|Pastor Maldonado equals his best race finish so far this season at German GP|
|Lotus F1® Team driver Pastor Maldonado displayed good progress this weekend, equalling his season-best finish so far, during the 10th round of the 2014 Grand Prix Championship which took place at Hockenheim's GP circuit in Germany.
Pastor Maldonado who begun from P18 on super-soft tyres, made slow and steady progress throughout the race. Sticking to a 2-pit stop strategy instead of the anticipated 3-stop, the Venezuelan fought with tenacity, tussling for placement mid-grid. He narrowly missed...[Read more...]|
|Lots of Support for Lotus at Silverstone|
|Lotus continue their Grand Prix battle
In its 50th year of hosting the sport, Britain's Silverstone Circuit welcomed the 9th round of the 2014 Grand Prix Championship yesterday, and despite the warm support from British fans for our black and gold team, it was another thorny race for Lotus.
The race weekend had not started well with Pastor Maldonado failing to qualify after he ran out of fuel. This resulted in him starting at the back of the grid, in P20. Romain fared slightly bet...[Read more...]|
|Glimmers of Green Shoot Growth for Lotus in China|
|The Lotus F1® Team display shards of promise as they continue in a concentrated effort for progression during the 2014 F1® season
The fourth round of the F1® World Championship got underway at the Shanghai International Circuit for the Chinese Grand Prix.
A solid qualifying from Romain Grosjean saw him start in tenth place, the first top-ten grid start for the team since the start of the season. Pastor Maldonado however, was unable to qualify due to engine problems and began from t...[Read more...]|
|900th F1® Grand Prix, 1st night race of the 2014 season: Its Bahrain|
|The third round of the F1® 2014 World Championship competition sees Lotus F1® Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado taking the flag in P12 and P14
As the sun set on the desert kingdom of Bahrain, The Lotus F1® Team went to battle, and a challenge it was. With Romain starting 16th on the grid and Pastor 17th, it was never going to be an easy task. Yet, once again the team unified, and attacked the job with gusto.
Staving off competition, they managed to gain several pl...[Read more...]|
|Lotus Displays Its Resilient Spirit in Malaysia|
|Romain Grosjean delivers a steady and progressive race in Sepang, whilst power issues for Pastor Maldonado forces a tough decision to retire.
Round two of the 2014 F1® season got underway yesterday, and it was a bag of mixed fortunes for the Lotus F1® Team. Starting in P15 and P16, Lotus F1® Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado made good progress off the grid until a loss of power for Pastor during the first lap, cut short the Venezuelan's race who took the tough decision to saf...[Read more...]|
|BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX PREVIEW|
Q1: What are you looking ahead to in Bahrain, after Shanghai?
Ricciardo: We stay in possibly the coolest hotel of the season. I haven't explored Manama, but out near the circuit where we're based we stay in a hotel with its own beach. Obviously the weather is great, and for training and relaxing for a few days before the event, yeah, it's pretty sweet.
Q2: Rumor has it the Bahrain International Circuit is your second favorite at Sakhir.
Ricciardo: Ha! Yeah...[Read more...]|
|DANIEL & SEB DELIVER IN THRILLING BAHRAIN GP|
|SAKHIR, BAHRAIN – Daniel delivered a superb drive in a thrilling Bahrain Grand Prix to claim fourth place from 13th on the grid, as Sebastian battled past DRS and power issues to claim eight valuable points with sixth place.
In an action-packed race, Daniel made a low key start but was soon advancing through the ranks, passing McLaren's Kevin Magnussen for 10th place on lap 11. He then set off in pursuit of ninth-placed Seb. Sebastian, meanwhile, was in a battle of his own. On lap 15 h...[Read more...]|
|GT Academy winner Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up|
|•Nissan selects second GT Academy graduate for ZEOD RC program
•2012 European GT Academy winner to make Le Mans debut
•Former gamers to reach speeds of 300km/h on electric power
•ZEOD RC on display at International Geneva Motor Show
GENEVA, Switzerland – The driver line-up for Nissan's revolutionary ZEOD RC prototype will feature two past winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy program with Belgian driver Wolfgang Reip signed to join Lucas Ordóñez at this year's Le Mans 24 Hou...[Read more...]|
|Grand finale for Audi: WEC season's last round in the desert|
|• Audi travels to Bahrain as early Endurance Champions |
• Parting with the current Audi R18 e-tron quattro
• Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: 'Achieved everything there was to be achieved'
Audi's endurance race team led by Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, has achieved all sporting aims in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) early this season. Therefore, the finale on November 30 will be the icing on the cake for Audi Sport Team Jo...[Read more...]
|2013 Bahrain Grand Prix: Seb On Song In The Desert|
|Sebastian Vettel scored his second consecutive Bahrain Grand Prix victory with a dominant drive to the flag set up in the opening two laps of an action-packed race. Mark Webber, meanwhile, finished his 200th grand prix in seventh place after narrowly missing out on fifth due to fading tires in the final laps.
Starting from second, Sebastian was ambushed into turn one by third-on-the-grid Fernando Alonso, who passed around the outside. Seb didn't take the loss lying down and he was soon back i...[Read more...]|