North Shore Bearings Seeking Sales Assistant

North Shore Bearings has reached out to us as they’re in need of a sales assistant and would like to find a motoring enthusiast to fill the role. If you’re looking for a job and would like to work in the motoring industry, read on.

North Shore Bearings is a small bearing business located in Hornsby. They’re looking for an employee with knowledge of motor parks to work as a sales assistant in sales and customer relations.

It’s a full time position, available for an immediate start. Experience with bearings and seals is essential, as are good communication skills.

For more information contact Keiren on 0400 502 636 or [email protected].

Your April/May Edition of Chunky’s Chatter is Available for Download

Cover photo:  Regroup at Pemberton by Mike Hamilton, from the Pemberton 1000 recap

Chunky’s Chatter returns thanks to our unstoppable editor Tom Devitt, with the April/May edition of the magazine now available to download from the members page.

The April/May 2019 edition of Chunky’s Chatter features:

  • From WA, the exciting story of the Pemberton 1000
  • Ashton jets off to the Paris to Peking
  • CSCA 2019 Round 2: The Sprite Round

And much more! Enjoy Chunky’s lighthearted and sometimes irreverent monthly look at the world of Lotus.

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 become one!

Ashton’s President’s Prattle for May, 2019

President's Prattle

Happy May everyone.

As it’s May, this will be the last missive from me for the next couple of months while Giles and I gallivant halfway across the world in Gidget. Unless I can somehow concoct a text message on the satphone and send it to Tom and Seth…

Huge thanks to Tom for rising from his recovery bed to pull this copy of CC together – Tom, you are a legend!

The big news for April was twofold. Firstly, we had the massive gathering of the clans on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland for Lotus 2019. Lotus 2019 included guest of honour Elisa Artioli, granddaughter of Snr Artioli and the woman after whom the Lotus Elise was named. Huge thanks to the LCQ Committee for the organisation and execution of another great event.

NSW picks up the baton for 2021. We are planning a Tour of Tasmania and we are putting the committee together as I write this. If you’d like to be involved in the organisation, please get in touch!

On the subject of Tasmania, the second happening of April was the remarkable showing by Lotus drivers in Targa Tasmania. Lotus were all over the rankings, and took home a good proportion of the silverware, leaving the Porsche and Viper boys wondering what on earth happened. Particular congratulations to Paul Stokel who won overall in the GT2 category, and to Jeff Morton for third in the same class. Lotus also took 1,2,3,5 and 8 in the GT Sports Trophy. Remarkable driving and navigating everyone! Full results here:

May will appear rather tame by comparison, but having driven all the way to Mooloolaba and back, frankly I’m quite happy for a brief respite before the chaos of June and early July.
Sunday the 19th has us meeting for the Tyre Kick and Coffee at Armory Wharf Cafe by the Parramatta River (Blaxland Riverside Park, Jamieson Street, off Holker St, Newington NSW 2127). The following weekend features round three of the CSCA sprints, which will be held on the Druitt Circuit at SMSP by the Jaaaag club (sorry Keith!) on the 25th. I’m afraid I shalln’t be at the sprints as I will be having a last minute panic before I get on the plane on 27th, but I hope it’s a lot of fun!

So in summary, if you’d like a chance to drive your car this month, come to the Tyre Kick or go sprinting. Otherwise, I look forward to seeing you on my return in late July! Follow us through the ERA website, on Facebook or on the blog.

Keep safe, upright and on the blackstuff.

Pip pip,


WA’s Quokka Talk for April, 2019: Super EMR – The Pemberton 1000

Photos thanks to Wayne Proud and Ellie & Mike Hamilton

Our friends in Western Australia are back in a big way this month with the Super Early Morning Run – The Pemberton 1000. Read on, and catch up on all they’ve been up to with this report by Steve Pretzel and photos thanks to Wayne Proud and Ellie & Mike Hamilton.

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May 2019 Edition of Lotus Notes Available for Download

Lotus Notes May 2019

Cover photo by Jayden Ostwald: Stuart McDonald puts his Elise S through its paces on the Phillip Island skid pan during the Zagame Autosport Day

The May 2019 edition of Victoria and Queensland’s Lotus & Clubman Notes is on the way to Lotus Club Victoria and Lotus Club Queensland members, and is available to download from the members’ page.

May’s Lotus Notes features:

  • DTC – 31 March 2019
  • March EMR – Diamond Creek to Tylden Junction
  • Club Night at David Buntin’s Shed
  • Zagame Autosport Day
  • Jim Clark & John Whitmore’s Le Mans Elite

And much more!

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