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Summer of Love (for the Lotus 49)

May 8th, 2014 by

On October 1st 1967 at Watkins Glen it was the other Ford powered Lotus of Graham Hill that sat on pole position on a beautiful, sunny day in central New York State.  Jim Clark was starting from second place and even lost a position on the opening lap to American driver and race winner Dan … Read the Rest »

Fritsche Nears CTC Title

July 1st, 2013 by

Erstwhile champion Gernot Fritsche firmly cemented himself as favourite for the 2013 S2 Classic Teams Championship title with a solid performance at a low participation week at Sonoma Raceway.  The former CTC winner led the way with 166 points on his way to second overall and while he is still nearly 50 points behind his … Read the Rest »

Salminen Closes on Podium; Lotus Stretch Lead

March 26th, 2013 by

For Round Seven of the Lotus Classic Teams Championship the field remained in Belgium, moving from the classic Spa circuit to the confines of Circuit Zolder. Most famous as the venue where the legendary Gilles Villeneuve lost his life, this circuit represents a huge contrast to the week before.  With three tight chicanes and a … Read the Rest »

Schwecke On Top Down Under

July 5th, 2012 by

Tasman Series: Oulton Park The Tasman Round of the Classic Teams Championship runs on a Friday night down under time (12.30 GMT) and, as well as being an official CTC Round, it also has it’s own traditional style points score (9,6,4,3,2,1) counting towards the officially sanctioned Aus/NZ Classic Lotus Championship (Refer: The Championship is … Read the Rest »

Turning Point: Road Atlanta

June 29th, 2012 by

Classic Teams Championship: Round 8, Road Atlanta The drivers were all pleased to see the 2.54-mile sweeping layout of Road Atlanta back on the schedule and the venue for Round 8 of the Classic Teams Championship. This week there were 64 drivers, just 4 less than at the last round, and 14 official races over … Read the Rest »

Nixon Wins, Ruokola Scores

May 15th, 2012 by

Unchanged in layout since it opened back in 1955 Elkhart Lake features many elevation changes, along with a very high speed front stretch and the famous Kink in the middle of the back stretch. In other words, an ideal venue for the Classic Teams Championship contenders to stretch their legs. It was also the site … Read the Rest »

Lotus 79 Now Available to iRacing Members

July 30th, 2009 by Shannon Whitmore

In-sim image of Lotus 79s racing out of the Corkscrew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Three decades on from their Olympic-winning performances, human athletes are invariably long past their prime