Classic Team Lotus is the Works historic motor sport activity in the Lotus group of companies. The race shop is at Hethel in the same building from which Team Lotus operated in the late 60s and 70s.
Clive Chapman, son of Lotus founder Colin Chapman, runs Classic Team Lotus together with several of the mecanics how to use to support Champions such as Ayrton Senna, Nigel Mansell, Mario Andretti, Emerson Fittipaldi, Graham Hill and Jim Clark. Together they continue to care for the World Championship winning Lotus F1 cars that won 77 Grand Prix. Clive is fully committed to the preservation and promotion of the Team Lotus racing history of which he enjoyed such an exciting and unique perspective.
The company offers guided factory tours.
This will include:
- Welcome by Clive Chapman
- Tour of the Classic Team Lotus race shop
- The chance to sit and have a photograph in a single seater Lotus
- History and technical significance of cars displayed
- The Team Lotus Archive Film presentation of a slice of Team Lotus history
Classic Team Lotus
Hethel Industrial Estate