Replicas of the Lotus 7 just may be the ultimate kit cars. The lightweight, open cockpit design is iconic, to say the least, and there are a fair share of manufacturers to choose from. Whether you want to build it from scratch, or buy a fully functioning racecar, there are lots of kits to choose from, depending on your budget, time commitment, and thirst for power. Innovators can even use the chassis as a sort of blank canvas, and we’ve seen some pretty impressive electric Lotus 7 kits hustling about in the wild.
Whatever your flavor, the following list offers up ten different makers of the Lotus 7-inspired kit car, all available in North America.
Before heading to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the inaugural race of the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup series two of Winding Road Racing’s…
While McLaren’s new racer is set to debut next month at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, the company decided to take the wraps off the new car a bit early in this tasty collection of images.
Ten SCCA National Champions were crowned on Friday at the SCCA Runoffs Presented by Garmin VIRB, following 14 lap races at Daytona International Speedway. Check out the race recaps and official results below for all the details.
The second annual NASA Eastern States Championships presented by Toyo Tires crowned it class winners this past weekend at Virginia International Raceway. Under perfect 80-degree and sunny conditions the 300+ NASA competitors took to the 3.27 mile, 17-turn VIR circuit to settle who would be 2015 NASA Eastern States Champions.
Rain usually does not spell ideal track conditions for getting behind the wheel of a race car for the first time, but that doesn’t deter oversteer enthusiast Chris Harris as he pilots the Daytona 24 Hour winning Group C Jaguar XJR-9 around Brands Hatch Racing circuit in West Kingsdown.