Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Hungarian Grand Prix - Race Day - Budapest, Hungary

Lotus: We had a good strategy

Lotus F1 Team experienced an eventful Hungarian Grand Prix with Romain Grosjean fighting back to finish seventh and Pastor Maldonado finishing fourteenth. Both drivers had tardy starts but were able to w...
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Lotus admits Renault talks taking place

Lotus has finally admitted it is in talks to be bought out by Renault. The Enstone team arrived at the Hungaroring amid a dispute with tyre supplier Pirelli, as it emerged that a $500,000 payment to the ...
Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 E23.Hungarian Grand Prix, Saturday 25th July 2015. Budapest, Hungary.

Lotus: We should be able to show better race pace

Romain Grosjean qualified tenth and Pastor Maldonado fourteenth in sweltering conditions at the Hungaroring today. A stopped McLaren caused a brief red flag period during the second part of qualifying, whic...
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) Lotus F1 Team Test and Reserve Driver and Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team walk the circuit with the team.Hungarian Grand Prix, Thursday 23rd July 2015. Budapest, Hungary.

Lotus progress hit by off-track uncertainty

Uncertainty over Lotus's future is hurting the Formula One team's performance on the track, French driver Romain Grosjean said on Friday as financial issues again came to the fore at the Hungarian Grand Pri...
Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 E23.Hungarian Grand Prix, Friday 24th July 2015. Budapest, Hungary.

Lotus: There’s good scope for improvement

Lotus F1 Team opened their Hungarian Grand Prix weekend with Pastor and Romain as the thirteenth and fifteenth fastest drivers at the end of a hot day’s running at the Hungaroring. Pastor and Jolyon ra...
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Lotus: A problem with the money

The Lotus Formula 1 team blamed a banking technicality for a delay in Pirelli releasing tyres to them ahead of first Hungarian Grand Prix practice on Friday. The team received their tyres less than an h...
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Grosjean hopes Renault buys Lotus

Romain Grosjean has admitted his fingers are crossed that speculation that Renault might be looking to buy back Lotus turn out to be true. Earlier in July, amid speculation the French carmaker and the ...
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Lopez says battling big teams is unacceptably risky

Williams finds itself in the same predicament as Lotus, when the Enstone team tried to push towards the very top of Formula 1, claims Gerard Lopez. The low-profile-in-2015 Lotus team owner, who is curr...
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Lotus have almost $1million in unpaid bills

Lotus is behind in 27 bills adding up to almost $1 million in debt, according to a report in Sunday Express. Earlier, it emerged that the Enstone team, now linked with a buyout by the French carmaker Re...
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Jorda still dreaming of F1 test chance

Carmen Jorda says she is still on course to make her Formula 1 driving debut at some point in the future. The 27-year-old former GP3 racer and Spaniard is now a regular at grands prix in 2015, as she wo...
Matthew Carter (GBR) Lotus F1 Team CEO.Lotus F1 Team Studio Shoot, Enstone, England. Thursday 29th January 2015.

Lotus chief claims financial solution has been found

The Lotus racing chief Matthew Carter said he is confident that the Formula 1 team can reach a new accord with creditors after new court action started. The Lotus name was on a list of companies for a w...