Lotus trackside operations director Alan Permane is adamant that Romain Grosjean did nothing wrong prior to being hit by Max Verstappen at Monaco’s Ste Devote corner. The stewards decided that the Dutchman was at fault, handing him a five-place grid … Continue reading →
Lotus has countered claims by Max Verstappen that he was brake tested by Romain Grosjean during Sunday’s Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix
Pastor Maldonado’s miserable season continued in the Monaco Grand Prix last weekend, with the Lotus driver again failing to finish.
Lotus generally has a dismal race at Monaco, with especially Pastor Maldonado's race ending in disappointment early on in the race, despite having a good look on points.
Max Verstappen has been handed a five-place grid penalty for the Canadian Grand Prix after making contact with Romain Grosjean in Monaco.
Toro Rosso’s Max Verstappen crashes into the back of Romain Grosjean’s Lotus during the Monaco Grand Prix, resulting in the crucial safety car that led to Lewis Hamilton losing the lead.
Max Verstappen was extremely lucky to walk away from a serious crash during the Monaco Grand Prix after hitting the Lotus of Romain Grosjean and spearing into the tyre barrier.
Pastor Maldonado thinks his car is quicker than eighth place, but still treat the Monaco Grand Prix with care.
Lotus has become the latest Formula 1 team to insist it will never switch to customer cars
Although he will get 100 per cent of the available track time in Monaco this weekend, Romain Grosjean admits it is hard to hand his Lotus over to Jolyon Palmer on Friday mornings elsewhere.
The Fortec Motorsports team shined during the collective test at Monaco. While the Formula Renault 3.5 Series field had the chance to discover or readapt to the Monegasque circuit this morning, the leader in the general classification, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) led the way with a best time of 1:24.171 ahead of team mate Jazeman Jaafar (Fortec Motorsports). Lotus F1 Junior Team driver, Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus), was third.
LEWIS HAMILTON FASTEST FOR MERCEDES IN FP1 AND FP2: VERY LITTLE RUNNING IN FP2 DUE TO HEAVY RAIN LOTUS DRIVER PASTOR MALDONADO IS THE ONLY COMPETITOR TO RUN ON THE NEW 2015 SUPERSOFT TYRE NEW ASPHALT, NEW BARRIER LOCATIONS AND LOW TEMPERATURES ALTER THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MONACO STREET CIRCUIT There was very little action during free practice today at Monaco, with the second free practice session featuring limited running due to heavy rain. With not so much rain forecast for the rest of the weekend, the teams decided that there was little to be learned by heading out in the slippery conditions, with the notorious Monaco barriers in close proximity. After an overnight rainstorm the track was damp at the start of FP1 in the morning, meaning that the first runs were all carried out on the Cinturato Green intermediate tyre
Lotus has changed Romain Grosjean’s gearbox, which means the Frenchman will incur a five-place grid penalty for Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix
Crash.net sits down with Romain Grosjean to discuss the season so far, the lessons learned from 2014 and his pride of competing with Lotus…
Romain Grosjean says the determination of Lotus team members to give their all even during tough times and period of not being paid motivates him to succeed
Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado is hoping his bad luck will finally turn in Monaco, where he believes he can break his 2015 Formula 1 points duck
Pastor Maldonado says that Lotus is not far off the pace of Williams – and says he is hoping to make Q3 in Monaco, a track where he has shown well in the past. Maldonado has yet to make the … Continue reading →
Romain Grosjean is hoping that the improved Lotus E23 will carry him to more points in the Monaco Grand Prix, but knows that he can have a bigger input there than anywhere else.
After a sometimes manic Spanish Grand Prix, the Lotus F1 team is hoping things run a little more smoothly on the streets of Monaco.
Monaco has been a happy hunting ground for Pastor Maldonado over the years, but the Venezuelan needs his luck to change if he is to get the #13 Lotus into the points in the Principality next weekend.
Two days of productive running in Barcelona should allow Lotus to continue its recent run of top ten finishes as F1 heads to Monaco, according to deputy team principal.
