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Lotus change from Renault to Mercedes not straightforward

Toto Wolff Lotus' switch to Mercedes power for 2015 may be hitting a snag, as recently as Sunday, the end of the struggling Enstone based team's Renault deal seemed a mere formality. It was believed the deal would be confirmed imminently, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff told Sky at Silverstone: 'I can't confirm it yet.' 'But there are hurdles on the way to a contract,' Michael Schmidt, the respected correspondent for Auto Motor und Sport, reports. 'Lotus is bound to Renault in the medium term. And the French do not want to release their customer from its obligations so easily,' he explained, adding that the potential loss of revenue to Renault is at least 20 million.
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