Nigel Mansell Opens New Lotus Test Track In Hethel: Gallery

Follow Nelson

Formula 1 legend and Lotus driver Nigel Mansell helped christen the newly restored test track at Group Lotus' Hethel, U.K. headquarters today. His 1981 Essex-Lotus 81B F1 car was on hand for the first laps, as were a handful of other Lotus race cars.

Race cars like the current F1 Lotus-Renault car, several Evora GT race cars, the 1980 Type 88 twin-chassis car, and the Type 125 Exos Experience car (piloted by Jean Alesi).

While the re-launch of Lotus' official test track is good for the company, especially with a brace of new models on the way, it's the photo gallery from the event that caught our attention. Perhaps it will catch yours as well.

Follow Us

People Who Read This Article Also Read

Commenting is closed for old articles.

Take Us With You!


Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you

Research New Cars


© 2015 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.