Beleaguered Lotus staggered through the second half of 2015, somehow scored a podium finish, and were saved by Renault.
Lotus has been granted a waiver by the stewards after failing to present its cars in time for pre-race scrutineering in Abu Dhabi.
Pastor Maldonado shrugged off blame for his collision with Marcus Ericsson, saying “rubbing is racing”.
Formula One faces an uncertain future if it does not rethink its financial structure, Lotus’s deputy team principal has warned.
Jolyon Palmer will make his Formula One debut as a Lotus race driver in 2016, the team has confirmed.
Renault and Lotus are “engaged to be married”, according to the F1 team’s deputy principal Federico Gastaldi.
Renault has publicly confirmed its intention to purchase the Lotus F1 team after announcing it had signed a Letter of Intent.
Lotus has confirmed the announcement Pastor Maldonado will drive for them next year was the continuation of a pre-existing deal.
Lotus team principal Federico Gastaldi is eager for Renault to return following what he described as a “lean-running year” for his team.
Lotus has the funding in place to complete the season, the team’s CEO has confirmed, despite its recent financial problems.
Lotus believe Pastor Maldonado’s retirement was triggered by heavy contact with the kerbs at Spa-Francorchamps.
Romain Grosjean said he exceeded Lotus’s pre-race predictions of high they could finish in the Belgian Grand Prix.
With ten cylinders more than today’s V6s, the Lotus 43 with its BRM H16 power plant took a surprise win in the 1966 US Grand Prix.
Romain Grosjean will receive a grid penalty for the Monaco Grand Prix due to a gearbox change.
Romain Grosjean says it is “much harder” for him to select the right set-up for his car when he keeps having to sit out the first practice session during race weekends.
Pastor Maldonado said he was encouraged by the performance of his Lotus before his race was compromised by contact with team mate Romain Grosjean.
Lotus has revealed Romain Grosjean was delayed by a minor problem with his power unit during the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Lotus has appointed 25-year-old GP3 racer Adderly Fong as a development driver for the 2015 season.
Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi expects the German Grand Prix to return to the calendar next year following its late disappearance from the 2015 schedule.
Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi said it had been a “frustrating day” for the team after both its cars retired on the first lap of the Australian Grand Prix.