All News: Lotus 79


Road Atlanta and the Returning Winner

August 15th, 2014 by

Portuguese translation below After a great first week, Classic Lotus Grand Prix kept rolling on a high note. Road Atlanta, site of the second week of sim racing, had 11 official races, two less than Silverstone, and 10 different winners. Kalle Ruokola, Jean-Francois Boscus, Michel Dudognon, Sean Wiltshire, Gernot Fritsche, David Wormald, Mattias Anreus, Henri … Read the Rest »

New Tires, New Contenders, Same Winners

August 11th, 2014 by

Portuguese translation below The third season of this year has come to iRacing and with it, many new features. The newest version of the NTM5 has come to the majority of the virtual vehicles and some of them had their physics redone to get ready for the new tire including the Lotus 79, which is … Read the Rest »

Fritsche Overcomes All at Brands Hatch!

June 9th, 2014 by

The Classic Lotus Grand Prix Series held its sixh weekly race of 2014 Season 2 at the historic Brands Hatch Circuit in Kent, England. Cool weather greeted us, but the skies were clear and the crowds were in abundance. Brands Hatch is a surprisingly challenging course for the Lotus 79. To wit, the average incidents … Read the Rest »

Pawelski Flies through Daytona at Night!

June 5th, 2014 by

And now for something completely different . . . Week Five the Classic Lotus Grand Prix Series was held at the famed Daytona International Speedway in Florida, USA. It was a cold, dark night for the race, and in fact was the first time this series ran under the lights.  The pre-race conversation was all … Read the Rest »

Moreira wins in Lotus 79 Sonoma, Gernot Fritsche DNF!

May 27th, 2014 by

Week 4 of the Classic Lotus Grand Prix Series was held at the Sonoma Raceway in California, USA. Many regular drivers spent the week practicing for the iRacing Indy race and so were not ready to qualify and race with us. Despite that, 29 cars registered for the main Sunday race! Lotus driver Gernot Fritsche … Read the Rest »

Dudognon Tops Lotus 79 CTC at Road Atlanta

May 14th, 2014 by

Week 2 of the Classic Lotus Grand Prix Series was held at the Road Atlanta course in Georgia, USA. Following last week’s highly successful race at the Circuit of the Americas, we saw 45 cars register for the race this week! That’s a tremendous number, and it caused organizers to arrange for nine warm-up races … Read the Rest »

Nuno Moreira Wins Lotus 79 Week 1!

May 7th, 2014 by

For the drivers of the Classic Lotus Grand Prix iRacing Series, a new season is a time of renewed hope in their driving skills, individual and team strategies, and of course their cars’ setups. The racing break allowed teams to sign up new drivers, and so teams have been disbanded and re-created. It’s also a … Read the Rest »

Dobie Wins Season Finale – Fritsche Wins Lotus 79 Championship!

April 25th, 2014 by

The 12th and final week of the 2014 Season 1 Classic Lotus Grand Prix iRacing Series was held at the Road America course in Wisconsin, USA this Sunday. 33 drivers, including 23 CTC Members, brought their cars for Sunday’s main online race. It was wonderful to have new drivers join us for this season finale, … Read the Rest »

Moreira Remembers Senna in Brazil with Win over Fritsche

April 8th, 2014 by

Week 10 of the 2014 Season 1 Classic Lotus Grand Prix iRacing Series was held at Brazil’s Autódromo José Carlos Pace (also known as Interlagos) this past Sunday. This classic track is both loved and loathed by many drivers, and its history keeps beckoning the series back to this challenging track. As in past seasons, … Read the Rest »

Gernot Fritsche Wins at VIR, Expands Lotus 79 Championship Lead

April 2nd, 2014 by

The ninth week of the 2014 Season 1 Classic Lotus Grand Prix iRacing Series was held at the beautiful and terrifying Virginia International Raceway this past Sunday. Terrifying? Consider that only 23 drivers elected to take part (of whom 19 are regular CTC members), and that only four warm-up races were able to get adequate … Read the Rest »