Carmen Jordá today joined Lotus F1 Team, marking the second female driver currently related to Formula One. Carmen will attend Grands Prix and Formula 1 tests throughout 2015 for Lotus F1 Team as well as doing a simulator programme at Enstone. Carmen will drive the E23 Hybrid on track during the course of 2015.
Lotus have announced that they have appointed GP3 racer Carmen Jordá as a development driver for the 2015 season. The role will see the Spanish racer drive the team’s current car at some point during the season, although the team did not specify if that would be at a test.
Lotus have appointed Carmen Jorda as a development driver for the 2015 season. In her new role the 26-year-old Spaniard, who most recently raced in GP3, will attend Grands Prix and Formula One tests throughout the year, as well as undergoing a significant simulator programme at the team’s base in Enstone
Romain Grosjean made it three out of four for Lotus at this week’s pre-season test in Barcelona as he topped an eventful day marked by Fernando Alonso’s unusual crash in the McLaren
Romain Grosjean went quickest for Lotus on the final day of testing in Barcelona, while local hero Fernando Alonso gave his fans a scare when he left the track in an air ambulance following a heavy impact with the barriers. Alonso’s difficult week for McLaren ended shortly before lunchtime when his Honda-powered machine left the track at turn three, making […]
Romain Grosjean went fastest for Lotus as Fernando Alonso crashed and was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure on the final day of the second pre-season test at Barcelona. Grosjean leapt to the top of the timesheets in the afternoon when he bolted on Pirelli’s supersoft compound and dropped down to a 1m 24.067s – the fastest time any driver managed over the four-day test in Spain
Pastor Maldonado topped the times for the second time in three days as the Lotus squad completed a trouble-free day at Circuit de Catalunya. McLaren, meanwhile, hit more trouble as the replacement seal the team had banked on following Thursday’s issues failed in a similar manner, leading to severely curtailed running. 2012 Spanish Grand Prix winner Maldonado used Pirelli’s super […]
Pastor Maldonado topped the timesheets for the second time in three days as Lotus continued their encouraging pre-season testing form in Barcelona on Saturday. The Venezuelan driver, quickest on the opening day of the test on Thursday, lapped the Catalan circuit in 1m 24.348s to finish just under four tenths of a second clear of Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen
After scoring six podiums and 132 points in 2013, Romain Grosjean came back down to earth with a bump last season, scoring just 8 points as Lotus struggled for performance. But after an encouraging start to testing with the new E23 Hybrid, the Frenchman is feeling much more positive about his chances in 2015, not least because he now has Mercedes power at his disposal
Pastor Maldonado gave the Lotus team a much needed tonic by topping the times at the end of the first day of testing in Barcelona. But there was drama for McLaren and Mercedes who endured problematic days with contrasting issues, while Susie Wolff and Felipe Nasr were delayed after colliding on track.
Lotus’ Pastor Maldonado topped a scrappy opening day at the second pre-season test in Barcelona, which featured the unusual sight of two cars colliding and saw McLaren and Mercedes hampered by problems
Lotus’s Pastor Maldonado took advantage of a late soft-tyre run to top an incident-filled first day of testing at Barcelona on Thursday. The Venezuelan clocked a lap of 1m 25.011s with just under an hour of the session remaining to eclipse long-time pacesetter Kimi Raikkonen, who ended just 0.156s back for Ferrari
The Lotus team principal, Gérard Lopez, wants to reach out to a younger audience and close the gap between the haves and the have-nots• …
Jolyon Palmer will make his first appearance for Lotus during this week’s pre-season test at Barcelona. The reigning GP2 champion, who joined the team as their third driver for 2015, will get behind the wheel of the Mercedes-powered E23 on day two of the four-day test. Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean will share the other three days