SP Motorsports 2017 Arrive & Drive Calendar

Upcoming events:

Days Dates Track Organizer Available Space in Trailer Available Rental Cars
Sat-Sun Jan 20-21 Laguna Seca Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise, 2006 Elise and 2003 Mini
Sat Jan 28 Laguna Seca NCRC 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Feb 4-5 Laguna Seca Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat Feb 18 Laguna Seca NCRC 3 cars 2005 Elise
Fri Feb 24 Laguna Seca GG Lotus Club 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Feb 25-26 Laguna Seca Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Mar 4-5 Thunderhill (3mi) NCRC 3 cars 2005 Elise
Thu Mar 9 Thunderhill (3mi) Google track day 3 cars 2005 Elise
Fri Mar 10 Laguna Seca Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Mar 18-19 COTA in Austin TX Lotus Cup race 2 cars 2005 Elise
Wed Mar 29 Sonoma Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Mon Apr 3 Thunderhill (3mi) CFRA 3 cars 2005 Elise
Fri-Sat Apr 7-8 Thunderhill (3mi) Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Mon Apr 10 Sonoma Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Thu Apr 13 Thunderhill (3mi) Google track day 3 cars 2005 Elise
Mon Apr 17 Laguna Seca CFRA 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Apr 22-23 Chuckwalla Lotus Cup race 2 cars 2005 Elise
Wed May 3 Thunderhill GG Lotus Club 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sun May 7 Sonoma CFRA 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun May 20-21 Auto Club Speedway Lotus Cup race 2 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Jun 3-4 Thunderhill (5mi) Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Fri Jun 9 Laguna Seca NCRC 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Jun 17-18 Sonoma Lotus Cup race 2 cars 2005 Elise
Thu Jun 22 Thunderhill (5mi) Google track day 3 cars 2005 Elise
Fri Jun 23 Thunderhill (3mi) Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Jul 8-9 Thunderhill NCRC 3 cars 2005 Elise
Mon Jul 17 Laguna Seca GG Lotus Club 3 cars 2005 Elise
Thu Jul 27 Laguna Seca Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Mon Jul 31 Laguna Seca NCRC 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Aug 5-6 Thunderhill NCRC 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Aug 12-13 Thunderhill Lotus Cup race 2 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Sep 16-17 Thunderhill (5mi) Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Mon Sep 25 Laguna Seca Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Mon Oct 2 Thunderhill GG Lotus Club 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sun Oct 8 Sonoma CFRA 3 cars 2005 Elise
Mon Oct 9 Sonoma Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Thu-Fri Oct 12-13 Thunderhill Hooked On Driving 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Oct 28-29 Buttonwillow Lotus Cup race 2 cars 2005 Elise
Wed Nov 1 Laguna Seca GG Lotus Club 3 cars 2005 Elise
Thu Nov 2 Thunderhill (3mi) Google track day 3 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Nov 18-19 Thermal Lotus Cup race 2 cars 2005 Elise
Sat-Sun Dec 9-10 Laguna Seca NCRC 3 cars 2005 Elise
Contact us if you’re interested in a particular event that’s not listed above.

 

Past Arrive & Drive Events – 2016

Days Dates Track Organizer Results
Thu Mar 3 Laguna Seca Google track day First event for our newest rental car, a track-prepped 2006 Elise. The day went smoothly, showing that a well-prepared Lotus Elise is a great track car, even for a beginner.
Sat-Sun Mar 12-13 Willow Springs Lotus Cup race SP Motorsports driver Brandon Sloan won Saturday’s production class race, with Ross Jaffe placing third in our ’05 Elise rental. Ross also brought home second place on Sunday. Official results on Lotus Cup USA web site.
Mon Apr 4 Buttonwillow Golden Gate Lotus Club Testing day for Jeffrey Raggio and Brandon Sloan, to ensure their cars are operating at peak performance for Lotus Cup racing.
Sat-Sun Apr 16-17 Buttonwillow Lotus Cup race Five podium finishes for SP Motorsports this weekend. In production class, Brandon Sloan placed third on Sat and second on Sunday, and Ross Jaffe brought home third on Saturday in our rental ’05 Elise. In Cup class, Jeff Raggio placed second Sat and third on Sunday.
Wed Apr 20 Thunderhill Google track day
Fri May 6 Laguna Seca NCRC Productive test day with Ross Jaffe in ’05 Elise, plus Jeff Raggio and Brandon Sloan in their own production-class cars.
Sat-Sun May 14-15 Laguna Seca Lotus Cup race Ross Jaffe won Saturday’s race in our ’05 Elise rental car. After some engine trouble in practice on Sunday morning, Ross switched cars to our ’07 Exige and placed third in the afternoon race. Brandon Sloan and Jeff Raggio had some contact in Saturday’s race, but both went on to podium finishes on Sunday, with Brandon placing second in production class and Jeff taking third in Cup class.
Thu May 19 Thunderhill (5 mi) Google track day
Sat-Sun May 28-29 Laguna Seca Hooked On Driving New SP Motorsports customers Noel and Nicolette Kivlin joined Eric & Jeannine plus four members joining Eric and Jeannine for a day of fun and excitement
Tue May 31 Thunderhill (5mi) Golden Gate Lotus Club
Mon Jun 6 Laguna Seca NCRC
Mon Jun 13 Thunderhill Google track day
Wed-Thu Jun 15-16 Laguna Seca Hooked On Driving
Sat-Sun Jul 9-10 Thunderhill NCRC
Mon Jul 18 Laguna Seca Golden Gate Lotus Club
Sat-Sun Aug 6-7 Thunderhill NCRC
Sat-Sun Aug 13-14 Thunderhill Lotus Cup race On Sat, Ross Jaffe won production class, and Nicolette Kivlin placed second in her Lotus Cup debut. Both Ross and Nicolette had podium finishes on Sun.
Wed Sep 14 Thunderhill (5 mi) Google track day
Sat-Sun Oct 1-2 Spring Mtn Lotus Cup race Nicolette Kivlin placed third on both Sat and Sun.
Sat-Sun Oct 29-30 Sonoma Lotus Cup race On Sat, Brandon Sloan placed second in production class, and he won Sunday’s race. Ross Jaffe placed second on Sunday
Thu Nov 10 Thunderhill Google track day
Sat-Sun Nov 19-20 Thermal Lotus Cup race Championship results for 2016 Lotus Cup in production class: Ross Jaffe placed second and Brandon Sloan placed third.

