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Re: Stelvio 2020 | Lotus Elise 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:42 pm
by sjw
Shot taken in 2006 at the top of Stelvio (there are a lot of better mountain passes in the Alps)

Re: Stelvio 2020 | Lotus Elise 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:35 am
by FlyingDutchman
Third day took us dutchy's from Austria to Italy. Fine roads and passes again with highlight the Timmelsjoch pass. The weather is still smiling. Ended in a new Hotel to meet up with the international part of the meeting. International part split up in a 4 or 2 day trip so for now not all cars arrived yet.

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Re: Stelvio 2020 | Lotus Elise 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:32 am
by andyzim
Spectacular

Re: Stelvio 2020 | Lotus Elise 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:06 am
by thommo
Superb. Keep the pics coming.

Re: Stelvio 2020 | Lotus Elise 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:45 pm
by winthattt
The Hornet wrote: Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:26 pm We cancelled our trip this year too - just not worth the risk... move to late July for us too
I cancelled my LoT to Zolder and Zandvoort for the same reason. I swapped it for sloshing rain in Anglesey which was...Great fun.

Re: Stelvio 2020 | Lotus Elise 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:35 am
by FlyingDutchman
Can't keep up. Is there a way to post images from facebook to here using mobile device?

Anyway, Day 4. Start of the international tour. Highlight Passo Gardena. Again fantastic driving weather again. Awesom lunch location in the alps.

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Re: Stelvio 2020 | Lotus Elise 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:37 am
by FlyingDutchman
Day 5. Nice drive from Bormio to Livigno. Passo Palade, Tonale and Mortirolo. Number of cars is growing. Tmr is the main 25yr elise (20yr exige) celebration and Stelvio run.

#lotuscars
Bends and Curves
Delightful Driving

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Re: Stelvio 2020 | Lotus Elise 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:44 pm
by FlyingDutchman
Day 6.

Wonderful celebration of 25 year Elise. From Hotel we drove up Stelvio from the Bormio side (which was closed last year due to rockfall). After a short stop at the top we headed down into Switzerland, then quickly back to Italy to have a fantastic lunch and a mini Concours de elegance. A few more Lotus showed up so I guess around 70-80 cars there. After lunch back to Stelvio this time up along the famous east side. Quick stop and down to Bormio for the after party.

Sunday we had a blast back home. What a fantastic trip. 1900 miles driven (3000km) and she did it without any issues. Very nice experience and week. Very fine organisation to join.

International part by Delightful driving: https://delightfuldriving.com
Dutch pre trip by Bends and Curves: https://bendsandcurves.com
Officially recognised by #lotuscars

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Re: Stelvio 2020 | Lotus Elise 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:46 pm
by FlyingDutchman
And guess who won the "most desirable car" category of the Concours de Elegance 8-)

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