Lotus articles on F1 Fanatic archive

First pictures: Lotus E23 takes to the track in Jerez 2nd February 2015, 9:30

The Lotus E23, which has been photographed for the first time today, marks a new beginning for the team with Mercedes power.

Lotus’s new E23 won’t run until Tuesday 1st February 2015, 17:34

Lotus say their new F1 car, the E23, will not run for the first time until at least the third day of F1 testing at Jerez on Tuesday.

Palmer to have practice runs for Lotus in 2015 20th January 2015, 14:05

Jolyon Palmer has joined Lotus as the team’s third driver for the 2015 season.

Lotus split from Renault after dire season 4th December 2014, 11:50

Having won a race and racked up 315 points last year, Lotus scored just 10 this season. Persistent Renault engine problems led them to switch to Mercedes.

Ocon ‘left a margin’, Fong ‘pushed too hard’ 21st November 2014, 16:51

Esteban Ocon and Adderly Fong took different approaches to their first runs during today’s practice sessions.

Grosjean given 20-place grid penalty

Romain Grosjean will be relegated 20 places on the grid for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and will have to carry out further penalties during the race if he is unable to serve the full penalty.

Grosjean remains in unchanged Lotus squad for 2015 19th November 2014, 11:59

Romain Grosjean will continue to race for Lotus in 2015, meaning the team will have an unchanged driver line-up next year.

Lotus believe Ecclestone sees need for change 4th November 2014, 16:41

Bernie Ecclestone understands the need for change in how Formula One’s revenues are distributed to help its most vulnerable teams, according to Lotus’s deputy team principal Fedrico Gastaldi.

Ocon “exceptional” in test debut – Lotus 23rd October 2014, 21:29

European Formula Three champion Esteban Ocon’s first test in a Formula One car was described as “exceptional” by Lotus.

European F3 champion Ocon to test for Lotus 14th October 2014, 11:48

Lotus’s junior driver Esteban Ocon, who won the European Formula Three championship last weekend, is to test for the team next month.