The Lotus Formula 1 team expects Romain Grosjean will stay with the squad in 2015, although a new deal has not yet been finalised
Red Bull and Lotus have paid tribute to Total Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie, who was killed in a plane crash on Monday night
Lotus, Romain Grosjean and Eric Boullier have paid tribute to Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive of Total who has been killed in a plane crash at the age of 63
The Lotus Formula 1 team will experiment running without the unique twin-tusk nose on the E22 during free practice for the United States Grand Prix
Romain Grosjean says Lotus’ switch to Mercedes engines for 2015 and recent moves in the driver market have made staying where he is a much more appealing option
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 – Qualifying 2: Wildcard driver George Russell (Tech 1 Racing) set a new Circuito de Jerez lap record to score his first Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 pole of the season on Sunday. The British driver will head the grid from Lotus F1 Junior Team member Alexander Albon (KTR). Sharing the second row will be Nyck de Vries (Koiranen GP) and Kevin Jörg (Josef Kaufmann Racing), with Jack Aitken (Fortec Motorsports) just behind them.
European Formula 3 champion Esteban Ocon will take part in a two-day test in a two year-old Lotus as a prize for winning the title this year
As part of his prize for last weekend claiming the FIA Formula 3 European title in his rookie season, Esteban Ocon will next week test a two-year old Lotus F1 Team E20 at Valencia’s Ricardo Tormer circuit. It remains to be seen, however, whether it will the next step in his progress with the Lotus […]
Newly-crowned FIA European F3 champion Esteban Ocon is to test a Lotus F1 car as reward for his efforts this season.
Formula 3 European champion Esteban Ocon will make his debut at the wheel of a Formula 1 car when he tests a two-year old Lotus later this month
Lotus junior driver Esteban Ocon is to test a two-year old Lotus F1 car as part of his ongoing development programme with the team and as a reward for winning the FIA Formula Three Championship in his rookie season. Eighteen year-old Frenchman Ocon, who has been part of Lotus’s junior programme since 2010, took an unassailable lead in the championship standings this past weekend
Newly crowned Formula 3 European champion Esteban Ocon is moving closer to a role with the Lotus Formula 1 team, AUTOSPORT understands
Lotus' Romain Grosjean led home Pastor Maldonado in the first Russian Grand Prix at the impressive Sochi Autodrom. Both cars struggled for grip and performance during the course of the race.
Caterham had a disappointing afternoon at Sochi following hopes it could fight Lotus. That soon proved not to be the case and resulted in a 19th place finish for Marcus Ericsson and a DNF for Kamui Kobayashi.
Fernando Alonso has revealed a little more information about his plans for the 2015 F1 season, ruling out recent suggestions that he raised money to complete a takeover of Lotus.
Lotus F1 Team faced a tough Saturday in Sochi with Romain Grosjean qualifying sixteenth and Pastor Maldonado qualifying in twentieth. Pastor suffered from an Energy Store issue in the morning then a power failure and related gearbox problem in the afternoon.
Romain Grosjean says the Lotus Formula 1 team’s switch from Renault to Mercedes engines next season increases the chances he will remain with the Enstone squad in 2015
Key practice points: FP1 and FP2 sees F1 make first appearance at all-new Sochi Autodrom ahead of inaugural Russian Grand Prix Quiet day for Infiniti Red Bull Racing, with Sebastian Vettel ninth in FP2 after Daniel Ricciardo stopped on track to avoid a Power Unit issue Scuderia Toro Rosso best of the Renault-powered teams, with Daniil Kvyat and Jean-Eric Vergne ending both sessions inside the top-10 Roberto Merhi makes third FP1 outing of the year for Caterham F1 Team, while Lotus (…) – Press Releases
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Chroniques d’une saison de F1 avec #r8main : Dans ce onzième épisode de ThePretender, nous avons suivi Romain à Enstone, l’usine du Lotus F1 Team. Avec son ingénieur de piste, Ayao Komatsu, ils ont finalisé la préparation de la tournée hors Europe de la Formule 1.
Lotus F1 Team and Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains have announce a long-term supply agreement which will see Lotus F1 Team utilizing the Mercedes-Benz Power Unit from the start of the 2015 season. The engines will use Petronas fluid, bringing to an end Lotus’s relationship with Total, unless there is marketing logic in the French […]
Lotus have confirmed they are to run Mercedes power units from 2015 – the deal brings to an end a long-standing agreement with Renault.
Lotus F1 Team and Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains have announced a long-term supply agreement which will see Lotus F1 Team utilizing the Mercedes-Benz Power Unit from the start of the 2015 season until the end of the current Power Unit generation.
