Ashton’s President’s Prattle for December, 2021

Lotus Eleven

Well, happy Christmas everyone! I very much hope you and yours enjoy a restful break after another difficult year. Caroline and I have decided to take three weeks off over the end of the year, and go and be hermits somewhere other than Sydney. So, if you are trying to get hold of us, don’t be surprised if there is … Read More

‘The Preserve’ December 2021 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! December’s edition of the newsletter celebrates the arrival of the new home of the Australian Motor Heritage Foundation, catches up on everything going on in the CMC, honours the life of Andrew Mark Chechlacz, recounts news from … Read More

Classic and Historic Vehicle Registration During COVID-19

Club Lotus February 2021 Tyre Kick South

The Council of Motor Clubs recently shared with us a Transport NSW update on classic and historic vehicle registration during COVID-19. It’s available for download from their website at this link. The document outlines systems that have been put in place to support those on conditional registration while we’re unable to manage it in person. Topics include what to do … Read More

Ashton’s President’s Prattle for September, 2021

LOTUS

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.