Ashton’s President’s Prattle for September, 2021


Yes, it’s already September. And the elephant in the room is that September is likely to be more of the same for the majority of us, so my thoughts are with you all. This month’s column is therefore more of a musing than usual, as we continue to learn how to navigate uncertain waters individually and collectively.

Ashton’s President’s Prattle for August, 2021

President's Prattle

Hey! This month’s exploration of all that is great and good in the world of Lotus needs to recognize that the country is once again bifurcated into those in lockdown and those not. So, while lots is still able to go on in South and Western Australia, sadly NSW us heading into the second of what is likely to be … Read More

Ashton’s President’s Prattle for July, 2021

Ashton at the June 2021 Sydney Classic

Happy new financial year, and apologies for the delay getting this to you – thank the Chancellor of the Exchequer (or whatever his title is) for creating a storm in a teacup in the middle of the year. If it was a carding occasion, you could be forgiven for blaming Hallmark. Anyway, June was predictably busy. And, here in NSW … Read More

Two Elans, and a Long Drive

The Top of Mount Hotham

Thanks to Ed Holly, images thanks to Ed Holly Ed Holly and Rod Kennedy recently packed up their Elans and took a yearly pilgrimage to Winton for the Austin 7 Club’s annual Historic Winton race meeting. He’s kindly shared a few tales from the road trip, which you can enjoy below.

Ashton’s President’s Prattle for June, 2021

CSCA 2021 Round 3 Club Lotus Australia

Charging hard for the middle of 2021 already, and so far it’s shaped up to be a much more normalised year than the last one. At least (being very parochial for a moment) in NSW anyway.

Wrapping Up CSCA 2021 Round 3: Night Moves

CSCA 2021 Round 3 Club Lotus Australia

Saturday the 8th of May saw us forgo the usual weekend evening festivities to suit up, get some tyres melty and catch up with our friends in the CSCA at round three of 2021’s supersprint series, held under lights on Sydney Motorsport Park’s Amaroo circuit.

Vale: Phil Moore

Phil Moore

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Phil Moore’s passing. Phil was a long time member of the Lotus community, and Australian Sportscar Champion. Please read on for a few words remembering Phil, with thanks to Andrew Stevens.

Lotus Photos: May 2021’s Sandy Bay Tasmania Meet-Up

May 2021 Sandy Bay Tasmania Meet-Up

Images thanks to Robert Verhey Our friends in Tasmania get together each month at Sandy Bay to kick tyres and chat about life, Lotus and everything. Robert Verhey made it to May’s catch-up and very kindly reached out with a few photos.