#31 Thomas Holzer (GER) – Mirco Schultis (GER) – Luca Moro (ITA)
Position 10 (FIA WEC) Lap time 1:54.474 (Thomas Holzer)
Position 6 (LMP2 class)
The newly-created FIA World Endurance Championship started off with the first race of the season today (17.3.12). Lotus finished the finished the race in 10th position in the overall classification and in 6th position in the LMP2 classification.
It was an impressing day for the team that has made a great effort achieve this good result. Thomas Holzer, Mirco Schultis and Luca Moro performed well in the car and managed to bring it to the finish.
Thomas Holzer, Race Driver #31: “It was an amazing feeling to start and finish the race for Lotus at the first round of WEC. Racing at the 12 Hours of Sebring means a lot to me and I am happy to be part of it this year. Thanks to the whole team for the great job they did the last days so that we could achieve this great result.
” Mirco Schultis, Race Driver #31: “It was a tough race and very difficult to drive when the sun set down. I enjoyed racing though and it is a great result for the whole. It was great to participate in the first race of WEC and I am looking forward to work with the team this season.
” Luca Moro, Race Driver #31: “The atmosphere in Sebring is unique, especially when you are racing at night. You have to be fully concentrated until the end of the race. I am happy that we finished the race in 10th position in the overall classification and in 6th position in the LMP2 classification. It is a great result for the team and I want to say thank you that I can be part of it.”