Lotus Racing

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Malaysia Lotus-Renault
Full name Lotus Racing
Base Hingham, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Team principal(s) Tony Fernandes
Technical director Mike Gascoyne
2011 Formula One season
Race drivers 20. Finland Heikki Kovalainen
21. Italy Jarno Trulli
Test drivers India Karun Chandhok
Brazil Luiz Razia
Italy Davide Valsecchi
Angola Ricardo Teixeira
Chassis Lotus T128
Engine Renault RS27-2011
Tyres Pirelli
Formula One World Championship Career
Debut 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix
Latest race 2012 British Grand Prix
Races competed 19
Constructors' Championships 0
Drivers' Championships 0
Race victories 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
2010 position 10th (0 points)

Lotus Racing is a Formula 1 racing team. The team was created by the Malaysian government and Proton. It started racing in 2010.

Lotus Racing is not the same as Team Lotus. Lotus is owned by Proton, a company that builds cars. The Malaysian government owns a large part of Proton. Lotus Racing was started by the Malaysian government to promote the Proton company and its Lotus cars. The right to use the name Team Lotus is owned by David Hunt. David Hunt is the brother of James Hunt. James Hunt is the 1976 F1 world champion. The only connection between the two teams is the name Lotus.

The new Lotus race car is painted green and yellow. These colors are the same colors used by the oridgnal Team Lotus.[1]


Complete Formula One results[change | edit source]

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Chassis Engine Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Points WCC
2010 Lotus T127 Cosworth CA2010 2.4 L V8 B BHR AUS MAL CHN ESP MON TUR CAN EUR GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR BRA ABU 0 10th
Italy Jarno Trulli 17 DNS 17 Ret 17 15 Ret Ret 21 16 Ret 15 19 Ret Ret 13 Ret 19 21
Finland Heikki Kovalainen 15 13 NC 14 DNS Ret Ret 16 Ret 17 Ret 14 16 18 16 12 13 18 17
2011 Lotus T128 Renault RS27-2011 2.4 L V8 P AUS MAL CHN TUR ESP MON CAN EUR GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR IND ABU BRA 0* 10th*
Finland Heikki Kovalainen Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates
Italy Jarno Trulli Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates
India Karun Chandhok Please update the F1 race stats templates

* Season in progress.

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Lotus Racing reveals new Formula One car". autoweek.com. Crain Communications, Inc.. 2010-02-12. http://www.autoweek.com/article/20100212/F1/100219948. Retrieved 2010-06-09.