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    Rumormill: Genii capitalizing on Lotus F1 tech with new sports car?
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    Detractors will tell you that there's little to be applied from Formula One racing to the cars we drive, but what about the cars most of us could only dream of driving? We're talking about supercars from the likes of Ferrari and McLaren – two hugely successful F1 racing teams that have ...

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    Motorsports: Lotus suggests further new rule changes for upcoming F1 season
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    In case you haven't heard, there were some controversial changes to the Formula One rulebook made recently, adding things like double points for the season-ending race and the ability for each driver to choose their own number (previously, a driver's finishing position in the previous season was ...

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    Report: Coca-Cola returning to F1 with Lotus sponsorship [w/videos]
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    Even before Red Bull Racing became a record-breaking three-time Constructor's Champion in Formula One, it has dominated conversations both as a team and as an energy drink. After seven years of "Red Bull this" and "Red Bull that," Coca-Cola is reportedly ready to jump into the F1 fray with its ...

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    Report: Lotus F1 no longer sponsored by Group Lotus, team to keep name
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    Group Lotus will no longer sponsor Lotus F1, according to Autosport.com. The manufacturer pulled its endorsement shortly after parent company Proton announced the sale of Group Lotus to DRB-Hicom. Additionally, Proton won't purchase 50 percent of the race team as previously agreed. The good ...

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    Official: Kimi Raikkonen marks official return to F1 with Lotus test run [w/video]
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    Few drivers have caused the kind of speculation that Kimi Raikkonen has in the past few years alone. Will he take a Ferrari payoff and make way for Fernando Alonso? Will he find another ride in Formula One? Will he make it in the World Rally Championship? Will he make a real go of it in NASCAR? ...

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    Official: Lotus Renault GP calls Grosjean back up to partner Raikkonen
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    Consistency is paramount in racing, but sometimes a thorough shake-up is called for. And that's what's taking place at the Lotus Renault GP team next season. Not only is the team formerly known as Toleman, Benetton and Renault changing names once again to Lotus, but it's thoroughly shaking up ...

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    Lotus versus Lotus: Chapman's son picks a side
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    Lotus Renault F1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We can quit wondering where the Chapman family stands on the whole Lotus F1 debacle. Colin Chapman's son, Clive, has announced that he and the rest of his clan are firmly behind Group Lotus, which has just announced a merger with ...

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    Did Jacques Villeneuve turn down a ride with Lotus for 2011?
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    Former F1 and Indy champion Jacques Villeneuve is playing down reports that he was offered a ride with the new Lotus Renault GP team for next season. The French Canadian driver recently threw in the towel on any potential return to grand prix racing after repeated attempts to get back on the ...

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    Lotus Racing to return to classic JPS black and gold livery
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    The relationship between Lotus the automaker and Lotus the F1 racing team only seems to be getting more complicated. The name was licensed by Malaysian state automaker Proton to fellow Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes for use by his F1 team. Then Fernandes announced he didn't need Proton's ...

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    Renault to sell F1 team to Lotus?
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    If you thought it was confusing for Red Bull to own two F1 teams, you ain't seen nothin' yet. Emerging reports from the F1 paddock seem to paving the way for not one, but two teams under the Lotus-Renault banner. The development stems from Renault's anticipated plan to scale back its F1 ...

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    F1 bosses place bet that involves cross-dressing flight attendants?
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    Things are heating up in Formula One. As you may recall, earlier this year, Lotus head honcho Tony Fernandes jested that he would retire and kill himself if his team was bested by Virgin. A gaggle of reporters recently pinged Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson to see how he felt about Fernandes' oath ...

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    Lotus Cars and Lotus F1 embroiled in naming rights dispute
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    Stick with us here, because this is going to get a little complicated. We have on the one hand Lotus Cars and Group Lotus. On the other we have the current Lotus F1 team. The former – producers of such sportscars as the Elise and the new Elite – is owned by Malaysian state automaker ...

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    Goodbye Lotus Racing-Cosworth, hello Team Lotus-Renault
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    Lotus-Cosworth T127 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    What's in a name? Maybe not as much as there is in an engine, but given its misfortunes so far this season, the Lotus F1 team is on the verge of changing both. One of three new entries on the grid, Lotus has – like HRT and ...

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    Monterey 2010: Lotus Exos Type 125 debuts in front of crowd that can afford it
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    2011 Lotus Exos T125 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our first stop during the annual classic and exotic car feast up in Monterey every year is always the Jet Center Party, more formally known as McCall's Motorworks Revival. This year was no exception and aside from the copious ...

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    Video: Lotus returns to Formula One with the launch of the T127
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    2010 Lotus T127 - Click above for high-res image gallery. Follow the jump to watch video.
    After 15 years, one of the most successful names in Formula One returns to the grid with the launch of the Lotus T127. Note that we said "name," not necessarily "team," since Lotus F1 Racing is not ...

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    2010 F1 grid comes into focus as Lotus signs Trulli and Kovalainen
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    The pieces to the puzzle that is the upcoming Formula One season are coming together bit by bit. In the latest development, the upstart Lotus F1 Racing team has announced the signing of two veteran drivers: Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen. A former Monaco Grand Prix race winner, Trulli has ...

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    Lotus hires former Ferrari/Fiat racing chief Claudio Berro as new motorsport director
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    Do you remember back in 1996 when Michael Schumacher left Benetton for Ferrari? They didn't just get Schumi; along with him came master strategist Ross Brawn and designer extraordinaire Rory Byrne. Together, the wonder team built the Scuderia back into a championship-winning powerhouse. Well, we ...

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    To F1 and Beyond: Lotus reportedly considering Le Mans, GT and Indy teams
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    Lotus Evora Type 124 racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Arguably more than any other automaker in the world, Lotus is ripe for a return to racing. Its products are uniquely track focused. Its history is rife with motorsport heritage. And its new chief executive comes to the ...

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    Malaysian-backed Lotus F1 Racing gears up for 2010
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    Lotus F1 Racing wind-tunnel model – Click above for high-res gallery
    It's been fifteen years since Lotus last competed in Formula One, but that dry spell is about to come to an end as the British engineering firm and sportscar maker is set to join the grid once again for next season as ...

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    End of Year Shuffle: 14 Formula One teams swap drivers for 2010
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    If you thought the series of driver changes in the middle of this ongoing Formula One season was something, it's nothing compared to the grand game of musical chairs expected to ensue as the season draws to a close. With BMW closing up shop, several new teams joining the grid and at least a ...

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