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Mark III Added to CTL Collection Mark III Added to CTL Collection

Classic Team Lotus has an extensive collection of 1/43rd scale models, gathered over 26 years, courtesy of the dedicated efforts of many scale model manufacturers worldwide. But there are still quite a few gaps in the line-up, one of which was the Lotus Mk III.

Lotus 72 50th Birthday Lotus 72 50th Birthday

The revolutionary Lotus 72 was unveiled at Hethel by Colin Chapman on Monday 6th April 1970.

Sir Stirling Moss RIP Sir Stirling Moss RIP

Sir Stirling Moss was a Great Briton, who led such an extraordinary life and achieved so much. One of his outstanding achievements was winning the Monaco GP in 1960 and 1961, racing the Lotus 18 of Patron Rob Walker to defeat the more powerful Works Ferraris.

Mike Anthony RIP 17th March 2020 Mike Anthony RIP 17th March 2020

Classic Team Lotus is deeply saddened by the news that Mike Anthony has passed away, aged 91, after a period of declining health.

Jim Clark Museum secures 5-Star status Jim Clark Museum secures 5-Star status

As the Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in Duns, Scottish Borders, opens to the public for the new season, the partners who collaborated on the project celebrate 5-Star status awarded by VisitScotland.

CIAO ELIO P1 CIAO ELIO P1

Lovely Team Lotus team picture unearthed, courtesy of one K.Szymanski Esquire.

CTL Special Projects CTL Special Projects

The Classic Team Lotus Special Projects Department – Prop. R. Dance Esq. – has completed a very special restoration; the Austin Seven last driven by Colin Chapman in 1981, when daughter Jane was married.

Beaumont Victory in South Africa Beaumont Victory in South Africa

Classic Team Lotus is delighted to congratulate Andrew Beaumont on last weekend’s victory in the ultimate race of the Passion for Speed series, held in South Africa, at the Killarney International Raceway.

Friends Reunited; Emerson and 72/5 on film Friends Reunited; Emerson and 72/5 on film

Classic Team Lotus spent five years restoring 72/5; happily Emerson’s reunion with this special Lotus is on film.

Lotus 33 In Silver Lotus 33 In Silver

A Lotus 33 is being modelled in solid silver.

Lotus 38 wins Royal Automobile Club award Lotus 38 wins Royal Automobile Club award

Jim Clark’s 1967 Lotus 38 has won the Royal Automobile Club Restoration Award 2019.

RAC Historic Awards Restoration of the Year RAC Historic Awards Restoration of the Year

Nick Fennell’s Lotus type 38 is in the final three for the RAC Historic Awards Restoration of the Year.

Ayrton Senna Tribute Sao Paulo Ayrton Senna Tribute Sao Paulo

Classic Team Lotus is proud to have run the 1985 Portuguese GP winning Lotus type 97T/2 at last weekend’s Ayrton Senna tribute in Sao Paulo.

Jochen Rindt; All Hallows’ Eve Remembrance Jochen Rindt; All Hallows’ Eve Remembrance

Jochen Rindt, the posthumous 1970 F1 World Champion with Team Lotus, was a national hero of Austria.

Barber Museum Lotus Eleven in Road &Track Barber Museum Lotus Eleven in Road &Track

A special Lotus Eleven – especially for George Barber – has been restored to its period specification when it was a front cover car, back in the Fifties.

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