Team Lotus Renault has officially confirmed that the 2012 season team mate Kimi Raikkonen will be the French driver Romain Grosjean, who take the place of the Russians Vitaly Petrov. Rumors about this went the last few days, but now it is quite clear that Petrov leaves the team from Enstone. On the future of the Vyborg rocket yet unknown, previously his manager – Oksana Kosachenko said it is in talks with another Formula 1 team. About what kind of stables in question did not specify it, but if the parties fail to agree, the next year Vitaly Petrov will is Formula 1. In the future, it is possible to sign a contract with the Russian team Marussia, but for the 2012 season its composition is completely defined. Recall that the team has a long-term contract with the German driver Timo Glock and Jerome D’Ambrosio here gave way to another debutant – Frenchman Charles Peak. Although Maruse hope for serious progress in the next year, hardly the results will be high enough to fight for points.