Latest News
Full
Compact

  1. Friday 27 November 2015

  2. Renault to make announcement next week 17:40

    Renault to make announcement next week

    Renault will make an announcement over its future in Formula 1 "in the course of next week", according to the French manufacturer's Managing Director, Cyril…

    F1
  3. Monday 23 November 2015

  4. Lotus: F1 must 'review business model' 09:58

    Lotus: F1 must 'review business model'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi reckons it is "crucial" that Formula 1 reviews its current business model and makes suitable changes to safeguard…

    F1
  5. Saturday 21 November 2015

  6. Argentina F1 return 'up to Ecclestone' 09:26

    Argentina F1 return 'up to Ecclestone'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says a potential return of the Argentinian Grand Prix rests largely in the hands of Formula 1 supremo Bernie…

    F1
  7. Saturday 14 November 2015

  8. Gastaldi: Renault's call on announcement time 11:16

    Gastaldi: Renault's call on announcement time

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says that Renault will decide when to announce any potential takeover of the squad, as the 2015 season nears its…

    F1
  9. Thursday 29 October 2015

  10. Gastaldi explains Palmer promotion decision 10:42

    Gastaldi explains Palmer promotion decision

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi is sure that Jolyon Palmer will acquit himself well as the Briton prepares to make his debut in the sport next…

    F1
  11. Saturday 17 October 2015

  12. Lotus moving closer to 2016 driver decision 11:10

    Lotus moving closer to 2016 driver decision

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has claimed that the outfit has a "pretty good idea" regarding the identity of Pastor Maldonado's partner at the…

    F1
  13. Sunday 4 October 2015

  14. Lotus has 'tasty' options to replace Grosjean 13:20

    Lotus has 'tasty' options to replace Grosjean

    Lotus claims that it has "tasty" options to replace outgoing driver Romain Grosjean, who has chosen to join the new Haas F1 Team for the 2016…

    F1
  15. Saturday 3 October 2015

  16. Lotus excited by potential Renault reunion 12:54

    Lotus excited by potential Renault reunion

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says that it is "positive" for the outfit that it is nearing a reunion with Renault, which would secure its future…

    F1
  17. Friday 25 September 2015

  18. Lotus surprised by Grosjean departure 16:24

    Lotus surprised by Grosjean departure

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has admitted that the outfit had expected Romain Grosjean to extend his stay with the squad into the 2016…

    F1
  19. Tuesday 22 September 2015

  20. Maldonado, Lotus to 'benefit from continuity' 11:45

    Maldonado, Lotus to 'benefit from continuity'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says he expects Pastor Maldonado's contract renewal for the 2016 campaign to benefit both the driver and…

    F1
  21. Friday 11 September 2015

  22. Lotus: Renault return would be 'fantastic' 18:08

    Lotus: Renault return would be 'fantastic'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says Renault taking over the Enstone-based squad would be a "fantastic" development, as the manufacturer edges…

    F1
  23. Friday 14 August 2015

  24. Gastaldi: Vital to race at historic circuits 12:50

    Gastaldi: Vital to race at historic circuits

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says it is vital that Formula 1 continues to race at historic circuits, ahead of next weekend's Belgian Grand…

    F1
  25. Monday 20 July 2015

  26. Lotus aware of room for improvement 09:17

    Lotus aware of room for improvement

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says that the squad has made progress from where it was in 2014, but acknowledges that there remains room for…

    F1
  27. Friday 26 June 2015

  28. Palmer ruled out of 2016 Lotus seat 12:06

    Palmer ruled out of 2016 Lotus seat

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says that Jolyon Palmer must wait until 2017 before a race seat opens up at the squad. GP2 Champion Palmer…

    F1
  29. Sunday 12 April 2015

  30. Grosjean relieved to end points drought 13:51

    Grosjean relieved to end points drought

    Romain Grosjean expressed his relief at scoring his and Lotus' first points of the season after he finished in seventh place at the Chinese Grand…

    F1
  31. Saturday 4 April 2015

  32. Lotus: Calls for equalisation premature 11:04

    Lotus: Calls for equalisation premature

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi believes that rivals' calls for equalisation were made "a little early", after Ferrari overcame Mercedes at the…

    F1
  33. Friday 20 March 2015

  34. Lotus 'ready to deliver' after double DNF 13:40

    Lotus 'ready to deliver' after double DNF

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says the outfit is "ready to deliver" after the disappointment of its double retirement at the season-opening…

    F1
  35. Saturday 7 March 2015

  36. Gastaldi: Lotus hoping to surprise in 2015 12:55

    Gastaldi: Lotus hoping to surprise in 2015

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says the squad is "ready to surprise" in 2015 and is hoping to finish in the points at every race, starting with…

