Tuesday, 8 November 2011

FIA confirmed the name change for the three teams

Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) officially confirmed that the three teams Caterham, Lotus and Marussia will be allowed to change their names.

F1 team Virgin
F1 team Virgin

Those three teams have received approval to change their names at the F1 commission meeting held in Geneva and the changes have since been authorized by the FIA.

The following are the three teams with their changed names

S.No.Name of the teamCurrent nameChanged to
1Caterham F1 TeamLotusCaterham
2Lotus Renault GPRenaultLotus
3Marussia F1 TeamVirginMarussia

Caterham F1 Team has changed its name from Lotus to Caterham after the team boss Tony Fernandes bought the British sports car constructor.

Marussia F1 Team has switched its name from Virgin to Marussia, the famous Russian sportscar maker.

No comments:

Post a Comment