|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...]|
|McLAREN CONFIRMS BRUNO SENNA AS MENTOR FOR THE McLAREN P1™ GTR DRIVER PROGRAMME|
|◾Ex-Formula 1™ driver Bruno Senna to consult drivers at each track event
◾Senna to bring a unique knowledge of the highest levels of international racing in single seat and GT championships
◾McLaren P1™ GTR Driver Programme calendar confirmed at some of the world's most iconic circuits as the build of the first customer car is completed
◾Watch Senna testing the McLaren P1™ GTR ahead of the first event at: http://youtu.be/f1OiX8-72JE
Former Formula 1™ and current McLaren GT factory driver B...[Read more...]|
|SILVERSTONE DEBUT FOR TOYOTA TS040 HYBRID|
|Cologne, Germany - TOYOTA Racing starts the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a race debut for its new 1000PS TS040 HYBRID in the Six Hours of Silverstone this weekend.
The new car, which features TOYOTA's ground-breaking four-wheel drive hybrid technology, has completed over 25,000km of testing in preparation for the first of eight WEC races this year, which includes the Le Mans 24 Hours.
High-downforce specification TS040 HYBRIDs will be used at Silverstone...[Read more...]|
|2014 MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX - PREVIEW|
| ||Round Two of the 2014 Formula One World Championship brings us to Kuala Lumpur for Malaysian Grand Prix, held at the Sepang International Circuit.
· Driver / Senior Management Quotes
o Lewis Hamilton
o Nico Rosberg
o Toto Wolff
o Paddy Lowe
· Sepang International Circuit: The Inside Line
o In the Cockpit
o On the Pit Wall
· Featured this Week: Climate
|AUDI STARTS FROM SECOND ROW IN BAHRAIN|
|• Fassler/Lotterer/Tréluyer fastest Audi driver team
• In qualifying, Audi was in front of Toyota five times in the 2013 season
• Optimum use of tires will be decisive in Saturday's finale
Ingolstadt/Bahrain, November 29, 2013 – In the last qualifying session of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Audi had to admit defeat in Bahrain. The World Championship winning squad will start the race from positions three and four.
In the final qualifying session in Bahrai...[Read more...]|
|2013 Bahrain Grand Prix - Race|
|Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg finished the Bahrain Grand Prix in fifth and ninth places today after battling drives, however both cars struggled badly when temperatures were at their highest in the early stages of the race.
• Lewis completed a three-stop strategy to finish in fifth place after starting ninth|
• He stopped on laps 10, 22 and 38, running option/option/prime/prime
• After starting from pole, Nico was forced to convert to a four-stop strategy at the end of his th...[Read more...]