Lotus are confident of breaking back into the top-ten pecking order in next weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone, a track the Enstone team believe will play to the strengths of their E22 car. After apparent progress in Spain and Monaco, Romain Grosjean and team mate Pastor Maldonado struggled last time out in Austria
Pastor Maldonado has had crosses to bear since graduating to F1, but some aggrieve the Lotus driver more than others…
Pastor Maldonado has had crosses to bear since graduating to F1, but some aggrieve the Lotus driver more than others…
Lotus setzt seine Hoffnung in das schnelle Streckenlayout und hofft in Silverstone endlich wieder in die Punkte zu fahren.
Romain Grosjean kann das Rennen in Silverstone kaum erwarten. Die zahlreichen Highspeed-Kurven sollten dem Lotus deutlich besser liegen und die Hoffnung steigt.
Lotus-Teamchef Frederico Gastaldi findet für seine beiden Fahrer lobende Worte. In Silverstone soll das passende Ergebnis folgen.
Spielberg proved to be an unhappy hunting ground for Lotus and Red Bull, but two weeks on and both teams enter Silverstone hopeful of fighting their way back up the Formula One pecking order. The two squads discuss their prospects ahead of the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix
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Early Sunday morning, a sleepy Canary Wharf, the upcoming British Grand Prix… We fancied a spin.
Pastor Maldonado says Lotus feels like it is lacking “the tools to defend” when it gets in to strong positions in races this season
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Both Lotus F1 Team cars saw the chequered flag in the first Austrian Grand Prix since 2003 with Pastor Maldonado finishing just shy of the points in twelfth position and Romain Grosjean in fourteenth.
There were points in the Austrian Grand Prix for Kevin Magnussen and Daniel Ricciardo while Jenson Button missed out in 11th…
Pastor Maldonado says he is pleased to see Lotus fighting to turn its season around after a difficult start to 2014
Lotus’s Romain Grosjean will start Sunday’s Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Osterreich 2014 from the pit lane after the team elected to make changes to his car under parc ferme conditions ahead of the race. Grosjean had qualified 16th in Spielberg.
Lotus' Pastor Maldonado will line up in thirteenth position with Romain Grosjean in fifteenth for the 2014 Austrian Grand Prix after continued struggles for pace on low fuel for the team at the Spielberg circuit.
Jenson Button feels he could have made the top ten in Austria had he not been blocked by a Lotus during qualifying.
Caught out by a Lotus in qualifying in Austria, Jenson Button will start a grand prix outside the top ten for the third time this season…
There were top ten times in Saturday’s qualifying for the Austrian GP for Kevin Magnussen, Daniil Kvyat and Nico Hulkenberg…
The Lotus Formula One team has been accused of dismissing the man in charge of its social media strategy after he tweeted a picture of a gay kiss in support of athletes at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Lotus rreportedly dismissed its social media guru after he tweeted a picture of two men kissing on the eve of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, for fear it could damage the team’s “credibility and financial interests
Stephane Samson, a contractor in charge of Lotus’s branding, was told by the F1 team’s lawyers last week that a tweet he sent in February in support of gay athletes amounted to “gross misconduct”
Stephane Samson, a contractor in charge of Lotus’s branding, was told by the F1 team’s lawyers last week that a tweet he sent in February in support of gay athletes amounted to “gross misconduct”
In light of the upcoming Austrian Grand Prix and the recent reliability issues on their Lotus E22, the team stresses that it is hard at work at trying to resolve all issues to prevent any repeats.
After seven races and limited success, Romain Grosjean says the Lotus E22 is starting to feel like a proper racing car
Lotus F1 deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi insists that managing a mere two points finishes so far in 2014 masks the potential of the Enstone squad.
Lotus F1 deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi insists that managing a mere two points finishes so far in 2014 masks the potential of the Enstone squad.
