F1 » Bahar pleads for Team Lotus to be allowed to 'rest in peace'


As Lotus Renault GP and Lotus Racing increasingly lock horns in the embarrassing F1 naming row, Group Lotus CEO Dany Bahar has called for the iconic Team Lotus to be permitted to 'rest in peace'

Sort Comments: Oldest | Newest
Filter Comments: All | Registered

cydewayz - Unregistered

December 17, 2010 5:17 PM

Quite simply, Proton/bahar dont own the official Lotus F1 brand. Its all about pride, Proton cant admit they made a mistake when they bought lotus group and hence no deal with Hunt .. now they resort to pretending they are the 'real' Lotus F1. spraying gold/black and putting a huge badge on another car aint fooling no one.

MrX - Unregistered

December 17, 2010 7:07 PM

First mistake Proton made was buying Group Lotus without reading the fine print, only realising they didn't get Team Lotus as part of the deal later on.

Second mistake Proton made was hiring this 2 bit t-shirt salesman called Bahar. Didn't he leave Ferrari and Redbull on bad terms? Why on earth would a car company hire a 2 bit t-shirt salesman as the CEO of it's sports car division? There must be a lot of people in Proton with more ego than brains.

Page 3 of 3
« 1 2 3 

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.