1986 was the last year of JPS involvement in F1 - here Ayrton Senna drives the Lotus 98T

John Player Special deny return to F1 with Lotus

1986 was the last year of JPS involvement in F1 - here Ayrton Senna drives the Lotus 98T Imperial Tobacco has played down reports it is looking to return to Formula 1 with Lotus in the aftermath of recent...
Romain Grosjean with Kimi Raikkonen in 2013

Grosjean thinks Raikkonen is lacking confidence

Romain Grosjean with Kimi Raikkonen in 2013 Romain Grosjean is not quite sure exactly what is impacting Kimi Raikkonen's form at Ferrari, but believes his former Lotus teammate could be suffering with lack...
Gerard Lopez with Kimi Raikkonen in happier times

Lotus in financial trouble as debts mount

Gerard Lopez with Kimi Raikkonen in happier times Alarming news is emerging about the financial health of Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez has emerged and the investment company he runs. Together with Eric...
Pastor Maldonado

Lotus: A boost before going into summer break

Pastor Maldonado Pastor Maldonado finished in thirteenth position whilst Romain Grosjean retired from an eventful and highly entertaining 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix. Heavy rain before the start of the...
Romain Grosjean

Grosjean: I leave the door open to any nice option

Romain Grosjean Romain Grosjean has admitted Lotus' lack of competitiveness in 2014 is driving reports he could be set to leave the Enstone team. The Frenchman has emerged as one of the main players in...
Pastor Maldonado

Lotus: Not a great day for us

Pastor Maldonado Romain Grosjean qualified in fifteenth whilst Pastor Maldonado retired from qualifying at the Hungarorging for the 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix. Romain pushed through to the second wave of...
Pastor Maldonado

Lotus: There’s more potential in the car

Pastor Maldonado Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean ended the first day of running for the Hungarian Grand Prix just two thousandths of a second away from each other at a scorching hot Hungaroring...
JPS has history in F1 here with Ayrton Senna in 1985

Maldonado would welcome JPS back at Lotus

JPS has history in F1, here with Ayrton Senna in 1985 Pastor Maldonado would welcome back John Player Special (JPS) as a sponsor to Lotus. When the Enstone based team first adopted its familiar black...
Romain Grosjean walks the track with his crew

Grosjean: I want to win races and soon

Romain Grosjean walks the Hungaroring track with his crew With his Lotus future not certain, Romain Grosjean could be targeting a move up the Formula 1 grid as he is keen to win races but at the same time...
Romain Grosjean

Lotus give hint of intent to keep Grosjean

Romain Grosjean Lotus driver Romain Grosjean could still be looking at a future with the team beyond the 2014 season. At Hockenheim, the Enstone based team confirmed that Pastor Maldonado, backed by the...
Romain Grosjean

Grosjean admits Formula 1 future uncertain

Romain Grosjean As Lotus firms up their plans for the 2015 season, Romain Grosjean's future is looking increasingly uncertain. It was already known that, when Pastor Maldonado and his lucrative backer...
Pastor Maldonado

Lotus: We struggled to get a good balance on the car

Pastor Maldonado 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...
Romain Grosjean

Lotus: It’s clear that we lack pace

Romain Grosjean Romain Grosjean qualified fifteenth and Pastor Maldonado nineteenth after a searing hot Qualifying session at the Hockenheimring for the German Grand Prix. Romain went through to the second...
Romain Grosjean

Lotus: There is still potential to be unlocked

Romain Grosjean Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado completed the first day of running at the Hockenheim circuit in scorching weather ahead of this weekend’s German Grand Prix. Both drivers completed...
Romain Grosjean

Lotus announces two race deal with Interwetten

Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 Team will feature the branding of the online entertainment company Interwetten for this week’s German Grand Prix and next week’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Interwetten has taken...
Pastor Maldonado

Maldonado: Latest Renault engine much stronger

Pastor Maldonado targeting a strong showing at the German GP After a bumpy ride at Silverstone where he collided with Esteban Gutierrez during the British Grand Prix, Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado turns his...
Pastor Maldonado

Maldonado expects big power boost for Germany

Pastor Maldonado Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado is looking forward to a major power boost at Hockenheim next weekend. The 2012 Spanish Grand Prix winner, who chose to race the number '13' this year and...