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2012 Lotus E20

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by James Chant, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. James Chant

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    New Lotus named the E20
    2012 chassis named in honour of team HQ
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    Kimi Raikkonen: Sat in Lotus's new car for the first time on Friday

    Lotus announced on Friday that their 2012 car is to be called the E20, in honour of it being the 20th chassis to be built at their Enstone headquarters.

    The team, who have changed their name from Renault ahead of the new season, used the Oxfordshire base throughout their title-winning years of 2005-06 and also when they were known as Benetton.

    It was initially built by chassis constructor Reynard for their own aborted bid to enter F1 in the early 1990s.
    The announcement comes one day after the E20, which continues to use Renault engines, was fired up for the first time.

    Also on Friday, the team's 2012 drivers, Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean, were on hand at Enstone and both took the opportunity to get comfortable in the car's cockpit.

    It is set to be lauched via Lotus's official website on February 5, two days before pre-season testing gets under way at Jerez.

    sky sports
     
  2. JakkeFin

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    Sound sample of E20 :)


     
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  3. John Robertson

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    lol so silly
     
  4. Hampus Andersson

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    Amazing video :) Love the ones when you can see an onboard lap.
     
  5. Hampus Andersson

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  6. David Jundt

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    ROFL

    Lewis and Jenson look clueless, Mark like a madman.
     
  7. Chris Jenkins

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  8. Hampus Andersson

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    There already is a launch thread and a Lotus E20 thread :)
     
  9. Chris Jenkins

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    I didn't realise there was already a launch thread.

    James/Bram, can you delete this please?
     
  10. Hampus Andersson

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    You have helped me with dates in that thread numerous times :)
     
  11. Chris Jenkins

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    Oh, I meant I didn't know there was a Lotus thread.

    I'm very tired today! :D
     
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  12. Hampus Andersson

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    7 minutes.. :)
     
  13. Georgios Davakos

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    Simple Amazing!!!
    Who is the goblin?
     
  14. Hampus Andersson

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    Petrov hahaha :)

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  15. Chris Jenkins

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    Nothing on the website yet
     
  16. Hampus Andersson

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    I hope their car works better then their website.

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  17. Chris Jenkins

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    Where is that from?
     
  18. Lee Palmer

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    Doesnt look too bad actually

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  19. Georgios Davakos

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    I suspect Twitter.
     
  20. Hampus Andersson

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    F1Technical, and from Twitter probably.