Gerard Lopez: "...the operation comes at a very unfortunate and unsuitable time for Lotus."
Will the news keep Kimi Raikkonen with the Lotus team next year?
The ongoing saga of the financial woes of the Lotus F1 team. To top it off they are in the fight for the Formula One championship with the driver who is apparently being wooed by Red Bull and Ferrari.
Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn: "The team has not been sold."
Infinity Racing is comprised of private investors.
The highly-prominent red-coloured area on the top of the engine cover near the airbox, the stylised words 'Kimi' and 'Romain' are featured.