Settled into the reassuringly-tight confines of the seat, hands loosely placed upon the small steering wheel, gazing down the louvered bonnet.
Whether looking to compete or just spectate the Lotus Seven Club Speed Championship is a friendly & Welcoming way into the sport.
If you have ever fancied having a go at speed events (sprints and hill climbs), on March 26th the club will be holding the biannual Intro to Sprinting day at Curborough near Lichfield, Staffordshire.
Success in this year's Lotus Seven Speed Championship was celebrated at an awards lunch, held at the Gaydon Heritage Centre on Sunday 30th November.
The fourth round of the L7C Speed Championship took us to Gurston Down near Salisbury in Wiltshire. Unusually this event, a round of the British Hillclimb Championship, takes place over two days with three practice runs on Saturday and one practice plus two timed runs on Sunday.
Sunday 17th May saw the club's 3rd speed championship event of the year take place at Curborough Sprint course near Lichfield.
The club's first Speed Championship event of 2015 took place on Saturday at the historic Goodwood Motor Circuit. Competing here is always quite daunting, not just because of the history of the place but also the fact that it is a very fast circuit.