Lotus have received a boost with confirmation today that they have secured a long term supply of Mercedes-Benz engines. Under the terms of the long-rumoured deal, the Enstone squad will use the Brixworth power units from 2015 through to the end of the current cycle of engine regulations in 2020. The team will continue to design and manufacture  its […]
Lotus has confirmed that it will use Mercedes power units from the 2015 season, signing a “long-term supply agreement”
Lotus has confirmed its switch to Mercedes power next season with a long-term supply deal in place
Lotus end their long-term relationship with Renault to switch to Formula 1′s best engine Mercedes for next season.
Lotus will switch from Renault to Mercedes power units next season after agreeing a long-term supply agreement with the German manufacturer. The deal, which was highly anticipated, ensures Mercedes will continue to provide power units to three customer teams in 2015, following McLaren’s impending switch to Honda
The Lotus Formula 1 team has confirmed it will drop Renault power to run Mercedes engines next season.
Lotus has now formally confirmed that it will use Mercedes power from next season, after the team successfully completed the paperwork for its exit from Renault. The deal, first revealed here on June 24, will last “until the end of … Continue reading →
Lotus F1 Team to Race with Mercedes-Benz Power from 2015
Lotus F1 Team Technical Director Nick Chester looks intot he technical challenges that are expected when running starts on Friday on the brand new circuit that is the Sochi Autodrom, set to play home to the first ever Russian GP.
Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado continues the quest for his first points in a frustrating F1 campaign as the season heads to Sochi for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
Romain Grosjean is hoping that he can adapt quickly to the all-new Sochi F1 circuit and get Lotus an advantage on its midfield rivals.
Less than a week after the 2014 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, the teams and drivers head for Sochi – and the first Grand Prix to be held in Russia. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix discuss their prospects for the weekend ahead
According to an FIA statement, Jules Bianchi is in a ‘critical but stable condition’ following Sunday’s accident at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Lotus says only final paperwork issues with Renault are preventing it from confirming its switch to Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 engines for 2015
Less than a week after the 2014 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, the teams and drivers head for Sochi – and the first Grand Prix to be held in Russia. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix discuss their prospects for the weekend ahead
WARNING – GRAPHIC CONTENT: Footage has emerged of Jules Bianchi’s crash at the Japanese Grand Prix that left the Formula One star in a ‘critical but stable condition’.
Lotus Formula One team’s habit of taking an outspoken, tongue-in-cheek approach to social media once again proved to shame them on Sunday after they directly tweeted the Marussia team seconds after Jules Bianchi’s horrifying accident that has left him in a critical conditions.
Lotus F1 Team endured a frustrating qualifying session for the Japanese Grand Prix with Pastor Maldonado setting the seventeenth fastest time and Romain Grosjean the eighteenth quickest at Suzuka.
Lotus driver Romain Grosjean shows off some of his self-defence moves to David Coulthard ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix.
Pastor Maldonado, whose maiden season at Lotus has been beset by problems, suffered another setback at Suzuka on Friday when he became the second driver to pick up a ten-place grid penalty for the use of a sixth turbo engine in 2014.
There were top ten times in practice for the Japanese GP for Kimi Raikkonen, Ferandno Alonso and Daniil Kvyat while JEV was P11…
Drivers – Nico Hulkenberg (Force India), Jules Bianchi (Marussia), Romain Grosjean (Lotus), Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing), Kamui Kobayashi (Caterham), Jenson Button (McLaren) Q: Kamui, as we’re at your home race, can we start with you?
It’s a classic circuit with some famous corners, but there are many important tricks to doing well at Suzuka – race strategy is often the decisive factor, as it was clearly last season where Red Bull and Lotus fought for the win with split strategies for Red Bull carrying the day for Sebastian Vettel to […]
Lotus F1 Team’s team manager Paul Seaby talks through a typical weekend at the circuit
A telemetry ban would be a “step backwards” for Formula 1, Lotus technical director Nick Chester has warned.
Lotus F1 technical chief Nick Chester says the team’s 2015 Formula 1 car will be “significantly different” to the E22.
Nyck de Vries (Koiranen GP) had a perfect Saturday at the Circuit Paul Ricard. The member of the McLaren Young Driver Development Programme won the pole before going on for a dominant victory ahead of Egor Orudzhev (Tech 1 Racing) and Lotus F1 Junior Team protégé Alexander Albon (KTR). With the best lap in the race as well, the Dutchman can clinch the title on Sunday as he now has a 63 point lead over Dennis Olsen (Prema Powerteam), who finished sixth today.
Pastor Maldonado is confident Lotus can finish the 2014 F1 season in a “good way” and believes the team will come back stronger next year.