‘The Preserve’ August 2020 Available for Download

'The Preserve' August 2020

‘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! With the 2020 Shannons Sydney Classic cancelled, this month’s magazine looks back at past events, catches up on news in the community, remembers Tony De Luca, looks back at 110 years of Morgan and more. You can … Read More

Lotus 2021 Postponed Until 2022

Lotus 2021 Postponed to 2022

It is with a mix of disappointment and hope that we announce the postponement of Lotus 2021 to February 2022. We hope that when we arrive in Tasmania some eighteen months from now, our world will have reached a new equilibrium and we’ll be able to hold a celebration to suit. The biennial Lotus spectacular is a celebration of the … Read More

Ashton’s President’s Prattle for August, 2020

Elite with an Elise

Hello everyone! After many months of slowdown, July started to feel more normal, and even more so as we got back on the track AND got back into the social scene. First up was the first Lotus Australia Lotus On Track day of the year on Saturday the 18th, which was preceded by an open track day on the Friday. … Read More

Round Wrap-Up: CSCA 2020 Round 3 at Pheasant Wood Circuit

Club Lotus at CSCA 2020 Round 3, Pheasant Wood Circuit

After Round 2 of the CSCA sprints was cancelled due to COVID-19 logistics, Round 3 was well supported by 61 competitors who were eager to get back on track. The MG Car Club of Newcastle did a fantastic job of understanding the Motorsport Australia and Government COVID guidelines to host a very successful and safe event at Pheasant Wood Circuit … Read More

Ashton’s President’s Prattle for July, 2020

President's Prattle

Hey there! We appear to be gradually regaining some sense of normality as the country (except Victoria) starts to get used to the new normal post-COVID. Social distancing is likely to be with us for a while yet (likely until either COVID is eradicated and/or a vaccine is available. The good news is that we are now allowed to drive … Read More

Entries Are Open for CSCA 2020 Round 3 at Pheasant Wood Circuit

CSCA 2019 Round 1 Wakefield Park Club Lotus Australia

The 2020 super sprint season is firing back up, with round three to be hosted by the Newcastle MG Car Club at Pheasant Wood Circuit on Saturday the 18th of July. Not only is this our first sprint since we went underground back in March, but it’s the first CSCA super sprint to be held at Pheasant Wood in four … Read More

Your June 2020 Edition of Chunky’s Chatter is Available for Download

Rax Hodder 2019 CSCA Drivers Champion

Chunky’s Chatter steps out of the vault this week as our tireless editor Tom Devitt continues to entertain us with tales and news from the Lotus community during these unusual times. Download the June edition from the members’ page. The June 2020 edition of Chunky’s Chatter features: Sir Stirling Moss’ visits to Australia remembered Lotus F1 anniversaries for Clark and … Read More

Ashton’s President’s Prattle for June, 2020

President's Prattle

Apologies for the late arrival of CC this month – entirely my fault, and due to an abnormally high workload in my ‘real’ job causing me to fail to realise it is nearly mid June. As we start to see the relaxation of restrictions around movement and congregation, it is encouraging to see that car clubs generally are starting to … Read More

‘The Preserve’ June 2020 Available for Download

The Preserve June 2020

‘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 June edition of the magazine features some important information, including the usual president’s report, the cancellation of the 2020 Shannons Sydney Classic, notes from the CMC’s May committee meeting, a look back at the Mt. Druitt … Read More

Entries Open for the 2020 Victorian 6-Hour Regularity Relay

Victorian 6 Hour Regularity Relay

Photo thanks to Syd Reinhardt As restrictions around the country slowly begin to lift, event organisers are looking to the second half of 2020 with hope and getting to work on giving people opportunities to use their cars. The Victorian 6-Hour Regularity Relay is one such opportunity, and entries are now open.