Lotus Renault GP have confirmed that for 2012 the team chassis is to be renamed from Renault to Lotus. The team name will remain Lotus Renault GP.
Eric Boullier, Lotus Renault GP Team Principal & MD: “We are very pleased that our chassis name change has been approved. We have said all along that, in the interests of the sport, it is important that we remove any ambiguity on this matter. It is also important that there are clearly identifiable teams on the grid, and today’s announcement goes some way towards ensuring that.