Lotus Press Release Addresses Media Controversy Head-On

Lotus Press Release Addresses Media Controversy Head-On
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Throwing a curve ball right down the media’s throat, Lotus issued a press release today that aimed to disarm and diffuse the flurry of speculation and jokes. It did so by writing in completely unacademic, and some might argue, unprofessional style. Above the text, a borrowed copy of Sniff Petrol’s satirical photo (seen above) that portrays CEO Dany… Continue Reading...

Lotus Evora GTE to Compete in American Le Mans Series in Retro Style

Lotus Evora GTE to Compete in American Le Mans Series in Retro Style
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Lotus Motorsport and Alex Job Racing (AJR) will partner to compete for the GT championship in the American Le Mans Series, starting with the race at Long Beach on the weekend of April 14. The factory-backed Lotus Evora GTE will feature a black-and-gold painted car reminiscent of JPS Lotus F1 cars. The team will also be… Continue Reading...

Lotus Launches in China With Beijing Dealership, 10 More to Follow Next Year

Lotus Launches in China With Beijing Dealership, 10 More to Follow Next Year
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There used to be a time when any car company hoping to succeed in business would open up shop in North America. While North America remains one of the key markets for car companies, the new focus is on emerging markets, with China as the number one choice. Group Lotus is the latest to enter… Continue Reading...

Decision Announced on Team Lotus vs. Group Lotus F1 Naming Rights

Decision Announced on Team Lotus vs. Group Lotus F1 Naming Rights
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Fans of Formula 1 racing and Lotus must have spent this year feeling a bit confused regarding who they should support, since there were two teams going by the name Lotus. There was Team Lotus, a private team founded by Tony Fernandes (who also owns Caterham Cars), and then there was Group Lotus which was… Continue Reading...

Group Lotus Fields Works Karting Effort

Group Lotus Fields Works Karting Effort
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Under the guise of the ‘Lotus Racing Kart’s banner, the company, in conjunction with Jefra Racing, will operated a full factory effort in the 2012 CIK-FIA World Karting Championship and to boot, the team’s cars will sport the unmistakable black and gold livery, made famous by Lotus Formula 1 racers during the 1970s and much... Continue Reading...

Lotus Appeals F1 Name Ruling

Lotus Appeals F1 Name Ruling
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What season of F1 would be complete without the off-track drama? The complex battle between racing teams Group Lotus and Team Lotus rages on, indicating that the previous ruling for the rights to the Lotus name didn’t end the dispute yet. Turns out, the high court judge had given Group Lotus the go-ahead to use… Continue Reading...

Lotus Wins Formula 1 Naming Dispute

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Lotus Wins Formula 1 Naming Dispute
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Group Lotus, the carmakers, and Team Lotus, the racing team, have been battling it out off the track over the rights to use the name “Lotus.” And in a decision awarded this weekend, Group Lotus has come out on top. Team Lotus traces its lineage back to Colin Chapman’s original Formula 1 efforts in 1952,… Continue Reading...