MOTEGI RACING WILL BE THE PRIMARY SPONSOR OF THE NO. 22 LOTUS DRR MACHINE IN LONG BEACH

Los Angeles, CA (April 12, 2012)- As Lotus DRR heads into this weekend for the third round of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season, they are proud to announce that Oriol Servia will campaign the Motegi Racing primary livery for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

"We are really excited to be working with Motegi Racing again, as well as the entire Wheel Pros family. The Motegi Racing brand certainly resonates with the IZOD IndyCar Series community and we look forward to having them back with us this weekend. Hopefully we can bring home a good result for them," commented Lotus DRR Co-Owner, Robbie Buhl.

Motegi Racing has been providing purpose-built wheels for professional level competitors since the year 2000. Through technical partnerships with leading professional racing teams, Motegi Racing Competition and High Performance Tuning wheels are designed and engineered for performance. Motegi Racing is owned by Wheel Pros, one of the largest suppliers of branded custom wheels, performance tires and related accessories for cars, SUVs and light trucks.

The wheel manufacturer first joined the team in 2010 at the Kentucky and Japan events as well as in an associate role for the 2011 season. They will be back on board in a larger capacity this weekend. "We've worked with this team before, and we know they're a quality organization; we're excited to join Lotus DRR for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach." said Jody Groce, president of Wheel Pros, the company that owns Motegi Racing.

The Indianapolis based crew will hit the pavement this weekend for the third round of the IZOD IndyCar Series season in Long Beach, California. For more updates on the team please visit www.dreyerreinboldracing.com.