Romain Grosjean says he will hold off making a decision on where he will be next season for “as long as options are open”
Without an F1 points finish since Monaco, and now without FRICS on his Lotus, Romain Grosjean remains optimistic that the team can unlock the potential of the E22.
Lotus technical director Nick Chester has revealed that next year’s car from the Enstone squad will be markedly different to the current E22.
Pastor Maldonado believes that Lotus can turn the page on the frustrations of 2014 and sees a bright future for himself with the team.
Pastor Maldonado believes that Lotus can turn the page on the frustrations of 2014 and sees a bright future for himself with the team.
Just days after an intense weekend’s racing in Germany, the Formula One paddock makes the short hop to Hungary and the technical, tricky, 4.381-kilometre Hungaroring circuit in Budapest. Will the Mercedes steamroller thunder on?
Lotus remains committed to developing its 2014 F1 car, even though it has yielded only two point-scoring finishes.
Romain Grosjean remains on the radar for Lotus F1 next season, even if both parties admit that 2014 has been an exercise in frustration.
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Lotus insists it is confident it can retain Romain Grosjean beyond 2014 despite the frustrating season the team has endured so far this year
Lotus say that driver Romain Grosjean remains very much in their plans for next season, even though they were unable to confirm his 2015 seat when team mate Pastor Maldonado’s was announced last weekend. Grosjean made six podium appearances for Lotus last season, but the team’s disappointing 2014 form – the Frenchman has scored just eight points so far – has led to speculation that he could be lured elsewhere
Just days after an intense weekend’s racing in Germany, the Formula One paddock makes the short hop to Hungary and the technical, tricky, 4.381-kilometre Hungaroring circuit in Budapest. Will the Mercedes steamroller thunder on? Will Williams finally overhaul them
Lotus F1 chairman and team principal Gerard Lopez casts a confident air when asked about the team’s prospects of bouncing back from a difficult 2014 campaign.
Lotus' Pastor Maldonado equalled his season-best finish of twelfth from his P19 starting position whilst Romain Grosjean was forced to retire from the German Grand Prix with a cooling issue on his E22.
There were points in the German Grand Prix for Nico Hulkenberg, Jenson Button, Kevin Magnussen and Sergio Perez…
Lotus’ Romain Grosjean says he cannot hope to challenge for points in the German Grand Prix if the race remains dry.
Pastor Maldonado has been confirmed as a Lotus driver for the 2015 Formula One season. The current campaign has been a troubled one for Maldonado and Lotus so far, with the Venezuelan yet to score a point for the Enstone-based marque.
Pastor Maldonado signs a deal to stay at Lotus for the 2015 season, despite failing to score a single point this year.
Lotus have confirmed that Pastor Maldonado will continue to race with the team for a second season next year, having joined from Williams at the end of 2013. Maldonado, the 2010 GP2 Series champion, made his F1 debut in 2011 and went on to become the first Venezuelan to win a Grand Prix
Pastor Maldonado will continue as a Lotus Formula 1 driver in 2015, team principal Gerard Lopez has confirmed
Lotus has announced Pastor Maldonado will remain with the team for the 2015 season
Romain Grosjean has no doubts that Lotus has been hurt by being forced to remove its FRIC suspension system for this weekend’s German Grand Prix
Romain Grosjean has no doubts that Lotus has been hurt by being forced to remove its FRIC suspension system for this weekend’s German Grand Prix
Lotus' Romain Grosjean qualified in fifteenth and Pastor Maldonado nineteenth after a searing hot qualifying session at the Hockenheimring for the German Grand Prix.
Romain Grosjean (Lotus – 15e) : «Notre objectif était d’entrer en Q2…
Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado feel the move to outlaw FRIC for the German GP has had a greater effect on Lotus than their rivals.
Team Representatives – John Booth (Marussia), Paul Hembery (Pirelli), Federico Gastaldi (Lotus), Christijan Albers (Caterham), Toto Wolff (Mercedes), Cyril Abiteboul (Renault) Q: Cyril, if we could start with you. Perhaps you could tell us why the job change to Renault?
