Lotus to build wind tunnel in UK

Mon, 25 October 2010, 10:01

Oct.25 (GMM) Lotus has announced it will soon start building a wind tunnel at its current UK headquarters in Hingham.

The news would seem to end team owner and boss Tony Fernandes’ earlier plans to set up camp with a dedicated wind tunnel in Malaysia.

Lotus Racing also revealed that it is expanding its current UK factory to accommodate its new GP2 team AirAsia.

“Today’s announcement … gives us the facility we need to lay the foundations for long-term success,” said technical chief Mike Gascoyne.

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