Tag Archive: Lotus F1 Team
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says a female racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat
On the weekend when former Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff launches her ‘Dare to Be Different’ campaign to increase female participation in all areas of motorsport, Bernie Ecclestone says a woman racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat.
In the interim, a new board of directors has been appointed, with Jérôme Stoll as Chairman and Cyril Abiteboul as Managing Director.
On Friday 18 December 2015, Groupe Renault and Gravity Motorsport S.a.rl, an affiliate of Genii Capital SA, formally and successfully completed the acquisition by Groupe Renault of a controlling shareholding of Lotus F1 Team Limited.
Carlos Ghosn announces his decision that Renault will return to Formula 1 with its own team for 2016 season
Following the September announcement of the signing of a Letter of Intent with Lotus, teams at Renault continued to evaluate the possibility of a return to Formula 1. Particular attention was paid to competing successfully with its own team in a financially sound way starting in 2016.