Hethel – Lotus Test Track | Saturday 18 April 2020

The Lotus Test Track at Hethel was completely refurbished and updated in 2011 when it was opened by Nigel Mansell. The circuit is 2.2 miles long and with its run-off areas is situated in approximately 30 acres of the 50 acre Group Lotus site. Built to put Lotus’ high performance cars through their paces the circuit incorporates a series of bends, hairpin corners and straights providing an excellent venue for honing driving skills.

Lotus on Track have run more track days at Hethel than all other organisers combined over the last 13 years; 7.5hrs of Open Pit Lane track time ensuring maximum, relaxed and safe track time.

General circuit information: HERE

Noise limit: 105db static & 95db drive by 20m

Format: Open pit lane

Experience level: All levels

Price: £189
Instruction: £25
Crash Helmets: £20
2nd Drivers (over 21): £25
Passengers (over 18): FREE but MUST arrive with main driver

Access to the Lotus site is restricted. We are happy for you to bring a passenger or two but they must arrive with you. Unfortunately children under the age of 16 are not permitted on site. The venue is not open to the general public or spectators.

Strictly Lotus, Caterham & VX220 only. All cars must be road legal. Slick tyres are not permitted. Drivers with a full race license will not be accepted, speed license holders – ok.

You must bring a full driving licence which will be checked at sign on.

Itinerary: Registration – 7.45-8.30 / Drivers Briefing 8.35 / Driving Starts 9.00 / Driving Ends 17.00 (1hr lunch)

Driver & passenger safety:

Final instructions will be emailed out 3 days before the event.


If anyone fancies attending a Classic Team Lotus tour they have availability on the 18th alongside our track day.

Classic Team Lotus Works Tour

An invitation to visit the workshops of one of the greatest Formula One teams.

Classic Team Lotus is the Works historic motor sport activity in the Lotus group of companies.

The Team Lotus mechanics that supported Champions such as Ayrton Senna, Nigel Mansell, Mario Andretti, Emerson Fittipaldi, Graham Hill and Jim Clark continue to care for the World Championship winning Lotus F1 cars that won 77 Grand Prix.

Classic Team Lotus is pleased to offer the opportunity for a privileged insight of everything that went into creating the Team Lotus Legend.

This will include:
Film presentation of a slice of Team Lotus history
Tour of the Classic Team Lotus race shop
History and technical significance of cars displayed
The Team Lotus archive
Photo opportunities with an F1 car
Visitors will also be provided with a Complimentary Classic Team Lotus print presenting all of the Team Lotus single seat racing cars.
Cost: £45 per person
Tour Time: approx. 2.5 hours
Maximum 20 per tour
Refreshments available on arrival

If interested – team@classicteamlotus.co.uk or call Paula on +44 (0) 1953 601 621

PLEASE READ OUR TERMS & CONDITIONS, BY SIGNING UP FOR THIS EVENT YOU AGREE TO ACCEPT THEM.

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