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May 2007

(Free admission) is scheduled for Friday 8th June 2007.
T\We are seeking 200 supercars to attend our 2nd London Tunnel Run. This time it's going to be bigger, louder and longer.
We also need drivers who will permit many journalist to ride with them.

We are hoping to see the following reporters and journalist there. Zoo Weekly, Nut, Maxim, FHM, Sport, Sun and many Motoring journalist. We also need drivers for our sexy Candy Girls

Arriving at Edmound Hally Way (Greenwich Dome Car Park) from 8.30pm, leaving around 10pm. More cars, more tunnels, more bridges. At the end some are going to a Nightclub, others, to the Sports Cafe in Haymarket and others just gassing about cars on Chelsea Bridge.

Without you, we cannot make this event happen, so please enter and be part of the biggest tunnel run ever.
Email: gary@candyrun.tv for details


Castle Combe 'The Hand Over'
Saturday 26th May
Saturday saw the handover of our little project back to it's owner after some 2,000 man hours of work, enough parts to sink a fair sized battleship and a ruined pair of shorts. Despite 47 Esprit's and around 70 people from LEF in attendance we maintained the surprise until BigSi saw his Esprit driving out onto the track at around 2pm! Cue many tears, much back slapping followed by joy and smiles and more emotion he seemed pretty made up to say the least!

A big thank you to everyone involved, from the smallest help to the huge sacrifices made by some, this has been a brilliant time and shows that Esprit owners are a different breed. Also thanks to Alan Morgan at Club Lotus for giving us the exclusive track time on such a busy day. Good on you all, well done for making such an acheivement a reality, it makes me proud to be a part of what we have.

Read all about it on the forum and view photos, video of the magical moment and more now!

Lotus Esprit Forum


LEF is Down
Forum is out of action (Saturday 26th)
The Lotus Esprit Forum is currently out of action. The support people are currently looking into it and hopefully it will be up soon. So don't panic, we're on the case!


Calling Ian May & Graham Anderson
Please contact ClubLEW
Our emails to both Ian and Graham are bouncing. Please contact ClubLEW with a working email address.


FreeScan Cables
Back in Stock
We have had a few ALDL cables in stock now, so order quickly if you want one now! We'll be restocking fully in the coming weeks.


17th June 2007
Supercar Sunday will be held this year on Sunday 17th June at the Heritage Motor Museum, Gaydon, Warwickshire. See 2004's event here! There was no event in 2005 and we didn't make it there last year.


Dermot was on top form and managed to talk them into giving us an allocation of 30 cars places and 24 individual passes. So he want us to fill this up please otherwise he will look both silly and broke. If you get a car place and no individual band then you can buy one on the day at the gate for yourself and a guest. There is no way they will let you in the display area without the car pass.So the way he's doing it is first come first allocated. You need to email dermot directly to: dermot.ohare@chem.ox.ac.uk with your name and address. He confirms if you have got one and will post you out the car pass and wrist band entry passes once he has been sent them.

Car Pass will be £6 and Individual wrist band pass £6. The driver also needs an individual pass. Dermot will request the money by paypal or cheque once you have been allocated one. The thread on LEF will be updated with the names as they come in.



August Bank Holiday Weekend
Britballrun is an annual car event/experience with a difference, it’s held throughout Britain, over the three day August Bank Holiday weekend.

Past events have attracted interest from a wide variety of Characters and Cars and helped raise large amounts of cash for various Charities.

The cost of entry is £350 per person with a minimum of 2 people per vehicle.

Fancy taking part in the 2007 event, then contact Britballrun via info@britballrun.co.uk and ask for an application pack.

Further details can be found at www.britballrun.co.uk


You want the Bond Car?
Sub for sale at Coys
Check out the latest auction of the Bond Sub from the Spy Who Loved Me!


Or maybe the Pretty Woman Esprit!



LOG 27
August 24-27 2007
Through the hard efforts of the LOG Committee, we are proud to announce that Emerson Fittipaldi will be our featured guest speaker for LOG 27 in Snowmass/Aspen August 24-27, 2007.

For those of you who are looking for a little Lotus history lesson. At 25 Emmo was then the youngest champion in F1 history. The combination of the 72D and E's points earnings were enough to gain Team Lotus the 1973 F1 Manufacturers Championship.

In his first full year as Lotus' lead driver in 1971, Fittipaldi finished sixth in the drivers' championship as the team experimented with a new chassis, the Lotus 72. Armed with what was arguably the greatest Formula One design of all time, the Lotus 72D Emmo proved unstoppable in 1972 as he won five of 11 races and easily won the F1 Drivers' Championship from Jackie Stewart by 16 points.

Emmo will be joined by such illuminaries as;

Peter Egan - Road & Track Editor at Large
Alain de Cadenet - Driver, Narrator, and TV Personality

We hope this will motivate you to a trek out to Colorado!!

Lew Gaskell
LOG 27 Media Chairman


Discount for Members
LEW has arranged a 15% discount on Books, Manuals and DVD's from Haynes Online. Details are on the club discount page! Just click on the Haynes Logo on the right hand side!


LEW's Oxford Meet Guest Speaker
Ex Forumla One driver Philippe Adams
We have been lucky enough to secure a guest speaker for our Oxford Meet in the form of an Ex-Lotus F1 Driver! Philippe Adams will be joining us on 13th May in his Esprit. He'll be giving a talk about his F1 experience with Lotus's GP team and will be taking questions from any F1 fans. This should make for an interesting day for those who like their motor racing!

Philippe is also there as an Esprit owner and is looking forward to meeting everyone and sharing experiences with other Esprit owners, so please make him feel welcome!

You can get Philippe's background from his LEW owners page!


LEW's Oxford Meeting
Sunday 13th May 2007
Only 5 days left to book your place at our Oxford Meeting!



LEW's Oxford Meeting
Sunday 13th May 2007
For this years event it is important to book early, we have a limited capacity this year and won't be able to take people turning up on the day. This is unfortunate, but as the event has grown, it has become more and more difficult to organise. So if you're coming please book early. Last booking via paypal will be Friday 11th May before noon.

See further down this page for booking details and feel free to email admin@lotusespritworld.com if you have any questions.



Lots of Esprits up for Sale
Seems LEW's turned into a sale site recently. Seems how's the time people decide to sell their Esprits! It's a real buyers market at the moment. So if you're looking for one, you're spoilt for choice (compared to normal)!


News from April 2007

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