|Formula One - Monaco GP Race Report|
|The Lotus F1 Team came away disappointed from Monaco on Sunday after securing just two world championship points courtesy of a ninth place finish for Kimi Raikkönen , despite an encouraging qualifying session on Saturday.
Although Raikkönen struggled to get his tyres up to temperature on his way to eighth on the grid, team-mate Romain Grosjean finished the session in fifth, before being promoted to fourth when Mercedes' Michael Schumacher took a five-place grid penalty. It was all over for t...[Read more...]|
|Double podiums for both the Lotus F1 and GP2 teams|
|FORMULA ONE – BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX
'#Wheresmypodium' tweeted the Lotus F1 Team throughout the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend. Having come close in each of the opening rounds, the obvious pace of the Lotus E20 and the unquestionable skills of Kimi Raikkonen and young hotshoe Romain Grosjean, it was only a matter of time. Finally, in the Middle East, it came together.
It was the first time two Lotus drivers have been on the F1 podium together since Carlos Reutemann and Mario Andretti follow...[Read more...]|
|2014 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX - PREVIEW|
| ||The 2014 Formula One World Championship gets underway in Melbourne with the first race of the season, the Australian Grand Prix, held at the Albert Park circuit.
Driver / Senior Management Quotes
The Australian Grand Prix is always an exciting race and the fans are fantastic. They love their motorsport, so it's an event that every driver looks forward to. I'm excited about the new season not just as a driver but as a fan. As a fan, you want to see overtaking througho...[Read more...]|
|SEB'S GREAT EIGHT IN THE STATES|
|AUSTIN, Texas – A commanding drive to victory at the U.S. Grand Prix gave Sebastian Vettel his eighth win in a row this year and yet another Formula One record, the four-time smashing past Michael Schumacher's 2004 benchmark for consecutive wins in a single season.
Crossing the line and close to tears, Sebastian, who finished ahead of Lotus' Romain Grosjean and third-placed Mark Webber, saluted both the achievement and the team.
'We have to remember these days,' he said on the radio...[Read more...]|
|Third And Fourth For Red Bulls In Hungary|
|BUDAPEST, Hungary – Sebastian Vettel finished third and Mark Webber fourth at the Hungarian Grand Prix in a race of contrasting fortunes. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton took his first win of the season, with Kimi Raikkonen second for Lotus.
Sebastian made a good start from P2 on the grid and despite being on the dirty side of the track managed to hold position under pressure from Lotus' Romain Grosjean.
Race leader Hamilton made his first stop on lap nine and was followed to the pits by S...[Read more...]|
|MARK SEALS SECOND AT BRITISH GP AS SEB RETIRES|
|SILVERSTONE, UK - Mark Webber scored a sensational second place at the British Grand Prix behind Mercedes' Nico Rosberg, as Sebastian Vettel was forced to retire from the lead with a gearbox problem.
At the start Sebastian passed Rosberg to claim P2. He then assumed control of the race on lap eight when pole winner and early leader Lewis Hamilton suffered a rear left tire failure. A similar problem hit Felipe Massa's Ferrari three laps later.
Mark, meanwhile, was battling hard to ge...[Read more...]|
|Formula One: British Grand Prix|
|Lotus showed strong pace once again during the team's home race at Silverstone, but difficulties on Saturday ultimately kept them off the podium.
While the sun came out on Sunday, Friday and Saturday's running was wet and slippery. During qualifying, Romain Grosjean set the fifth fastest Q2 time but then beached his Lotus E20 in the gravel, meaning he was unable to compete in Q3. He started the grand prix ninth, benefiting from Nico Hulkenberg's five place gearbox-change penalty. Kimi was abl...[Read more...]|