This project has been almost five years in the planning and in just six weeks there will be a fantastic new museum open to the public
Racing his Lotus type 97T in the 1985 Portuguese GP Ayrton Senna scored his first ever Grand Prix victory. Autosport magazine’s recent article ‘Ayrton Senna’s 10 greatest Formula 1 races’ selected this extraordinary performance as number 1, out of a predictably stellar Top 10.
Classic Team Lotus has been pleased to support a new initiative by the Instituto Ayrton Senna; Senna 360.
The first Lotus single seater is driven for the first time, 63 years after she was revealed at the 1956 Motor Show.
Autosport is the leading motorsport magazine, covering the World Championship since 1950. The 1,000th World Championship race inspired the editorial team to debate the age old question; which is the greatest F1 car?
Classic Team Lotus played a key role in the 1,000th World Championship race in China. Team Manager Chris Dinnage ran 49B/R10 for Damon Hill to demonstrate, throughout a weekend of celebration.
The Barber Motorsports Park played host to the Indycar Championship last weekend. Lee Clark took the opportunity to ask Mario Andretti about his years of working with Bob Dance, when Bob was Chief Mechanic for Mario at Team Lotus in the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties. (Scroll down for clip).
Classic Team Lotus is restoring the unique Lotus type 56B which Emerson Fittipaldi raced in the 1971 Italian GP at Monza and has made an interesting discovery…...
Born this day, 1936, Jim Clark would have celebrated his 83rd birthday.
In the midst of the hubbub of the Classic Team Lotus Raceshop, an artist is quietly painting a blank canvass with an artwork which is instantly recognizable to Lotus enthusiasts.
A special moment at Hethel
Classic Team Lotus is delighted to have helped Greg Thornton to victory in the 2018 FIA Historic F1 Championship.
Black & Gold, The Story of the John Player Specials, is a wonderful new book about a brilliant era for Team Lotus.
Recently Clive Chapman and Hazel Chapman were trawling through a box of assorted old photographs and stumbled across perhaps the first ever full-size wind tunnel test. The type 29 was the first Lotus Indy car; the photos show that the anticipated high speeds on the Indy oval gave cause for careful thought about the windscreen design. Evidently this led to what was perhaps the first-ever full-size windtunnel test.