    F1
  37. Sunday 16 November 2014

  38. Gastaldi: Lotus spurred on by 2014 'pain' 09:27

    Gastaldi: Lotus spurred on by 2014 'pain'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says that the Enstone-based squad will head into Formula 1's winter break spurred on by the "pain" of its…

    F1
  39. Friday 24 October 2014

  40. Grosjean 'very close' to new Lotus deal 15:57

    Grosjean 'very close' to new Lotus deal

    Lotus is just "a few details" away from signing a fresh agreement with Romain Grosjean, according to Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi. While team-mate…

    F1
  41. Tuesday 7 October 2014

  42. Gastaldi: FIA did good job at Suzuka 17:40

    Gastaldi: FIA did good job at Suzuka

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has backed the FIA and thinks officials did a "good job" during the Japanese Grand Prix, despite Jules Bianchi's…

    F1
  43. Tuesday 23 September 2014

  44. Lotus 'very close to scoring points' 18:02

    Lotus 'very close to scoring points'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has said that he was happy with the squad's performance in the Singapore Grand Prix, even though the outfit…

    F1
  45. Monday 8 September 2014

  46. Lotus praises 'exemplary' Maldonado 08:57

    Lotus praises 'exemplary' Maldonado

    The Lotus team has praised Pastor Maldonado for delivering an "exemplary" performance in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza. Maldonado, who was knocked out…

    F1
  47. Sunday 31 August 2014

  48. Gastaldi adamant Lotus can revive fortunes 10:09

    Gastaldi adamant Lotus can revive fortunes

    Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi is adamant that there is 'plenty to look forward to' at Lotus, despite the squad enduring a challenging 2014…

    F1
  49. Monday 25 August 2014

  50. Lotus still looking for 'pot of good luck' 17:22

    Lotus still looking for 'pot of good luck'

    Federico Gastaldi says that Lotus will "keep looking for that pot of good luck" after more misery in the Belgian Grand Prix. Pastor Maldonado and Romain…

    F1
  51. Wednesday 23 July 2014

  52. Lotus: We want to keep Grosjean in 2015 11:07

    Lotus: We want to keep Grosjean in 2015

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has said it is the outfit's "intention" to retain Romain Grosjean next season. Last weekend Lotus confirmed…

    F1
  53. Saturday 12 July 2014

  54. Gastaldi: Maldonado deserves some luck 10:00

    Gastaldi: Maldonado deserves some luck

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has spoken out in support of Pastor Maldonado, arguing that the Venezuelan is due some "big-time luck" during the…

    F1
  55. Wednesday 11 June 2014

  56. Maldonado 'surprised' by Montreal pace 08:00

    Maldonado 'surprised' by Montreal pace

    Pastor Maldonado has said he was actually quite surprised by the excellent pace of the Lotus E22 during the Canadian Grand Prix last weekend. Maldonado had…

    F1
  57. Wednesday 4 June 2014

  58. Interview with Lotus' Federico Gastaldi 15:55

    Interview with Lotus' Federico Gastaldi

    Lotus F1 Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi looks back on Monaco and addresses the topics of the moment in the countdown to this weekend's Canadian Grand…

    F1
  59. Tuesday 27 May 2014

  60. Lotus: Monaco performance unacceptable 08:30

    Lotus: Monaco performance unacceptable

    Lotus F1 Trackside Operations Director Alan Permane has said the Enstone team will work hard now for Canada in a bid to 'correct the issues' seen in Monaco and…

    F1
  61. Monday 5 May 2014

  62. Gastaldi: Lotus E22 is a great car waiting to come out 09:00

    Gastaldi: Lotus E22 is a great car waiting to come out

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi maintains that the E22 can be a 'great car' once the team can exploit its potential. Lotus has yet to score a…

    F1
  63. Friday 11 April 2014

  64. Lotus: Our first step is to score points 13:52

    Lotus: Our first step is to score points

    Lotus says its primary goal at present is to record a maiden points haul with the E22 chassis. The Enstone-based team, alone in skipping the first pre-season…

    F1
  65. Thursday 3 April 2014

  66. Interview with Lotus' deputy boss Gastaldi 06:30

    Interview with Lotus' deputy boss Gastaldi

    Lotus F1 Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi reflects on Malaysia and looks ahead to this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix... Federico, what’s the outlook…

    F1
  67. Lotus: We're heading in right direction 06:00

    Lotus: We're heading in right direction

    Lotus F1 deputy boss Federico Gastaldi has said he is confident the squad is now back heading in the ‘right direction’ as the focus shifts to…

    F1
more news