Lotus LMP2 is looking forward to racing in the desert at the 6 Hours of Bahrain

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After the strong performance in Brazil, Lotus is coming to Bahrain with high hopes. The target for the adventure in the desert will be another two car finish, eventually a position on the podium is possible. It is going to be a special race as it starts in daylight and finishes at night.

#31 Lotus Lola B12/80 Coupé: Thomas Holzer, Mirco Schultis, Luca Moro
#31 Lotus Lola B12/80 Coupé: Thomas Holzer, Mirco Schultis, Luca Moro

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The driver’s line up remains unchanged. Thomas Holzer, Mirco Schultis and Luca Moro will be at the wheel of Lotus LMP2 car #31.

Kevin Weeda will drive alongside James Rossiter and Vitantonio Liuzzi in car #32.

The race starts on Saturday, 29th September 2012, at 16:00 hours local time.

Mirco Schultis, Race Driver #31: “I am looking forward to racing in Bahrain and I was already racing at this circuit when it was opened in 2004. We had a good race at the round in Sao Paulo and I felt more comfortable in the car.

We could set steady lap times and improve continuously. It will be special atmosphere in Bahrain when the sun sets during the race. I hope that we can have another good weekend and I am looking forward to driving in the desert.”

James Rossiter, Race Driver #32: “We are coming to Bahrain with a positive feeling. In Brazil, we showed a strong race performance and could prove that we can fight for the podium.

Racing in the desert will be special: the race starts in the afternoon and finishes at night. I am looking forward to it and I hope that we can show another good performance. We have the pace and our aim is to finish on the podium.”

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