Gascoyne: Kovalainen showed lack of respect

Gascoyne: Kovalainen showed lack of respect

Caterham's Mike Gascoyne believes Heikki Kovalainen should have shown more respect with regards to his future at the Leafield-based team, arguing that the Finn took his position for granted after three 'well-paid' seasons onboard. Read more…

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  1. Monday 14 January 2013

  2. Gascoyne: Kovalainen showed lack of respect 09:20

    Gascoyne: Kovalainen showed lack of respect

    Caterham's Mike Gascoyne believes Heikki Kovalainen should have shown more respect with regards to his future at the Leafield-based team, arguing that the Finn…

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  3. Thursday 20 December 2012

  4. 13:42

    Video: Gascoyne sails across the atlantic

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  5. Friday 4 May 2012

  6. Force India to pay £650,000 in legal costs 15:02

    Force India to pay £650,000 in legal costs

    A High Court judge has ordered Force India to pay £650,000 in legal costs following the copyright infringement case involving Aerolab and Caterham. Having gone…

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  7. Thursday 22 March 2012

  8. Court demands Force India payment to Aerolab 09:21

    Court demands Force India payment to Aerolab

    Force India has been demanded to pay 700,000 pounds in damages to former wind tunnel partner Aerolab. The ruling is the latest twist in the disagreement which…

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  9. Thursday 1 March 2012

  10. A perfect start for Caterham, says Gascoyne 16:43

    A perfect start for Caterham, says Gascoyne

    Mike Gascoyne believes Caterham made strong progress as Formula 1 testing continued in Spain on Thursday. After an early drama, when Heikki Kovalainen was taken…

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  11. Friday 17 February 2012

  12. Gascoyne becomes CTO of Caterham Group 08:40

    Gascoyne becomes CTO of Caterham Group

    Mike Gascoyne, Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of the Caterham Formula 1 team, has now been given the same role for the overall Caterham Group. The British sports…

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  13. Thursday 26 January 2012

  14. Interview with Caterham’s Mike Gascoyne 09:57

    Interview with Caterham’s Mike Gascoyne

    2012 marks the third Formula 1 season for newly-branded Caterham F1. Formerly known as Team Lotus, the squad’s main base will now be in Oxfordshire as the…

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  15. Monday 19 December 2011

  16. New Caterham passes all crash tests 13:20

    New Caterham passes all crash tests

    Caterham - formerly known as Team Lotus - has confirmed that its 2012 car, the CT-01, has successfully passed all of the necessary crash tests put in place by…

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  17. Friday 16 December 2011

  18. Gascoyne: It’s time to beat established teams 02:00

    Gascoyne: It’s time to beat established teams

    Mike Gascoyne is confident that the rebranded Caterham team will be able to challenge a number of established runners in 2012. The year will be a busy one for…

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  19. Friday 11 November 2011

  20. Gascoyne: A good day for Lotus 15:35

    Gascoyne: A good day for Lotus

    Mike Gascoyne was pleased with the performance of Team Lotus in Abu Dhabi on Friday, with the day marking the penultimate Practice 1 and 2 sessions for the…

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  21. Tuesday 8 November 2011

  22. Gascoyne praises ‘very strong end’ to 2011 15:03

    Gascoyne praises ‘very strong end’ to 2011

    Mike Gascoyne has expressed his praise for all at Team Lotus, with the Indian Grand Prix having seen Heikki Kovalainen beat the Williams of Rubens Barrichello…

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  23. Nielsen replacing Gass as Lotus Sporting Director 07:44

    Nielsen replacing Gass as Lotus Sporting Director

    Steve Nielsen will soon become the Sporting Director of Team Lotus, it was confirmed by the Norfolk-based outfit on Tuesday morning. He will switch from Lotus…

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  24. Sunday 16 October 2011

  25. Gascoyne hails ‘very satisfying’ race for Lotus 22:59

    Gascoyne hails ‘very satisfying’ race for Lotus

    Team Lotus heads back to Norfolk delighted after Heikki Kovalainen was able to out-race both Saubers in Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix. Following a strong result…

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  26. Monday 19 September 2011

  27. Lotus to run new floor in Singapore 13:24

    Lotus to run new floor in Singapore

    A new floor is part of Lotus’ maximum downforce package for this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix. The cars of Heikki Kovalainen and Jarno Trulli will also be…

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  28. Sunday 31 July 2011

  29. Double water leak claims Lotus cars 16:00

    Double water leak claims Lotus cars

    Lotus suffered a highly disappointing Hungarian Grand Prix, with Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen both ending their days on the sidelines. It is currently…

