Pastor Maldonado has been excluded from the results of qualifying for the British Grand Prix after his car was found to have too little fuel on board.
Pastor Maldonado has been given a reprimand for failing to reattach the steering wheel on his Lotus after he stopped during qualifying.
The long straights and tight corners of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve will put Lotus at a disadvantage this weekend, Pastor Maldonado believes.
Reigning GP2 champion Fabio Leimer will test a Lotus Formula One car at Paul Ricard on Tuesday.
Pastor Maldonado is hoping the competition between the leading teams closes up in the coming races.
Romain Grosjean believes the new generation of Formula One cars to be particularly tricky to drive at Monaco in next week’s grand prix.
Pastor Maldonado has been handed a penalty point for causing a collision during the Spanish Grand Prix.
Lotus intend to continue their progress in next week’s Spanish Grand Prix with a major upgrade package for their car.
Pastor Maldonado admitted his crash on the way into the pits during the second practice session in China was his own mistake.
Romain Grosjean says Lotus need more testing time to get on top of the problems they are having with the E22.
Lotus plan to introduce an updated design for their unusual twin-pronged nose but say they have delayed some of the developments for their E22 due to a lack of testing.
Lotus hailed the progress they have made with their car after reaching the chequered flag for the first time this season in the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Lotus say it may take until the Spanish Grand Prix for them to unlock the potential of their E22 chassis.
Lotus failed to get either of its cars to the chequered flag in Australia but the team felt its showing represented an improvement for the E22.
Pastor Maldonado will start the Australian Grand Prix despite failing to set a time in qualifying due to an engine problem.
The reliability problems which have dogged Lotus since the team made its belated start to testing remained on the first day of the new season.
Lotus say they aren’t sure how competitive their car is because they’ve done so little running – and would be satisfied just to finish the first race of the year.
Romain Grosjean says he is still getting to grips with the complex new systems involved in driving the new generation of F1 cars.
Lotus face a “tough start” to the 2014 season, team chairman Gerard Lopez admitted ahead of the first race of the year.
Lotus have lost their star driver, their team principal and their top designer but what they haven’t lost is their sense of humour.