Tag Archive: 1Malaysia

Feb 18

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

 Group Lotus has entered F1 as the title sponsor of the Renault team

2010-07-11 - Lotus F1 Racing - Tony Fernandes10 - Team LotusGroup 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. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 08

CEO Ghosn admits changes in Renault F1 involvement

Amid rumours Renault F1 could become Lotus-Renault in 2011

Carlos Ghosn2010-11-06 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 02Carlos Ghosn has admitted there are moves afoot to change the nature of French carmaker Renault’s association with the F1 team that currently bears its name. The marque’s president attended Sunday’s Brazilian grand prix amid rumours Renault is set to further distance itself from F1 as Group Lotus looks to get involved with the Enstone based team. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 05

Renault deal confirmed but doubts about Lotus name (updated)

Lotus to be called ‘1Malaysia’ next year

2010-08-01 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 0109 - Lotus F1 RacingThe F1 team currently known as Lotus announced on Friday it will be powered by Renault engines in 2011. But a dark cloud has moved above the future identity of the Tony Fernandes-headed outfit, with the press release not mentioning the word ‘Lotus’ even a single time. Read the rest of this entry »