Lotus T128 (Formula One car)

Heikki Kovalainen in the Lotus T128 testing at Jerez

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The Lotus T128 is the second Formula 1 race cars from Lotus. The designed by Mike Gascoyne car has participated in all 19 races of the Formula 1 2011 season. Rob White Renault developed the V8 RS27 - 2011.


The Lotus T128 was a new development and had only a few approaches of the previous car. On the use of KERS, the team waived completely. According to the company should have been otherwise make too many compromises in terms of aerodynamics.

Was driven to the T128 by a V8 Renault engine with 2.4 liter displacement. The tires provided as with all other teams Pirelli.

Paint and sponsorship

The base color of the T128 was dark green. In addition, the single-seater had shades of yellow. As sponsors recruited among others AirAsia and Naza.


The driver of the T128 were the Italian Jarno Trulli and Finn Heikki Kovalainen. At the Grand Prix of Germany Karun Chandhok drove once the Lotus of Trulli.