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  1. Sunday 23 November 2014

  2. FIA confirms drive-through for Grosjean 10:07

    FIA confirms drive-through for Grosjean

    The FIA has confirmed that Romain Grosjean will be forced to take a drive-through penalty within the first three laps of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The...

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  3. Friday 21 November 2014

  4. Ocon pleased with Formula 1 practice debut 16:25

    Ocon pleased with Formula 1 practice debut

    Esteban Ocon was pleased with the progress he made during his Formula 1 practice debut at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Ocon, who won this year's FIA...

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  5. Grosjean given 20-place grid penalty 12:49

    Grosjean given 20-place grid penalty

    Romain Grosjean has been given a 20-place grid penalty for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, after the Lotus driver took on sixth engine components. Grosjean's...

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  6. Wednesday 19 November 2014

  7. Official: Grosjean signs Lotus deal for 2015 12:06

    Official: Grosjean signs Lotus deal for 2015

    Lotus has officially announced that Romain Grosjean will remain with the team next season. The extension was widely expected, with the Frenchman...

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  8. Tuesday 18 November 2014

  9. Ecclestone hits back at 'cartel' claim 15:23

    Ecclestone hits back at 'cartel' claim

    Bernie Ecclestone has hit back at Bob Fernley's claim of a "questionable cartel" being created in Formula 1, describing the Force India Deputy Team...

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  10. Smaller teams demand Abu Dhabi talks 09:39

    Smaller teams demand Abu Dhabi talks

    Formula 1's smaller teams want to meet with Bernie Ecclestone at this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to further discuss the way the sport's...

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  11. Wednesday 12 November 2014

  12. Grosjean confirms he is staying at Lotus 14:08

    Grosjean confirms he is staying at Lotus

    Romain Grosjean appears to have prematurely confirmed that he is staying at Lotus next season. The Frenchman posted news of the anticipated renewal via...

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  13. Tuesday 11 November 2014

  14. Lotus says 2015 chassis being laminated 15:34

    Lotus says 2015 chassis being laminated

    Lotus' first 2015 chassis is being laminated, Technical Director Nick Chester has confirmed. It comes after the team trialled a 2015 development nose at...

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  15. Tuesday 4 November 2014

  16. Lopez: Smaller teams to get base payment 11:03

    Lopez: Smaller teams to get base payment

    Lotus boss Gérard Lopez says the smaller teams in Formula 1 are to get a "base payment" to ensure their survival after a tense political situation at the...

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  17. Monday 3 November 2014

  18. Vergne says Grosjean incident 'good racing' 10:35

    Vergne says Grosjean incident 'good racing'

    Jean-Éric Vergne says the contact with Romain Grosjean in the closing stages of the United States Grand Prix was just "good racing", even though he was hit...

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  19. Maldonado opens account in Austin 09:53

    Maldonado opens account in Austin

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado opened his points account for the season in the United States Grand Prix, after coming home in ninth place. Maldonado had...

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  20. Saturday 1 November 2014

  21. Force India refuses to rule out boycott 17:42

    Force India refuses to rule out boycott

    Force India has refused to rule out the possibility of boycotting Sunday's United States Grand Prix, amid frustrations over Formula 1's cost crisis. With...

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  22. Sunday 26 October 2014

  23. Maldonado insists focus remains on 2014 13:19

    Maldonado insists focus remains on 2014

    Pastor Maldonado insists that the final three races of the 2014 campaign remain Lotus' priority, despite significant attention already having been placed on...

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  24. Friday 24 October 2014

  25. 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...

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  26. Wednesday 22 October 2014

  27. Lotus expects to keep Grosjean for 2015 11:12

    Lotus expects to keep Grosjean for 2015

    Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez says he expects to retain Romain Grosjean for the 2015 season, despite admitting that the Frenchman is free to...

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  28. Tuesday 21 October 2014

  29. Lotus mourns death of Total chief 11:08

    Lotus mourns death of Total chief

    Lotus says it has been left "shocked" and "deeply saddened" by the death of Christophe de Margerie, Chairman and CEO of team partner Total. De Margerie,...

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  30. Monday 20 October 2014

  31. Lotus to trial new nose design at Austin 13:58

    Lotus to trial new nose design at Austin

    Lotus will test a new nose during practice for the United States Grand Prix, as the team looks to finalise its design for the 2015 campaign. The...

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  32. Tuesday 14 October 2014

  33. Ocon to test Lotus F1 car in Valencia 12:11

    Ocon to test Lotus F1 car in Valencia

    Newly-crowned FIA Formula 3 Champion Esteban Ocon will test a 2012 Lotus F1 car in Valencia next month. Ocon, who is a Lotus F1 Team Junior driver, has...

