Pastor Maldonado is ounted into the air by  Esteban Gutierrez

Gutierrez penalised for crashing into Maldonado

Pastor Maldonado is ounted into the air by Esteban Gutierrez Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez received a three-place grid penalty for the German Grand Prix after crashing into the Lotus of  Pastor...
Pastor Maldonado

Maldonado excluded from Qualifying

Pastor Maldonado Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has been excluded from the results of Qualifying at the British Grand Prix after his car was found to be carrying an insufficient amount of fuel to provide...
Lotus and Renault long standing partnership set to end

Lotus set to ditch Renault for Mercedes power

Lotus and Renault long standing partnership set to end Mercedes want to continue supplying engines to four Formula 1 teams next season, with Lotus expected to take the place of McLaren who will be Honda...
Pastor Maldonado

Lotus: Our mixed condition pace looks good

Pastor Maldonado Romain Grosjean qualified in eleventh and Pastor Maldonado fifteenth after a mixed weather qualifying at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix. Both drivers proceeded through Q1 without...
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 Silverstone circuit for this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Pastor experienced a power unit related issue in...
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EMC extend partnership with Lotus

Lotus F1 Team technical partner EMC will feature on the sidepods of the team’s E22 for the British, Singapore and Abu Dhabi Grands Prix in a new deal which sees a further deepening of the...
Formula One Testing

Lotus may ditch Renault for Mercedes in 2015

Lotus and Renault set to split? Lotus could be set to move on from its disastrous 2014 Formula 1 season by ditching Renault power for Mercedes engines. Fourth in the constructors' championship not only...
Nick Chester (middle) on the Lotus pit wall

Lotus upbeat as they head to Silverstone

Nick Chester (middle) on the Lotus pit wall Lotus are enduring a below par season thanks to the foibles of their problematic E22 which has frustrated their ambitions, and seriously hampered drivers Romain...
Pastor Maldonado

Maldonado: I expect to be further up the order

Pastor Maldonado looking forward to Silverstone While Pastor Maldonado's former team Williams ply their trade at the sharp end of the Formula 1 field, Lotus are struggling with their Renault powered E22,...
Romain Grosjean in Austria

Grosjean: Silverstone should suit our car

Despite a trouble packed season, Romain Grosjean remains remarkably upbeat and positive as he previews the British Grand Prix where he expects to reverse the recent trend of difficult races at the circuit...
Romain Grosjean

Lotus: We expected to struggle and we did

Romain Grosjean 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...
Pastor Maldonado

Lotus: We struggled to get good one lap pace

Pastor Maldonado Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado completed 131 laps of the Austrian Grand Prix circuit in Spielberg today, concentrating on set-up and tyre evaluations ahead of tomorrow’s Qualifying...
Stephane Samson

Lotus PR chief fired over gay tweet

Stephane Samson A Lotus employee has revealed that he was fired for posting a 'tweet' on the Formula 1 team's official social networking account earlier in 2014. In February, as the winter olympics...
Romain Grosjean in Canada

Grosjean: We’ve made good progress with the car

Romain Grosjean in Canada Lotus driver Romain Grosjean previews the Austrian Grand Prix, looking forward to a circuit he’s never driven at before, hoping to harness the progress made with the...
Pastor Maldonado has had a troubled season with Lotus

Maldonado: Still possible to achieve good things

Pastor Maldonado had a troubled race weekend in Montreal After seeing his first points for Lotus slip away in Canada, Pastor Maldonado is happy to be heading back to Austria for Formula 1’s first visit...
Federico Gastaldi

Gastaldi: We have potential still to be fulfilled

Federico Gastaldi Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi heralds the potential excitement as Formula 1 returns to Austria, as well as giving a frank assessment of the state of play following a...