|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...]|
|GRID POSITIONS THREE AND FOUR FOR AUDI IN BAHRAIN|
|◾Both Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars on second row
◾Audi focuses on race preparation in WEC finale
◾Intelligent use of tire material at high temperatures
November 20, 2015 | INGOLSTADT/SAKHIR -- Audi has been fully concentrating on race preparations in round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship. In qualifying, the team chose not to use several sets of tires. The high temperatures at the Bahrain 6 Hours make maximum demands on both 'man and material.'
Like the other teams i...[Read more...]|
|AUDI CONTINUES TO KEEP WEC TITLE DECISION IN MANUFACTURERS CLASSIFICATION OPEN IN BAHRAIN|
|◾Manufacturers title fight goes down to the wire for the first time
◾Fassler/Lotterer/Tréluyer is best Audi team with fourth place
◾Strong team performance from preparation all the way into the race
Ingolstadt/Bahrain, November 15, 2014 – In what has been its most work-intensive 6-hour race in the three-year history of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the Audi squad managed to continue to keep the title decision open. As a result, the manufacturers' classification, for the...[Read more...]|
|BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX, PREVIEW|
| ||Round Three of the 2014 Formula One World Championship brings us to Sakhir for Bahrain Grand Prix, held at the Bahrain International Circuit.
◾Driver / Senior Management Quotes
o Lewis Hamilton
o Nico Rosberg
o Toto Wolff
o Paddy Lowe
◾Bahrain International Circuit: The Inside Line
o In the Cockpit
o On the Pit Wall
Driver / Senior Management Quotes
It was great to kick-...[Read more...]|
|PREPARING TO TAKE A TOUGH TEST|
|BAHRAIN – In the second pre-season test of the season, previous years saw the team hopping aboard a low-cost puddle-jumper to make the short trip to Barcelona and the Circuit de Catalunya. It's all change this time out, as of course we're in Bahrain.
The Bahrain International Circuit isn't a total unknown as a test venue – after all we were here for a tire test with Pirelli in December – but prior to that the Sakhir track hadn't been used as a proving ground since 2009 when Ferrari, BM...[Read more...]|
|ALONSO HEADING FOR A RED THOUSAND|
|Maranello, 12 August –The world of Formula 1 is enjoying its much awaited summer break at the moment, but it's hard not to at least think about the races and fans of statistics can, be they lovers of the beach or the mountains, play about a bit with the results relating to the first half of the 2013 Championship.
From the merry-go-round of numbers it emerges that Fernando Alonso is closing in at a great rate of knots on the significant landmark of 1000 points scored at the wheel of a Ferrari...[Read more...]|