW Christmas Lunch

This past Sunday, the 3rd of December, 2017, we got together for a run, a wonderful coffee stop and the New South Wales Christmas lunch at Peppers Craigieburn. Scroll along for a few photos from the day.

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We’re Invited to Concours d’Elegance Sydney 2018

Concours d'Elegance Sydney

Image via Concours d’Elegance Sydney

Concours d’Elegance Sydney 2018 will be held over the weekend following Australia Day – the 27th & 28th of January 2018 – and we’re invited.

The event will bring a collection of rare, classic and vintage machines to Darling Island Wharf in Pyrmont and will be judged against International Chief Judge Advisory Group criteria, with ICJAG judges heading the judging team. It will also include food, fashion and luxury lifestyle products and support the Cure For Life Foundation.

The Concours d’Elegance Sydney team are looking for classic cars 30 years old and older to take part in the Concours d’Elegance. If you’d be interested in attending, download an entry form from the following link:

Concours d’Elegance Sydney 2018 Entry Form [PDF]

For more info, see their official website.

The Preserve November 2017 Available for Download

The Preserve November 2017

‘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 2017 edition includes general news as well as updates coming out of the recent Shannons Sydney Classic, including a few changes for next year’s 2018 event and some updates on SSC track run etiquette, volunteer treatment and Classic Vehicle Scheme rules. You can grab a copy from on our members’ page here.

Club Lotus Australia members can head to the members page here to download your copy. If you’re not a member of the club head here, and take a browse around the website to see why you should be!

The Alexander Garage Sale is This Saturday, the 25th of November

Alexander Garage Sale

This Saturday, the 25th of November, the Alexanders are holding a garage sale of tools and parts with a portion of the proceeds to be donated to beyondblue in memory of Mark Alexander. We would greatly appreciate your support of the family and this extremely worthy cause.

The sale will be held on Saturday the 25th of November from 10am to 12pm at Freemans Reach, NSW. If you would like to attend, please confirm your interest with an email to beyondgok4rtlegacy@gmail.com.

The sale will include a collection of tools and parts suitable for supporting motorsport in a Lotus. Download the catalogue from the following link (right-click and ‘Save-As’):

The Alexander Garage Catalogue [PDF]

The Alexanders Garage Sale

Photo Gallery: Targa High Country 2017

Images by Gino Valdes

This past weekend, over the 10th to the 12th of November, a huge crew of Lotus legends made the run to the hills in Victoria to take part in the 2017 Targa High Country Rally.

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November 2017 Edition of Chunky’s Chatter Available for Download

Image thanks to Mel & Gino Valdes

The latest edition of Tom Devitt’s lighthearted, occasionally irreverent and always enjoyable Chunky’s Chatter is ready to go and has been emailed out to members. If you’d like to download a copy, you can do so from the members page.

Inside this issue:

  • The final CSCA round, run by TSOA and reported for us by Melanie Valdes
  • Brian Caldersmith comments on the demise of the Australian car industry
  • We have a look at the classifieds from the Club Lotus UK magazine
  • All the info about this year’s NSW Christmas party

And much more! Enjoy Chunky’s lighthearted and sometimes irreverent monthly look at the world of Lotus.

Head to the members’ page to download your copy. And if you’re not a member already, have a browse around the site and hit up our membership page here to find out why you should be!