Lotus appoints Gastaldi as deputy team principal

By on Friday, March 14, 2014

Lotus-F1Lotus has announced that Federico Gastaldi has been promoted to the role of deputy team principal.

Gastaldi has worked for Lotus since the start of 2010 and will take up his new position at this weekend's Australian Grand Prix.

"Federico Gastaldi has been a valued friend of the Genii and Enstone families for quite some time," said Lotus team principal Gerard Lopez.

"His Enstone history dates back to the Benetton days. He also works with Genii on a number of projects in South America. For Lotus F1 Team, Federico was instrumental in nurturing our relationship with PDVSA and he continues to be a vital link for us with Venezuela.

"In the paddock, Federico’s contact base is exceptional. As a figurehead, no-one better embodies the Lotus F1 Team spirit. His understanding of the sport as a whole is impressive. Federico will work closely with myself and the rest of the Genii and Enstone family and we’re confident of a very positive future for all."

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