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Round 4 Oulton Park Race Report: Clean Sweep for Rookie Taylor and Magnificent Drive in Race 2 from LaMaster

2nd July 2018

The next instalment comes from the natural contours of the Cheshire countryside, Oulton Park. Off the back of getting his s…

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Round 3 Brands Hatch GP Race Report: Taylor Takes Magnificent First Win & LaMaster Secures First Podium Result of 2018

23rd May 2018

Video Highlights Weather: Dry / Sunny The fabulous sweeps of the Brands Hatch GP circuit were the playground for the driv…

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Round 2 Donington Park Race Report: Taylor Clinches Pole, Ball holds onto P2 in the Championship & Denman's Unbeaten Run Continues

18th April 2018

Video Highlights Qualifying Weather: Dry / Mild Time: 9:45 Qualifying kicked off straight from the garages with most of…

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ECU Master UK & RRR Engineering To Give Away Up To £1,000 For the Championship Winner & Runners Up!

21st March 2018

We are excited to announce an incredible brand new prize for the Championship Winners of the Elise Trophy in collaboration wi…

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Round 1 Snetterton Race Report: Denman Masters a Snowy Round 1 and Rookie Taylor Snatches First Podium Result

19th March 2018

The 2018 season kicked off in wintery style at Snetterton - or was it Snowtterton? - amidst the wintery showers sweeping acro…

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Avon Tyres & BMTR Extends Partnership with Lotus Cup UK for 2018

27th February 2018

With their partnership with Avon Tyres extending back to the early 1980's, we are delighted to announce that BMTR Motorsport…

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Hangar 111 Become Official Partners of Lotus Cup UK for 2018

22nd February 2018

Hangar 111 are an Authorised Lotus Service Centre and a Lotus Race Team located in Suffolk. They offer a wide range of ser…

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Nitron to Partner with Lotus Cup UK for the 2018 Season

15th February 2018

We are pleased to announce that Nitron will be fully supporting the 2018 Lotus Cup and Elise Trophy championships. As well…

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Axel Van Nederveen Confirmed for Comeback Campaign with Matthew Bentley Racing

14th February 2018

Matthew Bentley Racing has confirmed their star driver Axel Van Nederveen (pictured right) for the 2018 Lotus Elise Trophy C…

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Format Confirmed for Snetterton Round 1 Saturday 17th March 2018

13th February 2018

Welcome to round 1 of the Lotus Cup & Elise Trophy Championship at Snetterton. ** A Must Not Miss Event for Lotus Enthusias…

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Alex Ball Returns Seeking the 2018 Elise Trophy Crown

7th February 2018

Alex Ball set for 2018 Elise Trophy Return in his Elise S1! Alex 2017 bid for the Elise Trophy championship was cut short af…

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Mark Richardson Confirmed with Hangar 111 for the 2018 Elise Trophy Championship

2nd February 2018

We are super excited to welcome back Mark Richardson for the 2018 Elise Trophy Championship with Hangar 111. Mark had an in…

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Mads Petersen is back for 2018 targeting top 10 Finishes

31st January 2018

We are thrilled to have Mads Petersen back with us for the 2018 Elise Trophy Championship. Mads struggled in 2017 in his…

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Newcomer Ade Wootton Confirmed for 2018 Elise Trophy Championship

29th January 2018

We are super excited to announce Ade Wootton, another newcomer for the Elise Trophy Championship for 2018. With absolutely…

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Lotus Cup UK Speed Championship Winner Stuart Cheshire Joins Elise Trophy for 2018!

28th January 2018

We'd like to welcome newcomer Stuart Cheshire to the Elise Trophy Grid for 2018 in his Elise S1. Stuart Cheshire, winner of…

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Orange Watch Company (OWC) and Lotus Cup continue partnership for 2018

26th January 2018

We are excited to announce that Lotus Cup and Orange Watch Company (OWC) will continue their partnership for the second year…

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Crease & Middleton Confirmed for Elise Trophy Drive with Datum Motorsport

25th January 2018

Newcomers Oliver Crease (pictured left) and Simon Middleton (right) confirmed with Datum Motorsport for the 2018 Elise Trophy…

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John LaMaster: 'I'm Back & I'll be Fighting for Podiums!'

24th January 2018

Lotus Cup veteran John LaMaster is back for the 2018 Elise Trophy Championship with Datum Motorsport. John has been racing…

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Chris Thirkettle Confirmed for the 2018 Lotus Elise Trophy Championship

23rd January 2018

2017 rookie Chris Thirkettle has now committed to a full season in the 2018 Elise Trophy Championship in his Elise S2 K Ser…

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Front Running Craig Denman Returns for 2018 in an All-New Lotus!

