Lotus articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Maldonado not to blame for crash – Lotus 1st March 2015, 17:35

Pastor Maldonado’s crash which ended Lotus’s participation in the final pre-season test of 2015 was caused by a “braking-related issue”.

Lotus hires Carmen Jorda as development driver 26th February 2015, 14:31

GP3 driver Carmen Jorda has been appointed as development driver for Lotus.

Palmer to get his first run in new Lotus at Barcelona 18th February 2015, 9:12

New Lotus test driver Jolyon Palmer will have his first run in the team’s 2015 car in this week’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya.

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.

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