Lotus Cup USA Membership
All participants must hold a valid Lotus Cup USA annual membership. The membership fee is due at the beginning of the year and is valid for one racing season. New participants are allowed up to two (2) events before becoming a member. To apply, please click here.
- Eligible for Championship prizes
- Eligible for Contingency prizes
- Lotus Cup USA Number Plate set
- Lotus Cup USA Windshield Banner
- Lotus Cup USA Sponsor Decal set
- Lotus Cup USA Drivers Suit Patch (or art file for embroidery)
- Lotus Cup USA T-Shirt
- Driver Profile on new Lotus Cup USA website
Lotus Cup USA Competition License
All Race Group participants must hold a valid competition license to compete in our wheel-to-wheel race series. Lotus Cup USA will grant a competition license to those drivers holding another sanctioning bodies license including FIA, NASA, SCCA, Grand-Am, IMSA, Skip Barber, and VARA. Other competition licenses may be eligible and will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis. If you currently have no competition license or are new to racing, there are several ways to obtain a Lotus Cup USA competition license:
1) Attend the Lotus Cup USA Racing School
2) Attend a Skip Barber 3-Day Racing School or similar course
3) Send racing history to the Series Director for review
Lotus Cup USA Rules & Regulations
The 2013 Lotus Cup USA series Rules and Regulations can be found here. Please read over these rules thoroughly to understand each class. You may compete in either the Time Attack or Race Series to earn points toward the 2013 Lotus Cup USA Championship.
Time Attack = A competition based on your fastest lap in the time trial session. The driver (per class) with the fastest lap within the time trial session will be awarded with the win.
Race Series = A wheel-to-wheel race series based regionally with 5 different Lotus’ classes. Each race weekend, drivers will compete in two races (one per day). You car must have all the required safety equipment including roll cage, driver safety gear, etc. Drivers must hold a valid LCUSA Competition License.
Lotus Cup USA Spec Tire
For its second season, Lotus Cup USA welcomes Yokohama Tire as our spec tire. ALL race group drivers are required to compete on the Yokohama Tire Advan A005 Racing Slick. All tires must be purchased through Trackside Performance (your team/shop can purchase tires for you through Trackside. They must provide a drivers name when ordering).
Please contact Troy or the Trackside Performance sales team at 949-589-5394.
Spec Tire Sizing & Pricing = 190/580R16 (F) = $TBD, 230/625R17 (R) = $TBD. Excludes tax and shipping.
Time Attack participants may compete on any r-compound tire.
Lotus Cup USA Championship
At the end of the season, the driver with the most points per class will be awarded with the 2013 Lotus Cup USA Championship. You may drop one race, for a total of 13 races going towards the championship. The dropped race will be your lowest finish of the year.
In addition, each RACE class champion will receive round-trip airfare to England for the Lotus Academy Program with a Lotus factory tour. In order to qualify for this prize, you must be a member and in good standing with no suspensions or 13/13 violations. You must attend a minimum of 6 events and if you attend all 7, you will receive an additional 5 points to your total. In the event there is a tie, the winner will be determined by the number of 1st place finishes.
For the TIME ATTACK champions, each class winner will receive a Lotus Academy Program with Factory tour and a $500 credit toward the 2014 season. In order to qualify for this prize, you must be a member and in good standing with no suspensions or 13/13 violations. You must attend a minimum of 6 events and if you attend all 7, you will receive an additional 5 points to your total. In the event there is a tie, the winner will be determined by the number of 1st place finishes.
For more information about the Lotus Driving Academy, please visit http://www.lotusdrivingacademy.com/.
*** Consult with Robbie Montinola before making any major changes to your vehicle! ***
ADDITIONAL FORMS2013 LOTUS CUP USA MEDICAL FORM
LOTUS CUP USA TECH FORM
LOTUS CUP USA CAR CLASSIFICATION FORM
LCUSA TRACK WAIVER FORM
LOTUS RELEASE FORM
LOTUS RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
LOTUS RECOMMENDED PRE-TRACK CHECK LIST