Lotus eyes plans for Sepang HQ in 2010 - report

Lotus is hoping to put in place plans for a Malaysian headquarters and wind tunnel later this year. The Norfolk based team, headed by Malaysian airline tycoon Tony Fernandes, said at its inception that its longer plan was to call Malaysia ...

Lotus is hoping to put in place plans for a Malaysian headquarters and wind tunnel later this year.

The Norfolk based team, headed by Malaysian airline tycoon Tony Fernandes, said at its inception that its longer plan was to call Malaysia home.

A report in the Malaysian newspaper The Star said Lotus is planning a facility with a wind tunnel and CFD centre at the Sepang circuit.

"We are already moving towards getting this project off the ground and we are hopeful that it could be completed by this year," confirmed team principal Fernandes.

He also said Lotus needs to find more sponsors.

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