Lotus-Renault R31

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It was a Formula One racing car designed by Lotus Renault GP for the 2011 Formula One season.

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  • Type: Formula One racing car
  • Historical period: modernity, 2011
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Scale: 1:24
  • Number of sheets: 10 sheets A4

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The Renault R31 was a Formula One racing car designed by Lotus Renault GP for the 2011 Formula One season.

The car's distinctive black and gold livery was designed as a tribute to the Team Lotus cars of the 1980s and the famous John Player Special liveries (those cars also used Renault engines).

Speculation suggested that as the design is reminiscent of a cigarette package, the team would be in violation of strict anti-tobacco laws in Canada and would be unable to use it at the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix.

However, senior team personnel dismissed the claims, stating that "another famous team" (Scuderia Ferrari) was racing with colours similar to those of another tobacco brand and had done so in Canada without trouble in previous years. Ultimately, the car raced in Canada with no changes to its livery.

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June 7, 2012           Алексей Овчинников

Очередная великолепная разработка Антона Якунина, рекомендуется всем, особенно поклонникам Формулы 1 и Виталия Петрова в частности
Кому интересен результат милости просим на наш форум http://www.freetime.co.ua/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=703

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