Lotus archive

Lopez takes over as Boullier leaves Lotus 24th January 2014, 9:47

Lotus has confirmed team principal Eric Boullier has left and his role will be taken over by co-chairman Gerard Lopez.

Lotus’s Raikkonen romance turns sour 18th December 2013, 10:24

Failing to improve on last year’s fourth place in the constructors’ championship was only the beginning of Lotus’s disappointments in 2013 as they lost Kimi Raikkonen to Ferrari.

Maldonado confirmed at Lotus in 2014 29th November 2013, 16:09

Pastor Maldonado will drive for Lotus in 2014, the team has confirmed.

Lotus-Quantum deal still progressing, says Boullier 23rd November 2013, 1:14

Lotus team principal Eric Boullier says progress is still being made on a deal for Quantum Motorsport to invest in the team.

Kovalainen hoping for “smooth weekend” with Lotus 14th November 2013, 22:40

Heikki Kovalainen says he’s hoping for a smooth start to his two-race stint for Lotus in place of Kimi Raikkonen.

Kovalainen to stand in for Raikkonen in final races

Heikki Kovalainen will make his first F1 start in almost 12 months as a substitute for Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus this weekend.

Raikkonen to miss final two races 10th November 2013, 12:53

Kimi Raikkonen will not participate in the final two rounds of the 2013 season, his management team have confirmed.

Raikkonen defends grid start decision after crash 3rd November 2013, 17:11

Kimi Raikkonen said starting the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from 22nd on the grid rather than the pit lane was the right thing to do despite retiring after a collision at turn one.

Lotus blame broken part for Raikkonen’s exclusion 2nd November 2013, 21:03

Lotus say a broken part was to blame for Kimi Raikkonen’s car failing a post-qualifying inspection which caused him to be sent to the back of the grid.

Raikkonen excluded from qualifying, will start last

Kimi Raikkonen has been excluded from qualifying after his Lotus failed a floor deflection test.