Kimi Raikkonen set the pace on the final day of the opening pre-season test of 2013 in Spain. The Finn’s best lap came on a short run on soft tyres in the afternoon and ensured that Lotus leave Jerez having posted the fastest time on two of the four days of running.
As the opening test of the 2013 Formula 1 season came to a close, Lotus F1 Team lead the way for the second day of four; the Iceman wrapping things up under the Spanish sun to conclude a positive week for the Enstone squad [View the story "Formula 1 2013 Pre-Season Testing; Jerez, Day 4" on Storify]Formula 1 2013 Pre-Season Testing; Jerez, Day 4The final day of our Jerez adventure sees Kimi at the wheel as Lotus F1 Team looks to wrap up the first test of the 2013 season in style under the (…) – News
Three days in to testing, Lotus F1 Team’s Trackside Operations Director Alan Permane outlines the team’s progress so far How would you assess the first three days of running with the E21? Everything we’ve seen so far has been positive. Romain had two days in the car and was quickly up to pace and giving positive feedback.
A brief but productive introduction to the E21 for Kimi at the Jerez circuit resulted in a P4 placing on the time sheets. Check out the highlights from today’s session as the Iceman’s season kicked off under the Spanish sun [View the story "Formula 1 2013 Pre-Season Testing; Jerez, Day 3" on Storify]Formula 1 2013 Pre-Season Testing; Jerez, Day 3After a table topping performance from his team-mate during yesterday’s session, now it’s Kimi’s turn to get his first taste of the E21 here at (…) – News
Lotus generated plenty of interest in 2012 – not only did Kimi Raikkonen make a hugely successful return to Formula One racing, but Romain Grosjean enjoyed a rollercoaster season filled with highs and lows. We sat down for an exclusive chat with Lotus team principal Eric Boullier to discuss the successes of 2012, his hopes for 2013, and why he will never attempt to change Kimi Raikkonen’s character