Lotus to unveil Formula 1 car

Lotus' new Formula One car is set to be unveiled on Friday, February 12, team principal Tony Fernandes confirmed yesterday. The Norfolk marquee will make its F1 return on the 2010 grid alongside three new teams with the new Lotus outfit being built from scratch by Fernandes and Norwich-born technical director, Mike Gascoyne, at its Hingham base.

Lotus' new Formula One car is set to be unveiled on Friday, February 12, team principal Tony Fernandes confirmed yesterday.

The Norfolk marquee will make its F1 return on the 2010 grid alongside three new teams with the new Lotus outfit being built from scratch by Fernandes and Norwich-born technical director, Mike Gascoyne, at its Hingham base.

It is not known yet where the new car, likely to feature the famous green and yellow colour scheme of Lotus, will making its first appearance, with a possible unveiling in either Malaysia - the team is heavily backed by the government in Kuala Lumpur - or at one of the pre-season test sessions in Jerez, Spain.