Report links Kolles entry with carmaker Dacia (Update)

UPDATE (GMM) The low-cost Romanian carmaker Dacia has denied reports linking it with formula one.

The unlikely name was mentioned in connection with Romanian former Force India and HRT boss Colin Kolles, who has reportedly expressed interest in entering a team to fill the vacant eleventh pitlane slot in 2015.

But Dacia, known for its unspectacular Logan and Duster models, and owned since 1999 by Renault, denied the news.

"We know nothing about these rumors," a spokesperson is quoted by the Dutch website Racexpress. "There has been no mention of interest, and time is much too short."

01/19/14 (GMM) An unlikely name is being linked with a potential F1 foray for 2015.

Earlier, it emerged that former Force India and HRT boss Colin Kolles was among the bidders for pitlane's final 2015 spot.

The Caradisiac publication reports that Kolles has the backing of "Romanian entities", with the aim "to promote the country's image and businesses".

Enter the name Dacia.

It is a Romanian carmaker, renowned for its unspectacular Logan and Duster models.

Since 1999, it has been owned by Renault, the French marque and F1 engine supplier.

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