5 out of 6 FE Emira colours are National Racing Colours...

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It recently occurred to me that Seneca Blue is very like French racing blue, see photos below. The Jaguar colour is actually called "French Racing Blue" and the Renault Gordini is in a typical French racing blue.

You can read up on all the National Racing colours here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_international_auto_racing_colours

Red - Italy, hence historic use and common for Alfa and Ferrari even today.
Green - Great Britain, Verdant is darker than BRG but still qualifies for me!
Blue - France, check out Ligier F1, historic French F1 cars, Alpines and Gordinis
Silver - Germany, previously white, changed early on to bare metal or silver.
Yellow - Belgium

So, Lotus need to get 10 Emiras, two in each of the 5 colours above, pick 10 top drivers from all types of racing making sure 2 British, 2 German, 2 French, etc, stick some numbers on and go racing!!!

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It recently occurred to me that Seneca Blue is very like French racing blue, see photos below. The Jaguar colour is actually called "French Racing Blue" and the Renault Gordini is in a typical French racing blue.

You can read up on all the National Racing colours here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_international_auto_racing_colours

Red - Italy, hence historic use and common for Alfa and Ferrari even today.
Green - Great Britain, Verdant is darker than BRG but still qualifies for me!
Blue - France, check out Ligier F1, historic F1 Alpines and Gordinis
Silver - Germany, previously white, changed early on to bare metal or silver.
Yellow - Belgium

So, Lotus need to get 10 Emiras, two in each of the 5 colours above, pick 10 top drivers from all types of racing making sure 2 British, 2 German, 2 French, etc, stick some numbers on and go racing!!!

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Intriguing premise, and very cool.
 

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It recently occurred to me that Seneca Blue is very like French racing blue, see photos below. The Jaguar colour is actually called "French Racing Blue" and the Renault Gordini is in a typical French racing blue.

You can read up on all the National Racing colours here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_international_auto_racing_colours

Red - Italy, hence historic use and common for Alfa and Ferrari even today.
Green - Great Britain, Verdant is darker than BRG but still qualifies for me!
Blue - France, check out Ligier F1, historic French F1 cars, Alpines and Gordinis
Silver - Germany, previously white, changed early on to bare metal or silver.
Yellow - Belgium

So, Lotus need to get 10 Emiras, two in each of the 5 colours above, pick 10 top drivers from all types of racing making sure 2 British, 2 German, 2 French, etc, stick some numbers on and go racing!!!

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Great idea, who could we nominate to drive them (Hamilton & Norris for UK)? Belgium might struggle..
 

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They just need to add Holland (orange) and Germany's historic colour (white), and we'll be all set.
bring in red and yellow and I'll chip in Fernando Alonso an Carlos Sainz from Spain!
Gonna be fun against Hamilton and Lando, and specially after Mad Max shows up with the Orange one!
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