Lotus Elan

Tour Auto 2015...

PostPost by: Old English White » Wed Apr 29, 2015 7:05 am

Each year, the Elan's are doing their best on that long distance race. Or not.


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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:18 am

Thanks for posting Christian. :D
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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:38 am

Amazing cars, the lines & speed of the cars varies so much... the GT40 is just so slow.. maybe looking after the car?

Horrible accident in the Blue/Orange Elan... he just comes in way too hot...

Thanks for posting.
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PostPost by: Europatc » Wed Apr 29, 2015 4:20 pm

Thank you Christian
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PostPost by: dougweall » Fri May 01, 2015 8:24 pm

Hi Christian,

Another excellent result for JPL, I hope he hasn't retired the Elan for the E Type 8)

So sad to see the Elan in the barrier :cry:

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PostPost by: elandoc » Sat May 09, 2015 1:48 am

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Fantastic fun - tarmac rallies are my favourite form of motorsport. I've had 1-2 whacks over the years - had a rear wheel come loose at speed while overtaking a Porsche - turned out to be a loose spinner, and ended up with a very lucky (well, skilful) save. After that, I switched to bolt-on hubs for safety - never lost a whole hub though, which looks like what happened to the first guy. The second guy looks like he came in too hot - do they allow pace notes in the TA?

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