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Lotus Eleven under the trees at Donington Park

John Gray's Lotus Eleven at Donington Park
Photo by Tim Wren, 07860 786228

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The Lotus Eleven Series 2; what lines!
A great shot by Tim Wren, 07860 786228

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Under the trees at Donington Park, perfection.
Photo by Tim Wren, 07860 786228

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Close-up of a Wobbly Web Wheel

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Manx Classic, Isle of Man, Sept 1992
Photo by Albert Lowe, 01624 622406

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Ramsey Hill on the Manx Classic,
Isle of Man, Photo by Albert Lowe 01624 622406

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Ramsey Hill on the Manx Classic,
Isle of Man, Photo by Albert Lowe, 01624 622406

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Governor's Bridge on the Manx Classic,
Isle of Man, Photo by Albert Lowe, 01624 622406

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A wet and slippery TT course, Manx Classic,
Isle of Man, Photo by Albert Lowe, 01624 622406

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A wet Groveair 3hr Endurance Race,
Snetterton, U.K.
Photo: courtesy of Classic and Sportscar


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RACE CALENDAR

A race calendar for 2009 will be updated on this page when it becomes available. It will feature UK races where 50's sports racing cars are eligible to compete.

As the site develops, I intend to include other race meetings applicable to those who have interest in all historic Lotus racing cars. Would organisers please email me with their calendars when they become available.

Lotus Eleven Found
28th June, 2017
A 1957 Lotus S2 LeMans version. It's been in storage since Nov 1972. It's complete minus the engine. I've already been in contact with the Historic Lotus Register. Vic ( UK ) Jay (US) . The are working on determining which one this is. The number plate is long since gone:
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2002 Race Report
01th September, 2002
The chance of a lifetime, to be able to race the Eleven on the famous 'Circuit de Sarthe', a dream come true!
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Shelsey Walsh
01th June, 2004
My conversation with David Abbott about John Gray and his Lotus Eleven in early July 2004 went something like this……
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VSCC April Silverstone 1908 GP Itala Trophy Meeting, Silverstone UK. Date: 23 April 2005
23th April, 2005
Race report
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VSCC May Oulton Park Hawthorn Memorial Meeting, Oulton Park UK. Date: 28 May 2005
28th May, 2005
Race report
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Bentley Drivers Club, Silverstone, 11 June
11th June, 2006
What a super meeting this is! Without doubt, one of the very best in the ‘Club' calendar. The mix of cars is always excellent and each race is in the true spirit of a sporting event.
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Bentley Drivers Club, Silverstone, August 2006
01th August, 2006
Here, John Gray is standing in the Silverstone paddock beside his Lotus Eleven. Photo taken by Andrew Fleming at the Bentley Drivers Club Event, Silverstone, August 2006 - Photo's from the day.
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Your Lotus updated
19th October, 2008
New Cars added from Dave Boland, Simon Braithwaite,
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