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Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:57 am
by elansprint71

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:06 pm
by davidholroyd
Hi,

I will have a couple of spare tickets if any one wants them ..

David

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 6:36 pm
by stuartgb100
Are there any weekend discount tickets available ?
Club Lotus do not seem to be promoting this, and not answering the 'phone today.

Any advance provisional programme or entry lists out yet ?

Can you gain access to the circuit on the Friday afternoon ?

Thanks,
Stuart.

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:24 pm
by elansprint71
I will make no comment on Club Lotus. :wink:

Donington Park is open every day for museum access and excellent cafe; if you are wanting to camp, I would ring the circuit. There is testing on the circuit on some days but I'm not sure which as there was some trouble with the council again this season.

I can't find an entry list on the EDIT: CSCC Classic and Sports Car Club apologies website yet but entries closed a couple of weeks ago so maybe it is hiding somewhere?

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:15 am
by toomspj
It's a CSCC organised race, so you won't find it on HSCC website. I'm sorry to say that I won't be participating.

Paul

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:50 am
by Old English White
toomspj wrote:It's a CSCC organised race, so you won't find it on HSCC website. I'm sorry to say that I won't be participating.

Paul

Paul,
What other event could be more important!?!
Should have been interesting to see what you can do when starting from a better position, not like the Brands Hatch race...
So, we 'll never know!?!
Christian. :mrgreen:

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:47 pm
by stuartgb100
I see there's now a race programme to download from the Donington website,
with both the Elan 50 qualifying and race on the Sunday, but yet to see any entry lists.

Anybody seen one, or know of the Elan entrants ?

Regards,
Stuart

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 2:57 pm
by elansprint71
I can't find anything but have just e-mailed the Media bloke at Donny; I suspect that it is down to the CSCC rather than Donny.

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:33 am
by elansprint71
Media man at Donny does not have a start sheet, e-mail on CSCC website bounced! :roll:

I'll be there on Sunday for the Elan race. I look pretty much like my avatar, so you should notice me.

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:20 pm
by stuartgb100
Thanks Pete,
Looks like I'll maybe learn the entry lists on Saturday then.

You said:
"I look pretty much like my avatar, so you should notice me"

So, just look out for the flash one with the big cameras, then !

Regards,
Stuart.

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:07 pm
by elansprint71
sgbooth wrote:

So, just look out for the flash one with the big cameras, then !

Regards,
Stuart.



Drop me a PM if you want to meet up; I'll be wandering about most of Sunday.

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:53 pm
by 1558cc
Dad was there in the still only partly repaired Elan, holding up a solid second last in the Elan race (fastest car with an iron engine) and 11 out of 17 in the scratch race at the end of the day. I wonder if anyone has much photography of it? I will post a Youtube of in car from the race, admittedly not particularly exciting but lots of people over taking him!

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:04 pm
by elansprint71
1558cc wrote:Dad was there in the still only partly repaired Elan, holding up a solid second last in the Elan race (fastest car with an iron engine) and 11 out of 17 in the scratch race at the end of the day. I wonder if anyone has much photography of it? I will post a Youtube of in car from the race, admittedly not particularly exciting but lots of people over taking him!


So, mysterious 1558, your name is Spencer? :D

I will be putting up more photos here:
http://www.lotuselan.net/forums/elan-photos-f18/donington-park-elan-race-t26151.html
when I get the time.

Re: Donington Park Elan race 15/16 September.

PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:13 am
by dougweall
Sad demise of Pat Thomas and his 26R on sunday. I believe the trigger wheel disintegrated and cut the oil line. (At least I think that was what he said running past me).

Image

The indecently quick race winning Elan of Nelson Rowe.
Image

Doug.