Lotus Renault To Launch R31 On Monday

Lotus Renault will unveil their 2011 challenger, the R31, on Monday 31st January at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia.

Drivers Robert Kubica and Vitaly Petrov will be joined by newly recruited reserve driver Fairuz Fauzy and team principle Eric Boullier to show off the new car at 11:30 GMT.

The R31 will sport the black-and-gold livery exhibited at the Autosport International show earlier this month, paying homage to the iconic Team Lotus cars of the 1970s.

Pre-season testing begins in Valencia on Tuesday 1st February.