Petrov likely to stay with Lotus-Renault
December 10, 2010
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This is the second article from new writer Murai Kadam:
Vitaly Petrov is well set to secure his seat next year
The 26-year-old Russian rookie Vitaly Petrov is likely to stay with Lotus-Renault for next year. Petrov has been financed by his personal backers, including Vyborg Shipyard, Flagman vodka, and the carmaker Lada.
The Malaysian news agancy Bernama said that Proton will also benefit by gaining access to Russia’s automotive market, and automotive technologies owned by Genii.
With Renault having previously been sponsored by Petrov’s backers, Vitaly seems all set to be secured his F1 seat for next year. Group Lotus CEO Dany Bahar admitted that Petrov is well placed to keep his seat in 2011:
"Our preferred choice is Vitaly Petrov, but I hope that the
team will be able to announce by the end of the year our