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Lotus Renault GP
Get some GP action
Lotus Renault GP are running the following that may be of interest to some Esprit owners.

Race days at Enstone – available for selected races over the course of the year
I-Race F1 driving experiences – these are available in June and October this year

Our race days give you the opportunity to visit our factory and watch the race screened live in our auditorium with live links to the track. This is an exciting opportunity to watch a Grand Prix in an exclusive setting at the heart of the Lotus Renault GP Team. The day begins with brunch and Sunday newspapers in our Communications Centre, followed by team debriefs from industry experts. Next comes a tour behind the scenes of our F1 garage before champagne and canapés in our state-of-the-art auditorium. You’ll then watch the race in style on our giant screen with live updates direct from the team’s senior management at the circuit.

Our I-Race driving program gives you the opportunity to live the life of a racing driver for a day at the Hungaroring Grand Prix circuit in Budapest.

See attached PDFs for more information (irace2, race day hos, LRG irace).

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Lotus Parts Sale
Get some big savings straight from the factory
Lotus ASO (the aftersales division of Group Lotus) are having a clear our and you could benefit with some huge savings on genuine OEM parts for your car. Parts available range from the early Elan/Europa through to the Elise/Exige small platform cars and many in between with a large choice of heavily reduced items available for Esprit, Excel, 340r and Elite owners too. Lotus Aftersales have now moved from the factory site at Hethel to Longwater Retail and Industrial Estate in Norwich and parts can be ordered for pickup from them on Saturday the 19th March or you can have them sent to your local dealer although this will incur a shipping fee. This is an excellent opportunity to stock up on parts you’ve been holding off on buying or for picking up a genuine bargain or two!
Examples of the kind of savings you can have are:

Esprit Gearbox – Was £7,496.68, now £995.00 – Saving £6,401.68
Elan M100 Bonnet – Was £742.76, now £195.00 – Saving £547.76
Elise S1 Wheels – Were £385.92, now £99.00 – Saving £286.92 each
Excel Fuel Tank – Was £234.61, now £35.00 – Saving £199.61
All prices are subject to VAT if applicable.

For more details, please visit TLF to download the complete sale list and order form and for ordering instructions.

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Win a years Free Insurance

Tweet with Money Supermarket!
Money Supermarket are giving away a year's free car insurance to one lucky winner (no limit on cost) and all people have to do to enter is re-tweet the comp: http://www.moneysupermarket.com/car-insurance/march-twitter-competition/.

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Esprit on TV Ad
Jacamo use Esprit
A LEW fan saw this advert for over weight menswear company 'Jacamo'. Towards the end theres a RED S3, which heI gathesr is supposed to be their getaway car. Getting in an out of an Esprit is not a speedy affair as any owner would understand, but for a pair overweight northern b--tards!!, would be a task in itself.

Have a look here:

http://www.jacamo.co.uk/shop/home?promo=6200

Open the above link then click on TV advert bottom right of the web page. Note the front end bobs up and down, shocks need replacing. Not surprising if these blokes have been driving it !!



It's not Starsky & Hutch. We have have to thank atleast for not puting a white strip on the side :-).

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Lotus Esprit SE Chassis Stolen
Watch out for it!
Just a quick note in case anyone is offered a second hand chassis in the near future. My chassis was stolen from outside my
workshop last week. From the description of the men & vehicle, we are assuming its for scrap but there is a possibility they will realise its for an Esprit as the shell was stored near by. The only distinguishing marks as the tube near the turbo has rusted through & need repair.

Les Twigg

Email if you hear anything or are offered it for sale.

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Lotus Magazine
Out Now
Issue 2 of the Lotus magazine is out now. See more at www.lotus-magazine.com

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Club Lotus Track Day
Castle Combe Saturday May 28th
Club LotusTrack Day for Lotus Cars Only is again at Castle Combe on Saturday 28th May. Each member may book a maximum of two packages per driver. Each package consists of a Guaranteed minimum of two sessions of 15 minutes per session (Flooding and Force Majeur Excluded), one in the morning and one in the afternoon. A package can be booked for another driver in the same car. This is NOT a competitive event. There will be no timing, no racing, no pace making or speed test. A full track briefing will be given on the day and free instruction is provided (subject to availability).

Prices are £92 (inc. VAT) each package.

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Club Lotus Show & Festival 2011
Donington Park August 13th & 14th
Club Lotus brought their 2011 show forward by one week from the date they recently announced. This is because the Elise Trophy race meeting at Donington was recently changed from 20/21 August to the weekend of 13/14 August and it therefore makes sense to similarly move the show forward one week.

So the ClubLotus 2011 Donington date is now August 13/14 with a dedicated Lotus trackday on Friday 12th. In addition to the Elise Trophy there will also be a race for the new Lotus Cup Europe . It should be a fantastic weekend and we're really looking forward to it.

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OctoLotus 1992 Esprit SE
Graphics laden Esprit for Sale...
Check out this 1992 Esprit SE (at www.autoscout24.fr) with a few extra graphics on the bodywork. It's for sale on a French website (see link below) for €39,999. Not much details on the Esprit and it's all in French. Looks like a standard 2.2l SE with 30,000 km on the clock. Those who can read French will be able to garner more information. As you can see the bodywork has an Octopus theme and has the wording OctoLotus on the inside and on the bodywork.

As ever we like to bring you anything Esprit related from around the world. If you see anything, email us at admin@lotusespritworld.com

OctoLotus

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Lotus: The Future Starts Here
15 min vid on the launch of the new Lotus Models...
Check out this video of behind the scenes footage as Lotus launch 5 new cars at the 2010 Paris Mondial De L'Automobile, including the new Esprit.

Lotus: The Future Starts Here

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Calendars
Get yours before the end of jan...
Welcome to 2011. We still have a few A3 and Desktop calendars left if you haven't got anything on your wall to check what you're doing this year. You can see the Esprit for January above. Order thought www.esprit4sale.co.uk. All current orders were sent out yesterday (10th Jan), so if you've ordered on it's on it's way.....

News from 4th Quarter 2010

Have you heard the news about dish networks and directv hd channels list which you can get with any of the high definition satellite receivers on sale at SatelliteDish.tv? It's the home of satellite dish television!

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