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about Lotus

Lotus Racing may refer to:

The umbrella name for Lotus Cars parent company Group Lotus plc's racing division, formerly Lotus Motorsport

The name under which Team Lotus (2010–11) competed in the 2010 Formula One season

source: Wikipedia


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drivers who drove for Lotus

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1 Heikki Kovalainen KOV
2 Jarno Trulli TRU
3 Karun Chandhok CHA

Lotus news

Johnny Dumfries had impeccable credentials when he was signed up to be Ayrton Senna’s team-mate at Lotus for 1986. He was a British Formula 3 Champion, and a dominant one at that. He’d been test driver for Ferrari. And he’d raced in Formula 3000. That wasn’t the CV of a driver who was going to jump into a grand prix-winning car and end up with just three championship points to his name at ...

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However, as Giorgio Piola reveals, while rivals feared the concept, its drivers were not convinced the 88 would have delivered on the track.<br>How did it work? In our video above, Jake Boxall-Legge guides you through Chapman's complex idea to make ground effect cars more user-friendly.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Banned: Why Lotus' twin-chassis concept was outlawed<br>Revealed: Design secrets of the ...

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Ground effect is a catch-all term used to describe the aerodynamic principle applied to the cars designed during that era.<br>The designs, also known as 'wing cars', included large Venturi tunnels housed under the sidepods that reached the back of the car.<br>To take maximum advantage of the Venturis, Lotus pioneered a skirt solution too, which was hung from the edge of the sidepod and touched the ...

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Southgate explains how the 79 was a “cleaned-up version” of the 78 chassis, which he pioneered along with Peter Wright to use “skirts” to seal the sidepods.<br>He talks through the design secrets of the car at the Autosport International Show, where the beautiful black-and-gold machine was on display.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Now that was a car! The Lotus 78<br>Retro: Why this Lotus 72 was ...

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But it was also revolutionary, and formed the basis of renowned technical illustrator Giorgio Piola’s “most important drawing” of an F1 car – which stands at two metres in length.<br>In this video, Piola discusses the Lotus 72’s innovations and the lengthy process he took to draw it in all of its detail, spending 45 days at the drawing table.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Retro: Giorgio ...

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Grosjean says that Lotus was so confident in its wind-tunnel figures that he was told that the car was a potential world championship contender in the first year of the new hybrid rules.<br>The Renault-powered E22 performed poorly on track and the team had a disastrous season, managing only eighth place.<br>Grosjean cited it as a case study of how wind-tunnel results are sometimes not replicated ...

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In this video, Giorgio Piola talks about his fantastic illustration of the 72D and the innovations it brought to the sport. Then Emerson Fittipaldi – who was crowned champion in 1972 – gives his views about what he describes as the best car he ever drove.<br><br>Check out Giorgio's new Kickstarter campaign for his Fine Arts collection<br><br>Fittipaldi also discusses what it was like to work ...

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The R10 chassis in question was also raced by Jochen Rindt and Emerson Fittipaldi, enjoying its last outing in the Brazilian’s hands in Austria in 1970.<br>The Lotus was the only classic Formula 1 car to take to the track today as part of the celebrations for the 1000th World Championship race.<br>“It was great fun,” Hill told “I’ve driven 49s before, but I’ve never ...

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The Haas VF-19 2019 challenger, which was revealed on Thursday, sports a black-and-gold colour scheme similar to the one the Lotus squad used between 1972 and '86.<br><br>New look photos:<br><br>Gallery: Haas's 2019 Formula 1 car<br><br><br>Rich Energy CEO William Storey explained that the decision to run the colours reflected his passion for F1, which his is using to promote his company.<br>"We ...

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