Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 11:30
LCUK has confirmed the 2015 Calendar for their UK-based Lotus Cup UK and Elise Trophy championships, which will race at the country’s best circuits, plus an overseas round at Belgium’s famous Spa-Francorchamps venue.
Both championships will race on the same bill once again, enabling competitors to take part in both. The opening and closing rounds will take place at Snetterton on the 300 circuit, which is located within 15 miles of the Lotus factory in Norfolk.
Round two will take place on the Donington Park National circuit in the East Midlands, which will be followed by a return to Rockingham in Northamptonshire after a successful event there in 2014.
All enquiries for 2015 should be directed to Steve Train: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 09:15
Romain Grosjean completed the final race lap for the Lotus F1 Team E22 by finishing in thirteenth position in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 10:00
Pastor Maldonado finished twelfth whilst Romain Grosjean was classified seventeenth in a pit stop-plentiful Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 17:45
The 2015 Lotus Cup Europe provisional calendar has been released, and the FIA International Series will visit Germany, Belgium, France and the United Kingdom in a championship that will visit seven of the continent’s best circuits.
The calendar includes several prestigious meetings, starting with the Jim Clark Revival weekend at Hockenheim in April. The championship then heads to France, first at Dijon-Prenois, then Magny-Cours, with both events taking place in May.
Lotus Cup Europe will once again support the Fun Cup 25 Hour and British GT Championship at Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps in July. The following month the championship will join its UK counterparts at the annual Brands Hatch Lotus Festival.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 11:15
The 1000th Exige S has just rolled off the Lotus production line marking a key milestone for the British sports car and is testament to the skill and dedication of the workforce based at Hethel, Worcester, Wellingborough and North Norwich.
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 08:45
Pastor grabs his first point of 2014 on track, gets doubled afterwards
There were points achieved in Austin for Pastor in the United States Grand Prix with the Venezuelan finishing in ninth position on track, as he grabbed his first points of 2014 by o
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 20:30
Adam Knight and Adam Gore celebrated Lotus Cup UK title success at Snetterton over Hallowe’en weekend, when the championship was decided with a two-hour night race offering double points.
Poleman Fabio Randaccio’s Europa retired from the lead of the race near the end of the first hour, and with Adrian Hall still playing catch-up from earlier issues when the first batch of points were awarded, this left Knight running second to Marcus Jewell. With closest SuperSport challenger Simon Deacon only 21st after electrical issues dropped him from second place, things were looking good for Exige V6 Cup R driver Knight.
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 21:30
Romain and Pastor talk us through Thursday in Austin
With great weather on show in Austin, it’s little wonder that the United States Grand Prix has become one of the favourites on the Formula 1 calendar.
There may have been little time for sunbathing but the E22’s new nose still got plenty of sunshine when it was unveiled this morning, as 2015 preparations took another step forward.
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:00
Xavier Brooke has claimed the inaugural Lotus Cup UK Speed Championship after a string of unbeatable performances throughout the 2014 season. Brooke rivals Rob Clark and David Mann after a year-long fight in the sprint series.
Aimed at rookie competitors, the Lotus Cup UK Speed Championship consists of several rounds taking place at a combination of race circuits and airfields. Each driver completes a set of solo runs timed by electronic equipment accurate to 100th of a second, with the winner recording the best time of the day. Road-going cars can participate in sprinting and drivers can compete without roll cages, fire extinguishers and harnesses.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 15:30
Belgian Gregory Rasse took a double victory in the final rounds of the 2014 Lotus Cup Europe season at the Le Mans Bugatti circuit on Sunday 26 October, as Frenchman Jeremy Lourenço claimed the overall championship.
Rasse looked set for a duel with Englishman Jonathan Walker for the race victories, with Walker's V6 Exige taking pole position at the French circuit in damp conditions. However, the Evora driver proved to be quicker in the races, whilst Walker was overhauled by the Exiges of Nikolaj Ipsen and Philippe Loup in both encounters.