May 2018 Edition of Lotus Notes Available to Download

Lotus Notes May 2018

The Lotus & Clubman Notes team have put together a magic edition of the magazine for May, 2018, and it’s now available to download from the website.

Lotus & Clubman Notes is the official magazine of Lotus Club Victoria and Lotus Club Queensland, and includes contributions from the other branches of Club Lotus Australia as well.

This month’s magazine features:

  • Simply Sports Cars – Melbourne Launch
  • Quokka Talk: WA’s Lotus Scene
  • Formula 1 Melbourne Grand Prix Lotus Display
  • LCV Movie Night at the Backlot Studios
  • The Lotus Exige Sports Car Enters the 2018 Australian Production Cars (APC) Series
  • My Lotus Story (Part 1) – Barry Ellis

And a whole lot more!

The newsletter is a membership benefit of Club Lotus Australia, and will as such require you to be logged in to your members account. Download it from our ‘Members‘ page.

If you’re not a member yet, hit this link to find out more about the club and why you should become one!

Catch Up with Club Lotus New Zealand with ‘Edition’

Club Lotus NZ Edition 63

‘Edition’ is the quarterly magazine of Club Lotus New Zealand. They recently passed on their first magazine for 2018, which means it’s time to cross the Tasman and catch up on everything going on with Lotus in the Land of the Long White Cloud.

‘Edition’ no. 63 features:

  • Lotus news and events
  • United States Formula Junior adventure
  • Rotorua/Taupo track weekend
  • The NZ Classic Driver magazine photoshoot
  • Club Lotus NZ Goes South

And more, including a particularly cool bit of news about a 1984 ‘James Bond’ Series 3 Esprit Turbo making its way into the 2017 re-make of Ghost in the Shell.

Download the magazine from the following link, and enjoy:

Edition 63 – Club Lotus New Zealand [PDF]

It’s been a little while since we’ve connected with our friends in New Zealand, which means there’s quite a back log of ‘Edition’ to share! Head to the Club Lotus New Zealand website here to browse through archive editions of the magazine.

Recapping the Super EMR – ‘The Manjimup 1000’

Images thanks to Steve Pretzel and Ellie Hamilton

In this report, Steve Pretzel recaps the recent Super Early Morning Run, which extended the club’s usual early morning run range by throwing in an overnight stop in Manjimup in the Southern Forests.

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Western Australia’s Quokka Talk for May, 2018

Image thanks to Ellie Hamilton

The May 2018 edition of Quokka Talk is an important one, as it bids thank you and farewell to Eddie Lankhorst and Vicky Rowe, long time shepherds of the Western Australian Lotus community, and welcomes Steve Pretzel, who’s kindly taken over the position.

Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication, Eddie, and welcome, Steve!

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April 2018 Edition of Chunky’s Chatter Available for Download

Chris Burtons immaculate Exige Roadster on pole position for the run to Mt Pleasant

Cover Image courtesy of Mark Tiddy: Chris Burton’s immaculate Exige Roadster on pole position for the run to Mt Pleasant

Fresh from the Easter long weekend, it’s time to dig in to the latest edition of Tom Devitt’s Chunky’s Chatter and catch up on everything going on in Club Lotus Australia as we head into April, 2018.

The April edition of the magazine features:

  • Details on the HSRCA’s Autumn Festival, which is set to commemorate the life of Jim Clark
  • In Sydney, we host the first round of the CSCA season at Wakefield
  • The Ford Escort turns 50 this year
  • Details of the second Simply Sports Cars second Lotus Only Track Day, this time to be held at Wakefield Park

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!