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In pictures: Lotus F1 drivers

Jim Clark (Photo:Victor Blackman/Express/Getty Images)

Lotus, the fourth most successful Formula One team in history, starts its engines again in Hingham, Norfolk, as the team re-enters the F1 Championship in 2010. Photos from Getty Images.

Graham Hill (Photo: Photo by Hulton Archive/Keystone/Getty Images)

Lotus won seven constructors' crowns and six drivers' championships, including wins by Britons Jim Clark and Graham Hill, during their golden era in the 1960s and '70s.

Mario Andretti (Photo: STF/AFP/Getty Images)

Mario Andretti, one of the most successful F1 drivers of all time, won the F1 drivers' crown in 1978 with the Norfolk-based team.

Nigel Mansell (Photo: Mike Powell/Allsport/Getty Images)

In the 1980s, British racer Nigel Mansell proved a star for Lotus. The return of Lotus to the F1 stage in 2010 will create 250 jobs at its base in Hingham, just outside of Norwich.

Aryton Senna's Lotus F1 car (Photo: SHAUN CURRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Triple world champion Aryton Senna drove for Lotus between 1985 and 1987. Lotus operations in 2010 will be split between Kuala Lumpur and Norfolk, after the team accepted funding from Malaysia.




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