340R Track Day at Lotus Cars
News Update : 2nd March 2001
As a result of low attendance numbers, Lotus Cars have decided to allow owners of Lotus Exige's to enter this day - contact Lotus for further details.
Lotus Cars Limited are organizing a "340R Only" track day at Lotus cars, in recent correspondence, Mark Critchley of Lotus sets the scene :
"This is a
unique opportunity for you to drive your own 340R on the legendary Lotus test
track, the very place that your 340R,
This day is a bit of a first for
Lotus, normally the public are not allowed to bring
their own vehicles onto the track.
Before you will be allowed to do this,
your vehicles will need to be
inspected by our technicians, to ensure that your 340R
meet accepted safety standards,
which should only be a formality. We
will have some parts available,
but time will not be with us so please ensure your vehicle is in top condition.
We have arranged
at the Luxurious Dunston Hall, with a meal with some of
the Lotus staff responsible for the 340R.
Your chance to chat in an informal setting,
about your 340Rs,
both with each other, and with the Lotus Engineers.
What you get out of the day will be up to you, you will be accompanied whilst on the track by a Lotus driver. Who will quite happy to sit there and keep quiet and observe, however he will also be able to coach and instruct you if that is what you wish. The emphasis is on your enjoyment."
Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 SEZ
Mark Critchley (Vehicle enquiries) 01953 608595 e-mail: email@example.com
Customer Contact Centre (bookinq enquiries) :
0870 9000 565
All drivers are required to hold a current and valid Drivinq Licence.
You will be required to brinq your
Drivinq Licence with you on the event
for verification purposes. Failure
to comply with the above will result
in you not beinq able to take part in the day.
Motor Insurance Policy Document
All drivers are required to arranqe their own track drivinq cover for
their car. You will be required
to brinq a copy of the Motor Insurance Policy Document with you on the
event for verification purposes. Personal
accident cover will be arranged by Lotus Cars.
Failure to comply with the above will result in you not
beinq able to take part in the day.
Comfortable, casual clothinq and sensible footwear, such as deck shoes,
should be worn. You are also
recommended to brinq a waterproof jacket in the event of inclement
Lotus operates a strict photography policy to protect client
cameras are permitted on site.
Dunston Hall Hotel, situated just 3.5 miles from Norwich has been reserved for you on Friday 23rd March. This historic country house retains a charminq and historic character and hosts a superb Health and Leisure club, complete with 15m indoor pool. It is surrounded by its own 18 hole qolf course and boasts a 22 bay covered drivinq ranqe floodlit tennis courts and fully equipped qym. La Fontaine Restaurant provides an a la carte menu and there is also a carvery, both offerinq the finest cuisine.
Each Driving Booking place (fully inclusive package rate) £550 inc VAT
Each Guest Booking Place £150 inc VAT
at Dunston Hall has been reserved for each driving place bookinq overnight
on Friday 23'd March (Bed and Breakfast plus
If you arrive
or Saturday 24th
the bookinq details below.
Accommodation to include Bed and Breakfast (if applicable)
occupancy £75.00 and Double occupancy £98.00
meals on Thursday 22nd
and Saturday 24th
are not included in above prices
will be booked by Lotus and payment
will need to be settled with Dunston Hall on departure.
340R Owners wishing to take part are strongly recommended to contact the Booking Line on : 0870 9000 565 to obtain an entry form. Entry is on a first come first served basis.
Demand will be high but entry is limited to 15 cars in total.
More detailed terms and conditions apply and these should be obtained from Lotus.
For technical queries relating to eligability of your car for entry contact Mark Critchley on 01953 60895 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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