Proton keen on support programmes with Lotus F1

KUALA LUMPUR: National carmaker Proton is keen to organise support programmes together with Lotus F1 Racing, starting next season, to support the Malaysian Formula One outfit, Proton Holdings Bhd managing director Datuk Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir said yesterday. … Continue reading

Lotus unveil 2010 drivers

KUALA LUMPUR: Jarno Trulli of Italy and Finland’s Heikki Kovalainen were unveiled yesterday as drivers for the new Malaysian-backed Lotus team in their debut 2010 Formula One season. Team principal Datuk Seri Tony Fernandes, an aviation mogul who founded budget … Continue reading

Another call for better facilities

KUCHING: Interests and sponsorships alone are not enough to boost motorsports without the provision of standard facilities, says junior champion driver Asha Hairy Hadhari. “To race outside the state, I need to train at home but somehow, I feel the … Continue reading

Lotus sign first driver

No name given, Bernama quotes team saying private crash tests of car a success KUALA LUMPUR: The new Malaysian-backed Lotus Formula One team have signed their first driver, principal Datuk Seri Tony Fernandes said on Saturday without giving any name. … Continue reading

1Malaysia F1 Team appoint CEO

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Lotus Formula One team appointed Riad Asmat as chief executive yesterday. Riad, who was general manager at Proton Holdings Berhad overseeing its motorsport programme, will take charge at the team included as the 13th entry on the … Continue reading