Past Arrive & Drive Events – 2015

Days Dates Track Organizer Results
Sat-Sun Feb 7-8 Chuckwalla Lotus Cup race SP Motorsports takes 1st and 2nd place in production class on both Saturday and Sunday, with Kevin Woods winning both days in our rental Elise and Gary Bone taking second place. Rest of production cars 30+ seconds behind. See official results for complete standings.
Mon Feb 23 Laguna Seca GG Lotus Club track day Productive test day for the Elise, and a chance to show off the shop Alfa 4C to Lotus afficiandos.
Thu Feb 26 Laguna Seca Google track day
Fri-Sun Mar 13-15 Spring Mtn Lotus Cup race SP Motorsports again takes 1st and 2nd place in production class on both Saturday and Sunday! Congratulations to Kevin Woods for winning both days in our rental Elise and to Gary Bone for taking second place both days. See official results for complete standings.
Wed Apr 8 Thunderhill (3 mi) Google track day Kevin Woods verified that the new limited slip differential installed in the rental Elise is working well. He’s ready for COTA!
Fri-Sun Apr 24-26 COTA (Austin TX) Lotus Cup race Gary Bone had schedule conflict, and Kevin Woods unfortunately had engine trouble in practice caused by oil starvation in a long corner at 1.3G. We are installing new Toyota motor in the rental Elise and will be back for the LotusCup race at Laguna Seca in June.
Thu May 21 Thunderhill (5 mi) Google track day
Thu Jun 18 Thunderhill (3 mi) Google track day
Fri-Sun Jun 26-28 Laguna Seca Lotus Cup race Another production class double win for Kevin Woods in our rental Elise. Brandon Sloan, another SP Motorsports driver, took second in production on Sat. Jeff Huber completed the entire Sat race in 4th gear in his 2Eleven before the gearbox failed, so on Sunday, he drove our rental Exige to 4th place in the production class.
Thu Aug 27 Thunderhill (5 mi) Google track day
Fri Aug 28 Thunderhill (3 mi) TrackMasters track day
Sat-Sun Aug 29-30 Thunderhill (3 mi) Lotus Cup race Eight trophies in two days with four drivers! Kevin Woods won production class on both Sat & Sun, with Brandon Sloan taking home second place both days. In the Cup class, Mike Reynolds joined the SP Motorsports team for the weekend with a double win, and Jeff Raggio placed second both days in his first-ever weekend of racing.
Thu Oct 8 Thunderhill (3 mi) Google track day
Fri-Sun Oct 9-11 Buttonwillow Lotus Cup race Another double win for Kevin Woods in production class in our rental Elise. Jeff Raggio placed third both days in the Cup class.
Sat-Sun Nov 7-9 AutoClub Speedway Lotus Cup race Kevin Woods wins the 2015 LotusCup production class championship with another double win at Autoclub Speedway, bringing his season total to 12 wins out of 14 races.
Fri Nov 20 Thunderhill Hooked On Driving track day
Sat-Sun Dec 5-6 Thermal Lotus Cup race Kevin Woods again won both production class races, with a 6 second margin on Sat and a 22 second margin on Sun. He won the 2015 production class championship by a huge margin of 73 points over his nearest competitor, with 14 wins and 2 DNFs for mechanical issues.