Lotus have unveiled the E20 at a ceremony at their factory in Enstone, Which the car is named after. Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean pulled the covers off the car, Just after 4pm GMT while reserve driver Jerome d’Ambrosio looking on from his seat beside Team Principal Eric Boullier.
However, So many F1 Fans tried to see what kind of car Lotus would have in 2012 that the site crashed just before 4pm GMT with Lotus coming onto twitter 15 minutes later to apologise and give a link to their You Tube channel, where it was also being streamed.
To view the launch, Click here – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjgSaYQ_GeY
And yes, the Lotus did feature another ‘Platypus’ nose, which are required due to new safety regulations, But unlike Ferrari and Force India, The nose is not quite as pronounced.
Tomorrow, Red Bull, Sauber and Toro Rosso unveil their challengers.