Archive for the ‘Lotus’ Category

Renault Sport F1 drivers at the Nürburgring

Renault Sport F1 brings us this great little video showing half a dozen Formula One drivers fooling around on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Red Bull, Lotus and Renault all use the RS27 engine and Renault Sport figured it was a good enough excuse to get Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber, Heikki Kovalainen, Jarno Trulli, Nick Heidfeld and […]

This is why the Nürburgring can be dangerous

Today we bring you a rather depressing video which highlights how quickly unexpected dangers can present themselves on the Ring. Here, an otherwise competent driver is tracking his Lotus Exige. He does the right thing by moving aside to allow quicker cars go past. Then, on the descent to Adenau bridge, the driver comes across […]

2010 N24 – TV highlights to hour 12

The 2010 Nürburgring 24 hour race is now well into its second half. If you’ve missed some of the action then tip your hat to the MT89Motorsports channel on YouTube. Included after the jump are five clips from the race so far: Opening lap – includes all three starting groups #98 Audi R8 LMS on […]

Lotus 49B at 1969 German Grand Prix

Don’t you just love this old archival image from the 1969 German Grand Prix. A timely way to pay respects to Colin Chapman, who passed away 27 years ago today, the image features Graham Hill behind the wheel of a legendary Lotus 49B, possibly taken over the jump at the start of Pflantzgarten. For more […]

Lotus Evora Type 124 to make debut at 2010 N24

Lotus have turned their “luxury” tourer, the Evora, into an out and out racer. The Type 124 (one twenty four) meets full FIA racing specifications and has been designed for endurance racing. There is a reasonably extensive factory backed calendar of races in line for the 124, starting with next year’s Nürburgring 24 hour race […]