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  1. Nice Lotus turnout on Sunday with summer weather holding out for a change.. Thanks to whoever brought along the Lotus flag but just amazing how many other "Car Clubs" bring along their corporate hospitality units... Nice display in front of Beaulieu House and maybe an Evija will be there next year?
  2. Thanks for the link. I will be there with my Esprit S2 on Sunday but think I will give any "burn outs" a miss!
  3. What time do cars have to be on the stand please Bibs? It says 8am start so is that the ETA?
  4. Fantastic day with so many memories to take away including the world record attempt with cars on track - hope that gets in the books. Reminded me of the M25 on a Friday afternoon - but with all the cars you want around you! Well done to Bibs who worked like a trojan all day and all the days before that too. Thanks to Lotus and Geely for getting it on at last and I hope the enthusiasm of all Lotus owners and fans at the event left a lasting impression on them all for next time - next year maybe as the banner said! Great to bump into my Absolute Lotus photoshoot friends and Mrs L again. Also to meet Scott Walker by my car on the Club Lotus stand.
  5. I am now on the Club Lotus stand so have one spare set of yellow Lotus car park tickets. First to DM/PM me on here gets them!
  6. Any ideas about how the 20 places get allocated to each of the Lotus car clubs? I can't possibly subscribe to all of them!
  7. Have ordered my ticket but wondering how Lotus will cope with the other 6,999!
  8. nigelsd

    The Warren Classic

    I have sent entry form on their website subject to "judges approval" for my S2 Esprit.
  9. Great news that Lotus will celebrate their 70th at HQ after watching Porsche go overboard for their 70th at Good FoS last weekend. Better late than never and looking forward to sign up page/tickets and details asap.
  10. That looks good Will. Interested to see a gold Elite in the photos. Maybe find a gold Eclat and take photo with the full set!
  11. Will be there Sunday in Club Lotus area.
  12. Thanks for your reply Jon. My fault for asking so close to the event. I will look out for next year.
  13. Hello Jon. I know this is ridiculously late but is there any possibility of a space available for my S2 Esprit? Thanks Nigel
  14. Well done for getting the show back on the road for another TLF Event Bibs. Great to see you at Hofmans and hear the good news first hand. Let's hope 2018 event is less stessful than this one. Will be coming along and added details as instructed! ?
  15. Happy to bring my S2 along. Haven't been to Duxford for ages and would be great to look round again. Martyn - Esprit SE Chris (Esprit22) - Esprit Turbo ChrisJ - Excel SE or Turbo Esprit - hopefully not both like last year Chipp-M100S2 Nr2k - s1 elise Owen - Esprit GT3 Phil Flash - probably M100 could be Elan+2 Dan E - Turbo Esprit Markw996 - S4 Esprit Loose Cannon - EspritGT3 Mark Hur - Elise S1 Steve A - M100 Bibs - Elise S1 111s Choppa - Esprit S3 Neal H - Evora 400 Sparky - Esprit GT3 Pete - Esprit Turbo Neil P - Exige S Paul F - The Mighty Esprit V8 StuartM - Something Lotus Dave N Elise 111R Dave - Elise S Cup Baz - Elise 250 Cup Steve S3 - Elan+2 or Excel Steve1 (Evora or M100) or both Paul M100 S2 (LEC) Craig - Evora Dan - Evora 400 Jimbo - Evora (or the Brabus if it's sunny ) Rupert - Elise SC Wayne - Evora S Ade & Gina, GT3 & Evora Nigel - Esprit V8 Nigel - Europa S Paul Saunders - Elise S2 Type 72 (Email) Dave - Excel Dave Eds - Evora Richard Cooper - Elan JayEmm - Evora 400 I suspect Stuart - elan +2s 130/5 Nigelsd - Esprit S2
  16. Should be able to give the S2 a run out there for its first 2017 event ?
  17. Fantastic weekend and many thanks to Bibs and team for all their hard work behind the scenes. Saturday weather forecast was completely wrong with wall to wall sunshine and enjoyed the opportunity to be on the TLF stand. Sunday was more like "Shower and Shine " with some inconvenient rain but tremendous turnout and some excellent cars on display. The fact that three of the winning cars were next to me didn't make me feel sore at all ? Maybe a prize next year for spectator's most liked car? ? The only downside was MSVR deciding to charge £5 for Paddock Stand both days. How mercenary can they get!
  18. That's my Gold S2 Esprit you are following on the parade lap video ?

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    1. swindon_alan

      swindon_alan

      Ha, hello Nigel! Excellent, love the car :)

      Do you know the guy in KIW 4464 who overtook you? Just wondering if it was a grudge thing :P

      Will you be at Brands next weekend? If so, will say hello, it would be good to meet you.

      Best regards

      Alan

       

    2. nigelsd

      nigelsd

      Thanks for getting in touch Alan. The guy in the red S3 was very friendly while we were queuing and just said he was getting frustrated at "tooling around" too slowly on the lap and just wanted to press the loud pedal so nothing serious!  Am at Brands both days.  Saturday on the TLF stand and Sunday show and shine.  Won't win anything but it's nice to get the attention. See you there. ?

    3. swindon_alan

      swindon_alan

      Look forward to it. We're there both days VIP :thumbup:

  19. Great day out and terrific fun doing the parade lap. Not much fun having the engine running for 10 minutes waiting for the marshals to let us on the track after telling us to get ready though. Temperature gauge was getting very high!
  20. Sounds like a terrific event and would like to be there Sunday. It's a 3 hour drive (both ways) but should be ok! 1. Owen - Esprit GT3 - Sat and Sun 2. Chipp - M100 S2 - Sun 3. Rob - turbo Esprit - Sat 4.Nigelsd - Esprit S2 Gold - Sun
  21. Put me down No 8 for Saturday - I already have a ticket!
  22. nigelsd

    nigelsd

  23. Just to let all TLF members who may be in the Oxford area that I managed (somehow!) to get an entry to the Salon Privee event at Blenheim Palace next Sunday 3rd July from 9am with my Gold S2 if anyone wants to pop along B-)

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    2. purso

      purso

      I saw your car driving through the grounds while I was on the train with the little ones looked gorgeous!!!

    3. nigelsd

      nigelsd

      Yes it was a great day amongst all the Ferraris Porches and Mercedes and in such incredible surroundings. Good to see the Lotus was appreciated ?

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    4. nigelsd

      nigelsd

      Yes it was a great day amongst all the Ferraris Porches and Mercedes and in such incredible surroundings. Good to see the Lotus was appreciated ?

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      I managed to get the car moved to the centre display as it was looking lonely! 

  24. Hello Bibs. It looks like I have paid twice for my Forum membership renewal - once for £24 on my email invoice reminder but did not realise that £20 had already gone through on my PayPal account. Is it possible to get the £20 back through PayPal please? Nigel
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