22nd January 2018

Front running Welsh racer Craig Denman has now committed to the 2018 Elise Trophy Championship in a Lotus Elise S3 Cup R.…

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Lotus Cup UK Confirmed 2018 Calendar

15th January 2018

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 calendar has now been confirmed. You can check out the website calendar for the ful…

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2018 Registrations Open

21st December 2017

We're excited to announce that our early-bird discounted race entry packages are now online and ready for the 2018 racing sea…

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Lotus Cup UK Provisional 2018 Race Calendar Announced

8th November 2017

Our provisional calendar for the 2018 Lotus Cup UK and Elise Trophy race season is now available.   17th March 2018 - Snet…

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New Series Owners for 2018

8th August 2017

We're really excited to announce that the Lotus Cup and Elise Trophy championships will be under new ownership starting from…

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2017 Brands Hatch GP - Round 2 - Lotus Cup Race Report

2nd May 2017

Savage and Atkinson share wins on a gloomy Bank Holiday Monday Simon Atkinson took the lead of the Lotus Cup standings follo…

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Orange Watch Company Joins as 2017 Championship Sponsor

4th March 2017

We are very pleased to announce another new sponsor for 2017 OWC – Orange Watch company – is a small watch company makin…

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Commissioned Paintings For Championship Winners in 2017

3rd February 2017

Motor-Racing-Art. co. uk have signed up to sponsor the Lotus Cup UK Championship in 2017.   Motor Racing Art is the work of…

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Footman James announced as sponsors of Lotus Cup & Lotus Elise Trophy for 2017

21st December 2016

Specialist insurance broker Footman James will sponsor the 2017 MSA Lotus Cup Championship and Lotus Elise Trophy Championshi…

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Silverstone Driver Test Event a Great Success

12th December 2016

The 10th December saw the first in what will be an annual driver prospect day for the Lotus Cup and Lotus Elise Trophy Champi…

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Lotus 3 Eleven joins the Test Day on 10th December

29th November 2016

Bell and Colvill will be bringing their very special 3 Eleven to the test day on 10th December at Silverstone. David Pittar…

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FREE Driver Test at Silverstone on 10th December

28th November 2016

Finished in the top 10 of a race championship in the last 2 years and considering your options for 2017? You may be eligible…

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2016 Snetterton Final Round - Elise Trophy Race Report

2nd November 2016

Lotus Cup Production champion Stuart Ratcliff was on the back foot coming into Snetterton, trailing leader Alex Ball by 27 po…

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2016 Snetterton Final Round - Lotus Cup Race Report

2nd November 2016

A return to Snetterton in Norfolk for the final rounds of the 2016 Lotus Cup & Elise Trophy championships saw three champions…

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2016 Season Awards Dinner

30th September 2016

End of Season Dinner & Season Awards Presentation - Friday 2nd December 2016 The Lotus Cup and Lotus Elise Trophy Champion…

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2016 Silverstone GP - Lotus Cup & Elise Trophy Race Report

11th September 2016

The penultimate round of Lotus Cup/Elise Trophy took the teams and drivers to the home of the British Grand Prix, Silverstone…

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2016 Brands Hatch Lotus Festival - Lotus Cup & Elise Trophy Race Report

29th August 2016

The Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit played host to round six of Lotus Cup & Elise Trophy, one of the main racing highlights o…

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Westerham Brewery joins Lotus Cup as a sponsor for 2016

17th August 2016

We are very pleased to announce that Westerham Brewery is joining us as a sponsor for the rest of the season, and to celebrat…

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2016 Oulton Park - Elise Trophy Race Report

19th July 2016

Lotus Elise Trophy Championship The grid for Elise Trophy at Oulton was one of the best of the season at this ever popular d…

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2016 Oulton Park - Lotus Cup Race Report

19th July 2016

Oulton Report – Lotus Cup Round FiveSome five weeks following the overseas round in Belgium, Lotus Cup & Elise Trophy retur…

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2016 Spa Francorchamps Race Report

15th June 2016

Following on from the short and technical nature of Brands Hatch’s Indy circuit four weeks ago, round four of Lotus Cup & E…

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2016 Brands Hatch (Indy) Elise Trophy Race Report

16th May 2016

QualifyingA much warmer start for day two of the meeting was a pleasant change from the chilly conditions 24 hours earlier, w…

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2016 Brands Hatch (Indy) Lotus Cup Race Report

16th May 2016

Brands Hatch beckoned for round three of Lotus Cup & Elise Trophy, with the 1. 2 mile Indy circuit in use for the first of tw…

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Brands Hatch Indy Circuit - Test Timetable (13th May 2016)

9th May 2016

Date:-Friday 13 May 2016Circuit:-Indy Timings are subject to change by MSV but the following is the planned testing schedule…

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Update on Spa Testing

28th April 2016

We’ve just had the good news that additional time has now been allocated at Spa on the Friday for testing as follows;Friday…

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2016 Donington Park Elise Trophy Race Report

26th April 2016

The second Lotus Elise Trophy event of the year saw the teams and drivers head up to Donington Park for the usual Elise Troph…

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2016 Donington Park Lotus Cup Race Report

26th April 2016

The second Lotus Cup event of the year saw the teams and drivers head up to Donington Park for a 60-minute Cup mini-enduro wi…

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Snetterton March 2016 Race report

29th March 2016

Round one of the 2016 season opens at Snetterton but in a change for the series and to add additional variety into the calend…

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2016 Season Is Go!!

20th February 2016

The 2016 Lotus Cup and Elise Trophy Race Season is just over a month away and driver sign ups and all plans are on track. The…

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Our 2016 brochure is out now!

1st February 2016

We have finalised the championship regulations, and our new 2016 brochure is available for download.

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2015 Season Thanks

1st December 2015

Just a short note to say thanks to everyone for their support during our first season. Particular thanks go to all the drive…

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