Lotus T127

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Lotus T127
Lotus in barhein (cropped) 2010.jpg
Category Formula One
Constructor Lotus
Designer(s) Mike Gascoyne (Chief Technical Officer)
Elliot Dason-Barber (Head of Vehicle Dynamics)[1]
Successor T128
Technical specifications
Chassis carbon-fibre and honeycomb composite monocoque
Suspension (front) carbon-fibre
Suspension (rear) carbon-fibre
Engine Cosworth CA2010 2,400 cc (146.5 cu in) 90° V8, limited to 18,000 RPM naturally aspirated mid-mounted
Transmission Seven-speed semi-automatic X-Trac gearbox with reverse gear
Weight 620 kg (1,367 lb) (including driver)
Fuel Castrol
Petronas Syntium lubricant
Tyres Bridgestone Potenza
BBS Wheels (front and rear): 13"
Competition history
Notable entrants Lotus Racing
Notable drivers 18. Italy Jarno Trulli
19. Finland Heikki Kovalainen
Debut 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix
Races Wins Poles F.Laps
19 0 0 0

The Lotus T127 is a Formula One motor racing car designed and built by the Lotus Racing team for the 2010 season. It was driven by Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen and was unveiled in London, on 12 February 2010.[2] The car made its track début in the hands of test driver Fairuz Fauzy on 17 February 2010 at Circuito de Jerez.[3]

Fairuz Fauzy during Friday practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix; testing a new engine cover


Complete Formula One results[edit]

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Engine Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Points WCC
2010 Lotus Racing Cosworth CA2010 V8 B BHR AUS MAL CHN ESP MON TUR CAN EUR GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR BRA ABU 0 10th
Trulli 17 DNS 17 Ret 17 15 Ret Ret 21 16 Ret 15 19 Ret Ret 13 Ret 19 21
Kovalainen 15 13 NC 14 DNS Ret Ret 16 Ret 17 Ret 14 16 18 16 12 13 18 17

Driver failed to finish, but was classified as they had completed >90% of the total race distance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Van de Burgt, Andrew (2010-02-18). "Lotus T127". Autosport 199 (7): pp. 26–29. 
  2. ^ Elizalde, Pablo (2010-02-12). "Lotus launches 2010 car in London". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 2010-02-12. 
  3. ^ Beer, Matt (2010-02-17). "Lotus makes track debut at Jerez". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 2010-02-17. 

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