Classic Team Lotus

2021

JPS Lotus Downforce heads down Catesby Tunnel... and back JPS Lotus Downforce heads down Catesby Tunnel... and back

Chris Dinnage of Classic Team Lotus set a World first by driving a JPS-liveried Team Lotus Formula 1 car down a 2.7km closed tunnel, then turning around and heading back, all alone.

Lotus 47GT #77 Lotus 47GT #77

On their way to the 2021 Spa Classic Event in October Classic Team Lotus collected 47GT #77 from a classic car dealer in Brussels under the instruction of the new owner Todd Carter based in the USA.

Yvonne Warr Yvonne Warr

It is with great sadness that Classic Team Lotus reports the passing of Yvonne Warr, another great lady in the story of Team Lotus.

Hazel Chapman:  1927-2021 Hazel Chapman: 1927-2021

Hazel Chapman has passed away peacefully, at home, close to Hethel and all things Lotus, on 13th December 2021, aged 94. Co-Founder of Lotus Cars, she was a constant presence and played a fundamental role in the success of the marque.

Iberian Poles and a race win for Beaumont Iberian Poles and a race win for Beaumont

Classic Team Lotus drivers have finished the season with a Jerez/Portimao double header.

Secrets of the Lotus 79 skirts Secrets of the Lotus 79 skirts

For years we have dropped the original skirts of 79/3 – for display – and then fastened them back up, without knowing what was going on inside the skirt boxes.

Jochen Rindt Remembered Jochen Rindt Remembered

Presently the Jochen Rindt exhibition is taking place in Jochen’s home town of Graz.

Goodwood Members Meeting #78 Goodwood Members Meeting #78

Another Good Goodwood Weekend!

Ayrton Senna Celebrations at the 78th Goodwood Member’s Meeting. Ayrton Senna Celebrations at the 78th Goodwood Member’s Meeting.

This weekend Classic Team Lotus will be taking part in the 78MM.

Unique Elite for Goodwood Unique Elite for Goodwood

Nick May will race his unique Lotus Elite LX – registration 6 SME - at the Goodwood Members meeting, this weekend.

A Good Weekend of racing at Spa! A Good Weekend of racing at Spa!

Podium Positions for CTL in every race entered over the weekend!

Peter Warr Lotus Formula Junior Peter Warr Lotus Formula Junior

Simon Diffey has restored the Lotus type 20 raced by Peter Warr in period.

Just like the real thing Just like the real thing

1/8th scale Lotus Eleven...It really is fabulous!

Successful Goodwood Revival for Classic Team Lotus. Successful Goodwood Revival for Classic Team Lotus.

A weekend to remember!

Classic Team Lotus drivers supporting Sir Stirling Moss tribute at Goodwood Classic Team Lotus drivers supporting Sir Stirling Moss tribute at Goodwood

Dan Collins’s Lotus type 21 and Teifion Salisbury’s type 18 will be supporting the tribute.

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