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Formula 1 – McLaren Mercedes Hire Sam Michael As Sporting Director

September 13, 2011

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Vodafone McLaren Mercedes is delighted to announce that Sam Michael will join the team as Sporting Director from the 2012 season onwards. With 18 continuous years in the industry, Sam is a hugely experienced Formula 1 professional. After starting his Grand Prix career with Team Lotus in 1993, he joined Jordan Grand Prix in 1995, […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus Belgian Grand Prix Preview

August 23, 2011

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Heikki Kovalainen, Car 20 – Chassis T128-04: “After a really good break in Finland it’ll be good to get back to work. I’m feeling better than ever and it’s always exciting heading to Spa. Eau Rouge is, of course, the corner everyone talks about and while it is still flat-out it’s actually not that hard […]

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Formula 1 – Karun Chandhok Replaces Jarno Trulli For German Grand Prix

July 21, 2011

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Tony Fernandes – Team Principal: “I am looking forward to my first visit to the German Grand Prix, even more so now we have announced that Karun will be competing in his first full race weekend for Team Lotus. Ever since I first met Karun I have been impressed with his whole demeanour – he […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus Silverstone Grand Prix Qualifying Report

July 10, 2011

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Heikki Kovalainen, Car 20 – Chassis T128-04: “I’m very pleased with that. Before qualifying we knew it would be important to get as much as we could out of the dry tyres because the showers were expected – small showers, but we just didn’t know when they were going to happen so we had to […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus Silverstone Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 9, 2011

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Karun Chandhok (FP1) – Chassis T128-04: “That was good a session. Obviously the conditions weren’t ideal but it’s useful mileage for me to get a feel for the car and the intermediate tyres – I’d never driven on Pirelli’s intermediate before and it’s a bit different to last year but I enjoyed myself out there […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus Silverstone Grand Prix Preview

July 5, 2011

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Jarno Trulli, Car 21 – Chassis T128-01: “The British Grand Prix is one of the classic races and one where I have always had a lot of support. Throughout my career the British fans have been very kind to me and since joining Team Lotus the support in the UK has been ever better, so […]

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Formula 1 – Q&A With Bernard Rey, Renault Sport F1 President

July 5, 2011

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Why did Renault Sport F1 choose Williams as its fourth partner ? With a fourth team, one third of the grid, Renault has more opportunity to increase its brand visibility through credible results and marketing opportunities, therefore further enhancing the efficiency of its investment into the sport. Renault remains in F1 to achieve success in […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus – European Grand Prix View‏

June 21, 2011

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Jarno Trulli, Car 21 – Chassis T128-01: “I left a very wet Canada and headed to my home in Miami for a few days of sun before returning to Europe for the next race. Despite the finishing position in Canada I was really pleased with my performance there across the whole weekend. It was a […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus – Canadian Grand Prix View‏

June 5, 2011

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Jarno Trulli, Car 21 – Chassis T128-03: “Monaco was really busy but the final result was great for the whole team. I enjoyed myself on track and I think the performances we’ve put in there and in Spain show that we are progressing in exactly the right direction. Since then I’ve taken some time off […]

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Ford’s Top 10 Open-Wheeled Racing Highlights

May 27, 2011

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In 2011, Ford Racing is celebrating its 110-year anniversary. This month the Indianapolis 500, one of the crown jewels of American racing, is celebrating its Centennial  Anniversary. Ford Racing has had many legendary moments not only at the famed brickyard but throughout the storied history of American open-wheel racing.  To highlight the Top 10 moments […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus Monaco Grand Prix Preview

May 25, 2011

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Jarno Trulli, Car 21 – Chassis T128-03: “Monaco is a unique race and one that is challenging, slightly chaotic and a bit mad, for the drivers and all the teams. Everywhere you move there are people who want to come up and say hi, and that’s great but after almost a week it adds to […]

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Formula 1 – Renault RS27 Engine Scores A 1-2 In Turkey

May 10, 2011

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The Renault RS27 engine powered Red Bull Racing to a 1-2 result in the Turkish Grand Prix held at the Istanbul Park Circuit. Sebastian Vettel dominated the race from pole position while Mark Webber took second seven laps from the end of the race with a bold overtaking manoeuvre on Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso. Mark also […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus Turkish GP FP1/FP2 Report‏

May 7, 2011

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Karun Chandhok: “The wet weather meant we limited the morning runplan but despite that it was good to get back out on track. I didn’t get a chance to push but I’m enjoying working with the team and the more time I spend with everyone the more I can see how far this team can go. […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus Enterprise Announces New Ownership Of Caterham Cars

April 27, 2011

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Team Lotus Enterprise today announces that it has purchased British sportscar maker Caterham Cars.   The acquisition by Tony Fernandes, Kamarudin Meranun and SM Nasarudin, the men behind the Team Lotus Formula 1 squad, from the shareholder consortium led by Corven Ventures, will see the legendary lightweight sportscar manufacturer expand its brand profile and product […]

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Formula 1 – Dell Becomes A Team Lotus Technology Partner

April 8, 2011

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On the eve of its Malaysian home grand prix, Team Lotus is delighted to announce that Dell has upgraded its commitment to become a Technology Partner. Dell’s world famous brand will make its debut on the T128 at the 2011 UBS Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. Dell’s additional investment also gives Team Lotus access to […]

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Formula 1 – Lotus Renault GP Malaysian Grand Prix Preview

April 7, 2011

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This weekend will see the second round of the 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship, the Malaysian Grand Prix. Renault Sport F1 got the new season off to a flying start at the first round in Australia, with two drivers powered by the RS27 engine stepping onto the podium. Red Bull Racing-Renault’s reigning world champion […]

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Formula 1 – Team Lotus Malaysian Grand Prix Preview

April 3, 2011

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Tony Fernandes, Team Principal: “Team Lotus returns home and we are all excited about the race ahead. There will be three teams here with links to Malaysia but only one team that has Malaysian blood running deep in its veins, with Malaysian staff contributing to our growth at every level and which has been built […]

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Formula 1 – Airasia Team Lotus Driver Development Program

April 2, 2011

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AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost carrier, today formally announced the continuation of its involvement in Formula One™ by extending its partnership with Team Lotus for the 2011 season. The announcement, made at the AirAsia Team Lotus live street demonstration event in Putrajaya was attended by Team Lotus Team Team Principal Datuk Seri Dr. Tony Fernandes […]

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Formula 1 – Tony Fernandes Receives CBE From Queen Elizabeth II

March 31, 2011

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The Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) award will serve to further facilitate the promotion of commercial and cultural ties between the United Kingdom and Malaysia, says Dato’ Sri Tony Fernandes who was honoured with the award by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in London today. The award is attributed to his “services […]

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Formula 1 – Lotus demonstration to wow Malaysia ahead of Grand Prix

March 31, 2011

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Ahead of next weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix, Lotus will whet the appetites of Formula One fans in the Asian country with a street demonstration in administrative capital Putrajaya. The showcase, which will be held on Saturday, has been organised in collaboration with the Sepang International Circuit and Team Lotus partner AirAsia. Drivers Heikki Kovalainen and […]

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