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  30. Wednesday 18 May 2011

  31. Lotus targets midfield with Barcelona upgrade 13:02

    Lotus targets midfield with Barcelona upgrade

    Team Lotus is expecting to break firmly into the midfield at the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend, with a ‘Red Bull-style’ diffuser being introduced in an…

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  32. Tuesday 26 April 2011

  33. Lotus hoping for points from Barcelona 16:20

    Lotus hoping for points from Barcelona

    Opposing the tradition of recent years, the Turkish Grand Prix will mark the start of the 2011 European season. However, by the time the circus arrives at the…

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  34. Tuesday 12 April 2011

  35. Razia and Valsecchi to drive in Friday practice 12:57

    Razia and Valsecchi to drive in Friday practice

    Team Lotus Technical Director Mike Gascoyne has revealed that Luiz Razia and Davide Valsecchi will be taking to the 5.451-km (3.387-mi) Shanghai International…

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  36. Sunday 10 April 2011

  37. Gascoyne encouraged by Lotus pace 12:57

    Gascoyne encouraged by Lotus pace

    Team Lotus boss Mike Gascoyne is heading to next weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix with renewed optimism after a more promising time for his Norfolk-based squad in…

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  38. Monday 4 April 2011

  39. Malaysia should suit Lotus better, says Gascoyne 15:02

    Malaysia should suit Lotus better, says Gascoyne

    Hot and humid weather in Malaysian will be better for Lotus than the cooler conditions witnessed in Melbourne two weekends ago, according to Chief Technical…

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  40. Tuesday 8 March 2011

  41. Gascoyne praises Valsecchi and Razia 17:28

    Gascoyne praises Valsecchi and Razia

    Team Lotus boss Mike Gascoyne was delighted with both Davide Valsecchi and Luiz Razia after a shared day in the car at Barcelona on Tuesday. With both drivers…

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  42. Monday 7 March 2011

  43. Force India-Lotus court hearing set for 2012 10:11

    Force India-Lotus court hearing set for 2012

    Force India has issued a press release confirming that a court hearing will be taking place against Team Lotus on Monday 16 January 2012, with the conflict…

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  44. Sunday 6 February 2011

  45. Gascoyne frustrated by ‘boring desert circuits’ 11:00

    Gascoyne frustrated by ‘boring desert circuits’

    Team Lotus Chief Technical Officer Mike Gascoyne has expressed his annoyance over certain tracks on the Formula 1 calendar, highlighting in particularly the…

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  46. Thursday 3 February 2011

  47. Trulli optimistic over T128 performance 20:43

    Trulli optimistic over T128 performance

    Jarno Trulli has left Valencia in a positive mood after getting his first taste of Lotus’ 2011 contender today. Despite not setting any ‘meaningful…

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  48. Team Lotus awaits new power steering components 12:59

    Team Lotus awaits new power steering components

    Over halfway through the third and final day of testing at Valencia’s Ricardo Tormo circuit, Jarno Trulli is yet to set a lap time and will not do so until…

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  49. Wednesday 2 February 2011

  50. Kovalainen debuts Team Lotus T128 in Valencia 08:46

    Kovalainen debuts Team Lotus T128 in Valencia

    Heikki Kovalainen has given the brand-new Team Lotus T128 chassis its first run in Valencia, with the Finn having been first out of the pit lane as the green…

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  51. Monday 31 January 2011

  52. Gascoyne: Almost no carry-over of parts for new car 08:47

    Gascoyne: Almost no carry-over of parts for new car

    Team Lotus Chief Technical Officer Mike Gascoyne is 'very confident' the squad’s 2011 F1 car, the T128, which was launched online today, is a 'big step up…

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  53. Tuesday 25 January 2011

  54. Team Lotus planning Tuesday engine start 10:36

    Team Lotus planning Tuesday engine start

    Team Lotus hope to start their 2011 engine for the first time this evening, with the Norfolk-based, Tony Fernandes-owned squad having switched from Cosworth to…

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  55. Tuesday 18 January 2011

  56. Team Lotus expects ‘big step’ forward in 2011 09:48

    Team Lotus expects ‘big step’ forward in 2011

    Team Lotus is hoping to be able to challenge mid-field runners during the new F1 season, with Technical Director Mike Gascoyne predicting a ‘big step’…

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  57. Monday 3 January 2011

  58. Gascoyne: ‘Lotus’ situation a great shame 09:24

    Gascoyne: ‘Lotus’ situation a great shame

    Mike Gascoyne has labelled the overall situation ‘a great shame’, with regards to the Renault F1 Team being relabelled 'Lotus Renault GP' and therefore…

