Ashton’s President’s Prattle for September, 2021

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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.

HSCC’s 2021 Baskerville Historics on for September 17 – 19

For our Tasmanian friends, or those of us with more freedom to move, the Hobart Sporting Car Club’s Baskerville Historics historic race meeting is back for 2021 after the pandemic resulted in the cancellation of 2020’s event. The meeting will run at Baskerville Raceway from Friday the 17th of September to Sunday the 19th, featuring practice, qualifying, racing and a … Read More

‘The Preserve’ August 2021 Now Available for Download

‘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! This month’s magazine catches up on everything on the go in August, 2021, including discussion on our current situation and the path out of it, news from the CMC’s most recent committee meeting, information about historic and … Read More

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

CSCA 2021 Round Four Postponed

Club Lotus at CSCA 2020 Round 3, Pheasant Wood Circuit

With Sydney in lockdown and going nowhere fast, the Newcastle MG Car Club have taken the decision to postpone their round of the 2021 CSCA series to a later date.

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

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.

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.

‘The Preserve’ April 2021 Now Available for Download

‘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! This month’s magazine catches up on everything on the go in April, 2021, highlights the upcoming registrar information seminar, provides an update on Shannons Sydney Classic news, features part two of a ‘buyer beware’ about replicas and … Read More

A Driving Enthusiast Fulfills a Targa Tarmac Rally Dream

Lotus Sports Cars At Targa High Country Tarmac Rally February 2021

Images & Story thanks to Paul D’Ambra / Lotus Cars Australia Long time Club Lotus Australia member Robert Bryden recently made the leap into competitive tarmac rally classes, securing a podium place in GT Sports Trophy at Targa High Country. Lotus Cars Australia and Paul D’Ambra put together a brilliant story about Rob’s journey, and have kindly shared it with … Read More