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  34. Monday 13 October 2014

  35. Grosjean: Sutil clash a racing incident 08:58

    Grosjean: Sutil clash a racing incident

    Romain Grosjean feels that his Russian Grand Prix clash with Adrian Sutil was a racing incident. Having attempted to overtake Grosjean around the outside...

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  36. Thursday 9 October 2014

  37. Grosjean: Bianchi would want us to race 18:02

    Grosjean: Bianchi would want us to race

    While Romain Grosjean has admitted that this weekend's Russian Grand Prix will be a difficult event for himself and his fellow Formula 1 drivers, he reckons...

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  38. Lotus to use Mercedes power unit from 2015 16:06

    Lotus to use Mercedes power unit from 2015

    Lotus will use the Mercedes V6 hybrid power unit from the 2015 season until the end of Formula 1's current engine generation, the two parties confirmed...

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  39. Wednesday 8 October 2014

  40. Maldonado: Lotus can score again this year 15:46

    Maldonado: Lotus can score again this year

    Pastor Maldonado believes that Lotus has the potential to return to the points-paying positions this season, despite the squad not having finished in the...

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  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...

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  43. Friday 3 October 2014

  44. Maldonado hit with 10-place grid penalty 05:13

    Maldonado hit with 10-place grid penalty

    Pastor Maldonado has been handed a 10-place grid penalty for the Japanese Grand Prix after the Lotus driver used his sixth engine of the season during...

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  45. Saturday 27 September 2014

  46. Chester doubts F1 will enforce telemetry ban 07:14

    Chester doubts F1 will enforce telemetry ban

    Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester says he doubts Formula 1 will add a telemetry ban to its radio clampdown as the sport continues to explore ways of...

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  47. Tuesday 23 September 2014

  48. 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...

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  49. Saturday 20 September 2014

  50. 09:56

    Video: Maldonado crashes out of practice

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  51. Maldonado gets new chassis after crash 09:49

    Maldonado gets new chassis after crash

    Pastor Maldonado has been forced to switch to a new chassis for the remainder of the Singapore Grand Prix weekend, after suffering a sizeable crash during...

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  52. Wednesday 17 September 2014

  53. Grosjean signs up for Race of Champions 16:04

    Grosjean signs up for Race of Champions

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean will compete in this year's Race of Champions event in Barbados. Grosjean, who won the ROC Champion of Champions crown in...

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  54. Friday 12 September 2014

  55. 05:16

    Video of the Day: Track to road with Maldonado

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  56. Wednesday 10 September 2014

  57. Lotus poised to confirm new team boss 09:00

    Lotus poised to confirm new team boss

    Lotus will appoint a permanent Team Principal "soon rather than later", team owner Gérard Lopez has said. Lopez has been acting team boss since Eric...

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  58. Tuesday 9 September 2014

  59. Lotus confirms chassis design mistake 15:31

    Lotus confirms chassis design mistake

    Lotus team owner Gérard Lopez has confirmed that the Enstone team made a critical mistake with the chassis this year and that it will now be a "difficult...

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  60. 13:30

    Video: Pistols at dawn in Lotus F1 car park

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  61. Monday 8 September 2014

  62. 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...

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  63. Sunday 7 September 2014

  64. Gutiérrez penalised for Grosjean clash 17:09

    Gutiérrez penalised for Grosjean clash

    Esteban Gutiérrez has been given a 20-second penalty for his clash with Romain Grosjean at Monza. The Sauber driver made contact with his Lotus rival...

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  65. Friday 5 September 2014

  66. Lotus stops development of 2014 car 18:59

    Lotus stops development of 2014 car

    Romain Grosjean says Lotus is no longer developing its 2014 car, with the team having struggled since the start of the season. Grosjean's comments came...

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  67. Bianchi: Marussia ahead of Lotus at Monza 17:03

    Bianchi: Marussia ahead of Lotus at Monza

    Jules Bianchi was buoyed by Marussia's relative performance after outpacing the Lotus drivers during Friday practice at Monza. Bianchi finished 17th in...

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  68. Button 'amazed' by Grosjean comments 06:03

    Button 'amazed' by Grosjean comments

    Jenson Button says he is "amazed" by Romain Grosjean's suggestion that Fernando Alonso is the key to this year's driver market. Ferrari driver Alonso has...

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  69. Thursday 4 September 2014

  70. Grosjean: Alonso the key to the driver market 15:20

    Grosjean: Alonso the key to the driver market

    Romain Grosjean has described Fernando Alonso as "the key to the driver market" this year, explaining that he is waiting on the Ferrari driver to clarify...

