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Day 3 Formula One Testing At Jerez - Mercedes Leads With 2011 Car

Still working with their 2011 car, Mercedes retained the top spot in the third day of open Formula One testing at Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain. This time it was Nico Rosberg setting the quick time at 1:17.613 from his 118 laps. He focused on tire testing as the team worked on... read more

February 9, 2012 by 
 
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Lotus F1 Team Has New Sponsors, Unveils E20 Race Car: Video

The Lotus F1 Team rolled out its new 2012 Formula 1, the E20, earlier today, along with announcing sponsorship plans for the 2012 season. The Renault-powered team has... read more February 5, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus Enters LMP2 Car For Le Mans And Full WEC Season

In a 56-car 80th anniversary 24 Hours of Le Mans field that's heavy on prototypes--there are 15 LMP1 invited cars and an enviable 18 LMP2 production-based racers on the... read more February 3, 2012 by 


 
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Servia At Sebring For Lotus Test Team

Oriol Servia is the third driver to work with the Lotus test team and conduct engine testing for Engine Developments Ltd (EDL), suppliers of the Lotus IZOD IndyCar Series... read more February 2, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus CEO Bahar Seeking Buy-Out Partner: Report

While the new owners of Lotus’ parent company, Proton, haven’t come out and said that Lotus is for sale, it’s clear to all involved that the writing is on... read more January 30, 2012 by 


 
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Will Paul Tracy Drive In INDYCAR For Michael Shank?

If the stars align next week, Michael Shank Racing Indy will announce its driver in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series. The Columbus-Ohio area team--racing this weekend in the... read more January 29, 2012 by 


 
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Tagliani Tests New Lotus/Dallara/Firestone Indy Car

Team Barracuda - Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) driver Alex Tagliani took his first laps in a new Lotus/Dallara/Firestone Indy car earlier this week on Homestead-Miami... read more January 26, 2012 by 


 
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Raikkonen Completes Test, Lotus F1 Team Signs D'Ambrosio As Third Driver

Kimi Raikkonen completed his second day of testing at Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain this afternoon, reacclimatizing himself to the rigors of driving a Formula 1... read more January 25, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus Wrings Out The 2012 Evora S IPS: Video

Not too long ago, the thought of a Lotus with an automatic transmission would have been as unthinkable as a Ferrari or Lamborghini that shifted itself. Times change, and last... read more January 23, 2012 by 


 
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FIA Outlaws Reactive Ride Height Systems In Formula 1

In the world of Formula 1, there’s no such thing as a small aerodynamic advantage. In a series where qualifying times can be separated by mere hundredths of a second... read more January 23, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus HVM Racing Completes Four Days Of Testing With New Dallara Chassis

The new Engine Developments Ltd.-designed and built Lotus IZOD IndyCar Series engine had its first tests on the Palm Beach International Raceway road course last Thursday and... read more January 18, 2012 by 


 
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Proton's New Owners Ponder Lotus Sale

When Lotus’ parent company, Proton, was sold to manufacturing, transportation and power-generation conglomerate DRB-Hicom, critics said that a sale of Lotus would... read more January 18, 2012 by 


 
Oriol Servia earned third grid spot at the 2011 Indy 500 - Anne Proffit photo

Servia Gets Dreyer & Reinbold INDYCAR Ride

It's another one of those horribly kept "secrets" - Dreyer & Reinbold Racing (DRR) signed Catalan driver Oriol Servia as a full-time driver for the 2012 IZOD IndyCar... read more January 17, 2012 by 


 
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Katherine Legge Gains TrueCar INDYCAR Sponsorship

Katherine Legge, recently announced as a member of the Dragon Racing team will have the name of TrueCar on her No. 6 Lotus/Dallara/Firestone IZOD IndyCar Series race car for... read more January 16, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus-Parent Proton Sold To Malaysian Conglomerate DRB-Hicom

Malaysia’s state-owned Khazanah Nasional Bhd has sold its 43 percent stake in Proton, a maker of economy sedans and hatchbacks, to fellow Malaysian firm DRB-Hicom in a... read more January 16, 2012 by 


 

Bryan Herta Autosport Signs Barracuda Networks' Sponsorship Pact

The chips are falling in all the right places for Bryan Herta Autosport, which capped the second week of the year by naming Barracuda Networks as primary sponsor for the... read more January 13, 2012 by 


 
 

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