Shelsley Walsh – Tradition of speed, uphill battle against time

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I don’t really need much convincing to travel to the UK for a race. I am ready to go anytime. When it comes to motor sports it’s very difficult to top England. The Brits just plain understand it.  There seems to … Continue reading

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Lotus Originals – History, Style and Fashion

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Lotus means many different things to many different people. For some, it’s all about Colin Chapman or the golden years with Clark and Hill. For others it’s Kimi Raikkonen in the latest Lotus Formula One car.  Regardless of your interpretation … Continue reading

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Lotus Seven – Redline Components LTD ~ The Keepers of the flame.

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There is always a custodian of the brand or marque when it comes to classic cars. A specialist that is the go to place for that rare part or bit of information you need when completing the restoration or just … Continue reading

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Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012- Lotus

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There are endless stories about the Goodwood Festival speed already in print so I won’t go into too much detail here. I can say the British know how to put on an event that is unequaled anyplace else in the … Continue reading

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Lotus Cortina Luck…..

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It all started when I received a rather cryptic text from a fellow Cortina owner letting me know there was a Lotus Cortina listed on the Los Angeles Craig’s list. I quickly fired up the laptop to check it out … Continue reading

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Colin Chapman’s Lotus Eleven

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One of the highlights at this years Autosport International Show was Colin Chapman’s very own Lotus Eleven. The Lotus Eleven itself was a significant step for Lotus with a sophisticated design, and plenty of speed resulting in strong customer demand.The … Continue reading

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Race Retro 2012

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The 2012 Race Retro was held this weekend at Stoneleigh Park near Warwick in England. As to be expected the show did not disappoint and featured everything from brakes to BRM F1 Cars all centered around historic and vintage auto … Continue reading

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Period Clothing: The must have accessory for your classic car?

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Over the past several years there has been noticeable growth and popularity of “retro” style motorsport inspired clothing , especially in the UK . Events like the Goodwood Revival have certainly fueled the movement but wearing period kit at other race … Continue reading

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Autosport 2012 ~ Classic Team Lotus Display: Lotus 12 #301

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Classic Team Lotus was out in full force at this years Autosport International Show held at the NEC in Birmingham England. For those not familiar with Classic Team Lotus, the organization is managed by Lotus founder Colin Chapman’s son Clive … Continue reading

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