The futures of Lotus and the other Lotus
With rumours flying around about Lotus Cars future involvement in the Renault F1 team, and the on-going battle between the company and the Lotus Racing team, Dieter Rencken considers the future for both
Last week, my colleague Tony Dodgins unearthed some rather complicated goings-on at Renault, suggesting Lotus Cars was intent on purchasing a slice of Renault F1 Team with a view to rebranding the entity Lotus Renault.
Then, on Friday in Brazil, Renault Sport confirmed that, in addition to its 'own' team and Red Bull Racing, its Viry-Chatillon Formula 1 engine facility would be supplying Renault-branded power units to the Tony Fernandes-led Lotus Racing.
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