Lotus announces technical partnership with Altran
26 June, 2013
Lotus Formula 1 Team is pleased to announce new Technical Partner, Altran UK, who will provide the team with specialist engineering services for the remainder of the 2013 season.
Services will be delivered by a team of Altran UK engineers who will be based on site at the home of Lotus F1 Team at the Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, Oxfordshire. Altran has a distinguished track record in Formula 1, having previously been a technological partner of the Renault F1 Team – a previous incarnation of Lotus F1 Team – for a decade.
Patrick Louis, Chief Executive Officer, Lotus F1 Team: “We are pleased to again welcome Altran into the family of our Technical Partners. Historically, the contribution of their support has had a tremendous impact on the team’s performance, while their desire to discover and nurture engineering talent fits perfectly with our philosophy. We look forward to re-joining forces in what I am confident will be a mutually rewarding journey.”
Mike Simms, CEO of Altran UK: “Altran is extremely proud to be partnering with Lotus F1 Team; a Formula 1 outfit with an amazing heritage and development prospects. This is a partnership built on a shared commitment to engineering excellence, a passion for ground-breaking technological innovation and a desire to win. It is a privilege to be working alongside a Formula 1 team that has based its success on nurturing new talents and creative engineering and management. Altran will bring a wealth of expertise to Lotus F1 Team, enabling its engineers to explore new approaches and solutions to key engineering challenges and translate them into on-track performance.” (Lotus)
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