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  59. Wednesday 8 December 2010

  60. Fernandes: I’ve never felt better about future 14:42

    Fernandes: I’ve never felt better about future

    Team Lotus Team Principal Tony Fernandes has insisted that he is not worried following news today that the Renault F1 team will be re-branded ‘Lotus Renault…

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  61. Gascoyne: Points on 'regular basis' goal now 08:42

    Gascoyne: Points on 'regular basis' goal now

    Team Lotus Chief Technical Officer Mike Gascoyne has said the outfit will be aiming to finish in the midfield in 2011. He also added that he wants to see…

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  62. Friday 3 December 2010

  63. Lotus to start 2011 season without KERS 09:23

    Lotus to start 2011 season without KERS

    Lotus Chief Technical Officer Mike Gascoyne has revealed that the Hingham-based squad will begin the new season minus the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS)…

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  64. Monday 22 November 2010

  65. Gascoyne confused over Group Lotus motives 09:00

    Gascoyne confused over Group Lotus motives

    Lotus Racing’s Mike Gascoyne admits that he is somewhat bewildered over Group Lotus’ unwillingness to allow rights to ‘Team Lotus’ branding for the 2011…

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  66. Saturday 13 November 2010

  67. Lotus happy with final 2010 qualifying 16:03

    Lotus happy with final 2010 qualifying

    Lotus may have started their season by being out-qualified by the Virgin Racing car of Timo Glock in Bahrain, although the green and yellow cars once again line…

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  68. Saturday 6 November 2010

  69. Gascoyne explains Lotus/Renault press release 09:00

    Gascoyne explains Lotus/Renault press release

    Mike Gascoyne has said that it is down to a simple technicality that the name ‘Lotus’ was not used in the team’s Friday morning press release at…

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  70. Friday 5 November 2010

  71. One of Lotus' best Fridays, says Gascoyne 20:54

    One of Lotus' best Fridays, says Gascoyne

    Lotus’ Mike Gascoyne was highly pleased with the efforts of Jarno Trulli, Heikki Kovalainen and indeed all involved in the Hingham-based team on Friday…

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  72. Tuesday 2 November 2010

  73. Fernandes to miss Brazil 02:00

    Fernandes to miss Brazil

    Lotus Racing Team Principal Tony Fernandes has revealed that he won’t make the trip to Interlagos for this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix. Instead he will…

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  74. Sunday 24 October 2010

  75. Lotus to install wind tunnel at Hingham base 06:37

    Lotus to install wind tunnel at Hingham base

    Lotus Racing has confirmed that it is soon to start the design and build process of a dedicated wind tunnel facility at its Hingham factory in Norfolk, which it…

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  76. Tuesday 12 October 2010

  77. Lotus: Suzuka result far exceeds any of our expectations 10:53

    Lotus: Suzuka result far exceeds any of our expectations

    Lotus Team Principal Tony Fernandes was very happy following the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday and he has hailed the result - one that should help the squad…

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  78. Tuesday 5 October 2010

  79. Lotus to use Red Bull gearboxes in multi-year deal 08:13

    Lotus to use Red Bull gearboxes in multi-year deal

    It has been confirmed by Lotus Racing that the Norfolk-based outfit will be using gearbox and hydraulic systems provided by Red Bull Technology from next season…

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  80. Wednesday 29 September 2010

  81. Gascoyne signs new five-year Lotus Racing deal 08:05

    Gascoyne signs new five-year Lotus Racing deal

    Lotus Racing has confirmed that Chief Technical Officer Mike Gascoyne has sealed a new five-year contract with the Hingham-based outfit, as the disagreement…

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  82. Saturday 25 September 2010

  83. Traffic and grip issues hinder Lotus 18:14

    Traffic and grip issues hinder Lotus

    Lotus Racing, set to be labelled Team Lotus in 2011, endured a difficult first qualifying session in Singapore on Saturday as Heikki Kovalainen and Jarno Trulli…

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  84. Friday 17 September 2010

  85. Lotus to link-up with Toyota? 09:07

    Lotus to link-up with Toyota?

