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The ambitions of Team Lotus

Arrival in F1 last year, the stable Malaysian Tony Fernandes has bought the rights to use the Team Lotus name, creating a conflict in late 2010 with the Lotus automobile group claiming the exclusive right to the name and is also sponsor Renault F1 this season. A legal battle that ended with no real winner since the British judge handling the case that tranche Fernandes had the right to use Lotus Team Lotus but not one name.

But if Team Lotus still runs after his first points this season, despite the presence of experienced drivers Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovaleinen, its owner has big plans for his team and there is no shortage of ways; rather think: last month, Fernandes bought the small British manufacturer Caterham and a few days later, he placed an order for 200 (yes, two hundred!) Airbus A320 for its low cost airline Air Asia has!

According to him, the F1 is more than a passion for him, this is an important promotional tool for all its business activities. Here is a "small" team of F1 ambitions growing ...

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