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Lotus To Lose Two INDYCAR Teams?

Over the course of three races in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season, it's been easy to see which engine manufacturers did plenty of homework and who's prepared for the rigors of this year's manufacturers' championship fight. The nods go to Ilmor Ltd and their new Chevrolet engine and, as well to... read more

April 23, 2012 by 
 
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Lotus Goes On The Defense With Bizarre Facebook Rant

Following recent reports that Lotus was ending sponsorship of the Lotus F1 team and, of more concern, could possibly be put into administration by its new parent, Malaysian... read more April 12, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus In Trouble, May Be Sold To China’s Youngman: Report

Following yesterday’s news that Group Lotus was ending its sponsorship of the Lotus F1 team while leaving the team’s name unchanged, a new report suggests that... read more April 11, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus F1 Losing Lotus Group Backing?

The money woes besetting Group Lotus, which has been spreading its wings in all forms of major motor racing over the past two years, are spreading to the province of Formula... read more April 10, 2012 by 


 
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Katherine Legge's Journey To Racing Respectability

This hasn't been an optimal start to the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series for Katherine Legge, who is listed as rookie driver for Dragon Racing's No. 6 TrueCar... read more April 4, 2012 by 


 
The Lotus XI "Wide Body" competes at Le Mans, 1956.

Impressive Lotus Collection To Be Auctioned By Bonhams

In the 1963 Dutch Grand Prix, legendary driver Jim Clark dominated the competition in his Lotus 25 Formula One car. A young Olav Glasius was so impressed by both the Lotus... read more April 3, 2012 by 


 
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Conor Daly Ready For Second Season In GP3

Second generation driver Conor Daly, son of Derek and Beth, is embarking on his sophomore year of GP3 racing as he vies to make his way toward Formula One. Last year Daly... read more March 29, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus Selects Mansory As Official Customization Studio

Any performance or luxury automaker worth its salt these days offers some level of personalization for its cars. After all, if you’re dropping the price of an average... read more March 26, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus F1 Team Inks 3-Year Pact With Microsoft Dynamics

The Lotus F1 Team that features returning 2007 Formula One champion Kimi Raikkonen together with Romain Grosjean and Renault engines in its E20 chassis, has announced a... read more March 14, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus Temporarily Suspends Work On Future Models: Report

Just a few months back, Lotus CEO Dany Bahar was given a new four-year contract by parent company Proton. For a short while, at least, it was easy to believe that Lotus would... read more March 13, 2012 by 


 
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Castroneves Leads Second Day Of INDYCAR Testing

The second day of IZOD IndyCar Series "spring training" on Sebring International Raceway 1.67-mile short course was simply on fire. Nothing like NASCAR's big jet-dryer blowup... read more March 8, 2012 by 


 
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2013 Lotus Exige S Roadster Makes Debut

While it wasn’t the long-rumored convertible Evora that we had been hoping for, Lotus did stay true to its word and blew “the roof off” one of its models at... read more March 8, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus Exige R-GT Rally Car Set For April Debut

Think of rally cars, and what comes to mind? The Citroen DS3 of current WRC title holder Sebastian Loeb? The Ford Fiesta RS WRC of Ken Block? Perhaps the Audi Sport quattro... read more March 5, 2012 by 


 
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Formula One Testing Resumes In Barcelona

The final four-day pre-season test for Formula One began at Barcelona's Circuito de Catalunya on Thursday under sunny and dry conditions. There were 10 teams at the test, all... read more March 1, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus HVM INDYCAR Racing Team Tests Own Car At Sebring

Lotus HVM Racing has completed its first IZOD IndyCar Series test using its own car and engine at Sebring this week; it had been working with the Lotus manufacturer test team... read more February 25, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus Planning F1-Inspired Evora GTE For Geneva Motor Show

Kimi Raikkonen will be on hand at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, fielding questions about a new F1-inspired version of the Lotus Evora GTE. So far, details on the car are... read more February 22, 2012 by 


 
 

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