    With Lotus Team Principal Tony Fernandes confirming on Thursday that his team will make some 'very exciting announcements' at the forthcoming Singapore Grand…

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  86. Thursday 2 September 2010

  87. Monza to mark Lotus Racing anniversary 19:00

    Monza to mark Lotus Racing anniversary

    Race day for next weekend’s Italian Grand Prix will mark the one-year anniversary of Lotus Racing in its current guise, with Chief Technical Officer Mike…

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  88. Saturday 28 August 2010

  89. Gascoyne: Lotus 'fully focused' on 2011 09:20

    Gascoyne: Lotus 'fully focused' on 2011

    Lotus is now 'fully' concentrating all of its resources on 2011 and trying to close on the established teams, Mike Gascoyne has confirmed ahead of the Belgian…

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  90. Monday 2 August 2010

  91. Gascoyne highly pleased with double Lotus finish 05:00

    Gascoyne highly pleased with double Lotus finish

    For the first time this season, all six cars of Formula 1’s three new teams finished in Hungary, with Lotus leading the way once again despite starting behind…

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  92. Tuesday 27 July 2010

  93. Gascoyne expects Hungaroring to suit Lotus’ car 08:55

    Gascoyne expects Hungaroring to suit Lotus’ car

    The Lotus team will travel to Hungary this week following two DNF´s at Hockenheim on Sunday. A disappointing result but the team is looking forward to the…

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  94. Monday 26 July 2010

  95. ‘You would have thought Ferrari had learned’ 15:15

    ‘You would have thought Ferrari had learned’

    Mike Gascoyne was shocked to see Ferrari drivers Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso switching places in the German Grand Prix on Sunday, as he believes the…

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  96. Friday 23 July 2010

  97. Trulli problem confirmed as fuel pump 15:25

    Trulli problem confirmed as fuel pump

    Lotus have verified that it was a fuel pump problem which grounded Jarno Trulli in the final five minutes of German Grand Prix practice on Friday afternoon.…

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  98. Wednesday 14 July 2010

  99. Lotus poised to re-sign both drivers 09:11

    Lotus poised to re-sign both drivers

    Lotus Racing looks likely to hold on to Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen for a second term in 2011. The word follows other rumours that test driver Fairuz…

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  100. Wednesday 7 July 2010

  101. Gascoyne: Focus now switching to next year 10:43

    Gascoyne: Focus now switching to next year

    Mike Gascoyne has confirmed that this weekend’s Silverstone upgrade for Lotus is the team’s final significant step forward before the Hingham outfit focuses…

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  102. Monday 5 July 2010

  103. Lotus confirms Fauzy for Silverstone Friday 10:15

    Lotus confirms Fauzy for Silverstone Friday

    Lotus has confirmed that test driver Fairuz Fauzy will be making four more Friday free practice runs before the end of the season. The Malaysian first sat in…

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  104. Monday 14 June 2010

  105. Lotus to start 500th Grand Prix in Valencia 13:15

    Lotus to start 500th Grand Prix in Valencia

    The upcoming European Grand Prix will mark a milestone for the Lotus name as the 1Malaysia squad carries it into its 500th Grand Prix. The landmark will follow…

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  106. Gascoyne 'very happy' with Lotus race 04:00

    Gascoyne 'very happy' with Lotus race

    Mike Gascoyne remains pleased with Lotus Racing's performance in the Canadian Grand Prix, despite Jarno Trulli having stopped with a brake problem on the 46th…

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  107. Friday 4 June 2010

  108. Lotus introducing new low downforce package 16:00

    Lotus introducing new low downforce package

    The Lotus Racing team will be introducing a new low downforce package at the Canadian Grand Prix, Mike Gascoyne has revealed. The squad's Chief Technical…

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  109. Wednesday 2 June 2010

  110. Mark Smith joins Lotus as Technical Director 16:49

    Mark Smith joins Lotus as Technical Director

    Lotus Racing has confirmed that Mark Smith has signed for the Norfolk squad as Technical Director, joining the in-house team alongside Chief Technical Officer…

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  111. Force India sues Lotus and Gascoyne 11:12

    Force India sues Lotus and Gascoyne

    Following reports which have emerged this week regarding Force India, Lotus and wind tunnel company Aerolab, Force India confirms that legal proceedings are…

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  112. Monday 31 May 2010

  113. Lotus 'gutted' by double retirement 03:00

    Lotus 'gutted' by double retirement

    'Gutted' was the word used by Lotus' Chief Technical Officer Mike Gascoyne via his personal Twitter feed as both of the team's cars retired from Sunday's…

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  114. Thursday 27 May 2010

  115. New rear wing for Lotus in Turkey 17:38

    New rear wing for Lotus in Turkey

    The debutant Lotus team will be rolling out brand-new rear wings on the cars of Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen in Turkey this weekend. The update is one of…

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