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Lotus GP 2013 line-up
Since the beginning of the GP2 Series back in 2005, Lotus GP has won multiple titles in both the drivers’ battle and the Team Championship. The motivation and talent have always remained the same and to achieve their objectives in 2013, which are to regain top place in the sport, the team will rely on a great combination of two very talented young drivers.
CEO of FEH comments on McLaren – SRT Partnership
Formula E Holdings Ltd. (FEH) – the official promoter of the new FIA Formula E Championship – has announced the purchase of 42 electric Formula cars from the newly formed company, Spark Racing Technology (SRT). The cars will be used in the Formula E Championship inaugural race in 2014. SRT, led by Mr Frédéric Vasseur, onMonday announced it had reached an agreement with McLaren Electronic Systems to design and construct the powertrain for the first Formula E car.
Lotus GP has the pleasure of announcing that it has rounded out its trio of drivers for the third season of the GP3 Series.
Conor Daly will add to the efforts of Daniel Abt and Aaro Vainio to help the black and gold team shine in the upcoming season. Conor Daly and Lotus GP worked together for the first time in the winter tests at Jerez de la Frontera, in December 2011, where the young American driver finished his day with a spot in the top ten, as well as by doing some high quality work.
Lotus GP happy to announce Aaro Vainio will be defending the team’s colors in this year’s GP3 Series championship
Lotus GP GP3 Series 2012 line up announcement
The young Finnish driver is no stranger to the GP3 Series in which he participated in 2011. At the age of 18, Aaro already had two full seasons of auto racing to his credit. He secured six podiums, two pole positions, and two best laps in 34 races. This winter, he took part in the Barcelona, Valencia, and Jerez tests with Lotus GP and was able to acclimate to the team, which in return got a chance to appreciate his application, determination, technical knowledge, and potential.
In 2012, Lotus will defend its two GP3 Series titles with three new drivers.
Daniel Abt is the first of the trio the black and gold team has made official. The 19 year old German driver got to know the GP3 Series and Lotus during the interseason tests at Valencia and Jerez de la Frontera, where he had the best time of the last two days.
With the colours that brought glory to the auto brand, Black and Gold.
Lotus ART will have a new name, but the identity and values of the team remain the same. Starting in 2012, and for the upcoming seasons, the team led by Frédéric Vasseur and Nicolas Todt will continue its commitment in the GP2 and GP3 Series championships under the name Lotus, with the colours that brought glory to the auto brand, Black and Gold.
Lotus ART and the Mexican driver have fulfilled their joint objectives
Lotus ART is happy to announce that Esteban Gutierrez will be the official driver for its race team competing in the 2012 GP2 Series. Since the first day of their collaboration in 2009, Lotus ART and the Mexican driver have fulfilled their joint objectives.
For the upcoming 2011 championship season
This will be his fourth season with the French based squad after contesting two years in the F3 Euro Series followed by his debut season in the 2010 GP2 championship. In 2010 he finished up as best rookie of the year as well as third overall with four podiums, three pole positions and one fastest lap.
Team remains completely focussed and committed to GP2/GP3
It is with deep regret that ART Grand Prix has announced that they will terminate their Formula 3 programme and not be taking part in any Formula 3 Series in 2011. The evolution of the company means that ART Grand Prix will take on some new directions that will be revealed in the near future.
Signaling his intent for Championship
GP3 Series Championship returned to the southern France testing circuit, Paul Ricard, to complete the second official preseason test this past week. With the schedule for the two days being similar as before, with a testing session in both the morning and afternoon, it was the addition of a 30 minute qualifying shootout that would take place directly after the morning session on the second day that had everyone talking and preparing.
The GP3 Series promises to be a great championship
The ART Grand Prix team would like to announce their driver line up for the inaugural 2010 GP3 Championship season. The French based squad will boast three drivers, Esteban Gutierrez, Alexander Rossi and Pedro Enrique to compete in what will be a strong championship that will run parallel to its sister series, the GP2 championship.
Olivier Quesnel is the sports boss for Peugeot and Citroen
Another potential full-time successor for the departed Renault team boss Flavio Briatore can be scratched from the list. Former F1 drivers Alain Prost and Gerhard Berger have been linked with the role, and although it is believed the quadruple world champion is still interested, Berger denies that talks even took place.