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Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2011

Fernandes asking up to $60m to end dispute - Proton

Feb.17 (GMM) Group Lotus owner Proton remains open to settling the Lotus naming dispute out of court, but rules out caving in to Tony Fernandes' current financial demands.

Fernandes, the team boss and co-owner of the 1Malaysia company that calls itse...

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Kovalainen sure Lotus switch was right move

Feb.16 (GMM) Heikki Kovalainen is confident that Team Lotus' newly launched car justifies his decision to join the outfit.

After a disappointing two-year tenure with McLaren, the Finn switched to Lotus just as the small Tony Fernandes-led team entere...

Posted on Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Chandhok still waiting on Team Lotus deal for 2011

Feb.10 (GMM) Ahead of his test in Team Lotus' newly launched T128 at Jerez this week, Karun Chandhok insists he is still yet to sign a deal for 2011.

It is expected that the Indian driver, who made his F1 debut with the HRT team last year, will be si...

Posted on Monday, January 24, 2011

Court hearing won't change Lotus situation

The row over the use of the Lotus name in Formula 1 hits the courts in London today but it is unlikely to resolve anything

Posted on Sunday, January 23, 2011

Chandhok in line for Lotus reserve role

Karun Chandhok could become Lotus' third driver, with a view to moving into a race seat in 2012.

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Team Lotus: We must score points

Team Lotus say they are under pressure to score points this year, following their successful debut season in 2010. CEO Riad Asmat said: "This year, I've got shareholders on my neck saying it's points time. "We know where we need to be - that's running with Toro Rosso and Sauber." The team are owned by Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes - the owner of the Air Asia airline - and his fellow shareholders Kamarudin Meranun and SM Nasarudin. They invested a budget of approximately £50m in […]