Team Lotus went out of business in the early 90s. Before they did so, though, they had the potential to be world champions for a final time. This is when the Norfolk-based team had its final bang of potential success.
The FIA’s Class 1 of touring cars was a category that was doomed to suffer an abrupt extinction in the short term. Not just due the money-pump business model it was surrounded by. Class 1 DTM/ITC was hands down what F1 wanted to be in its wet dreams.