Lotus rules itself out of the running from a potential take-over by Renault, insisting it is not currently for sale.
Jolyon Palmer has dismissed Lotus team-mate Romain Grosjean’s concerns over his lack of running in Formula 1 first-practice sessions this season
Lotus test driver Jolyon Palmer topped the times on day two of the post Spanish Grand Prix test at Barcelona. With the help of super soft Pirellis, the reigning GP2 champion eclipsed the morning best of Mercedes’ Pascal Wehrlein by almost six tenths of a second, though he remained almost 1.7s shy of Nico Rosberg’s […]
Lotus reserve driver Jolyon Palmer has put Lotus on top of the timesheet as Barcelona testing came to a close on Wednesday. The GP2 champion topped Mercedes' Pascal Wehrlein in the final 15 minutes thanks to a run on the super soft tyres.
Jolyon Palmer praises the steps forward made by Lotus as he tops the final day of F1 testing at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Jolyon Palmer gets a go on the super-soft tyres as he powers to the fastest time for Lotus during the second day of F1 testing in Spain.
A late run on a set of supersoft tyres allowed Lotus reserve driver Jolyon Palmer to top the times on the second and final day of Formula 1′s first in-season test in Barcelona
Jolyon Palmer stole the headlines on the final day of testing in Barcelona after late run on the supersoft tyres gave the Lotus driver the quickest time of the day.
The crux of Thursday’s debate over F1’s future is its decline as a spectacle. But there appears little appetite for radical change• Lewis Hamilton to sign three- …
The Frenchman overshot his pit box during the Spanish Grand Prix, leaving his front jackman licking his wounds after a nasty blow
The Lotus Formula 1 team accepted that neither Romain Grosjean nor Pastor Maldonado should be blamed for their collision early in the Spanish Grand Prix
The front jackman on the Lotus pit crew does he best to stop Romain Grosjean’s car when the French driver overshoots his pitbox.
Who impressed, who did better than expected, and who suffered pain in Spain…
Romain Grosjean placed eleventh and Pastor Maldonado twelfth in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix, meaning for the first time this year Lotus F1 failed to break into the top ten on the grid.
Carlos Sainz had a great qualifying in Spain as he led the quartet of Toro Rosso and Red Bull drivers, all of whom made it into Q3…
Gerard Lopez feels anything is again possible for Lotus following the emergence of his team from what he has described as a “humbling” experience in 2014
Nick CHESTER (Lotus), Jonathan NEALE (McLaren), Giampaolo DALL’ARA (Sauber), Rob SMEDLEY (Williams), Paddy LOWE (Mercedes), Paul MONAGHAN (Red Bull Racing)
With just over 20 minutes of second practice gone the engine covering on Romain Grosjean’s Lotus flies off on the start/finish straight in Barcelona.
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• World champion finishes ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg• Session halted after Romain Grosjean’s Lotus shed bodywork on main straightLewis Hamilton enjoyed a dominant …
Romain Grosjean suffered an alarming moment during Practice Two for the Spanish GP when the engine cover on his E23 exploded.
Romain Grosjean suffered an alarming moment during Practice Two for the Spanish GP on Monday when the engine cover on his E23 exploded.
Romain Grosjean says his Lotus E23′s updates will enable him to challenge the Williams and Red Bulls at this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix
Romain Grosjean is adamant that Lotus can usurp Red Bull to become the fourth-fastest team in F1 this season.
Romain Grosjean is adamant that Lotus can usurp Red Bull and Williams to become the fourth fastest team in F1 this season.
Jolyon Palmer has been confirmed for day two of the forthcoming Barcelona in-season F1 test as Lotus looks to continue the positive development of its E23.
Pastor Maldonado has been warned by Lotus that his Formula 1 seat is not guaranteed despite the considerable financial support he receives from PDVSA
Jolyon Palmer will be given two more chances to impress the Lotus Formula 1 team over the Spanish Grand Prix and subsequent test
Lotus believe their “significant” Spanish GP upgrade package could prove “eye-opening” as they set their sights on overhauling Red Bull at the start of the European season.