Pastor Maldonado is sure his first points of 2014 will come soon after failing to finish higher than 14th this year
Pastor Maldonado says his relationship with Lotus is still a good one despite having yet to score a point so far this season
Romain Grosjean believes the Lotus E22 is starting to feel like a real racer after a tough opening third to the season
Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado are both optimistic that Lotus can overcome their recent hiccups and regain momentum at next weekend’s Austrian GP.
Austria will host a Grand Prix for the first time in more than a decade when the paddock travels to Spielberg for round eight of the 2014 championship on June 20-22. Those involved in the Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Osterreich 2014 discuss their prospects
Austria will host a Grand Prix for the first time in more than a decade when the paddock travels to Spielberg for round eight of the 2014 championship on June 20-22. Those involved in the Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Osterreich 2014 discuss their prospects
In 2012 Pastor Maldonado became the first Venezuelan F1 winner with a commanding performance for Williams in Spain, but he remains one of the sport’s most intriguing and erratic characters, splitting opinion arguably more than any other driver. As part of our series to help you get to know the world’s best drivers a little better, we caught up with the 29-year old – now at Lotus – to ask about some of the other ‘firsts’ in his life
Lotus F1 Team endured a double retirement in today’s Canadian Grand Prix after Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean both returned their cars to the pit garage before the end of the 70-lap race. Pastor suffered from a power unit related issue whilst Romain’s rear wing was damaged.
When Eric Boullier joined McLaren from Lotus in January, he knew he had a major task on his hands helping to restore the team to its former status as perennial championship challengers. The Woking squad started the season with a bang with a double podium finish in Australia, but even though they’ve failed to reach those heights since, Boullier, McLaren’s racing director, insists significant progress is being made
Lotus' Romain Grosjean will start from fourteenth on the grid with Pastor Maldonado seventeenth after qualifying for tomorrow’s Canadian Grand Prix under blues skies at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal.
Pastor Maldonado has been reprimanded for failing to leave his steering wheel in his Lotus Formula 1 car after it stopped in qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix
There were top ten times in Saturday’s qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix for Jean-Eric Vergne and Jenson Button…
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Chroniques d’une saison de F1 avec #r8main : Pour ce 2ème épisode, découvrez #r8main Grosjean entouré de son équipe et notamment d’Alan Permane, le chef d’exploitation piste Lotus F1 Team, en pleine préparation pour le Grand Prix du Canada ! Chronicle of a F1 season with Romain Grosjean: For this second episode, discover #r8main with his team including Alan Permane, the Trackside Operations Director of Lotus F1 Team, amidst preparations for the Canadian Grand Prix!
There were top ten times in Friday’s practice for the Canadian Grand Prix for both McLaren drivers, Jean-Eric Vergne and Romain Grosjean…
Romain Grosjean feels a lack of preparation and time between races are the reason for the Lotus Formula 1 team’s struggles to get its car’s mechanical set-up right.
Despite back-to-back F1 points finishes in Spain and Monaco, Lotus driver Romain Grosjean is not expecting a repeat in Canada.
Romain Grosjean says Lotus won’t experiment with an extreme set up in Canada despite their lack of straight-line speed after it backfired dramatically in 2013.
Lotus’ Nick Chester concedes that the E22 is not best suited to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, but expected to be in the hunt for Canadian F1 GP points.
Pastor Maldonado is keen to erase memories of a frustrating Monaco weekend by scoring his first F1 points for Lotus in Canada this weekend.
Romain Grosjean is hoping to make it three point-scoring F1 races in a row as Lotus continues to improve its E22 ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix.
The Lotus Formula 1 team is bracing itself for what it fears it will be a tough Canadian Grand Prix given the nature of the Montreal track
Despite its recent progress Pastor Maldonado thinks Lotus may have a frustrating weekend ahead in Canada due to the nature of the Montreal circuit
Round seven of the 2014 championship sees the paddock head across the Atlantic to Montreal and the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve for the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada 2014. Sebastian Vettel took a clean sweep of pole position and race victory in last year’s event, but can the German – or team mate Daniel Ricciardo – match the feat in 2014 and break Mercedes’ run of six straight victories?