Lotus race cars of varying shapes and sizes, including the new T127 2010 Formula One car, will be on-hand for a very unique celebration this weekend. Billed as the "Classic Team Lotus Festival", the event will feature enough race cars to overwhelm even the most ardent of racing fans.

Among the cars that will be in attendance - apart from the T127, of course - will be each and every F1 Lotus that’s ever been designed. Count all of them and you’ll reach 35. Even better, most of these 35 cars will also be dusted off and taken out for a track demonstration at the Snetertton circuit in Norfolk, UK.

Leading the festivities will be none other than Hazel Chapman, the widow of Lotus founder Colin Chapman, who will officially open the Lotus racing vault, or as they so fondly call it in that part of the world, the Classic Team Lotus F1 Pavilion. Joining Mrs. Chapman will be the Lotus F1 team comprised of drivers Jarno Trulli, Heikki Kovalainen and Fairuz Fauzy, and team principal Tony Fernandes. Despite the supposed ’ban’ in team testing for Formula One, Lotus F1 was able to get a special dispensation to demonstrate the T127 in front of the attending spectators.

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Source: Classic Team Lotus

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7 comments:

  (387) posted on 06.23.2010

same here.. but this is just a tribute to those racers who won using the lotus sport car.

  (434) posted on 06.22.2010

I like it than the lotus evora..

  (515) posted on 06.21.2010

Always a firm favorite, the local Scalextric club has created a unique, four lane Snetterton which is intended for the youngsters, but no doubt parents will try to muscle in.

  (808) posted on 06.21.2010

Elsewhere, despite the ban on in-season testing, more serious business was taking place.

  (364) posted on 06.20.2010

Wonderful, I think this Festival will be so much exciting because aside from featuring all the historic Team Lotus Formula 1 racing cars it will also be demonstrated on track and displayed.

  (417) posted on 06.20.2010

A comprehensive service for the restoration, maintenance and operation of historic Team Lotus Formula One cars is available at the original factory facility.

  (379) posted on 06.17.2010

Nice, i like the signature color of the lotus. Green and yellow really mix well on the car.

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