The opening qualifying session of the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season ended with Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) on pole. With a low-downforce aerodynamic configuration on the rear wing compulsory for Saturday’s race, the Lotus F1 Team Junior driver outpaced the field with a lap of 1:41.446 and will head the grid from Gustav Malja (Strakka Racing) and Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports). Completing the second row is Meindert van Buuren (Lotus), with Jazeman Jaafar (Fortec Motorsports) and (…)
Following a studious winter composed of four days of collective tests, the Formula Renault 3.5 Series returned to competition at Motorland Aragón. This Friday, Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) posted the best time of the day in 1:42.013. The Lotus F1 Team Junior driver led from Gustav Malja (Strakka Racing) and Beitske Visser (AVF).
After being out of the points for nearly 11 months Romain Grosjean made it two scores in eight days when he followed up seventh in China with the same result in Bahrain. The Frenchman agrees that the Lotus E23 has … Continue reading →
Contemporary Formula 1 machinery will run at Brands Hatch for the first time in seven years when Lotus completes a filming day on Monday
Formula One racing driver suffers career-threatening head injuries when his Lotus leaves the track at high speedStirling Moss was seriously injured yesterday when his Lotus left the road in …
The 2015 F1 cars literally sparkled under the lights in Bahrain when a whole host of overtake moves produced a cascade of firework-like moves. But just why did F1 sparkle so dramatically in the desert? We investigate…
The 2015 F1 cars literally sparkled under the lights in Bahrain when a whole host of overtake moves produced a cascade of firework-like moves. But just why did F1 sparkle so dramatically in the desert?
Romain Grosjean hailed solid tyre management in the Bahrain Grand Prix as one of the reasons why he was able to claim a second successive points finish of F1 2015 for Lotus.
A pre-qualifying change to his Lotus would see Romain Grosjean bounce back into the top ten ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Pastor Maldonado has become a cult figure after series of crashes but says his nickname is ‘unlucky’
Carlos Sainz Jr and Nico Hulkenberg squeezed into Q3 while Romain Grosjean was once again Lotus’ best performer…
There were top ten times in Friday night’s Bahrain practice for Daniel Ricciardo, Pastor Maldonado, Felipe Nasr and Daniil Kvyat…
DRIVERS – Sergio PEREZ (Force India), Max VERSTAPPEN (Toro Rosso), Will STEVENS (Manor), Pastor MALDONADO (Lotus), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull)
Romain Grosjean reckons it won’t be until the start of the European season before Lotus know whether they’ll be able to really challenge Williams.
Lotus now has the fourth-fastest car on the Formula 1 grid after a strong showing in the Chinese Grand Prix, according to engineering chief Alan Permane
Reigning GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer says he would consider racing in another series this season alongside his Formula 1 duties with Lotus
Jolyon Palmer is hoping to prove himself worthy of an F1 race seat by beating Romain Grosjean or Pastor Maldonado during his Practice One outings.
Lotus are backing Pastor Maldonado to start delivering points for the team after being involved in a string of collisions at the start of 2015.
Romain Grosjean said the Chinese Grand Prix was a “breakthrough” for Lotus after he scored the Formula 1 team’s first points of the 2015 campaign, and his first in 11 months
Jolyon Palmer will be back in a Lotus as the F1 action kicks off in Bahrain this Friday, looking to make the most of a track he knows well from GP2.
Romain Grosjean’s seventh place in China was the Frenchman’s first score since the 2014 Monaco GP – and the Lotus driver dedicated the result to his countryman Jules Bianchi, who also made the points in that race. China also came … Continue reading →
McLaren driver penalised for crashing into the back of Pastor Maldonado’s Lotus at turn one
Lotus’s Pastor Maldonado came in for criticism after Sunday’s Chinese GP – but does he deserve his wild reputation?
Seventh place for Romain Grosjean marks Lotus’ best F1 result in 24 races as the Frenchman returns to the points in China.
There were points in the Chinese GP for Romain Grosjean, Felipe Nasr, Daniel Ricciardo and Marcus Ericsson…
McLaren driver Jenson Button hits Pastor Maldonado’s Lotus from behind during the Chinese Grand Prix.
McLaren’s Jenson Button has been given a Formula 1 licence points penalty and demoted to 14th place in the Chinese Grand Prix for his collision with Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado
McLaren driver Jenson Button spins off after hitting Pastor Maldonado’s Lotus from behind during the Chinese Grand Prix.
Lotus F1 Team enjoyed a strong first day of running at the Shanghai International Circuit with team Third and Reserve Driver Jolyon Palmer running for the first time in a Grand Prix practice session.
GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer enjoys his first Formula 1 race weekend outing during FP1 in China for Lotus.
Lee McKenzie hosts Inside F1 at the Chinese Grand Prix in the company of Lotus reserve driver Jolyon Palmer.
There were top ten times in Friday’s practice in Shanghai for Valtteri Bottas, Felipe Nasr, Romain Grosjean and Jenson Button…
Romain Grosjean is confident that Lotus will soon show its true potential after frustrating F1 outings in Australia and Malaysia, starting with this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix.
Carmen Jorda, the Lotus F1 team development driver, has backed the idea floated by Bernie Ecclestone recently to have a women’s world championship, running as a support category at Grands Prix. Jorda, 26, is the latest of a recent string of female drivers to be taken on in a development capacity by teams, along with […]
With two races in the books, Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi says it’s time to get GP2 Series champion Jolyon Palmer behind the wheel of an F1 car on a grand prix weekend.
Force India and Lotus feel it is getting equal treatment from Mercedes with its engines following Felipe Massa’s suggestion that Williams isn’t.
Pointless after two rounds of the 2015 F1 season, Lotus is hoping that aero updates set for this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix can help turn its fortunes around.
Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi says that it is premature for any team to be demanding a level playing field in F1.
Lotus are confident it is only a matter of time before they start consistently scoring points in 2015 after problems in each of the opening two races.
Lotus pilot Pastor Maldonado hoping to put everything together and avoid first corner issues in China
Lotus is “still finding our feet a little bit” following a troubled start to the Formula 1 season, according to engineering chief Alan Permane
The creation of a separate world championship for women would be a retrograde step, according to the guests on this week’s F1 Midweek Report.
The final day of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective tests turned to the advantage of Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus). On the Motorland Aragón circuit, the Lotus F1 Junior Team driver set best time of the day at 1:40.662 to lead the way from Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) and Racing Steps Foundation protégé, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports). In the afternoon, Red Bull Junior Team driver, Dean Stoneman (DAMS) was quickest in what was the last pre-season session, ending the string of four (…)
Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) dominated both sessions on day one of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective test at Motorland Aragón. The Lotus F1 Junior Team member posted a lap time of 1:40.635 to lead the way ahead of Red Bull Junior Team driver Dean Stoneman (DAMS) and SMP Racing protegee Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport). Tomorrow will be the final day of testing before the start of the World Series by Renault
Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) dominated both sessions on day one of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective test at Motorland Aragón. The Lotus F1 Junior Team member posted a lap time of 1:40.635 to lead the way ahead of Red Bull Junior Team driver Dean Stoneman (DAMS) and SMP Racing protegee Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport). Tomorrow will be the final day of testing before the start of the World Series by Renault
We look at how the drivers are faring in their intra-team qualifying and race battles in 2015.
Bernie Ecclestone has suggested creating a women’s world championship to run alongside Formula 1 on race weekends.
Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen became F1′s youngest points scorer with his P7 at the Malaysian Grand Prix…