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  • Birthday 09/28/1986

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    Lotus Exige V6 Cup

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  1. OrangeExige

    Hi from Teesside

    Hi Tony and welcome to the Lotus Drivers Club 👋
  2. OrangeExige

    exige v6 4th annual service

    No experience of the cost I'm afraid but Lotus Silverstone would be a good place to start.
  3. OrangeExige

    Just saying Hi

    Hi Jells, and welcome to the Lotus Drivers Club. The Series 2 Exige is a stunning piece of kit and a good investment, especially a 240 👌
  4. OrangeExige

    New member

    Hello and welcome to the Lotus Drivers Club, it's great to hear we've been recommended 😎 Keep an eye on the website/social media pages for news about upcoming events. Details of the Clubs attendance at this years Beaulieu Supercar Weekend in August will be available soon. As Kim mentioned above, Ian Rymer runs a very active Wessex Group for LDC (they also have a Facebook group). Look forward to meeting you during 2019.
  5. OrangeExige

    Sunday Scramble - 6 January 2019

    Regretted not making it today but I need to get the car MOT'd else I would have slapped some tax on it. A fantastic turn-out for a new year event and also great to see the PR department from Lotus and Howards Lotus attending the day alongside the Club 👍
  6. OrangeExige

    Eddies car find of the month

  7. OrangeExige

    2019 MSVR Elise Trophy

    Good news to start the new year – the long-standing Elise Trophy championship continues in 2019. The Elise Trophy was the first series to be launched in conjunction with MotorSport Vision Racing, and its inaugural race took place at Brands Hatch on Saturday 24th March 2007. The Elise Trophy was awarded championship status at the end of the 2013 season. During its early years the Elise Trophy was arguably the highest profile club race series in the UK with it supporting numerous top class events including DTM, World Touring Cars and A1GP, while the championship’s own annual event ‘The Lotus Festival’ was even supported by the Formula 1 team of the day with Heikki Kovalainen and Jarno Trulli both driving classic Lotus F1 cars. Other guest drivers have included the world’s fastest man – Wing Commander Andy Green OBE, BBC1 F1 Presenter Jack Humphreys and ex-F1 Lotus racer Martin Donnelly who returned to a Lotus race car in the Elise Trophy back in 2007 and has competed in numerous races since. Even MSVR’s very own Motorsport Events Manager David Willey has featured on the podium! The Elise Trophy grew from Lotus on Track, the UK’s largest track day club. The Lotus on Track Racing Drivers Club (LoTRDC) was formed to create a race series for Lotus Elise owners, and aims to carry the track day principles to the starting grid. LoTRDC now runs the FIA International Series – Lotus Cup Europe ( From the 2019 season MotorSport Vision Racing will run the MSVR Elise Trophy promising to provide a safe, friendly, fair and financially viable series for those wishing to progress from track days into racing. Championship regulations will be available from this page very soon. In the meantime it has been confirmed that Road Race Rally Engineering will be the official power testers for 2019, as they are with Lotus Cup Europe. 2019 Provisional calendar: 7 April– Donington National 18 May – Cadwell Park 30 June – Silverstone National 28 July – Snetterton 300 7 September – Brands Hatch GP 21/22 September – Donington Park GP Find out more at
  8. Thursday 25 April 2019 The date for this years introduction to trackdays and sprinting event is Thursday 25th of April at the Curborough Sprint Course. This is a brilliant chance for anyone with little or no experience of sprinting or trackdays. The controlled environment will allow you to learn to push yourself and your car as far as you like with no other cars on circuit at the same time to worry about. There are also plenty of chances to get in the passenger seat with more experienced drivers. To secure your place please complete and return the entry form and submit your entry fee online. Timetable 08:30 – 09:30 Signing on and Scrutineering 09:30 – 10:00 Introduction to the day, discussion of car / driver preparation and track walk 10:00 – 13:30 Track Session 1 13:30 – 14:00 Lunch break 14:00 – 17:30 Track Session 2 Entry Fee £100 Lotus Drivers Club Members £120 non Lotus Drivers Club Members £25 per Additional Driver Entry fee includes breakfast, tea/coffee and lunch. Book your place and submit entry. All entrants are required to complete and return the following entry form. Download the entry form. For more information contact Martin Edwards: Curborough is situated off the A38 trunk road between Burton on Trent and Lichfield in Staffordshire. The venue is Brown Signed once you are off the A38, and also the A515 from the West. Curborough track does not have a specific postcode, but you can use the one for the nearest property which is WS13 8EJ. If you are entering an address in your sat nav the circuit is in Netherstowe Lane off Wood End Lane.
  9. Sunday 14 July 2019 Join us at Donington Park on Sunday 14 July 2019 for TRAX Donington. As in previous years the Club will have a display area and members only track sessions. The Entry Fee includes admission for the driver and one passenger, as well as display parking on the Lotus Drivers Club stand. The admission fee also includes two Lotus Drivers Club only 20 minute track sessions around the Donington Circuit, run to full track day regulations. Tickets are limited to a maximum of 30 cars in order to minimise the amount of traffic on track so everyone gets the maximum amount of space and enjoyment. For members who only want to take part in the static display, tickets will also be available. Book Tickets for TRAX Donington (available soon). If you have any questions about this event or purchasing tickets please email
  10. Sunday 26 May 2019 For over two decades the Ragley Hall Classic Car Show has been a proven favourite amongst the Club’s annual events. Come and join us on Sunday 26 May for another great day out. In the last few years the club has had over 60 Lotus cars on display, and once again we are hoping to beat this record! The Motor Show is set in the 400 acres of parkland, woodland and gardens of Ragley Hall. Family home of the Marquess & Marchioness of Hertford for nine generations. Designed in 1680 by Robert Hooke, Ragley is one of the earliest of England’s great Palladian Houses. The Motor Show will include some new features this year and is accompanied by up to 600 vintage and classic cars, American, kit & custom, motorcycles and commercial vehicles plus club stands, trade and autojumble stands. Our team of judges will be in attendance to select our concours winners with an award ceremony taking place in the arena at 4pm. Live arena with parades during the day, ‘Pride of Ownership’ award. Daily Driver competition open to all plus the now famous ‘Decibel Duel’ where we find the loudest motor on display each day! There will also be live music both days with some great timeless classics, as well vintage rides for the little ones in the family – more details to follow. Spend your bank holiday weekend at a fantastic venue with something for everyone, you won’t be disappointed. The Entry Fee for this year is £4.00 per exhibit which includes admission for the driver, one adult and up to two children under 16 years of age – all other occupants must pay the Show Admission Price. You will be issued with a Free Admission Pass which is valid until 10.00am – vehicles arriving after that time will be charged the normal admission fee. Purchase Club Entry Tickets – Please ensure you select the Lotus Drivers Club from the top of the booking page. For more information contact
  11. OrangeExige

    New member, first Lotus

    Welcome and congratulations on the collection of your stunningly spec’d Exige. I caught the post on Facebook by Newtown Lotus. It reminds me a lot of the spec Seb Delanney chose on his 380, I love the unique fine details on both cars. Look forward to meeting you in Pembrokeshire if not before, especially as you’re just down the road from me.
  12. OrangeExige

    Lotus Christmas Presents

    Yes, they seem narrow very similar to my old Piloti’s and still have the curved heel design which I like. Tried them on at the NEC and found the 9 1/2 to be a good fit, also the same as my previous ones. I’ve not tried them out in the car yet but I’m liking the tanned leather.