Tragic passenger train accident hits home for Lopez

Statement from Lotus F1 team chairman Gerard Lopez on the disaster in Galicia

Gerard Lopez, Lotus Renault GP owner
Gerard Lopez, Lotus Renault GP owner

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Lotus F1 team chairman Gerard Lopez: “Following the tragic accident on Wednesday 24th July 2013 involving the passenger train in Galicia, I and all within Lotus F1 Team would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of those affected and involved in the terrible incident.

“As a Galician, I will provide all the help and support possible to those affected by this disaster, which has taken place in an area of the country I know and love so well. As an expression of support, I would like to reach out to those involved and show my unity to the region.

“Furthermore, as a mark of respect and display of moral support, Lotus F1 Team will drive with the Galician flag on the rear wing end plates of both E21 Formula 1 cars throughout the weekend of the Hungarian Grand Prix.”

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Gerard Lopez
Teams Lotus F1 Team
Article type Breaking news
Tags galicia, lopez, lotus, renault