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.

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