Romain Grosjean, Kimi Raikkonen, Lotus, Silverstone, 2012
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Bullfrog (@bullfrog) said on 5th July 2012, 21:13
Where are the black helmets with pointy ears?!
CarnivorousPope (@) said on 5th July 2012, 22:06
That would be truly amazing.
melkurion (@melkurion) said on 5th July 2012, 22:08
hahaha, that cracked me up :)
Jason (@jmwalley) said on 6th July 2012, 0:40
They definitely should have black helmets.
melkurion (@melkurion) said on 5th July 2012, 22:11
I’m all for the batman logo and all, but I can’t help but wonder how amazingly cool a real batman symbol would have looked on the black and yellow renault R30 ……….
dragoll (@dragoll) said on 5th July 2012, 22:28
Does anyone else pickup on the irony of the “Dark Knight Rises” logo right next to GRO ;)
Nick.UK (@) said on 5th July 2012, 23:17
What’s ironic about it?
Randy (@randy) said on 6th July 2012, 7:00
I wouldn’t call it irony.
I’m lost for words how should we call it. Prophecy perhaps? :P
Jason (@jmwalley) said on 6th July 2012, 0:38
That is possibly one of the most hideous one-off liveries I’ve ever seen and I’m a huge fan of the Batman logo—it’s so icon and timeless. Looks like they just slapped a sticker wherever they could find space on the sidepod. There is no drama, no importance, no focus. I would likely have never noticed had it not been for this news blurb. Someone should have shelled out more money for more space.
Kimi4WDC said on 6th July 2012, 1:46
Is that a demo Lotus?
Cause nose looks totally reworked, much more fluid, that rear wing and shark-flaps on top of the side-pods are gone.
Gridboy (@gridboy) said on 6th July 2012, 8:13
I agree…the golden parts of the livery are much darker than usual as well, much more like last year. Might be updates though?
F1Canuck said on 6th July 2012, 2:07
One of the drivers in this photo is happy to be in this photo.
F1Canuck said on 6th July 2012, 2:09
Also, regardless of batman liveries – its still the best looking car on the grid…
Chalky (@chalky) said on 6th July 2012, 12:17
Given the predicted weather, I would say that they may be better off using the vehicle in the background for the GP.
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