Alarming news about the financial health of Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez has emerged.
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Lotus confirms Grosjean as Raikkonen’s teammate
Lotus Renault GP and TOTAL are delighted to announce that Romain Grosjean will race alongside 2007 world champion Kimi Räikkönen next season. The two companies are also pleased to confirm that they have renewed their sponsorship agreement for another year.
“It’s not just a question of Vitaly or Bruno”
Renault/Lotus team signs Raikkonen for F1 return
Lotus Renault GP is pleased to announce that Kimi Räikkönen will race for the team next season. The 2007 World Champion, who left Formula 1 at the end of 2009 to pursue a career in rallying, has decided to make a comeback at the pinnacle of single-seater racing. He has now signed a two-year agreement with Lotus Renault GP.
Bernie Ecclestone has revealed he was “very tempted” to buy Renault’s formula one team when the French carmaker pulled out as an owner.
Renault team owner Gerard Lopez has admitted he is disappointed with Nick Heidfeld.
“We expected more from him,” the Genii Capital chief is quoted as saying by Brazil’s Globo Esporte. German veteran Heidfeld, 34, was signed by the Enstone based team at short notice this year to replace injured regular Robert Kubica.
Morelli said there is “no concern” that Kubica will not recover eventually
Robert Kubica’s manager has hit out at Gerard Lopez’s claim that the injured Pole will definitely not return to formula one in 2011. Lopez, head of the Renault team’s owner Genii Capital, told Spanish radio last week that while the 26-year-old definitely will not race this year, he might appear in a Friday practice session.
“We know nothing about it; there was no ultimatum” – Zimmermann
Eric Lux offered to settle the Adrian Sutil affair but the Force India driver broke the ultimatum, according to a German newspaper. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung said Lux, the chief executive of Renault team owner Genii Capital, now intends to pursue the 28-year-old in Germany, Switzerland (where Sutil lives) and England (where his team is based).