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Lotus future in doubt?

2014-01-16 08:33

Lotus Formula 1 team owner Gerard Lopez has rubbished claims that the UK-based team is about to collapse.

Alonso takes home Spanish GP

2013-05-12 15:50

A calm and cool Fernando Alonso took victory with an 11-second lead in the 2013 Spanish GP as he thrilled his home fans.

Grosjean going great for '13

2013-05-02 11:43

Romain Grosjean has put his troubled start to the 2012 season firmly behind him, according to a Lotus team engineer.

Reader's ride: 2009 Birkin S3

2013-04-29 12:30

"It’s incredibly involving to drive and puts a massive smile on your face," recalls Wheels24 reader QUINTIN SMIT regarding his recently-sold Birkin S3.

Hot Kimi: Can Lotus afford him?

2013-04-19 09:43

Kimi Raikkonen is moving closer to committing to Lotus for the 2014 F1 season, according to team boss Eric Boullier.

Ferrari: No sense in tyre panic

2013-03-27 08:38

Ferrari and Lotus would veto any move to have Pirelli change the compounds of its 2013 tyres, despite the tyre supplier "promising to change" its controversial product due to its high degradation.

2013 Malaysian GP: Practice 2

2013-03-22 10:05

Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen set the quickest time in a rain-hit second practice session at Sepang ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Alonso: Red Bull fastest in F1

2013-03-19 08:33

Despite Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen outpacing Fernando Alonso by 12.5 seconds, the Ferrari ace warned: "Red Bull is clearly the fastest car in the field."

Kimi: 'Told you our car is good'

2013-03-17 10:07

Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen won the Formula 1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix, indicating his team has the capacity to challenge its bigger rivals for the 2013 championship.

Kimi: 'Hope we're fast enough'

2013-03-12 08:32

Kimi Raikkonen shrugged off Lotus's pre-season testing problems and hopes a faster, more consistent car will bring home the trophy this year.

Less stress for ‘nutcase’ Grosjean

2013-02-28 08:37

Troubled Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean will start the 2013 season with less stress as his long-term future in the sport is assured.

Lotus: No test drama for 2013

2013-02-12 07:44

Lotus is confident they’ve tackled their test issues of 2012 and ensure there’ll be no repeats at the next set of testings.

Kimi eyes F1 title in 2013

2013-01-30 11:23

Lotus have declared their intent to be more than just participants in the 2013 F1 championship, they want to be contenders for the title.

Lotus eyes top 3 finish in 2013

2013-01-29 08:44

Lotus has its sights set on a top-3 finish in the 2013 F1 championship, it is also the first team to unveil its cars for the campaign.

'Nutcase' Grosjean: I'm not crazy

2013-01-08 11:03

Romain Grosjean has dropped a big hint about Lotus' 2013 plans, revealing when the team's single seater will be launched. He also hopes to remove his "First lap nutcase" moniker.

Sir Dick to be AirAsia flygirl

2012-12-20 08:30

Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson is about to add another job to his already impressive resume - air stewardess!

'Problem child' kept by Lotus

2012-12-18 08:58

Lotus has chosen to retain the services of 'problem child' Romain Grosjean for the 2013 F1 season.

Grosjean's future unclear

2012-11-26 08:28

Gerard Lopez, owner of the Lotus Formula 1 team, has played down rumours that Romain Grosjean could be dropped.

F1's Iceman cool on GP win

2012-11-05 13:53

Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen returned to the Formula 1 winner's podium step in Abu Dhabi in his inimitable style.

 

Alonso turns up the heat

2013-05-12 17:00

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso turned up the heat in the championship by winning his home Spanish GP for the second time.

Lotus loses technical director

2013-05-09 12:08

Highly-rated technical director James Allison is leaving Lotus and will be replaced by Nick Chester, a former engineering director for the team.

Lotus fighting for the title

2013-04-30 09:14

Lotus' overall improvement in form has lifted it to the front of the field and put it in the running for a 2013 title.

Iceman fastest in Bahrain heat

2013-04-19 15:28

'Iceman' Kimi Raikkonen lapped fastest for Lotus in the Bahrain desert heat on Friday after Ferrari had set the early practice pace.

Lotus speed secret revealed

2013-04-19 09:04

Mercedes engineers claim they have uncovered the secret to Lotus' speed and to how its managed the highly-degrading Pirelli tyres so far.

Kubica crashes in island rally

2013-03-25 09:21

Former F1 driver Robert Kubica is probably very glad for the presence of guard rails posted along the Canary Island Rally route as it may have saved his life during an unfortunate crash. VIDEO

Honda eyes F1 return

2013-03-19 08:36

In a bid to revive one of Formula 1's most successful partnerships, Honda plans to return to the sport as an engine supplier to McLaren.

Alonso: Kimi was fantastic

2013-03-18 09:16

Fernando Alonso sounded upbeat about Ferrari's Formula 1 title chances despite being outpaced by Kimi Raikkonen's Lotus in the thrilling 2013 Australian season-opener.

No favourites for Oz GP

2013-03-14 10:11

F1 teams are looking forward to the 2013 Australian GP on March 17 however, there is no clearly dominant team yet.

Lewis to put Merc on the board

2013-03-05 08:39

Lewis Hamilton has proved that, in his new seat with Mercedes, he can win a few races through 2013.

Perez sets the pace in Barcelona

2013-02-21 08:05

McLaren's Sergio Perez set the fastest lap on the second day of 2013 testing in Barcelona on Feb 20, followed by triple World champion Sebastian Vettel.

Rambo Romain to relax in 2013

2013-02-07 13:32

Lotus' Romain Grosjean, after a nightmare 2012 season, wants to be consistent and (more important) lose his first-lap jitters during the 2013 F1 season.

Lotus F1: first out the blocks

2013-01-30 10:36

Lotus decided to decided to remain defiantly immodest with its E21, retaining the performance of its predecessor, although the team did not rule out a future makeover...

F1 2013: Car launch dates

2013-01-24 08:12

Lotus will be the first Formula 1 team to unveil their car for the 2013 season. Check out our F1 car launch dates!

Kimi: DRS ban 'a good move'

2012-12-28 09:28

Lotus Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen believes banning drag reduction systems during Friday and Saturday practice sessions is a good move.

Grosjean promises F1 reform

2012-12-20 06:22

Romain Grosjean has vowed to repay the faith shown in him by Lotus by cutting out the reckless race behaviour that put his F1 future in doubt.

Lotus: 'We'll not bury Grosjean'

2012-11-27 08:10

Foot-flat Romain Grosjean’s future is still unclear with Lotus taking its time to decide: Raw speed or consistency?

Kimi: 'Leaving Ferrari a relief'

2012-11-08 10:03

Kimi Raikkonen has admitted that it was a "relief" when his lucrative deal with Ferrari ended in 2009.

Kimi prefers one-year contracts

2012-11-02 08:23

Kimi Raikkonen prefers one-year Formula 1 contracts because it makes his life a less of a hassle.

 
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