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...

Team Lotus Looking To Buy Caterham

Team Lotus Looking To Buy Caterham
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Earlier this year, Team Lotus, (a private company) has been in legal battle with Group Lotus (the manufacturer of Lotus cars) over the rightful use of the company’s name. Since the case is still in court, Lotus essentially has two teams in Formula-One at the moment. Now news comes that Team Lotus wants to tie… Continue Reading...

Lotus Threatens Legal Action Against New Formula 1 Team Using Its Name

Lotus Threatens Legal Action Against New Formula 1 Team Using Its Name
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In press release issued by Lotus Cars, the British exotic car maker takes issue with recent reports that a new Formula 1 team for 2010 will run under the banner of Team Lotus. The new team, however, says that’s not the case. U.K.-based Litespeed Racing has already secured a sport on the 2010 F1 lineup… Continue Reading...

Lotus Evora Chassis Wins Prestigious “Technical Achievement” Award

Lotus Evora Chassis Wins Prestigious “Technical Achievement” Award
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Those engineers over at Lotus have received a pat on the back by industry experts in the U.K., as the company was recently awarded the Dewar Trophy by the Royal Automobile Club. The Dewar Trophy is handed out each year for a “outstanding British technical achievement in the automotive field.” Lotus received the award for… Continue Reading...