Jarno and Heikki for Lotus

Lotus F1 Racing have announced their driver line-up for next year, and although not particularly brave choices, they’ve got themselves a lot of experience in Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen.

Trulli was left seatless after the demise of Toyota’s Formula 1 team, and Kovalainen was put out in the cold when his former team McLaren signed the new World Champion, Jenson Button, from 2010.

Both drivers are a safe pair of hands to help develop the team, but neither are consistently fast when it comes to race pace – Heikki has been roundly thumped by Lewis Hamilton for the past two seasons.

However, the good news is that Lotus’ new logo retains the classic green with gold stripe, hinting at the colour scheme of their new cars – we all know a good looking car is a fast one, so Lotus are off to a good start.

This does throw up one interesting question though: now that Heikki’s not going to Renault, like it was believed, who’s going to partner Robert Kubica at the French squad?

I’m going for – and hoping – that they sign up the rather fantastic Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi.

He showed flashes of brilliance in his only two F1 races at the end of last season, so it would be interesting to see what he could do with a full season on track.

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This won’t be Lotus. Everything about the team is different. I read that Mike Gasgoyne said “when (or if) Lotus win it will count as the team’s 80th and not the new lotus’s first. Yeah well lets just see if your even gonna get that far yet mike eh?

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and also @68
How does the american government faking the moon landing in Nevada mean they own it? That is so like America to believe they own the world. just because they had a huge idiot for a leader who believed he could just invade any country he felt like because they had loads of a certain oily substance.

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If theyve got a good car then ill defenetly support them

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kobiashi has gone to sauber so i dont know whos going to partner kubica? hiedfield again?

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I am currently now a RedBull supporter and i now find Lotus interesting,lets see how it goes =/

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The Thing I Dont Understand With The Lotus F1 Team Is That There Is No British Drivers On The Front Line Of A Legendary British Formula One Team Which Altough I Think That Lotus F1 Will Turn Heikki Kovalienan Better And More Able To Compete With The Big Lads As He Has The Potential To Do A Lot Better

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i hear Colin Chapman smiling in his grave dude…

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narinig ko kay colin chapman ngumingiti sya sa lote dude……

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England is behind Lotus F1 good luck

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GO LOTUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  !!!

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Lotus will win big again this time

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i give Lotus some juice……..

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Go Lotus Viva Lotus The best of Lotus

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Austria support Lotus, good luck

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Go Lotus!!! GOGOGO

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I rest my case, GO LOTUS. :)

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Cibai can i have your phone number?

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