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  71. Monday 1 September 2014

  72. Lotus drivers back Parabolica changes 13:42

    Lotus drivers back Parabolica changes

    Lotus duo Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado have backed the decision to replace the gravel trap on the outside of Monza's famous Parabolica with a tarmac...

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  73. Monday 25 August 2014

  74. 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...

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  75. Friday 22 August 2014

  76. Maldonado given all clear after accident 16:52

    Maldonado given all clear after accident

    Pastor Maldonado has been given the all clear following his accident in Friday's second practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix. The Lotus driver...

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  77. Sunday 17 August 2014

  78. Grosjean aiming to show Lotus potential 09:00

    Grosjean aiming to show Lotus potential

    Romain Grosjean is sure that he can show the potential which has been seen from the Lotus E22 on occasion in 2014, as Formula 1 returns in Belgium next week...

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  79. Monday 11 August 2014

  80. Formula 1 mid-season review: Lotus 07:00

    Formula 1 mid-season review: Lotus

    As the Formula 1 fraternity enjoys the summer break, GPUpdate.net takes the opportunity to analyse team and driver performances over the first 11 rounds of...

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  81. Wednesday 23 July 2014

  82. Lotus already well into design of 2015 car 17:22

    Lotus already well into design of 2015 car

    Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester has confirmed the Enstone team is already "well into the design of next year's car" and that it looks "quite...

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  83. 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...

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  84. Saturday 19 July 2014

  85. Lotus confirms Maldonado for 2015 season 21:53

    Lotus confirms Maldonado for 2015 season

    Lotus has confirmed that Pastor Maldonado will remain with the team for the 2015 campaign. The Venezuelan, who switched from Williams at the end of last...

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  86. Sunday 13 July 2014

  87. 05:03

    Video of the Day: Boeing meets Lotus F1

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  88. Saturday 12 July 2014

  89. 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...

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  90. Friday 11 July 2014

  91. Lotus hopeful of 'good step' at Hockenheim 15:00

    Lotus hopeful of 'good step' at Hockenheim

    Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester is hopeful that the team will be able to make a sizeable step in the right direction at the upcoming German Grand...

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  92. Thursday 10 July 2014

  93. Pic: 18-inch tyres would pose big challenge 09:43

    Pic: 18-inch tyres would pose big challenge

    Charles Pic says a future move to 18-inch tyres would cause a headache for teams and drivers. The Lotus third driver completed 14 laps with Pirelli's...

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  94. Wednesday 9 July 2014

  95. Pirelli showcases 18-inch tyre concept 09:46

    Pirelli showcases 18-inch tyre concept

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has officially presented its experimental 18-inch wheel concept, to be tested by the Lotus team on the second and final day...

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  96. Monday 7 July 2014

  97. Grosjean: We started too far down to score 17:25

    Grosjean: We started too far down to score

    Romain Grosjean reckons he could have scored points in the British Grand Prix if he had started a little higher up the grid. Grosjean, who lined up 11th,...

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  98. Saturday 5 July 2014

  99. Maldonado excluded from qualifying over fuel breach 18:16

    Maldonado excluded from qualifying over fuel breach

    Pastor Maldonado has been excluded from the results of British Grand Prix qualifying for a fuel breach. The Lotus driver qualified 15th during Saturday...

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  100. Thursday 3 July 2014

  101. Grosjean reluctant to blame Renault 16:53

    Grosjean reluctant to blame Renault

    Romain Grosjean says he is reluctant to point the finger at engine suppliers Renault despite the French driver encountering several problems so far in...

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  102. Wednesday 2 July 2014

  103. Lotus F1 reserve Sørensen set for GP2 debut 14:15

    Lotus F1 reserve Sørensen set for GP2 debut

    Lotus F1 Team reserve driver Marco Sørensen will make his debut in GP2 this weekend at Silverstone after signing a deal with MP Motorsport. Sørensen, who...

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  104. Saturday 28 June 2014

  105. Lotus duo optimistic heading to Silverstone 14:00

    Lotus duo optimistic heading to Silverstone

    Lotus team-mates Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado are approaching the British Grand Prix in a confident frame of mind, with both drivers predicting that...

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  106. Tuesday 24 June 2014

  107. 14:55

    Video: Lotus F1 lap it up in London

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  108. Sunday 22 June 2014

  109. Grosjean to start from pit lane after changes 12:24

    Grosjean to start from pit lane after changes

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean will start Sunday afternoon's Austrian Grand Prix from the pit lane after the team chose to make a selection of set-up changes...

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  110. Sunday 15 June 2014

  111. Maldonado: Lotus capable of regular points 09:50

    Maldonado: Lotus capable of regular points

    Pastor Maldonado says Lotus is capable of scoring regular points if it overcomes its reliability issues. At the recent Canadian Grand Prix, Maldonado...

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