Lotus F1 renew technical deal with Altran

Melbourne, March 12: Lotus Formula 1 team has renewed its technical partnership with high-tech engineering consulting firm Altran for the 2014 season beginning here over the weekend.

The partnership was launched in 2013 and built upon Altran’s previous relationship with the team as an engineering and design supplier from 2002 to 2010. The latest partnership will see the company continue to provide Lotus with leading edge innovation and technological support services through a team of engineers based at Enstone.

Lotus CEO Matthew Carter said: “Technical Partnerships provide vital support to our engineering endeavours and their continuity and quality represent a key strength of the team’s DNA. The collaboration with Altran has provided invaluable contributions in different moments of the team’s history and we are particularly pleased to see their support being renewed in a moment when a vision for innovation and engineering are more critical than ever.”