ESPImperium wrote:I think this will become aggreed soon, Tony will rebrand the team Team Caterham and posibly sell the Team Lotus name to Lotus for the loss of money that Team Lotus would loose from the chassis name for 2012 (€21.8m) however the change in chassis name for Renault to become Lotus or Team Lotus will cost Renault more, arround €68m will be more.
I also think there will be an aggreement for the T12x and R3x chassis designations to be changed as well, with an aggreement on team colours even down to lower formula. So Team Air Asia and Lotus ART will have to be diffrent colours, with Lotus ART taking the Black & Gold and Team Air Asia taking the Green & Yellow.
Id recon this could be the amicable end to a dirty story.
Personally i think this is leading to us having up to 3 new Team Names and at least 2 new chassis designations for 2012.
marcush. wrote:Fernandes demanding results next year -or he will close .
http://www.motorsport-total.com/f1/news ... 91105.html
his words are: Mike would be the first to admit if results are not matching the input of recources.
Asked where they see Team Lotus on the grid in one years time was p14/p15 and this is a realistic aim.
So Fernandes has defined a realistic target for 2012 otherwise everything from closing the outfit to releasing Gascoyne is on the cards.
Maybe Mercedes should take notice how to build up a healthy pressure...