Motor racing-Chapman family backs car maker in Lotus F1 name row

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LONDON, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The family of the late Lotus founder Colin Chapman sided with Malaysian-owned sportscar maker Group Lotus on Thursday in a row over use of the marque in Formula One. Clive Chapman, whose father's cars won races and championships in the 1960s, '70s and '80s, spoke out in a statement against plans by Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes to revive the illustrious Team Lotus name next season. "During 2010, the Chapman Family, as and when appropriate, made it clear ...

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