Lotus F1 Cars To Sport Caterham Logo

July 6, 2011 at 9:05 am

From British Grand Prix next week, Lotus F1 cars will appear on the track with Caterham written on each side! After ll Caterham too, like Lotus, is now a Malaysian-owned company.

The move, which elevates Caterham into the pinnacle of world motorsport and provides a global springboard for its cars to be marketed in new and previously unreachable territories, comes 50 years after Innes Ireland gave Team Lotus its first Formula One victory in the United States Grand Prix. Caterham will be emblazoned proudly on the sidepods of the two Team Lotus F1 cars, driven by Heikki Kovalainen and Jarno Trulli.

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Caterham Cars managing director, Ansar Ali, said: “This is a monumental occasion for Caterham Cars. We are a niche low-volume sportscar manufacturer and yet we are now a key partner for a Formula One team with an extremely bright future.

“The purchase of Caterham signalled an exciting new era for the company in terms of the continued development of the legendary Seven.