• Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 CGI Render of the new Lotus E21 Renault Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image E21cam2

  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 Lotus E21 Renault livery in the studio Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image _I4V9503
  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 CGI Render of the new Lotus E21 Renault Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image E21cam14
  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 Lotus E21 Renault livery in the studio Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image _I4V9563
  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 CGI Render of the new Lotus E21 Renault Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image E21cam10
  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 CGI Render of the new Lotus E21 Renault Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image E21cam4
  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 CGI Render of the new Lotus E21 Renault Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image E21cam8
  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 CGI Render of the new Lotus E21 Renault Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image E21cam3
  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 CGI Render of the new Lotus E21 Renault Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image E21cam5
  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 Lotus E21 Renault livery in the studio Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image _I4V9536
  • Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK 28th January 2013 CGI Render of the new Lotus E21 Renault Photo: Lotus F1 Team (Copyright Free FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) ref: Digital Image E21cam6
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