Pastor Maldonado has announced his departure Formula One five years after making his debut as a Williams driver. Look back on his career in pictures.
Pastor Maldonado has officially confirmed he will not be on the F1 grid in 2016.
Analysis by F1 Fanatic shows Pastor Maldonado has incurred more than twice as many penalties as any other driver over the course of his 95-race F1 career.
As F1 Fanatic’s 2015 Driver Rankings begin the driver at the foot of the list is Lotus racer Pastor Maldonado.
Pastor Maldonado shrugged off blame for his collision with Marcus Ericsson, saying “rubbing is racing”.
Lotus has confirmed the announcement Pastor Maldonado will drive for them next year was the continuation of a pre-existing deal.
Pastor Maldonado will continue to drive for Lotus in 2016, the team has confirmed.
Jenson Button laid the blame for his collision with Pastor Maldonado in the Singapore Grand Prix at the Lotus driver’s feet.
Pastor Maldonado said he was encouraged by the performance of his Lotus before his race was compromised by contact with team mate Romain Grosjean.
Pastor Maldonado has eight penalty points on his licence following the Malaysian Grand Prix, the highest total any driver has reached.
A fan with a great viewing spot for the first race of the season captured this extraordinary video of Pastor Maldonado crashing out of the Australian Grand Prix.
Pastor Maldonado’s crash which ended Lotus’s participation in the final pre-season test of 2015 was caused by a “braking-related issue”.
A gearbox change means a penalty for Nico Hulkenberg, while Pastor Maldonado is the first driver to fall victim to a new rule.
Pastor Maldonado is set to become the second driver this year to receive a penalty for using a sixth engine component.
Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi has described Pastor Maldonado’s deal to continue driving for the team next year as “a renewal of vows”.
Esteban Gutierrez will have another grid penalty for the next round of the championship following his collision with Pastor Maldonado.
Pastor Maldonado has been given a reprimand for failing to reattach the steering wheel on his Lotus after he stopped during qualifying.
Daniel Ricciardo has been given a reprimand following an incident with Pastor Maldonado during the first practice session.
The long straights and tight corners of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve will put Lotus at a disadvantage this weekend, Pastor Maldonado believes.
Pastor Maldonado is hoping the competition between the leading teams closes up in the coming races.