With regular driver Luca Moro having to skip Round 4 of the WEC for personal reasons, former F1 driver Christijan Albers joined the Lotus LMP2 team in the #31 car, alongside Thomas Holzer and Mirco Schultis.
Holland's Nigel Melker scored a podium finish on his Lotus debut at Silverstone at the weekend during Round 6 of the World Series by Renault championship.
Brilliant sunshine and fast rookies
Lotus’s Simona de Silvestro had to start at the back of the grid for Sunday’s Californian round following an unapproved engine change, but bounced back to gain ten positions in the race.
Schmidt wins Race 3 at Lausitzring
Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell finished a respectable seventh on Saturday at the ALMS race at Elkhart Lake’s Road America.
Having already got the motoring press hot under the collar with production of the road-going Exige S, we are turning up the temperature at this weekend’s Lotus Festival at Brands Hatch with the official launch of a new track-focused model:
Marvin Kirchhöfer victorious in third outing at Red Bull Ring
Jump starts and drive-thru penalties
Lotus Alex Job Racing took another development step with the Lotus Evora GT in Saturday’s ALMS race at Mid-Ohio.
Lotus HVM Racing unable to utilise strategy as the Mid-Ohio Indy race runs green from flag to flag
Jimmy Eriksson keeps on winning
Simona is looking forward to Mid-Ohio
Lotus LMP2 is working with full determination on the development of its own LMP2 car that already has taken advanced shape.
Lotus’s groundbreaking Exige R-GT, the first car in this category of tarmac-racing rally sports cars to be homologated by the FIA, made its competition debut at the weekend in Madeira, Portugal, with works driver and local hero Bernardo Sousa at the wheel
Another Double Podium! - KIMI: P2, ROMAIN: P3
Lotus GP posted pole position and a podium finish at the Hungaroring, maintaining their lead in the teams’ championship.
Gutiérrez wins GP2 sprint in Hungary
The first production Exige S came off the assembly line today and very soon the first customers will experience this exciting new Lotus, a car which has already produced very positive headlines in the automotive media
Will debut at the 2012 Rali Vinho da Madeira this weekend.