Lotus articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Kerbs contributed to Maldonado’s retirement 23rd August 2015, 18:38

Lotus believe Pastor Maldonado’s retirement was triggered by heavy contact with the kerbs at Spa-Francorchamps.

Third-placed Grosjean thought fifth was maximum

Romain Grosjean said he exceeded Lotus’s pre-race predictions of high they could finish in the Belgian Grand Prix.

Lotus 43: F1’s only 16-cylinder race-winner 28th June 2015, 12:34

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.

Grosjean to get grid penalty at Monaco 23rd May 2015, 10:08

Romain Grosjean will receive a grid penalty for the Monaco Grand Prix due to a gearbox change.

Missing FP1 makes weekend ‘much harder’ – Grosjean 20th May 2015, 15:43

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.

Car “very good” before Grosjean clash – Maldonado 10th May 2015, 15:30

Pastor Maldonado said he was encouraged by the performance of his Lotus before his race was compromised by contact with team mate Romain Grosjean.

Power unit problem delayed Grosjean in Malaysia 2nd April 2015, 15:05

Lotus has revealed Romain Grosjean was delayed by a minor problem with his power unit during the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Adderly Fong joins Lotus as development driver 24th March 2015, 8:26

Lotus has appointed 25-year-old GP3 racer Adderly Fong as a development driver for the 2015 season.

Lotus boss expects German Grand Prix return in 2016 20th March 2015, 14:46

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 frustrated as power loss ends Grosjean’s race 15th March 2015, 7:26

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.

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