Gerard Lopez had Fernando Alonso in his sights

Lopez: We opened the door to Fernando

Gerard Lopez had Fernando Alonso in his sights Before signing for McLaren, Lotus really was one of Fernando Alonso's options for the 2015 Formula 1 season, according to team owner Gerard Lopez." As the...
Romain Grosjean

Grosjean still targeting move to top team

Romain Grosjean Although recently confirmed he will stay at Lotus, Romain Grosjean admits he might still be looking to move away from the Enstone based outfit after 2015. Amid Lotus' horror 2014...
Romain Grosjean

Grosjean admits he had discussions with Ferrari

Romain Grosjean Romain Grosjean revealed he was in talks with teams including Ferrari until the 2015 Formula 1 driver market was shaken up by Sebastian Vettel's move to Maranello. The Frenchman, who...
Lotus

Cash strapped Lotus lose sponsor to Williams

Lotus with Rexona displayed on Pastor Maldonado's car A high profile sponsor of the Lotus team has switched allegiances within the Formula 1 pitlane to upwardly mobile Williams team. Earlier this year,...
Romain Grosjean

Grosjean handed 20-place grid penalty

Romain Grosjean Lotus driver Romain Grosjean could consider himself lucky that only the points will be doubled in this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after collecting a 20-place grid penalty on...
Esteban Ocon

Ocon to drive Lotus in Abu Dhabi FP1

Esteban Ocon Lotus F1 Team Junior driver Esteban Ocon will drive in Free Practice 1 for Lotus F1 Team at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on 21 November. The practice session outing for the current FIA Formula...
Romain Grosjean to remain Lotus driver

Lotus confirm Grosjean for 2015 season

Romain Grosjean to remain Lotus driver One of several Formula 1 'nest kept secrets' became reality as Lotus confirmed that Romain Grosjean will remain with the team, thus their 2015 line-up will be...
Esteban Ocon

Ocon set for Lotus FP1 drive in Abu Dhabi

Esteban Ocon Highly rated newly crowned European F3 champion Esteban Ocon, who beat Max Verstappen to the title, looks set to make his Formula 1 race weekend debut in Abu Dhabi. Speed Week and...
Nick Chester

Lotus use practice at Yas to test 2015 components

Nick Chester Lotus will use free practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale to test components for their E23 with the 2015 Formula 1 season in mind. Speaking ahead of the Yas Marina technical...
Gerard Lopez with Romain Grosjean

Grosjean to stay with Lotus appears a done deal

Gerard Lopez with Romain Grosjean An open secret in Formula 1 circles is that, despite his earlier candidature to join McLaren-Honda next year, Frenchman Romain Grosjean is now set to stay at Lotus. In...
Romain Grosjean

Lotus hoping for Grosjean decision soon

Romain Grosjean Romain Grosjean is edging closer to concluding a deal to remain with Lotus for the 2015 Formula 1 season. Marca reported this week that talks about a possible switch to McLaren-Honda,...
Fernando Alonso enjoyed his greatest success as a driver for Enstone based Renault

Lopez: No surprise if Alonso returns to Enstone

Fernando Alonso enjoyed his greatest success as a driver for Enstone based Renault Fernando Alonso's future continues to be clouded in mystery, however it does seem certain that his five-year relationship...
Romain Grosjean

Grosjean reveals Lotus exit clause

Romain Grosjean Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has revealed an exit clause will allow him to walk away from the Enstone based team at the end of the season. Insiders believe the Frenchman, obviously...
Romain Grosjean was on the Austin podium last year

Lotus deal with Grosjean in final stages

Romain Grosjean was on the Austin podium last year Lotus is switching to field-leading Mercedes power for 2015, which has helped bosses to convince Frenchman Romain Grosjean to stay with the team amid a...
Lotus E22 nose

Louts to test 2015 nose in Austin

Lotus E22 nose Lotus has confirmed it will test a conventional F1 nose solution on the E22 ahead of next weekend's United States Grand Prix. The struggling team has run an unique, asymmetrical and...
Romain Grosjean

Grosjean hints at Lotus stay for 2015

Romain Grosjean Romain Grosjean appears set to remain at Lotus in 2015, although the French driver has been leaving his future open while Fernando Alonso's move remains unclear. We reported that Lotus...