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Michael Shank at Daytona - Anne Proffit photo

Shank Still Working On INDYCAR Program

Although they were first to announce a Lotus affiliation for the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season, Michael Shank Racing Indy has been dormant since that ill-fated Las Vegas weekend. The team put together by former driver Shank, Penske Racing NASCAR shoe A.J. Allmendinger, and Ohio-based businessman... read more

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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... read more February 9, 2012 by


 
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INDYCAR Initiates New Rules For 2012

After being introduced as IZOD IndyCar Series president of competition and race director in January, Beaux Barfield said his goal was to reformat the 2012 rulebook for ease... read more February 7, 2012 by


 
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F1 Testing Begins At Jerez

They've revealed the new cars for the 2012 season and now's the time for the Formula One circus to show how they work in the real world of testing. Formal practice began... read more February 7, 2012 by


 
Kimi Raikkonen

Raikkonen Refutes Critics, Says He's Ready To Run

The Iceman is back in the game. Kimi Raikkonen returns to Formula 1 with the desire to race against other teams and drivers again, something he really didn't experience in... read more February 6, 2012 by


 
Lotus E20 2012 Formula 1 race car

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


 
Oriol Servia - Anne Proffit photo

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


 
Dany Bahar

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


 
Paul Tracy and Michael Shank on the grid at the Rolex 24 - Anne Proffit photo

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


 
The 2012 Lotus Evora S IPS

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


 
2011 Lotus Renault GP R31

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


 
2011 Lotus Evora S

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


 
 

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