Romain Grosjean has challenged Lotus to show him it will have a more competitive car in 2015 to help him make a decision over his future
After a high-speed, breathless race at Silverstone, Formula One racing heads to Germany this week where the drivers will take on the technical Hockenheim circuit for the first time since 2012. Red Bull, Lotus and Force India – all points scorers two years ago – discuss their prospects for this weekend’s Formula 1 Grosser Preis Santander von Deutschland 2014
Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi believes low-profile tyres – as tested by his team at Silverstone last week – could help contribute to Formula One’s ‘wow’ factor and would back even larger wheels in the future
Lotus ran Pirelli’s 18-inch tyres during the Silverstone test, but technical chief Nick Chester insists much time would be needed to adapt F1 car design to suit them.
Lotus ran Pirelli’s 18-inch tyres during the Silverstone test, but technical chief Nick Chester insists much time would be needed to adapt F1 car design to suit them.
Technical director Nick Chester is hopeful that the latest raft of new parts for the recalcitrant E22 will bring Lotus F1 back into play at the German Grand Prix.
Pastor Maldonado looks to bounce back from a frustrating British Grand Prix, but concedes that Hockenheim may not be the ideal circuit for Lotus F1.
Alexander Albon (KTR) made light of less-than-ideal conditions at the Nürburgring on Saturday morning to claim his second Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 pole, nearly a year after his first. The Lotus F1 Junior Team driver will head the grid from points leader Nyck de Vries (Koiranen GP), with Nick Cassidy (Koiranen GP) and Andrea Pizzitola (Manor MP Motorsport) making up the second row.
After a high-speed, breathless race at Silverstone, Formula One heads to Germany and the technical Hockenheim circuit for the first time since 2012. Red Bull and Lotus, both podium contenders two years ago, discuss their prospects for next weekend’s Formula 1 Grosser Preis Santander von Deutschland 2014
Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi is hoping Pastor Maldonado enjoys a change of fortunes at the German Grand Prix
Lotus’ stellvertretender Teamchef Federico Gastaldi blickt auf ein schwieriges Wochenende in Silverstone zurück und philosophiert über Gerechtigkeit.
Lotus technical director Nick Chester says the team are hoping a raft of upgrades to the E22 will significantly boost performance at Hockenheim next weekend. Romain Grosjean’s eighth-place finishes in Barcelona and Monaco remain the only occasions when the team have scored points so far this season
Romain Grosjean believes the German Grand Prix will be a test of how far Lotus has progressed so far this season
Pirelli probó con la escudería Lotus de Fórmula Uno los neumáticos prototipo de 18 pulgadas, una propuesta que formula el fabricante italiano que deberá ser acordada por los equipos del Mundial. Los nuevos neumáticos prototipo de 18″ de Pirelli fuero…leer la noticia completa
The appearance of the Lotus F1 car on low profile tyres with 18 inch wheels seems to have been largely positive from the F1 community and from fans. A Ferrari snap survey yesterday revealed that 70% of respondents liked the look of the wheels and tyres, there was little objection at the other end of […]
Following the on-track debut of their 18 inch tyre concept on the Lotus of Charles Pic, Pirelli have stressed that if teams are willing to push on, the tyre supplier can be ready for the switch by 2016.
PIRELLI RUNS NEW 18-INCH CONCEPT TYRE WITH LOTUS F1 TEAM: THE CENTRE OF ATTENTION AT SILVERSTONE Pirelli’s new 18-inch concept tyres formed the centre of attention at Silverstone, with Lotus F1 Team reserve driver Charles Pic giving the new design its debut on Wednesday morning. Pic headed out shortly after 9am in the current Lotus E22 equipped with the new 18-inch tyres and completed 14 laps of the Silverstone circuit. With the concept tyre designed principally to showcase aesthetics rather than performance, and a general-purpose compound, the lap times were not the focus.
The debut of Pirelli’s low profile concept tyres was the highlight of today’s testing at Silverstone. Charles Pic ran 14 laps on the 18ins tyres at the wheel of the current Lotus E22. With few adjustments made to accommodate the … Continue reading →
This week’s final day of testing at Silverstone saw Lotus’ Charles Pic complete 14 laps using Pirelli’s proposed 2017 specification 18-inch tyres as Kimi Raikkonen’s test replacement Jules Bianchi topped the times for Ferrari. The current 13-inch wheel, which was in use for all others and for Pic later in the day is expected to be dispensed with in […]